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Police slam parents after drunken teenage party in Killearn

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.

Killearn Community Council’s next meeting

The next meeting of Killearn Community Council will be held on Wednesday, October 24 at 8pm in Killearn Primary School.

The first item on the agenda will be a presentation by Murray Cook, Stirling Council’s archaeologist, on his recent work in the area.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Hoolie defies the elements

KILLEARN’S first ever beer festival at The Old Mill at the beginning of June has been hailed as a phenomenal success this week by the organisers.

Despite the rainy weather everyone enjoyed the fortnight of fun, frolics and community camaraderie thanks to a fantastic line-up of events for the village Hoolie.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Nifty 50 for Killearn Primary

Killearn Primary School is going to celebrate the 50th anniversary of moving to its present site in the village and 10 years of the new building with a special concert in June.

There has been a school in Killearn since 1875 – the ‘Old Nursery School’ just off Main Street.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald.

Festival joy for beer buffs

REAL ale aficionados will be delighted to hear that Killearn is hosting its first ever beer festival on Saturday, June 9.

Villagers in Killearn and the surrounding area have long talked of the idea of a local, community beer festival and now a team of discerning enthusiasts are staging one as part of the 2012 Killearn Hoolie community event.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald.

On your marks for Killearn 10k

RUNNERS can now register for Killearn’s 10k and fun run on Sunday, June 10.

The inaugural Killearn run in 2010 was hugely enjoyed by many who commented that it was a well organised event through some of Scotland’s most beautiful countryside.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald.

Pupil power fails to save Killearn ‘turnip field’

BUNGALOWS for the elderly and disabled in Killearn have finally been given the green light after months of discussion.

Stirling Council is going to build three pairs of semi-detached bungalows on land – known locally as the ‘turnip field’ – north east of the telephone exchange and 22 Birch Road.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald.

Trust set up in memory of daughter Kirsten (25)

A HEARTBROKEN dad from Killearn has paid tribute to his “beautiful and caring” daughter who died just five weeks after she was diagnosed with cancer.

Alistair Scott (58) said his daughter Kirsten (25) fought her type of incurable cancer – Metastatic Adenocarcinoma – with incredible strength and courage.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald.


Break-ins spate

The police are warning residents in the Mugdock, Blanefield and Killearn areas to be vigilant following two break-ins at garden outhouses in larger isolated properties.

Garden power tools worth several thousands of pounds were stolen from two large country houses during the last week. At one location, a Jaguar car was also taken because the keys hadn’t been put somewhere safe.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

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