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Calling all cycling

Dunblaners


Whether you are regular confident free-wheeling road/mountain bikers, relying on electric motors, still on your balance bike or just thinking of starting from scratch, we want to meet you.

Dunblane by Cycle is a new community group that is affiliated to Cycling UK  after emerging from the success of Discover Dunblane's participation in European Mobility Week in September 2016. 

Our primary aim is to develop, promote and support cycling as a practical and safe means of everyday transport for all ages within, to and from Dunblane


LAUNCH EVENT

Sunday 7th May from 1:30-3:30 pm 

Braeport Community Centre

All committed or aspirant cyclists are welcome to drop-in and join us (preferably with wheels!) to:

  • learn more about our plans for the year
  • get advice on how to prepare your bike for summer
  • sample some of Dunblane's cycle ways
  • have some family fun

For further information:

  • drop an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • look at a summary of how we plan to operate
  • see our full constitution.
  • explore local cycling routes on Dunblane's Green Travel Map

Read the article from the Stirling Observer

Elaine Hopley, 45, from Dunblane in Scotland, arrived in Antigua on Sunday having spent nearly two months at sea competing in the 2,000 mile Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. Her time of 59 days, 19 hours and 14 minutes makes her the fastest woman to cross the Atlantic solo in the 30-year history of the race, dubbed the world’s toughest row.

Read more at: http://www.scotsman.com/news/scottish-rower-makes-history-with-solo-atlantic-crossing-1-4364595

Dementia Friendly Dunblane

 

Carers and people living with dementia are invited to afternoon tea at the Dunblane Centre (next to M&S) on  Monday 8th May from 2.00 to 4.00pm


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Elaine Hopley, 45, from Dunblane in Scotland, arrived in Antigua on Sunday having spent nearly two months at sea competing in the 2,000 mile Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. Her time of 59 days, 19 hours and 14 minutes makes her the fastest woman to cross the Atlantic solo in the 30-year history of the race, dubbed the world’s toughest row.

Read more at: http://www.scotsman.com/news/scottish-rower-makes-history-with-solo-atlantic-crossing-1-4364595

Dunblane Community Preschool, also known as Dunblane Preschool Play Association  runs the preschool and early years groups that run at the Braeport Centre.

 

We are holding a special General Meeting on Tuesday 25th April, 7:30pm, The Braeport Centre. The meeting is to put forward our current position and propose a new model for the future. I would like to invite any interested members of the community council to attend.

 

Julia Calder
Secretary
DPPA

 

Elaine Hopley, 45, from Dunblane in Scotland, arrived in Antigua on Sunday having spent nearly two months at sea competing in the 2,000 mile Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. Her time of 59 days, 19 hours and 14 minutes makes her the fastest woman to cross the Atlantic solo in the 30-year history of the race, dubbed the world’s toughest row.

Read more at: http://www.scotsman.com/news/scottish-rower-makes-history-with-solo-atlantic-crossing-1-4364595

The link to the Council website will go live on the day of the event

In conjunction with the Electoral Reform Society, Dunblane Community Council is looking to engage with as many woman as possible for this event. It's a chance to hear how some community projects have taken off and to brainstorm ideas for our own local community. Find out more

Sunday 23 April 2017 from 11:00 to 15:30 in the Braeport Centre, Dunblane FK15 0AT

It will be a safe space where everyone's view is important and should be a fun day. There will be teas and coffee available, please bring your lunch or be ready to make a short walk to the town for lunch. We might be lucky to have some home baking though! The event is free to attend but we would welcome donations if you can afford anything to contribute towards the hire of the hall that would be very much appreciated.

Please spread the word and we look forward to seeing you on the day.

 

 

Bartys lawyers in Dunblane is to merge with WJM.  It will be business as usual once the merger goes through at the end of May.  WJM has offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness.

There are of course other lawyers in Dunblane such as McLean and Stewart.

There are to be seven candidates in Dunblane & Bridge of Allan for the local elections to Stirling Council which are to be held on 4 March 2017. They will be competing for four seats selected by proportional representation.

Read what the candidates wrote for the Stirling Observer

Here is a list of the candidates.

 

Here are the road closures planned for Dunblane in April & May 2017  See if you can understand them! 

Here are lots of plans

  B8033 - 2016-11-14a

  B8033 Sbound - 2016-11-14a

  Beech Rd & Stirling Rd - 2016-11-27a

  Bridgenda

  Stirling Rd - 2016-10-10a

B8033 Perth Road The COUNCIL made The Stirling Council (B8033, Dunblane) (Temporary Closure (Northbound Only) Order 2017 under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (as amended) on 10-3-17.  This Order will close the B8033 from Keir Roundabout to the roundabout at Claredon Place from either 7-4-17 until 9-4-17 or 14-4-17 until 16-4-17 to facilitate carriageway inlay works. See the Plan.  Emergency service access will be maintained, Alternative Routes: via A9, A820.  A COPY of the Order, may be examined at the Stirling Council's Offices, Environment and Place, Endrick House, Kerse Road, Stirling during office hours. www.stirling.gov.uk  or www.tellmescotland.gov.uk

B8033 Perth Road The COUNCIL made The Stirling Council (B8033, Dunblane) (Temporary Closure) Order 2017 under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (as amended) on 10-3-17. This Order will close the B8033 from the roundabout at Claredon Place to the junction of Sunnyside from 10-4-17 until 12-4-17 to facilitate carriageway inlay works. Emergency service access will be maintained. See the Plan.  Alternative Routes:Northbound traffic – via Claredon Place, A820, A9, B8033. Southbound traffic (accessing Dunblane) – via B8033, A9, A820. Southbound traffic (not accessing Dunblane) – Via B8033, A9 to Keir Roundabout. A COPY of the Order, may be examined at the Stirling Council's Offices, Environment and Place, Endrick House, Kerse Road, Stirling during office hours. www.stirling.gov.uk  or www.tellmescotland.gov.uk

 

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