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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...

You Can Take Part until 23rd Feb

09 February 2020
You Can Take Part until 23rd Feb

Dunblane Community Council is undertaking a Shopping Survey. Here is a link to the Survey    Here is a Letter about the survey  

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 ...

Braeport - dementia friendly garden appeal

08 December 2019
Braeport - dementia friendly garden appeal

DDT is creating a dementia friendly garden in the grounds of the Braeport Community Centre which will also be open to the wider public. One purpose will be to involve the attendees at our weekly Memory Café in the planting up and occasional maintenance of the garden. £8,000 of the...

Sign up to Dunblane Road Race 31 May 2020

30 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...

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.

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. ...

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