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Library - Arrangements during 3 weeks of level 4

20 November 2020
Library - Arrangements during 3 weeks of level 4

  Dunblane Library will be open for select and collect, bag and battery collection on   Mondays 10am-2pm Tuesdays 10am-2pm Thursday 2pm-6pm Fridays 10am-2pm Saturdays 10am-12noon Online catalogue stirling.gov.uk/libraries   These are by appointment only. Staff will be available to take your calls during these hours. Telephone 01786 823125 or...

Frontline Scotland Music Festival

19 November 2020
Frontline Scotland Music Festival

What a great way to celebrate St Andrew's Day.  The Frontline Festival Scotland is a new virtual gig, supported by 39 Scottish artists, which will be streamed over social media on 30th November.....and you're all invited!The festival is free to watch with the aim of raising funds for 4 of Scotland's...

C-19 in Dunblane : less than 10 cases over 7 days to 21 Nov

16 November 2020
C-19 in Dunblane : less than 10 cases over 7 days to 21 Nov

  Find the statistics here on the PHS Website      Click on Cases by neighbourhood     Then choose Stirling from the drop down menu. In a table lower down on the right you will see stats for the Neighbourhoods in Stirling. These include Dunblane East & Dunblane West  ...

DCC AGM on 2 December @ 7pm

16 November 2020
DCC AGM on 2 December @ 7pm

DCC is holding its AGM on Wednesday 2 December 2020 You are welcome to attend - contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get the meeting link to a scheduled Zoom meeting. The AGM wil start at 7.00 should last for about 30 minutes with the normal December DCC meeting following on.   

Fiona Brown - New Podcast

14 November 2020
Fiona Brown - New Podcast

  Fiona grew up in Dunblane and attended Dunblane High School. In the podcast we speak about her journey going from an amateur to professional; champions league nights; life playing for FC Rosengård in Sweden; the highs and agonising lows of playing at Scotlands first ever World Cup last year;...

Great loss to Trossachs Search & Rescue

12 November 2020
Great loss to Trossachs Search & Rescue

Stuart Ballantyne, Secretary of Trossachs Search & Rescue which provides First Responder Services in Dunblane, has died suddenly from COVID-19. Stuart will be known to many in Dunblane through the provision of HeartStart & CPR classes in the town, including at the New Golf Club, at local schools & for...

Farewell to Graham Stewart

07 November 2020
Farewell to Graham Stewart

The death has been announced of local silversmith Graham Stewart. Graham will be greatly missed by the whole community of Dunblane. Read about Graham here

Dunblane Area Maps Update & Survey

31 October 2020
Dunblane Area Maps Update & Survey

Dunblane Area Maps – Update time! Please complete the User Survey - https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DunblaneMaps The printed maps are running out, and need to keep up with local developments – e.g. the new trails on Sheriffmuir, new housing and road crossings etc.Funds have been secured via ‘Paths for All’, from the ‘Smarter Choices...

New books from local authors

26 October 2020
New books from local authors

  Carbon Choices: Common-sense Solutions to our Climate and Nature Crises by Neil Kitching  Coming from Scotland, host of the global 2021 climate conference, Carbon Choices tells the greatest story on planet Earth. How one group of sociable animals came to emit 40 billion tonnes (40,000,000,000) of an invisible gas each...

New Grant for Local Projects

21 October 2020
New Grant for Local Projects

A new £1 million ‘Scotland Loves Local’ fund will provide grants of between £500 and £5,000 to hundreds of projects to promote town centre and online businesses. The funding aims to support small scale improvements that will help motivate people to shop, eat and relax within their community whilst ensuring...

Community Climate Asset Fund : Grants up to £100k

14 October 2020
Community Climate Asset Fund : Grants up to £100k

  The Community Climate Asset Fund (CCAF) is a £3.5 million Scottish Government fund, administered by Keep Scotland Beautiful, which provides capital funding for community-based organisations to reduce emissions and support a green recovery from COVID-19. Deadline 12 noon on Monday 9 November 2020 The four key criteria of the fund...

Detailed response to Freedom of Information request

14 October 2020
Detailed response to Freedom of Information request

  Dunblane Community Council FoI Requests DCC made two FoI requests to Stirling Council in relation to the handing of the Park of Keir planning application. Provided below is part of the response letter from Stirling Council (the full letter is in the file)   Your request for information –...

Consultation on possible funding for High Street

14 October 2020
Consultation on possible funding for High Street

  Stirling Council has launched a consultation about Dunblane's High Street under the Spaces for People Initiative Based on an article on the DDT website As part of the Spaces for People Initiative, Stirling Council is committed to protecting public health by ensuring there is space for people to physically...

Covid19 : 20 cases in Dunblane over 7 days to 16 Nov

12 October 2020
Covid19 : 20 cases in Dunblane over 7 days to 16 Nov

  Find the statistics here on the PHS Website      Click on Cases by neighbourhood     Then choose Stirling from the drop down menu. In a table lower down on the right you will see stats for the Neighbourhoods in Stirling. These include Dunblane East & Dunblane West  ...

Dunblane Medical Practice : Covid19 and Flu Update

11 October 2020
Dunblane Medical Practice : Covid19 and Flu Update

  Practice Open for Business : We wish to inform our patients that the Practice has remained opened since the start of the covid pandemic and continues to do so. However, due to Government and RCGP guidelines, the doors are closed to allow controlled access for the protection of both...

Ideas, Innovation, Improvment Fund

07 October 2020
Ideas, Innovation, Improvment Fund

  The Ideas, Innovation, Improvment Fund is Now Open for another round of Funding Closing Date 9th November 2020 The Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership have allocated funds from the Integrated Care Fund (ICF) for one-off grants to support the development of new or existing third sector...

Forth Valley Food Festival 10 to 25 Oct

06 October 2020
Forth Valley Food Festival 10 to 25 Oct

  "From walking or cycling to get your goat ice cream to online events, there are local food experiences for everyone to enjoy this autumn.  Forth Valley Food Festival Website Our attractive online cycle route (12) from Dunblane can take you to Loch Achray farm ice cream - now the Goat...

Funding available from Robertson Trust

02 October 2020
Funding available from Robertson Trust

   See the full letter from Robertson Trust    

Update on Meetings

23 September 2020
Update on Meetings

  The Local History Society, in common with many other clubs and societies, has regretfully decided that we will be unable to hold any meetings for the rest of 2020. We will review the situation after Christmas in the hope that we can resume as soon as conditions allow. Thank...

Cathedral Kids : On-line Resources Open to All

23 September 2020
Cathedral Kids : On-line Resources Open to All

Normally the children of Dunblane Cathedral would be meeting in the halls on a Sunday morning in three groups.    Pre School- Littlestars   P1 to P5- Superstars   P6 to S2- Megastars We can’t meet up at the moment, but our website is open to all and we invite...

Braeport Sensory Garden Opens

08 September 2020
Braeport Sensory Garden Opens

  Read the Development Trust's description of the event  

Update on Meetings

01 September 2020
Update on Meetings

  Our September, October, November and December talks have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus.   It is hoped that the talks will resume early in the New Year, when conditions allow us to do so.   Stay well and keep smiling as we will all meet up again in due course....

Funding for local cycling events

01 September 2020
Funding for local cycling events

Community organisations can now apply for grants of up to £10,000 to organise beginner-friendly, local cycling events in 2021. Applications are open for Cycling Scotland’s Pedal for Scotland funding. The fund will support community organisations to deliver local cycling events next year, subject to Covid-19 restrictions. Events should support inclusive...

Cathedral reopens to visitors

01 September 2020
Cathedral reopens to visitors

Prior Booking Required!! We are preparing to reopen Dunblane Cathedral to visitors on 2 September and I just wanted to give you a quick update on what our plans are.  We will be opening all internal areas except the bell tower, Clement Chapel and west window viewing area. To manage...

Cases in Dunblane

01 September 2020
Cases in Dunblane

  This NHS Media Release was received on 31 August. It was later amended to read Bridge of Allan Tennis Club NOT Dunblane Tennis Club!  

NHS Covid-19 Response Grant Scheme

11 August 2020
NHS Covid-19 Response Grant Scheme

From: HPGRANTS (NHS FORTH VALLEY) <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>;Sent: 11 August 2020 12:41To: HPGRANTS (NHS FORTH VALLEY) <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>;Subject: Health Promotion Service Covid-19 Response Grants Good afternoon, I want to bring to your attention NHS Forth Valley Health Promotion Service's Covid-19 Response Grant Scheme.  Applications are welcomed for grants of up to £500 to support groups and organisations to respond...

Read this before you donate

06 August 2020
Read this before you donate

Leaflets/ labels have been distributed in parts of Dunblane seeking unwanted clothes, etc. Before you donate, you might want to read the small print carefully. You could also read this newspaper article and this ASA ruling The Charity's website can be accessed here

New Cycling Maps

05 August 2020
New Cycling Maps

New Cycling Maps for locals and tourists feature easy e-bike rides in the Trossachs, great gravel rides in the Aberfoyle area and Scottish long distance routes with Dayrides at Visit Scotland, including one to Dunblane. All information has been added to our cycling information page. Read the article about the...

DCC Meetings now on Zoom

29 July 2020
DCC Meetings now on Zoom

The Community Council has had a request from a regular attender to join the monthly meeting, which has recently been held on Zoom and limited to Community Council members and Elected members (the police and Stirling Council staff are not  permitted to attend zoom meetings).   It may be that...

Glassingall House demolition : Police probe

28 July 2020
Glassingall House demolition : Police probe

NEW Police launch wildlife crime probe at bus tycoon's estate following blaze Stirling Observer Article from 27 July 2020 Read Stirling Observer Article from 25 June 2020 Article  below updated on 20 June 2020 - updates in Green Some local residents on the Glassingall Estate sent a letter to Glassingall Estates...

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