Stirling’s Low Carbon Future – Please complete the Survey

The Fintry Development Trust (FDT) and Transition Stirling (TS) are proposing to submit a funding application in partnership to the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund (CCF). Combining the expertise of FDT and TS the project will aim to provide FDT’s bespoke energy advice service to homes and communities across the Stirling Council area in addition to TS mobile upcycling and repurposing wood workshops. The project will last for one year in the first instance.  To facilitate the application FDT and TS would be grateful for your opinions.

The survey can be completed here

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3F Group – Monday 15th September at Blair Drummond Hall


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Stirling’s Big Weekend

Expect some disruptions this weekend as a result of Stirling’s Big Weekend.

The A811 will be closed from the Kirk Lane into town all of Saturday June 28th. Traffic will be heavy on the Kirk Lane as a result! Stirling’s Big Night Out on Saturday 28th also includes a firework display over the Wallace Monument at around 10:45pm.

The weather looks fine for the weekend so hopefully all events will be well attended and successful.

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Another Gala day over

Another gala day over, we would like to thank everyone for coming along to help support the day. Also a huge thank you to those who helped the day go ahead. 
Debbie for another amazing tea room. Jon, Chris, Colin and Kevin for the fab BBQ – they all looked ‘cooked’ by the end if it! The amazing bar staff! Claire and her helpers selling raffle tickets – and so many others for helping with the setup on Friday night putting up gazebos and stalls. It’s what makes for a fabulous day, everyone just mucking in! 
Maitland did a grand job, especially as he’s been suffering from a sore throat for the last month ! Oh and the band for another great set – you play for 4hrs and we still want more!
We hope everyone enjoyed themselves, as we certainly did 

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Broadband update

The Cabinet at Dasherhead Farm is being done at the start of September (confirmed Roadworks planned)  , which will allow Digital Scotland to say that they delivered on their promise of coverage for the Gargunnock area by Summer 2014 ( Digital Scotland recently updated all of their pages to say Area and not exchange!).
At this point its unlikely we will see any  progress to the village service before Summer next year, as that’s the dates for Phase 2 of the deployment which hopefully we will be included in.
(from Gregor MacCallum)
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A811 Closed Armed Forces Day (28 June)

A811 from its junction with Kirk Lane to its junction with King’s Knot Roundabout will be closed from 0900 hours until 2100 hours on 28-6-14.

Alternative route suggestions can be found on this map and more information available from Stirling Council

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Gargunnock Show

Saturday 7th June 2014 – 220th Anniversary Show. From 9am at the Show field, Gargunnock.


Visit Gargunnock Show for more information and the show schedule.

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Bugle – April 2014

Bugle April 2014

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Super fast Broadband update

Super fast Broadband update from Gregor MacCallum

Superfast Broadband will not now arrive by June as promised.  The next date is by October 2014 but that is again subject to change. Gregor will update as soon as he has more information.

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Dramatic Evening in Gargunnock Community Centre

On Friday 9th May, Thornhill Players and Riverside Drama Club will combine forces to bring you an evening of fun, laughter and dastardly deeds.

Thornhill Players will perform “Two Sisters” by Caroline Hardy.  This is a black comedy set in Russia in 1880.

Riverside Drama Club will perform “On the Outside”, a comedy by Leonard Marley.

The bar opens at 7pm and the first play commences at 7.30.

Tickets are £7 and £6 concession and can be purchased at the door or reserved by contacting Charlotte on 01786 850288.

As usual there will be a fantastic raffle drawn during the interval so be prepared to splash the cash.

If you enjoyed our productions and would like to find out more, contact :-

Thornhill Players – Maureen 01786 850393

Riverside Drama Club –  Gill Hall 01786 811291

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