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Toy Hub to close on 14 December

06 December 2019
Toy Hub to close on 14 December

It is with a huge mixed bag of emotion that we announce the closure of the ToyHub. As many of you will know it’s been a 10 year rollercoaster of fun, frivolity and generally being awesome, but all good things must come to an end. The Toy Hub family would...

Extension to Braeport Centre Approved

26 November 2019
Extension to Braeport Centre Approved

Dunblane Development Trust has received planning permission to undertake a major extension to the Braeport Centre. Go to the Planning Application 19/00308/FUL Read the Council's decision letter See the plan

State Secondary School of the Year

25 November 2019
State Secondary School of the Year

Dunblane High School has been named Scottish State Secondary School of the Year by the Sunday Times. Congratulations to all the staff & young people at the school and the wider learning community in Dunblane. Read Stirling Council's news release here.

Scouts' Xmas Post

23 November 2019
Scouts' Xmas Post

   

Dunblane 2019 Christmas Services

22 November 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 ...

15 groups benefit from Wind Farm Fund

12 November 2019
15 groups benefit from Wind Farm Fund

In 2019, the groups to benefit from small grants from the Wind Farm Fund were:- 4th-85th Dunblane Scouts Ashfield Village Association Dunblane Development Trust Dunblane in Bloom DDT Memory Café/Mid-Week Group Dunblane Bowling Club Dunblane Cathedral Handbell Ringers Dunblane Fling Dunblane Primary School Parent Council Dunblane Soccer Club Friends of...

Mason Belles Kitchen opens at Old Churches House

12 November 2019
Mason Belles Kitchen opens at Old Churches House

The atmospheric restaurant & bar is set within Old Churches House Hotel. With pitched wooden ceilings, comfy booths and views across the Cathedral Square. We serve a variety of traditional dishes with some modern twists. All our dishes are made using fresh local produce and tailored to include the tastiest seasonal...

High Street restaurant closes

11 November 2019
High Street restaurant closes

Monterey Jack's is now closed See their Facebook page

Progress report on felling of Haugh trees

05 November 2019
Progress report on felling of Haugh trees

November Progress Report : Replacing the felled trees in The Haugh Following the felling of 42 poplar trees in The Haugh, representatives from Dunblane Environment Group (a DDT working group) and Dunblane Community Council have met officials from Stirling Council’s Land Services to discuss what kind of replacement trees should...

New Mortgage shop in High Street

03 November 2019
New Mortgage shop in High Street

Glasgow mortgage company sets up in Dunblane See Webpage about Mortgage Advice Brokerage See their Website  

Sign up to Dunblane Road Race 31 May 2020

02 November 2019
Sign up to Dunblane Road Race 31 May 2020

Experience the exciting atmosphere of the Dunblane Road Race.This spectacular running event is a celebration of Dunblane’s sporting achievements and we are inviting people from all over the UK to take part. The day kicks off at 12pm for the Youth 2km race followed by the adults 12km race beginning...

Wee Grants for Wee Groups

25 October 2019
Wee Grants for Wee Groups

Please see details below of a funding workshop run by the Robertson Trust for their Wee Grants for Wee Groups programme.  This is a great opportunity for community groups (including Community Councils) to find out more about Wee Grants for Wee Groups and maximise their chances of a successful application. ...

2 new shops come to High Street

12 October 2019
2 new shops come to High Street

Dunblane's High Sreet has a new hairdresser & beauty salon and a new green dry cleaning & ironing service   The Glam House - read more   Green Clean - read more  

Community Council wins Award

04 October 2019
Community Council wins Award

Dunblane Community Council has won the Mike Seal Cup 2019 for its work on one of the High Street's listed buildings (constructed in 1726). Read more about the work undertaken at 22/24 High Street  

Comment now on Plans for Service Station + Hotel

02 October 2019
Comment now on Plans for Service Station + Hotel

This Planning Application is being considered now by Stirling Council Major development on A9 Northbound at Firs of Kinbuck on land some 500m South West of Balhaldie Farm, Dunblane Proposed roadside services comprising Petrol Filling Station (sui generis), Truck Stop, Restaurants and Drive-thru (Class 3/sui generis), Amenity Building (Class 1...

All Change at Old Churches House

01 October 2019
All Change at Old Churches House

Linsey Scott, Chef Proprietor of Linlithgow-based Mason Belles Kitchen will take over the running of Old Churches House from the beginning of November 2019 Read more See press release

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 Glassingall? Consultation Cancelled

27 August 2019
Major plans for Glassingall? Consultation Cancelled

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 were due to be held where members of the development team were...

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 - 11.30 to 18.30Friday & Saturday- 11.30 to 19.30Sunday - Normally closed but 2019 Christmas hours of 12:00 - 16:00 on November 10, 17 & 24 and December 1, 8. 15, 22 &...

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....

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