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Dunblane Churches Together at Christmas

29 November 2018
Dunblane Churches Together at Christmas

Dunblane Churches Together All the churches of Dunblane join in wishing you a happy and blessed Christmas. We differ in our histories, styles and traditions, but are united in proclaiming that the love of God to all humanity is shown in the birth of Jesus. Listed here you will find...

Community Council states its position

25 November 2018
Community Council states its position

Here is the Community Council's recent letter to the Stirling Observer  

First Electric Train Arrives in Dunblane

22 November 2018
First Electric Train Arrives in Dunblane

The first ever electric train arrived in Dunblane last night having completed a full speed test run,.  Electric services to Edinburgh and Glasgow are due to start on 9th December with Dunblane being the most northerly station in the country to have electric services.  See the video from Network Rail...

Partial Closure of A9 will impact on the Town!

14 November 2018
Partial Closure of A9 will impact on the Town!

Read the Stirlng Observer Articles

Local Concerns re Rail Bridge and Damaged Wall in Perth Road

14 November 2018
Local Concerns re Rail Bridge and Damaged Wall in Perth Road

Read the Stirlng Observer Article about the Bridge    Here is the 28 November Stirlng Observer Article about the Wall   Here is the 21 November Stirlng Observer Article about the Wall    

Alex fences his way down under

09 November 2018
Alex fences his way down under

Read the Stirlng Observer Article

New Owner at Old Churches House

09 November 2018
New Owner at Old Churches House

Read the Stirlng News Article

3 new projects seeking your support at Tesco Bags of Help

07 November 2018
3 new projects seeking your support at Tesco Bags of Help

Read more about Tesco Bags of Help in DunblaneTesco Bags of Help in Dunblane

Stirling Observer finally picks up Story of Pink Benches

07 November 2018
Stirling Observer finally picks up Story of Pink Benches

Stirling Observer Picks up the Pink Benches Story ! From Facebook : Dear Stirling Council, please bring back our benches! #bringbackourbenches #pinkbenches Nora Gilfillan‎toDunblane Development Trust  I thought the pink benches were lovely - sad they have gone https://static.xx.fbcdn.net/images/emoji.php/v9/ff0/1/16/1f613.png")">? Hamilton Rach Why did the go ?? Beth Boyd Hopefully to...

Rail Electrification Update October 2018

28 October 2018
Rail Electrification Update October 2018

Stirling-Dunblane-Alloa Electrification update Read the Safety Notice Following the successful completion of recent engineering works along the Stirling - Dunblane – Alloa (SDA) railway we are now moving to the next stage of making the line Live. The initial electrification of the SDA route between Greenhill Junction, Polmont Junction, Grangemouth...

Dunblane BB in November

27 October 2018
Dunblane BB in November

Read the Stirling News article

We have a Community Council : Here are the new members

24 October 2018
We have a Community Council : Here are the new members

Dunblane Community Council has 11 new members Alan Booth Christina Feaks Craig French Rosemary Hunter Anna Jarchow-MacDonald Galen Milne Andrew Mitchell Sharon Mylchreest Fiona Plumtree David Prescott Chris Toop For more information on the Election process please follow the link: https://my.stirling.gov.uk/services/community-life-and-leisure/community-information/community-councils-and-assemblies/community-council-elections  

Council consults on budget for 2019/20

18 October 2018
Council consults on budget for 2019/20

Starting on October 15, a series of Big Conversation events will take place across the Stirling Council area as part of our aim of putting communities at the heart of our budget planning. The Council needs to make £24million of savings over the next five years, which means transforming the...

Poppies adorn Dunblane in lead up to Armistice Day

17 October 2018
Poppies adorn Dunblane in lead up to Armistice Day

Read the Stirling Observer article on 17 October 2018

Community Launch of Dementia Friendly Dunblane

26 September 2018
Community Launch of Dementia Friendly Dunblane

From the Stirling Observer

Dunblane Parking Consultation : Complete a questionnaire by 28 September

11 September 2018
Dunblane Parking Consultation : Complete a questionnaire by 28 September

There was a Drop-in on Tuesday 11 September in Victoria Hall from 3pm to 7pm. You can complete their questionnaire until 28 September Read more about the consultation  

Dunblane's Fiona Brown helps Scotland to World Cup

11 September 2018
Dunblane's Fiona Brown helps Scotland to World Cup

Fiona Brown helped Scotland's Women's Football team make history last week when they beat Albania to ensure first-ever participation in next year’s women’s World Cup in France. Fiona now has 31 Scotland Caps but it hasn't been an easy road for the Dunblane lass as you will see from her story below....

Jamie US Open Mixed Doubles champion again

09 September 2018
Jamie US Open Mixed Doubles champion again

Dunblane's Jamie Murray has won his 6th grand slam title at the US Open 2018. Read about his latest win here : https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/45461248  

Dunblane's Sunday rail services disrupted until October

28 August 2018
Dunblane's Sunday rail services disrupted until October

The disruption is due to work to electrify the Glasgow to Aberdeen line Go to the Scotrail websiteWork to electrify the Glasgow to Aberdeen line will mean disruption for rail travellers leaving Glasgow Queen Street station over the next two months. Electrification work at Dunblane, Stirling and Alloa means that...

Plans for Service Station + Hotel on A9 North by Balhaldie

16 August 2018
Plans for Service Station + Hotel on A9 North by Balhaldie

The Proposal of Application Notice is for Land at Firs of Kinbuck, A9, 500m South-west of Balhaldie Farm, Dunblane. The Notice is for the Erection of a Roadside Services Area comprising Petrol Filling Station, a Truck Stop, a Restaurant and Drive-thru’s an Amenity Building and a Hotel and Leisure (whatever...

Building in High Street declared a 'Building at Risk'

14 August 2018
Building in High Street declared a 'Building at Risk'

Historic Environment Scotland - a branch of Scottish Government - has decided that the building at 22/24 High Street, Dunblane is a 'Building at Risk'. See the entry in the Register 22/24 High Street is opposite the Sue Ryder shop. It contains two shops and has three flats above. It...

Dunblane Community Radio : Please complete our survey form

12 August 2018
Dunblane Community Radio : Please complete our survey form

A group of local people is considering setting up a local community radio station. Your views are important to us and we would like to hear them. Please circulate our Survey Form to family and friends, as all your opinions count. Once completed, please email the survey form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it....

Funding boost for development of Dunblane dementia initiative

07 August 2018
Funding boost for development of Dunblane dementia initiative

FAMILIES living with dementia in Dunblane can benefit from a programme of community activities thanks to a funding boost. From Stirling News website The Dunblane Development Trust has been given £20,000 from the Life Changes Trust. It will work alongside a range of other organisations and businesses as part of...

Dunblane Museum summer opening hours

06 July 2018
Dunblane Museum summer opening hours

In addition to their normal opening hours of 1.30am - 4.30pm Mon to Sat, Dunblane Museum will also be open on Sundays throughout July & August from 2.00 - 4.00pm. July exhibition is all about local people & celebrities including Hercules the Bear.    Find out more about the museum...

Applications for Wind Farm Funding : Closing date 14 September

04 July 2018
Applications for Wind Farm Funding : Closing date 14 September

Read the Stirling Observer Article from 4 July 2018 The Dunblane Windfarm Fund Committee invites all community groups to apply for up to £4,000 towards their 2018/19 projects. This is open to any community organisation, group, school, club, or facility in the Dunblane, Ashfield and Kinbuck area. CLOSING DATE 14TH SEPTEMBER; so...

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