Author Archives: JJG

Wee Kirk takeaway – Strathblane Community Council comments on planning application 21/00185/FUL

A retrospective planning application has been filed for the operation of the Wee Kirk takeaway. All documentation relating to the planning application can be viewed online here.  Since its launch, the takeaway…

Councillor Graham Lambie – a sad loss for all the community

The members of the Community Council were very sad to hear of the sudden death of Graham Lambie, who has been a councillor for Forth and Endrick Ward for many…

Beast from the East

Stirling Residents asked to prepare for severe wintry weather 

Stirling Council Media Release – 05.02.21 Stirling Council is asking residents to prepare for potential disruption to travel and to Council services over the coming days with severe wintry weather…

Proposal for 11 new homes below Devil’s Elbow – Planning Application 20/00564/FUL

We have posted some information on this new proposal Proposal for 11 new homes below Devil’s Elbow – Planning application 20/00564/FUL

A new Blane Valley Bulletin issue – send us your news items by 21 September 2020

If you have been missing the monthly Blane Valley Bulletin, thanks for your understanding. We are pleased to announce that an October issue is planned. Please send in any news…

Stirling's Climate Conversation

Stirling Climate Survey closing on Sunday, 30 August

The clock is ticking for Stirling’s young people to have their say in the climate emergency, with less than two weeks left to complete the Council’s Climate Survey. The local authority…

A81 road heading south in Strathblane

New Road Safety measures for A81 (by the Village Club) and Campsie Road (by the Kirk)

[This is re-posting an older post – it’s only taken 2 years for the works to start…]  See also: Speed Survey Results  As announced in the August 2018 issue of…

Blane Valley Inn Jan 2020

Blane Valley Inn change of use halted by Planning decision

Following our post of 9 May 2020 highlighting the proposed change of use of the Blane Valley Inn to a house, several villagers wrote to Stirling objecting against the loss…

We'll meet by Zoom

Community Council meeting via ZOOM – Monday 8th June 2020

While the Coronavirus emergency prevents us meeting in person, we have decided to resume meetings, via Zoom. This will not be a full public meeting, so please let us know…

Blane Valley Inn Jan 2020

Blane Valley Inn – From Pub to private house?

Residents will be aware that the Blane Valley Inn sadly closed its doors in February. New owners have filed a planning application to convert the pub into a private house….