Scottish Water has released an update regarding their current working arrangements and other resources they have available. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is presenting an unprecedented challenge to people across Scotland. It is being met by an extraordinary response from our NHS and right across our communities.
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Around the Stirling Council area, over 200 individuals, groups, third sector organisations or organisations have come forward to offer support to others so far. Stirling Council and Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise (SVE) will now start working closely with this network to support those most in need.
Support Requests If you are vulnerable, or you know of somebody who is vulnerable, self-isolating and has no immediate support available:
Stirling Council and Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise are now asking volunteers and local community groups to register and be part of a co-ordinated response to the Covid-19 emergency. By volunteering you can make a big difference in your area and on a national level. ... See MoreSee Less
Timeline PhotosEach Sunday let us as a people of faith, light a candle and place it in our window at 7pm.
Let us join in prayerful solidarity with this witness, using a candle as a visible symbol of the light of life, Jesus Christ, the source of hope in this life.
The following prayer can be used when lighting the candle:
For all that is good in life, thank you, For the love of family and friends, thank you, For the kindness of good neighbour and Samaritan stranger, thank you.
May those who are vulnerable, hungry or homeless, experience support, May those who are sick, know healing, May those who are anxious or bereaved, sense comfort.
Bless and guide political leaders and decision-makers, with wisdom, Bless and guide health workers and key workers, with strength and well-being, Bless and guide each one of us, as we adapt to a new way of living.
And may the light shining from our windows, across road and street, glen and ben, kyle and isle, be reflected in our hearts and hands and hopes.
Paul Thompson, Ranger at Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve writes about how erosion affects NNR properties. As the days lengthen the first purple saxifrage appears on the hill and the melting snow reveals, among other things, the extent of winter’s damage to our mountain footpaths.
Paul Thompson, Ranger at Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve writes about the history surrounding the NNR. The NTS cares for over 75000ha of countryside, large proportions of which lie in national parks, nature reserves and scenic areas.
I am one of the Race Directors for the Glen Ogle 33 Ultra Marathon which takes place each year in this area. Along with my friend Bill (hence BaM racing) we first organised the race in 2011 and it’s been growing in popularity each year.