We are a local charity providing a food shopping and delivery service to older people. We cover the entire Stirling Council area but have a strong Dunblane customer base. You may have seen our vans out delivering to our Dunblane customers on a Thursday. The service is wholly provided by good-hearted local volunteers which includes; shoppers, helpers and delivery people.
The Food Train is a charity that provides a vital grocery delivery service for older people who struggle to do their own shopping which may be due to frailty, ill health or disability. In Stirling alone there are over 50 volunteers who put in 15,000 volunteering hours each year. Food Train currently offer customers the shopping service at Morrisons ,Sainsburys and Waitrose.If you are an older person living in Stirling or the surrounding area and need help with your shopping, call the Food Train on (01786) 450536. If you would like to volunteer please call or email.
The River Allan offers the best small river fishing in Central Scotland which in some years can out-perform some of its northern counterparts. Whether you live nearby or are a visiting angler why not escape for a while and spend an hour or two fishing on one of the most attractive fisheries in the country. Approximately 15 miles of excellent fishing for brown trout, sea trout, and salmon, mostly double bank fishing, is managed by the Allan Water Angling Improvement Association.
Season permits full details on membership can be obtained by visiting our website www.allanwaterangling.com. Permits can be obtained on-line or by writing direct to AWAIA 12, Charles Street Dunblane. FK15 9BY.
Daily permits are readily available and can be obtained from the following:outlets.
Angling Active Stirling Agriculture Centre, Stirling FK9 4RN
Online from Fishpal visit www,fishpal.com (Permits downloaded to PC or phone)
Online from the AWAIA on www.allanwaterangling.com (Permits downloaded to PC or phone)
Corporate Business Packages can be arranged by contacting the Secretary direct.
Taekwon-Do is one of the worlds most popular martial arts and is an Olympic sport. Our Dunblane club has been running since 1995. Classes are held at the Braeport Centre, Braeport, Dunblane on Monday 6-7pm (Family Taekwon-Do); Tuesday 7.30-8.30pm (Family Taekwon-Do); Saturday 10-11am (Family Taekwon-Do); Saturday 11-11.45am (Little Tiger Cubs - 3 to 5 Years Old). Our club has classes for all the family. We offer Little Tiger Cubs classes (3-5 years) and Taekwon-Do classes for children (5 Yrs +), youths and adults. We offer a free trial lesson and a free suit is supplied to all new members. Book your Free Trial Lesson online at www.uktc.co.uk. The club is always happy to welcome new members.
Monument Performing Arts School is a Scottish registered charity which exists to provide quality dance and drama tuition
for all regardless of financial status or location.
We have a partnership with Monument Dance Centre, which ensures that we offer the best dance training available.
Classes are held on a Saturday at the Braeport Centre, Dunblane as follows:
09.00 - 10.00 - Mini Movers & Happy Tappers Preschool (from 2.5 years)
10.00 - 11.00 - Mini Movers & Happy Tappers Preparatory (P1 upwards)
11.00 - 11.30 - Mini Movers Primary Modern
11.30 - 12.00 - Mini Movers Primary Ballet + Grade 1 Ballet
12.00 - 12.30 - Happy Tappers Primary
Dance classes for children are held during term time - new pupils are always welcome.
Principal : Louise Murray; Dunblane Branch Manager : Sarah Hoskins
Based in Dunblane, Rosenethe Singers is recognised as one of the leading choirs in Scotland's central belt.
We perform at least two concerts each year, accompanied by professional musicians and soloists.
Our repertoire includes some of the great choral works as well as music by lesser-known and contemporary composers.
The Aims of the Air Training Corps are:
To promote and encourage among young people a practical interest in aviation and the Royal Air Force. To provide training which will be useful in the Services and civilian life. To foster the spirit of adventure and develop qualities of leadership
The Squadron is run by volunteer staff some of whom are uniformed members of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves (Training) or Adult Air Training Corps and others who are Civilian Instructors. The staff come from a variety of backgrounds with most being ex-cadets and all have a strong interest in ensuring we offer an exciting and varied programme of activities for our current cadets.
Our uniformed staff are: Flight Lieutenant P Mulkerrins RAFVR(T) - Sqn Cdr Pilot Officer K Mulkerrins RAFVR(T) - Sqn Adj Sergeant (ATC) M Naismith Our Civilian Instructors are: Mr Clark Mr Crampin Mr Martin Our Squadron Padre is Pastor Duncan Strathdee of the Dunblane Christian Fellowship
The 1st Dunblane Company is affiliated to both the Cathedral and St Blane's Church.
It meets on Friday evenings each week during school terms at St Blane's Church Hall.
Explorer Section P1 - 3 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Junior Section P4 - 7 7.00pm - 8.30pm
Brigader Section S1 - S6 7.00pm - 8.30pm
Sports, crafts, games, songs, fun and friends are all important elements in our evenings together.
We provide an exciting range of activities for around 180 boys between the ages of 5 and 18 each week. Each section has structured, age-appropriate activiities to interest everyone, covering sports, life skills, music and arts, competitions, personal and spiritual development, the opportunity to visit new places, make new friendships and experience new challenges. Whilst we are a Christian organisation, we welcome boys from any and all faiths and denominations and those of none. We are currently the biggest BB company in the UK hence we are always looking for volunteers who share the Christian ethos of the BB, as well as welcoming boys at any point during the year.
Anchor Boys - P1 to P3 - Wednesdays 6.15 - 7.15pm (Cathedral Hall)
Junior Section - P4 to P6 - Fridays 6.30 - 8.00pm (Cathedral Hall)
Company Section - P7 to S3 - Fridays 7.45 - 10.00pm (Cathedral Hall)
Company Section - P7 to S3 - Sundays 7.30 - 9.00pm (St. Blane's Hall) or 9.20 - 10.00am (Cathedral Hall)
Senior Section - S4 to S6 - as Company Section above
Captain (responsible for oversight of all sections) - Paul Christmas (823192)
Company Section Officer-in-charge - Colin Anderson (822955)
Junior Section Officer-in-charge - Fraser Boyd (821387)
Anchor Boy Officer-in-charge - Ally Lunan (07886 216593)
Prospective guides of all ages are welcome. At present there are:-
- Two Rainbow packs for girls aged 5 - 7 years
- Four Brownie packs for girls aged 7 - 10
- Four Guide companies for girls aged 10 - 15
In addition there is a Ranger Guide unit for girls aged 14 years and upwards.
Holmehill Community Buyout/Holmehill Ltd was formed in 2005 to buy Holmehill for community use, to ensure that the protection afforded to the hill was maintained and to ensure the hill’s sustainable development. http://www.holmehill.org/
Between 2006 and 2018, Holmehill was owned by Allanwater Developments who submitted 6 planning applications to develop the hill with housing or offices. All planning applications were resisted by the community who were supported by the planning authority, Stirlng Council.