Organisers of this year’s Vibration Festival at Callander Park have confirmed the event will go ahead. It comes following the First Minster’s announcement that most covid restrictions will end in Scotland on Monday, August 9th. The festival, taking place on September 5th & 6th, will be the first in Scotland in 18 months. Headliners at […]
Residents in Stirling have expressed anger over the council’s plans to empty grey and blue bins every month instead of every fortnight. Ellice Richardson started a petition against the plans which has received around 4,000 signatures. The changes are set to happen in September and Ellice says she’s not surprised that locals feel unhappy: She […]
Duncan Scott has claimed a third medal at this year’s Olympics. He’s won silver in the 200m individual medley. The Stirling University swimmer was part of the gold medal winning team in the 4x200m relay, and won silver in the 200m freestyle earlier this week. He now has five Olympic medals in total – and […]
Police in Falkirk are investigating the sudden death of a 46-year-old man at a property in Langlees. Emergency services were called out to Affric Drive around 6.45pm on Wednesday July 28th. The cause of his death is currently being treated as unexplained. A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were called around 6.45pm on Wednesday, 28 […]
Alloa swimmer Duncan Scott has won an Olympic gold medal. He was part of the Team GB side that won the 4×200 metres freestyle in Tokyo this morning. It means the Stirling University star now has two medals at this Olympics – to add to his two from Rio 2016. 200m freestyle champion Tom Dean […]
Stirling University swimmer Duncan Scott has won a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics. He finished second in the 200 metres freestyle, behind fellow Brit Tom Dean. Scott missed out on gold by just 0.04 seconds. The 24-year-old has added to the two silver medals he won at Rio 2016.
A swimmer is in hospital after being pulled from Loch Lubnaig, near Callander. Emergency services were called out to the area at around 3pm on Sunday afternoon, after concerns were raised about a person in the water. He’s currently at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. It’s not known how serious his injuries are.
A Stirling man’s taking on his first marathon today for the Duke of Edinburgh style – Do it 4 Youth challenge. 31-year-old Chris Wood has been training during the pandemic to take on the run by himself. He’s raised almost £300 and tells us he will be crossing local landmarks in the area. He said: […]
Locals are being invited to get out on the Falkirk canal tomorrow, to join a sailing litter pick. Charlotte Megret and Neil Smith, who call themselves the Rubbish Paddlers, have started cleaning up Scotland’s waters on their paddling boards. They are touring across the country and on Saturday they will be sailing along the canal […]
This October’s Stirling Marathon has been called off. Organisers say it’s with “enormous disappointment” they’ve made the decision to postpone the event. They say there are still “too many uncertainties” about the race going ahead, and coronavirus restrictions. It’s been rescheduled for 15th May next year – anyone who entered this time around will be […]