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Dunblane Museum Reopening

19 June 2021
Dunblane Museum Reopening

Dunblane Museum will reopen on 3rd  July.  Due to lack of volunteers, this will initially be on Saturdays only from 10.30 to 3.30

NHS Forth Valley looking for new Board Members

09 June 2021
NHS Forth Valley looking for new Board Members

A recruitment process is currently underway to appoint two new Board members for NHS Forth Valley. As always, NHS Forth Valley are keen to raise awareness of these opportunities and encourage applications from people with a diverse range of skills, backgrounds and knowledge, particularly those with previous clinical experience or financial skills. NHS...

Dunblane Home is Scotland's Home of the Year Finalist!

06 June 2021
Dunblane Home is Scotland's Home of the Year Finalist!

A Dunblane house has reached the final of Scotland's Home of the Year Show.  The final will be this Wednesday on BBC Scotland followed by Monday on BBC1.  The house has wowed judges by its collection of 70s furniture and artefacts.  It has also made amazing use of access to...

C-19 in Dunblane : 0 to 4 cases over 7 days to 14 June

04 June 2021
C-19 in Dunblane : 0 to 4 cases over 7 days to 14 June

  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 Travel Maps 2021 - hot off the press!

31 May 2021
Dunblane Travel Maps 2021 - hot off the press!

The popular Dunblane Area Green Travel Map has now been updated thanks to funding from the Smarter Choices Smarter Places Open Fund. First published in 2011, the map has helped many people to discover walking & cycling routes and explore our lovely local area. Many other projects use the maps...

Dunblane's Callum Davidson leads St.Johnstone to double cup victory

28 May 2021
Dunblane's Callum Davidson leads St.Johnstone to double cup victory

Another of Dunblane's sporting heroes has made history leading St.Johnstone to victory in the Scottish Cup final and the Scottish League Cup final in his first year as manager of the club. Ex-international football player Callum Davidson was given his first full-time role in management with St Johnstone in June...

Proposals for Housing at Kippendavie Rd

24 May 2021
Proposals for Housing at Kippendavie Rd

Proposals for Retirement Housing at Kippendavie Road have been made by The IGM Dalgleish (1991) Trust. The online consultation is live from Monday 24 May to Friday 11 June. View the Consultation Read the Stirling Observer article Some background to this proposal (from the pages of Dunblane.Info) In 2014 there...

Zoom into DCC AGM & meeting on 2 June

24 May 2021
Zoom into DCC AGM & meeting on 2 June

The next Dunblane Community Council AGM & meeting is to be held on Wednesday 2 June from 7pm until around 8.30pm.  If you would like to attend the meeting via Zoom, please email DCC's Secretary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - he will then send you a link for the meeting. Agenda for 2021...

Weigh Ahead moves up the High Street

11 May 2021
Weigh Ahead moves up the High Street

Rosie's plastic free shop - Weigh Ahead - has moved to Graham Stewart's former shop at 91/95 High Street. Go to the Dunblane.Info webpage Go to Rosie's website

Special Waste Collections Resume

04 May 2021
Special Waste Collections Resume

https://www.stirling.gov.uk/bins-waste-recycling/special-uplift/

Christian Aid Week Goes Virtual

04 May 2021
Christian Aid Week Goes Virtual

Because of current government Covid restrictions our volunteer collectors are unable this year to call on you to uplift your Christian Aid envelope. Instead, we would invite you to donate to the work of Christian Aid using one of these two methods: Use the dedicated online Just Giving page for...

Mary's Meals Reopens

04 May 2021
Mary's Meals Reopens

DUNBLANE SHOP NOW OPEN Now feeding 1,838,859 children in 19 countries around the world Please call in and grab yourself a bargain!   Donations welcome. Please call 01786 825797 to arrange a suitable drop off time   

A9 Truck Stop + Fuel Station : March 2021 Update

19 March 2021
A9 Truck Stop + Fuel Station : March 2021 Update

Local people in Glassingall have provided the attached update to their campaign against the proposed Truck Stop + Fuel Station Read their flyer   Text drafted in December 2020 by Pete Bicheno, Glassingall Resident Stirling Council's planning committee meeting on the 4th August 2020 approved this controversial plan. After discussing the...

25th Anniversary ITV documentary was aired on 11th March

04 March 2021
25th Anniversary ITV documentary was aired on 11th March

Alaska TV prewarned the community that a documentary about the Dunblane tragedy was being aired on 11th March on ITV..   Read their letter here.

Dunblane's Callum Davidson leads St.Johnstone to cup victory

01 March 2021
Dunblane's Callum Davidson leads St.Johnstone to cup victory

Another of Dunblane's sporting heroes has made history leading St.Johnstone to victory in the Scottish League Cup final in his first year as manager of the club. Ex-international football player Callum Davidson was given his first full-time role in management with St Johnstone in June 2020 and the team is...

Zoom into DCC meeting on 3 March

01 March 2021
Zoom into DCC meeting on 3 March

The next Dunblane Community Council meeting is to be held on Wednesday 3 March from 7pm until around 8.30pm. The Draft agenda is attached If you would like to attend the meeting via Zoom, please email DCC's Secretary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - he will then send you a link for the meeting.

Council consults on 'Spaces for People' proposals for Dunblane

26 February 2021
Council consults on 'Spaces for People' proposals for Dunblane

Stirling Council has launched a public consultation for the Spaces for People initiative in Dunblane: : https://spaces-for-people-stirling.hub.arcgis.com/pages/dunblane     The Council would like to share the designs for the following package of measures that were proposed for Dunblane: (Please click the "Design" links to view)   1. Provide enhanced cycle parking in High...

New garden waste permits now available

25 February 2021
New garden waste permits now available

Council writing to residents about new garden waste permit Residents across Stirling will shortly receive a letter with details of the Council’s new Garden Waste Recycling Permit.From 19 April, garden waste will only be collected from brown bins with a valid permit on display. The annual permit will cost £35 (£1.45 per...

Voters urged to get election-ready for May 6

24 February 2021
Voters urged to get election-ready for May 6

Stirling residents are being urged to get ready for the Scottish Parliament elections as early as possible Scotland will go to the polls in less than three months’ time on 6 May and general voter registration closes on 19 April. With a significant increase expected for postal votes amid the...

New app for Council Library E-Book access

24 February 2021
New app for Council Library E-Book access

E-Books from Stirling Council Libraries are moving to a new platform Access to digital e-books and audiobooks will switch from RBdigital to the Libby app on Tuesday 23 February, 2021. Libby is a free, award-winning app where library members can continue to borrow and enjoy digital content from their public library. Readers...

New approach to household waste + recycling

17 February 2021
New approach to household waste + recycling

Stirling’s Councillors have adopted a new household waste and recycling policy which includes a 100% concession scheme for the new Garden Waste Permit. The £35 annual opt-in charge for garden waste collection will start on 19 April and will support the Council’s drive to improve its household waste collection services....

Park of Keir : Consultation Extended until 31st March 2021

14 February 2021
Park of Keir : Consultation Extended until 31st March 2021

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/park-keir-talks-now-extended-23487927 Read the full article from the Stirling Oberver dated 3 July 2020

New carved benches on Holmehill

28 January 2021
New carved benches on Holmehill

Here are pictures of three of the new benches now in place on Holmehill.  They were carved from some of the trees which had to be taken down and were designed by children at the local Primary Schools - the theme is Scottish Wildlife.     

High Street flats (and shops?) for sale!

26 January 2021
High Street flats (and shops?) for sale!

This High Street building, that was brought back from the brink by local community action, recently transferred ownership and the three flats are now for sale. The future ownership of the shops is presently unclear. The building at 22 to 24 High Street had been owned for many years by...

COVID-19 Partnership: Funding Open

24 January 2021
COVID-19 Partnership: Funding Open

Forth Valley COVID-19 Partnership: Funding Open The Forth Valley COVID-19 Partnership has launched a new grants programme, distributing funds to support communities and people affected by COVID-19 outside of hospital. The Forth Valley Covid-19 Partnership consists of the NHS Forth Valley Endowment Fund (better known as Forth Valley Giving), the...

Have Your Say by 24 January Stirling Council's Big Budget Conversation

21 January 2021
Have Your Say by 24 January Stirling Council's Big Budget Conversation

Time is running out to have your say in helping Stirling Council set next year’s budget through the Big Budget Conversation. The local authority launched its budget engagement process for 2021/22 on 23 December, 2020 with the stark message that services must change to meet an £8million funding gap. Transformation of...

Kirsty Wark Programme on 19 Jan mentioned Dunblane

16 January 2021
Kirsty Wark Programme on 19 Jan mentioned Dunblane

This letter was sent to the Dunblane community on 16 January on behalf of the BBC   Dear Sir/Madam, I hope you don't mind me writing to this email address out of the blue.  I am a series producer working for Two Rivers Media and I am writing in an attempt...

Have a of read of latest Community Response Bulletin

09 January 2021
Have a of read of latest Community Response Bulletin

Community Response Bulletin 25 Please see link to read our latest Community Response Bulletin and catch up with previous issues.https://www.stirling.gov.uk/communityresponse This issue includes Local Support Increase Shielding Survey Mental Health Support and Advice Family Winter Walking Fun Funding And more If you have any problem getting into the Bulletin, please let us know. Thanks...

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