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Jan1

Celebrity Angler to open Salmon Season on River Teith

Celebrity angler Jo Stephenson will join Stirling Fisheries on Wednesday 1st February to officially open the new salmon fishing season on the River Teith. Jo was introduced to fishing at 17 and while traveling in New Zealand eight years ago discovered fly tying. Since then she has been developing her tying skills and now demonstrates at fly shows around the UK and Ireland, and in 2015 was a contestant on BBCs ‘Earths Wildest Waters :... more…

Jan1

Positive Inspection for Killin and Crianlarich Nursery

A recent unannounced inspection at Killin and Crianlarich Nursery deemed the quality of care and support and the quality of staffing as ‘very good.’Inspectors noted during the inspection that staff had a ‘gentle, kind manner’ toward the children, working closely with parents and sharing information regularly.One of the key findings in the inspection report was that the nursery’s daily balance of indoor and... more…

Jan1

Pupils win award for Healthy Eating Sub-brand

A group of Stirling High pupils are the first to win a brand new award from ASSIST FM, following a presentation on their 2016 healthy eating campaign.The pupils involved were part of a team that created the new ‘Fresco’ catering sub-brand in the school cafeteria to encourage health eating, which was officially launched on 18th April 2016. Their motivation was to create something trendy, good value, quick and simple that would... more…

Jan1

Stirling becomes Scotland's Fourth Gigabit City

The city of Stirling is set to take a giant leap into the future this new year after leading pure fibre infrastructure provider, CityFibre, announced it is to become Scotland’s fourth Gigabit City.Working in partnership with leading specialist in next generation managed networks MLL Telecoms, and Stirling Council, CityFibre will commence construction in June 2017, deploying the first phase of this state-of-the-art new fibre... more…

Jan1

New school and nursery officially opened in Cowie

A new primary school and nursery in Cowie were officially opened today.Construction of the new St Margaret’s Primary School and Cowie Nursery began in July 2015 and the school opened on Thursday 25th August 2016, in time for the new academic term.Stirling Council Leader Johanna Boyd said: "This is a proud moment for Stirling Council. We and the contractors have produced a school and nursery which will create long-lasting benefits... more…

Jan1

Stirling Rings in the Bells

Stirling's Hogmanay celebrations attracted hundreds of revellers to welcome in the New Year in the city centre. The family-friendly colourful parade ‘Time to Ring in the Bells’ started at 7pm last night, and travelled through the centre of Scotland's ancient capital featuring costumes and lanterns from local community groups, students, children and artists. Once the parade reached Port Street in the city centre, they were also treated... more…


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