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Jamie Murray wins seventh Major!

09 September 2019
Jamie Murray wins seventh Major!

Read the article in Stirling Observer   And from the Herald  

Braeport Memory Café wins award

05 September 2019
Braeport Memory Café wins award

Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise’s Inspire Volunteering Awards. 2019 showcase the local volunteer teams who dedicate their time to help others in their community. Over 120 people gathered at Hotel Colessio to celebrate Stirling’s volunteers in a ceremony hosted by SVE in partnership with Stirling Council and sponsored by Solicitors for Older...

Try out an Electric Bike for Free

27 August 2019
Try out an Electric Bike for Free

Have you ever wondered whether there is an easier way to travel around Dunblane without jumping in the car and competing for a parking space? There is an electrifying way for Dunblane residents to overcome the wind and the hills! Read more  

Council consults on Rylands Play Park

27 August 2019
Council consults on Rylands Play Park

There are three proposed options for renewal of the multi-unit play equipment at Rylands Park See the 3 options Send your views to Dunblane Community Council at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Alan will collate the resposes and forward them to the Council.

Major plans for site near Kinbuck?

27 August 2019
Major plans for site near Kinbuck?

Glassingall Estates Ltd and Active Stirling have submitted to Stirling Council a Proposal of Application Notice for the development of 135 bespoke holiday lodges and a purpose-built residential activity centre on the Glassingall Estate near Dunblane. Public Exhibitions are due to be held on 22 and 30 October where members...

New Squash Courts Officially Open

24 August 2019
New Squash Courts Officially Open

Dunblane Sports Club celebrated the opening of their new squash courts on Sunday 18th August by hosting the latest event in the Scottish Squash Roadshow. Scotland’s number 2 and world ranked number 79 Alison Thomson teamed up with National Coach Paul Bell to deliver coaching sessions for juniors and adults,...

Haugh trees to be felled

20 August 2019
Haugh trees to be felled

High risk trees lining the public path by the War Memorial are to be felled as they pose an imminent danger of falling branches. Read more on the council website here. See the Stirling News article

The Distiller's Choice opens in High St

16 August 2019
The Distiller's Choice opens in High St

The Distiller's Choice for Scottish Gins, Old & Rare Whiskies, Tastings & Events Opening HoursMonday to Thursday - 11.00 to 19.00Friday & Saturday - 10.00 to 20.00Sunday - 12.00 to 16.00ContactScott Abercrombie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. High Street, Dunblane FK15 0AD01786 497267 or 07939 085 911  

Glen Road Path Appeal Update

06 August 2019
Glen Road Path Appeal Update

Work in Progress! There has been some good progress of planting, fencing and digger work to help stabilise and repair the path and improve drainage along it. As we volunteers know it will all green up very quickly. In addition a survey above the path has highlighted the need to...

Crowd funding for High St Shop

01 August 2019
Crowd funding for High St Shop

Crowdfunding Opportunity : £10k sought - here is the link Coming soon to the High Street - with your support! Hello I'm Rosie and have dreamed about opening a shop for years. Having listened to the community I decided a zero waste, plastic free social enterprise was the way to go....

Giant Hogweed blitz threat?

26 July 2019
Giant Hogweed blitz threat?

Former Community Council Chair, Terence O'Byrne, has been tackling the giant hogweed problem in Dunblane in a voluntary capacity for the last 7 years but now funding for chemicals & sprayng equipment is under threat. Read the Stirling Observer article

Heart 200 routed through Dunblane

23 July 2019
Heart 200 routed through Dunblane

The latest Scottish road trip, Heart 200, will take visitors through the most scenic parts of Central Scotland from Blair Atholl to Kinross, from Aberfoyle to Blairgowrie. AND the route comes through Dunblane - a significant opportunity for the town! Read more about HEART 200

Gold Post Box takes a tumble but back up within 24hrs

22 July 2019
Gold Post Box takes a tumble but back up within 24hrs

Monday 22 July : Dunblane's Gold Post Box tonight took a tumble as a runaway car uprooted it. Tuesday 23rd : The Post Box is back where it should be! An amazing effort! See     BBC News     The Herald

Phone box removal

13 July 2019
Phone box removal

BT have a proposal to remove one telephone box in Dunblane - Kippendavie Avenue used 19 times in the last 12 months. Contact the local authority if you have any comments.

Vote at Tesco for 3 new projects

09 July 2019
Vote at Tesco for 3 new projects

3 new projects for July and August Read more about Tesco Bags of Help in Dunblane

Dunblane gets £100k

09 July 2019
Dunblane gets £100k

A public vote has led to some communities gaining £100k in Stirling Council funding £100k will provide accessible toilets + outdoor gym in Dunblane Accessible toilets that will meet the needs of complex care needs within an existing location with adequate space. (Pamis changing place toilets) Outdoor gym which will...

Mid summer hop at Holmehill

23 June 2019
Mid summer hop at Holmehill

Midsummer saw double billing on Holme Hill with a family crowd enjoying super weather, brilliant atmosphere and a truly unique outdoor venue. First to go in late afternoon was "A Midsummer Night's Dream" performed by Rubber Chicken Theatre.  This was really well received with the young actors performing in the...

Ideas Fund - deadline 26 July

10 June 2019
Ideas Fund - deadline 26 July

The Ideas Innovation Improvement Fund has re-opened for a further round - the deadline is 26 July 2019.  The Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership has allocated funds from the Integrated Care Fund (ICF). These are for one-off grants from the Ideas Innovation Improvement Fund Grants will support...

Another Dunblane sports star

08 June 2019
Another Dunblane sports star

Read the Guardian Article Read the Stirling Observer Article Read the Herald Article

Wind Farm Fund open to 14 Sept

03 June 2019
Wind Farm Fund open to 14 Sept

  The Dunblane Windfarm Fund Committee invites all community groups to apply for up to £4,000 towards their 2019/20 projects. This is open to any community organisation, group, school, club, or facility in the Dunblane, Ashfield and Kinbuck area. CLOSING DATE 14TH SEPTEMBER; so start thinking about this now! Every year Dunblane...

Glen Road Path Appeal

27 May 2019
Glen Road Path Appeal

Since closing as a road for vehicles in 1987 due to landslips between Dunblane and Bridge of Allan, both communities have fought hard to retain this popular walking, running and cycling path. In 2011 the communities came together (via Dunblane Development Trust & Bridge of Allan Community Council) with engineering...

New vehicle for 1st Response

27 May 2019
New vehicle for 1st Response

  First Responders Meeting : Six potential volunteers come forward Download the Poster                Read the Stirling Observer article on 120419                   Read the Stirling Observer article on 170419 A new team of First Responders is being established in Dunblane under the auspices...

Stirling Council Survey - Holiday Fun Clubs

22 May 2019
Stirling Council Survey - Holiday Fun Clubs

Stirling Council's cross party School Holiday Meals Provision Task Group has been working to develop a Stirling model of school holiday meal provision and activities, with a particular focus on tackling poverty and disadvantage. The group has asked that we send out a survey to local community groups and organisations to find...

Concert for Andy Murray

18 May 2019
Concert for Andy Murray

Shakila K hosts charity concert in Dunblane to honour Sir Andy Murray Fresh from opening for 1990s boy band, East 17, the 21-year-old Hertfordshire songstress, Shakila K, is hosting a charity concert in Dunblane to honour the town’s famous son, Sir Andy Murray. This concert - taking place in Dunblane’s Victoria...

Holmehill : Archeological Dig on Monday 20 May

16 May 2019
Holmehill : Archeological Dig on Monday 20 May

Murray Cook from Stirling Council is conducting an Archeological Dig on Monday 20 May on Holmehill. If you are interested contact Murray on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You are welcome to come and watch

Dunblane Road Race on 26 May

15 May 2019
Dunblane Road Race on 26 May

Go to the Dunblane Road Race WebsiteGo to the Facebok pageDunblane Runners' webpage

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