The village community website
This is the local website for local news, events and details of clubs and organisations in the Stirlingshire village of Balfron.
Power supply problems due to weather conditions; the school is closed today, 5th December.
Rural Committee Capacity Building Grant - Youth Services
Stirling Council's Youth Services are offering small grants of up to £250, which are available for Committee's who currently operate for the benefit of young people in the Balfron and McLaren Learning Communities. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they will use the grant to build their committee's capacity in terms of upskilling training, Youth Scotland Membership and the pursuit of any other activity which meeting the…Continue
The Balfron High School Inspection Report and Quality Indicators were published today.
Following the inspection of each school, the Scottish Government gathers evaluations of three important quality indicators to keep track of how well all Scottish schools are doing.
Here are the evaluations for Balfron High School.
Improvements in performance - very good
Learners’ experiences - very good
Meeting learning needs - very good
We also evaluated the following…Continue
COMMUNITY Council elections are coming soon with more than 400 seats up for grabs in 43 community councils across the Stirling Council area.
“We cherish our community councils and recognise their expertise. A healthy local democracy needs robust, active community councils who are not afraid to speak up for their neighbourhoods. The more effective they are, the greater the difference they make to community life,” said Chair of the Community Planning &Regeneration Committee, Corrie…Continue
Poppies, of course, have traditionally being used to recall the battlefields of the 1st World War, but as the letter that accompanied the…Continue
I would like to encourage all of the young people living within the Balfron High School catchment area to attend this meeting which will be held in the Balfron Campus on the 2nd December. As many young people as possible should attend this meeting…Continue
Is there anybody out there with connections to Ballikinrain School where I worked as part time School Secretary? I would love to hear news of past members of staff and particularly the boys. I was there 1978 - 1982 when Douglas Davies was…Continue
Posted by Fraser McMurdo on November 27, 2013