Latest Killin News
Update from SSE Networks
Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks have provided an update on their operations and activities The Covid-19 outbreak and the necessary social measures introduced by the Government are unprecedented in recent times and we know that for the customers and the communities we serve, this may lead to concerns about the essential services we all rely […]
COVID-19 community support line launched
The response from Stirling’s people during the Covid-19 situation has been amazing, with over 200 individuals, groups, third sector organisations or organisations coming 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.
Killin Show 2020 cancelled
The organising committee of the Killin Agricultural Show have announced that due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic the 2020 Killin Show has been cancelled. Their ploughing and shearing competitions have also been cancelled for this year.
Killin Highland Games 2020 cancelled
Due to the on-going uncertainties over the Covid-19 virus, the Killin Highland Games have been postponed for 12 months. Games chairman, Charlie Grant says, “We take the health and safety of our local community, visitors, exhibitors and contestants very seriously and need to plan many months in advance.
Brown bin collections on hold
Brown recycling bins in many Stirling Council areas were not collected recently due to the impact of COVID-19. The service did not have the resources available to do carry out the collection. There will be no further brown bin collection until further notice.
Volunteers wanted – local community response to Covid-19
Stirling Council and Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise (SVE) 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.
Fifth Killin Music Festival postponed
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Killin Music Festival team have postponed their fifth festival until 2021.
Average speed cameras to arrive between Tyndrum and Lix Toll
To help improve road safety, Transport Scotland has announced the introduction of average speed cameras on a near 16 mile stretch of the A82/A85 between Tyndrum and Lix Toll. Connecting the Central Belt and the West of Scotland, the A82/A85 between Tyndrum and Lix Toll is a vital artery for communities.
Cut off rural locations welcome new bus schedules
Residents in rural locations who have been cut off by a lack of public transport options will see new investment from Stirling Council when a limited-time pilot scheme starts in December 2017.
Killin Music Festival in the running for Event of the Year
Killin Music Festival, recently relaunched for it’s first weekend in June 2016, has been announced as one of five finalists in the running for Event of the Year in the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards.