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.
We're looking for new people to join the Community Council - we've had a busy first year of this new Council, and have been working hard to improve the quality of life in this thriving village. So we'd welcome new people and ideas to help move us forward. Vacancy elections are now being advertised as attached - there are up to four places available. If you are interested, or know anyone you think might be a good person for the job, then let me know, either here, or at…Continue
NEW Watercolour classes in 2015 - great Christmas present
We are very delighted to welcome artist Frances Douglas to our team. Frances is joining us to teach our NEW watercolour classes starting Tuesday 6th January 2015, 2-4pm.
Frances has broad experience in teaching art. Her passion for water colour is reflected in her translucent and vibrant paintings. She uses the medium in…
Balfron Community Council is delighted to announce that the winner of the 2014 Design-a-Sign competition to replace the existing roadsigns is Louise Craig, a resident of Balfron all her life. Louise’s design is a simple timbered column incorporating woodcut pictures that tell the story of the past, present and future of Balfron. We would like to congratulate her on the elegance of her design, which stuck closely to the original brief.
There were a total of 55 entries to the competition,…
Following a review by the Trustees of the John McLintock Trust, new arrangements have been agreed for the fulfilment of the aims and objectives of the Trust. Details here>>>
John McLintock was born in Balfron and lived at the foot of the village in Abbotsford with his wife Betsy and two children, Polly and Jenny.
As well as financing the building of 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