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Killin Church Hall up for sale
The former Killin Church Hall in Killin has been put up for sale by it’s owners. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park have also approved plans for the demolition of the current Church Hall and the erection of a dwelling house on the ground.
World’s biggest rendition of ‘Auld Lang Syne’ with Whisky Kiss
Whisky Kiss and About Scotland are teaming up to create the world’s biggest rendition of people singing ‘Auld Lang Syne’ to celebrate Hogmanay and Burns Night and they are asking for your help in this Guinness World Record attempt.
Killin Hogmanay will see a slightly adjusted evening compared to past Hogmanay events, with an aim to making the event sustainable. Lantern walk from Pavillion – 7.30pm, to lead to the Falls of Dochart. Music from Marit and Rona – 8.00pm, break at 9pm. The duo fell into playing together when they were studying in Newcastle.
50mph limit for Glen Ogle A85?
Scottish ministers plan to impose a 50mph speed limit on the stretch of road running along Glen Ogle between the Lix Toll Junction and Lochearnhead.
Volunteer drivers needed
Killin needs a team of dedicated volunteers to provide a patient transport service to and from hospital and clinic appointments. Volunteers will play an important role in ensuring patients in this rural area can attend appointments on time.
Community Council notes November 2014
Present: F. Kennedy, T. Frost, P. Farquharson, C. Grant, Ron Allner, C. Campbell, L. Campbell, F. Chisholm, S. Inglis, C. Kemp, In attendance: Gordon Watson (LLTNP), Councillor M. Earl, O. McKee (LLTNP), E. Murray (Minutes) and 5 members of the public Apologies: Y.
What’s the hold up with Breadalbane Park work?
Reports at the Killin Community Council (KCC) meeting on Tuesday 11th November 2014 have given a bit of background to the delay in the start of Breadalbane Park upgrade work.
Community Council notes September 2014
Tuesday 9th of September 2014 Present: F. Kennedy, C. Grant, Ron Allner, C. Campbell, L. Campbell, F. Chisholm, S. Inglis In attendance: O. McKee (LLTNP), I. Frickleton (Police Scotland) and 2 members of the public Apologies: T. Frost, P. Farquharson, Y. Gillies, C. Kemp, Councillor A. Hayes, S.
Forestry felling plans for the Killin area
Plans released at a local public meeting show future forestry felling for the area around Lix Toll. The area of trees very close to the A827 to Killin immediately north east of Lix Toll is to ‘come down imminently’.
Watchout! The scarecrows are back!
The scarecrow competition will be run again this year by the Killin & District Agricultural Society. Scarecrows should be on display and registered by Sunday 10th August 2014. Register your scarecrow in News First paper shop. Your scarecrow should be displayed within reasonable walking distance of Killin.