Aug 172013
 

The Killearn Cottagers’ Horticultural Society Annual Show will be held on Saturday, August 31 in the spectacular newly extended and renovated village hall and in the church hall.

They are expecting a good turn out both from growers and viewers and hoping for a plentiful crop of horticultural exhibits as well as the work of artists, photographers, crafts people and bakers.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Aug 152013
 

Drivers faced a 12 -mile detour after the A81 Glasgow Road through Strathblane was closed for five days for resurfacing work this week.

The closure meant that anyone wanting to drive from one end of the village to the other had to travel through Milngavie and back.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Jul 272013
 

The community was thrilled to see inside the newly transformed village hall in Killearn when it opened last weekend.

Ownership of the dilapidated old town hall was transferred from Stirling Council to Killearn Community Futures Company (KCFC) at the end of 2012 and building work started in May the same year after they secured a £1.5 million grant plus £500,000 in donations and other grants.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

May 142013
 

Killearn Horticultural Society and Friends of Guiding are holding a coffee morning and gardeners’ market

Go along to Killearn Church Hall this Saturday, May 18 to buy your summer bedding and locally grown herbaceous plants.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Mar 052013
 

STRATHENDRICK Pals meet for their first day out of the year when they undertake a shopping and theatre visit to Callander.

The show on Saturday, March 23 is the musical Anything Goes at Callander Park School.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Mar 042013
 

AN EXCITING project to transform a dilapidated old town hall in a rural village into a state-of-the-art facility is well underway.

The former Stirling council building in Balfron Road, Killearn, is undergoing a miraculous transformation which is due to be completed by May this year.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

 

Jan 262013
 

CANCER sufferers from Killearn and Balfron are going to benefit from a new free transport service to hospital appointments for radiotherapy treatment.

The ‘Rotarun’ scheme was introduced by the Rotary Club of Strathendrick after they discovered that many patients who need radiotherapy treatments at the Beatson Hospital or elsewhere have experienced difficulty with transport.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Jan 112013
 

Central Scotland Police are appealing for information about a car and driver that hit a woman outside Glengoyne Distillery, Dumgoyne, near Killearn.

The incident happened on Sunday, January 6 at around 5.55pm on the A81 Blanesmithy to Blanefield Road.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

 

Dec 192012
 

A Killearn businessman was awarded an MBE last week for his services to the business community and charity work spanning 20 years.

John Fortune-Fraser (80) was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday honours list and presented with the award by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace last week.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Oct 232012
 

The police slammed parents for being ‘niave’ after they had to ‘babysit’ over 100 teenagers who met in Killearn for a drunken party.

Children aged 13 to 14 from nearby Stirlingshire villages met up in the posh village on Saturday, October 13 after telling parents they were going for a sleepovers with pals.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

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