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More parking bays as Dunblane parking changes to be 'phased in'

17 April 2019
More parking bays as Dunblane parking changes to be 'phased in'

Article from Stirling Observer by Warren Hardie Changes to parking in Dunblane are to be ‘phased in’ following approval of a new plan by Stirling councillors.  At a meeting of the environment and housing committee last Thursday, councillors gave the green light to a Community Parking Management Plan for Dunblane...

Setting up a new First Responders team in Dunblane : Meeting on Wednesday 24 April

16 April 2019
Setting up a new First Responders team in Dunblane : Meeting on Wednesday 24 April

Download the Poster                Read the Stirling Observer article on 120419                   Read the Stirling Observer article on 170419 A new team of First Responders is to be established in Dunblane under the auspices of Trossachs Search & Rescue. If you are interested...

Dunblane magician wows judges to land top award

16 April 2019
Dunblane magician wows judges to land top award

                                Adam wows judges with Rubik’s trick   A Dunblane youngster is off to Las Vegas after winning top honours at a magic competition in London.  Eighteen-year-old Adam Black was awarded the Magic Circle’s young magician of the year title at their London headquarters. Adam beat five other young magicians,...

Stirling Marathon on Sunday 28 April : Road Closures in Dunblane

16 April 2019
Stirling Marathon on Sunday 28 April : Road Closures in Dunblane

  Go to the Stirling Marathon website  

Kinbuck Beer Festival on Saturday 27th April

16 April 2019
Kinbuck Beer Festival on Saturday 27th April

See the Calander entry Kinbuck Beer Festival

Pedal Power available for Dunblaners

31 March 2019
Pedal Power available for Dunblaners

Pedal Power available for Dunblaners Dunblane Development Trust has launched an electric bike demonstration and loan scheme for local residents. Thanks to funding from the Climate Challenge Fund and the Energy Saving Trust, two bikes have been acquired for community use. The scheme is run on behalf of the DDT...

You Decide - Participatory Budget

23 March 2019
You Decide -  Participatory Budget

You Decide: Ward 3 - Dunblane & Bridge of Allan This year’s Participatory Budgeting has been announced. Ideas to be submitted by the 14th April. People in the Stirling Council area are being asked to decide on how £700,000 (£100,000 for each electoral ward) is to be spent. This year...

Community ‘Makeover’ in Dunblane’s High Street

21 March 2019
Community ‘Makeover’ in Dunblane’s High Street

Forestry Commission Scotland has permitted landowners to plant 62 hectares of woodland on the historic site near Dunblane. Read more at: http://www.scotsman.com/news/revolt-sparked-as-forest-on-sheriffmuir-battlefield-approved-1-4515986 A listed building in Dunblane’s historic High Street dating back to 1726 has been given a makeover thanks to the efforts of local people.   This is how...

St Mary's Primary School gets training from Trossachs Search & Rescue

18 March 2019
St Mary's Primary School gets training from Trossachs Search & Rescue

See the Facbook post about Trossachs Search & Rescue's visit to St Mary's Primary School to deliver emergency life support training including checking for breathing, the recovery position and CPR. Trossachs Search & Rescue is now providing First Responder services in Dunblane.       

Amazing tale of Dunblane

13 March 2019
Amazing tale of Dunblane

From the Stirling Observer 13 March 2019 The remarkable story of life in Dunblane over 2,000 years was revealed in drama, song and movement to delighted audiences in Dunblane High School's theatre. A total of 130 children from the three local primary schools of St Mary's Episcopal, Newton and Dunblane...

Dunblane's Andrew Stuart plays golf for GB

11 March 2019
Dunblane's Andrew Stuart plays golf for GB

Forestry Commission Scotland has permitted landowners to plant 62 hectares of woodland on the historic site near Dunblane. Read more at: http://www.scotsman.com/news/revolt-sparked-as-forest-on-sheriffmuir-battlefield-approved-1-4515986 Read the The National article

Report on Holmehill consultation

01 March 2019
Report on Holmehill consultation

February 2019 : Publication of Consultation Report During the Autumn of 2018, the Carman Family Foundation (CFF) undertook consultation with the local community about the future of Holmehill. The Report on the Consultation includes proposals re paths on the hill and a glasshouse. Feedback on the consultation report is welcomed....

Major work to trees on Holmehill underway

01 February 2019
Major work to trees on Holmehill underway

The new owners of Holmehill have received permission from Stirling Council to remove 18 trees and undertake surgery work to a further 27 trees. The work has started and is due to last around a month. Read the Trees Report Read the permission letter from Stirling Council  

Holiday Fun Club Fund Open for Applications

31 January 2019
Holiday Fun Club Fund Open for Applications

Stirling Council have allocated money for one–off grants of up to £2,000 to support new or existing third sector initiatives who will provide activities and food provision during the Easter school holidays 2019. (1-12 April) The fund is now open for applications. View the application pack with notes on how...

Job Opportunities at Starbucks Drive-Thru on A9 at Balhaldie

27 January 2019
Job Opportunities at Starbucks Drive-Thru on A9 at Balhaldie

Read all about it on Starbucks' Facebook page and on Twitter

20mph speed limit proposal

26 January 2019
20mph speed limit proposal

Stirling Council proposes to extend the 20mph speed limit to numerous streets in Dunblane (and other locations) : See the notice here Comments to Stirling Council at the address in the notice. NB it is already 20mph in High St, Cathedral area, Braeport, Ramoyle, etc.  

Dunblane Medical Practice is first in Dementia

22 January 2019
Dunblane Medical Practice is first in Dementia

Dunblane Medical Practice has become the first health centre in Forth Valley to be awarded a dementia friendly certificate. The award was presented by NHS Medical Director Andrew Murray who is pictured with practice manager Sue Lawson, chair of Dementia Friendly Dunblane, Breda Seaman and Patient Participation Group member Richard...

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

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. Bill Carmen and Keith Hunter have invited anyone interested to join them on...

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

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