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Dunblane Community Support fundraising appeal

30 March 2020
Dunblane Community Support fundraising appeal

With the prospect of the difficulties that would come with COVID-19, a group of Dunblane residents decided to set up a community support group. The purpose of the group is to provide support to vulnerable members of the community who are impacted by the changes that COVID-19 brings and aims...

Dunblane Post Office closes for time being

27 March 2020
Dunblane Post Office closes for time being

  IMMEDIATE BRANCH CLOSURE It is with great sadness that we are announcing an immediate branch closure as of 5:30pm today. This is a precautionary measure involving our family as it is an unnecessary risk to continue operating the branch. We hope to be open in 2 weeks time but...

Community Support - Links

27 March 2020
Community Support - Links

Here's some links to the fast moving Facebook and Twitter pages that keep us up to date with what's happening in the Community at this time.  Any others, please let us know at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Dunblane Community Support Dunblane Telegram  Discover Dunblane  Dunblane.info Twitter  Social Isolation Support Dunblane

DDT's latest Newsletter COVID-19 Special

27 March 2020
DDT's latest Newsletter COVID-19 Special

  DDT has just issued a special COVID edition of their 'Dunblane Today' newsletter.  Webpage Newsletter   STOP PRESS : DDT is working with the newly established Dunblane Community Support group; helping them to set up a fund to support their work which will grow arms and legs over coming weeks. They will...

COVID19 - Temporary changes to services

25 March 2020
COVID19 - Temporary changes to services

Stirling Council Media Release  For Immediate Release – 25.03.20 Due to the developing Covid-19 situation, Stirling Council is making necessary changes to household waste and recycling arrangements. These will affect the collection of blue, brown and glass containers, allowing the Waste Service to focus available staff resources on priority collections....

One walk a day? Try Kippendavie paths

25 March 2020
One walk a day? Try Kippendavie paths

    Download a pdf of the walks   Please note that this is a temporary map, as there are several more paths yet to be improved/constructed by the Kippendavie Trust during this and, probably now,  next year which, when finished, will be accompanied by a number of interpretation panels...

New Takeaway Offerings

18 March 2020
New Takeaway Offerings

A number of local restaurants are starting takeaway services due to the decrease in customers visiting.  For details please visit Dunblane Telegram, Discover Dunblane , Dunblane.info Twitter Please send updates to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Beech Tree Allanwater View  Tilly Tea Room - with real china! Bennetts - Including free delivery John Hill - Including...

What's Open & What's Closed

18 March 2020
What's Open & What's Closed

As we would sadly expect in the present situation, there are a number of  closures coming through. We will update the WhatsOn Diary but please refer to this page for an overview of what's closed or cancelled and what is open or proceeding. Please see Discover Dunblane - Delivering page for...

Covid-19 : neighbours helping neighbours

17 March 2020
Covid-19 : neighbours helping neighbours

A great example of a community coming together !

Health Centre Update

16 March 2020
Health Centre Update

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Practice Update Coronavirus has been confirmed within the Practice area. We also have several staff self-isolating. In order to protect the health of both patients and healthcare workers, we would request that you only visit the health centre if absolutely necessary. From 27 March, we will not be...

Istanbul Turkish Barber opens in High Street

14 March 2020
Istanbul Turkish Barber opens in High Street

See the webpage and facebook page

Green Online Consultation

11 March 2020
Green Online Consultation

here  The survey comes on the back of last week’s announcement of a Climate Emergency public drop-in event to be held at the Albert Halls on Wednesday, 18 March. Stirling Council residents and businesses are invited to join the Council and local organisations at the city centre venue for a...

Police Scotland consultation

20 February 2020
Police Scotland consultation

Views are being sought as part of Police Scotland's and the Scottish Police Authority's Consultation on their refreshed Joint Strategy - 'Policing for a safe, protected and resilient Scotland', which aims to set the future direction for policing in Scotland. The strategy takes an outcome-based approach. The five strategic outcomes...

Rubber Chicken Theatre sets world record

18 February 2020
Rubber Chicken Theatre sets world record

Rubber Chicken Theatre staged hit musical The Wedding Singer from scratch in a remarkable 11 hours and 59 minutes! The turnaround and performance at Stirling’s MacRoberts Art Centre on Sunday has been recognised by Guinness World Records. A cast and crew of nearly 200 people aged eight to 70 took part in...

20mph on Argyle Gr, Glen Rd + St Marg's Dr?

14 February 2020
20mph on Argyle Gr, Glen Rd + St Marg's Dr?

The COUNCIL made The Stirling Council (20 mph Speed Limit) (Consolidation and Amendment No 44) Order 2019 under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (as amended) on 14-2-20.  This Order proposes to introduce new 20-mph Limits on Argyle Grove, Glen Road and St Margarets Drive, Dunblane, All restrictions are being introduced in...

Electric vehicle charging bays for Dunblane

11 February 2020
Electric vehicle charging bays for Dunblane

DUNBLANE has plugged into Scotland’s longest electric vehicle ready rout with the installation of charging bays. Text from Stirling News Stirling Council installed the four rapid and another four slower charging bays at Springfield Terrace as part of an eco-friendly drive. These chargers will now form a part of the...

Allan Water Improvement Project

07 February 2020
Allan Water Improvement Project

Read all about the Project   The Allan Water Improvement Project works with landowners to engage sustainable land management in the Allan Water catchment with an aim of using nature to benefit rivers. Working with land managers to improve land use activities will have multiple benefits for the river, its...

Holmehill's Meadow consultation plan

24 January 2020
Holmehill's Meadow consultation plan

Below you will find links to the proposed plans from the Carman Foundation for a water garden on the meadow behind the Braeport Centre. This will require planning consent. Any questions regarding this plan should be addressed directly to Bill Carman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  It would also be helpful, however, to get a...

CFSLA Grants of upto £500 for local groups

17 January 2020
CFSLA Grants of upto £500 for local groups

CFSLA is the local payroll lottery for local authority staff in Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling They support charities, community groups and staff fundraising activity by providing grants of upto £500. Read more

Graham Stewart Silversmith - shop now closed

15 January 2020
Graham Stewart Silversmith - shop now closed

With the closure of this Dunblane 'institution', we send Graham and Elizabeth all our best wishes.    

Grants for improving public areas for wildlife

13 January 2020
Grants for improving public areas for wildlife

Local charity, the Carman Family Foundation, have been the owners of Holmehill since mid 2018. Bill & Celia Carman live in Dunblane - see their webpage. They have decided to make grants available to projects in Dunblane which improve public areas for wildlife. At this stage, they are seeking expressions...

Your Stirling: You Decide - Dunblane projects

13 January 2020
Your Stirling: You Decide - Dunblane projects

During the Your Stirling: You Decide process, the proposals below were successfully voted for by local people. You can also see updates on these and other proposals on the council website. Outdoor Gym in Dunblane (DBA19) To create an outdoor gym, preferably in a central location e.g. Laighhills, Drying Green...

Update on Glassingall proposals

10 January 2020
Update on Glassingall proposals

Guided Walk attracts 120 people On Saturday 4 January 2020, a group of around 120 people met for a guided walk on the historic Glassingall Estate; 5km north of Dunblane. The walk was organised by Glassingall Residents Association (GRASS) with walkers from Glassingall, Kinbuck, Ashfield, Braco and Dunblane. Among them...

Rosina set to retire from Dunblane local office

10 January 2020
Rosina set to retire from Dunblane local office

After nearly 20 years registering Births, Marriages & Deaths in Dunblane and running Stirling Council’s local office, Rosina Hamilton has decided to retire. To show their appreciation of her dedicated service to the people of Dunblane, the three representative community bodies in Dunblane presented Rosina with a bouquet of flowers...

Stirling Marathon comes to Dunblane in October

10 January 2020
Stirling Marathon comes to Dunblane in October

The Stirling Marathon will be coming through Dunblane on Sunday 11 October 2020      Go to the Stirling Marathon Website   Here is the route    

Dunblane's amazing Victorian sporting heritage

07 January 2020
Dunblane's amazing Victorian sporting heritage

Read the article by local sports historian, Andy Mitchell

Dunblane 2019 Christmas Services

13 December 2019
Dunblane 2019 Christmas Services

  Dunblane Cathedral (Church of Scotland)1st December - Advent Sunday,   9.15am - ABC Service – a short, informal, service for pre-school children and their families  10.30am - Morning Worship 8th December - Advent 2  10.30am - Morning Worship   6.30pm - Evening Worship for Advent15th December - Advent 3 ...

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