Local News

Bridgend Footbridge Closed 28-30 Jan

20 January 2019
Bridgend Footbridge Closed 28-30 Jan

The green bridge over the railway at Caledinian place will be closed from 0800 hours until 1600 hours from 8-1-19 until 30-1-19 to facilitate footway upgrading works.

Primary school pupil praises Andy Murray in video

19 January 2019
Primary school pupil praises Andy Murray in video

'I'm in bits!' Schoolgirl at Dunblane Primary melts hearts with adorable video tribute to Andy Murray after his painful final tennis match, saying: 'he lost but he never gave up'  Watch the video

Local Butcher wins award

09 January 2019
Local Butcher wins award

From the Stirling Observer 9 January 2019

3 new projects seeking your support at Tesco Bags of Help

07 January 2019
3 new projects seeking your support at Tesco Bags of Help

Read more about Tesco Bags of Help in Dunblane

Holmehill : Watch the Video of the New Owner's Consultation Day in September

21 December 2018
Holmehill : Watch the Video of the New Owner's Consultation Day in September

On 23 September 2018, the new owners of Holmehill held a Consultation day which was attended by over 250 people. Watch the Video A written report of the Consultation is due to be published early in 2019

Scotrail services : Update from Keith Brown MSP

20 December 2018
Scotrail services : Update from Keith Brown MSP

Letter From Keith Brown is reprinted below Links to documents   1. dunblane bofa train timetables scotrail enquiry   2. Scotrail 13.12.18   3. Keith Brown MSP response Scotrail's customer website is now up and running, providing information for customers and seeking feedback, including on the proposed May timetable – it...

Winter Health Information & Advice

19 December 2018
Winter Health Information & Advice

NHS (Scotland) has produced a leaflet titled Winter Health Information & Advice  View the leaflet here

Community Council states its position

25 November 2018
Community Council states its position

Here is the Community Council's recent letter to the Stirling Observer  

First Electric Train Arrives in Dunblane

22 November 2018
First Electric Train Arrives in Dunblane

The first ever electric train arrived in Dunblane last night having completed a full speed test run,.  Electric services to Edinburgh and Glasgow are due to start on 9th December with Dunblane being the most northerly station in the country to have electric services.  See the video from Network Rail...

Partial Closure of A9 from January 14 will affect the Town!

14 November 2018
Partial Closure of A9 from January 14 will affect the Town!

Read the Stirlng Observer Articles

Local Concerns re Rail Bridge and Damaged Wall in Perth Road

14 November 2018
Local Concerns re Rail Bridge and Damaged Wall in Perth Road

Read the Stirlng Observer Article about the Bridge    Here is the 28 November Stirlng Observer Article about the Wall   Here is the 21 November Stirlng Observer Article about the Wall    

Alex fences his way down under

09 November 2018
Alex fences his way down under

Read the Stirlng Observer Article

New Owner at Old Churches House

09 November 2018
New Owner at Old Churches House

Read the Stirlng News Article

3 new projects seeking your support at Tesco Bags of Help

07 November 2018
3 new projects seeking your support at Tesco Bags of Help

Read more about Tesco Bags of Help in DunblaneTesco Bags of Help in Dunblane

Stirling Observer finally picks up Story of Pink Benches

07 November 2018
Stirling Observer finally picks up Story of Pink Benches

Stirling Observer Picks up the Pink Benches Story ! From Facebook : Dear Stirling Council, please bring back our benches! #bringbackourbenches #pinkbenches Nora Gilfillan‎toDunblane Development Trust  I thought the pink benches were lovely - sad they have gone https://static.xx.fbcdn.net/images/emoji.php/v9/ff0/1/16/1f613.png")">? Hamilton Rach Why did the go ?? Beth Boyd Hopefully to...

Rail Electrification Update October 2018

28 October 2018
Rail Electrification Update October 2018

Stirling-Dunblane-Alloa Electrification update Read the Safety Notice Following the successful completion of recent engineering works along the Stirling - Dunblane – Alloa (SDA) railway we are now moving to the next stage of making the line Live. The initial electrification of the SDA route between Greenhill Junction, Polmont Junction, Grangemouth...

Dunblane BB in November

27 October 2018
Dunblane BB in November

Read the Stirling News article

We have a Community Council : Here are the new members

24 October 2018
We have a Community Council : Here are the new members

Dunblane Community Council has 11 new members Alan Booth Christina Feaks Craig French Rosemary Hunter Anna Jarchow-MacDonald Galen Milne Andrew Mitchell Sharon Mylchreest Fiona Plumtree David Prescott Chris Toop For more information on the Election process please follow the link: https://my.stirling.gov.uk/services/community-life-and-leisure/community-information/community-councils-and-assemblies/community-council-elections  

Council consults on budget for 2019/20

18 October 2018
Council consults on budget for 2019/20

Starting on October 15, a series of Big Conversation events will take place across the Stirling Council area as part of our aim of putting communities at the heart of our budget planning. The Council needs to make £24million of savings over the next five years, which means transforming the...

Poppies adorn Dunblane in lead up to Armistice Day

17 October 2018
Poppies adorn Dunblane in lead up to Armistice Day

Read the Stirling Observer article on 17 October 2018

Community Launch of Dementia Friendly Dunblane

26 September 2018
Community Launch of Dementia Friendly Dunblane

From the Stirling Observer

Dunblane Parking Consultation : Complete a questionnaire by 28 September

11 September 2018
Dunblane Parking Consultation : Complete a questionnaire by 28 September

There was a Drop-in on Tuesday 11 September in Victoria Hall from 3pm to 7pm. You can complete their questionnaire until 28 September Read more about the consultation  

Dunblane's Fiona Brown helps Scotland to World Cup

11 September 2018
Dunblane's Fiona Brown helps Scotland to World Cup

Fiona Brown helped Scotland's Women's Football team make history last week when they beat Albania to ensure first-ever participation in next year’s women’s World Cup in France. Fiona now has 31 Scotland Caps but it hasn't been an easy road for the Dunblane lass as you will see from her story below....

Jamie US Open Mixed Doubles champion again

09 September 2018
Jamie US Open Mixed Doubles champion again

Dunblane's Jamie Murray has won his 6th grand slam title at the US Open 2018. Read about his latest win here : https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/45461248  

Dunblane's Sunday rail services disrupted until October

28 August 2018
Dunblane's Sunday rail services disrupted until October

The disruption is due to work to electrify the Glasgow to Aberdeen line Go to the Scotrail websiteWork to electrify the Glasgow to Aberdeen line will mean disruption for rail travellers leaving Glasgow Queen Street station over the next two months. Electrification work at Dunblane, Stirling and Alloa means that...

Plans for Service Station + Hotel on A9 North by Balhaldie

16 August 2018
Plans for Service Station + Hotel on A9 North by Balhaldie

The Proposal of Application Notice is for Land at Firs of Kinbuck, A9, 500m South-west of Balhaldie Farm, Dunblane. The Notice is for the Erection of a Roadside Services Area comprising Petrol Filling Station, a Truck Stop, a Restaurant and Drive-thru’s an Amenity Building and a Hotel and Leisure (whatever...

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