Balfron, Stirlingshire

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This is the local website for local news, events and details of clubs and organisations in the Stirlingshire village of Balfron.

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About Balfron

Balfron, is a village in the Stirling council area of Scotland. It is situated near Endrick Water on the A875 road, 18 miles (29 km) west of Stirling and 16 miles (26 km) north of Glasgow. Although a rural settlement, it lies within commuting distance of Glasgow, and serves as a dormitory town.

Balfron is blessed with police station, Ambulance Station and a Fire Station. We have a library, post office and a bank.

The main store is a Co-op, but there us also a butcher, baker and a greengrocer. Additionally, we have a chemist, an ironmonger, a newsagent and a gift shop. The is also a cafe.

There are two hairdressers.

There is a health centre, a dentist, an optician, chiropractor and a chiropodist. The vet is in nearby Killearn.

There is a High School, Primary School and a Nursery.

In addition to leisure facilities available on Balfron Campus, there is a bowling green and an 18 hole golf course.

A map, showing many of the locations, can be found here>>>

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Mulberry Bush Montessori Balfron 10k 2017 at Balfron High School

April 23, 2017 from 11am to 1pm
The Balfron 10k is an out and back road race starting and finishing within the Balfron Campus (Balfron High School) which has car parking and changing facilities. The turning point will be beyond Broughmore Farm. For the most part, the route is along country roads with great views of Strath Endrick and the northern Campsies. For the duration of the race, the route will be closed to through traffic.NEW ROUTE FOR 2017The race will take a new route in 2017, with a fast start down Cotton Street and…See More
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High School Christmas Fayre at Balfron High School

December 16, 2016 from 10:15am to 1pm
Balfron High School Christmas FayreFriday 16th December10.15am – 1.00pmLocal businesses welcome to come along and set up astall in the atrium to sell to pupils and the localcommunity.£10 per stallIf interested contact Balfron High School :cameronn01s@glow.sch.ukSee More
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Ballindalloch House c1973

Ballindalloch was placed on the market in May 1973 at a price of offers over £45,000.It was advertised as having 9 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, a billiard room and a gun room. There was also a 'Luxury flat with roof garden'.Sandy and Sue Stephen…
Nov 25
Ian Banks is now a member of Balfron, Stirlingshire
Nov 23
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Ballindalloch Mill 1896

Map of the mill and water supply.1896
Nov 11
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Antique valuation at Balfron Church Rooms

November 14, 2016 from 10am to 2pm
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Strathcarron Christmas fayre at McLintock Hall

November 12, 2016 from 10am to 3pm
Gift and craft stallsSanta in his grotto - £3Entry £2:50 for adults; children free tea and cake included in ticket priceSee More
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Oct 26
Robert Nicholson is now a member of Balfron, Stirlingshire
Oct 26
Thomas Hart and Pat Thomson are now friends
Oct 24
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Buchanan Street looking north

Built from postcards of Balfron, 1905-1930
Oct 17
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United Free Church c1905

" The 'South Church' is now in residential use. It was closed as a place of worship in 24th November 1968 and was then used as the church hall"
Oct 15

Blog Posts

Christmas fayre

Posted by William Douglas on November 7, 2016 at 11:04 0 Comments

Coffee Morning

Posted by William Douglas on October 31, 2016 at 16:01 0 Comments

Development Trust meeting

Posted by William Douglas on October 31, 2016 at 11:42 0 Comments

Forum

Balfron Tower

Started by James Lander Apr 20. 0 Replies

Hello Balfron Village!I am a PhD student at the University of the Arts London. My research subject is Balfron Tower in Poplar, London and my research project involves interviews and photography. I'm interested in learning about connections as well…Continue

Hillwalking

Started by francis mccann Dec 24, 2015. 0 Replies

Are there any hill walkers in the area of hillwalking groups that like to get up the mountains.Continue

Metal detector

Started by francis mccann Dec 10, 2015. 0 Replies

Are there any metal detectorists in the local area or local detectorist groups.looking for members can anyone help.Continue

Metal detector

Started by francis mccann Nov 22, 2015. 0 Replies

Does anyone have info on local farms and field's i have a metal dectector  and would love to get the chance to use it.I'm not to sure of local farms or what doors to chap, so if anyone has any info that could help me that would be great.Continue

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1 Community Choir Concert

Community Choir Concert

December 17, 2016 from 7pm to 10pm at Balfron Church

Organized By: Community Choir

2 High School Christmas Fayre

High School Christmas Fayre

December 16, 2016 from 10:15am to 1pm at Balfron High School

Organized By: High School

3 Mulberry Bush Montessori Balfron 10k 2017

Mulberry Bush Montessori Balfron 10k 2017

April 23, 2017 from 11am to 1pm at Balfron High School

Organized By: Derek Townsend

 
 
 

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