65 Years Ago Yesterday…

perkins crisps1 2Google has a great number of scanned, archived newspapers and Kinbuck can be found among the search results.

Believe it or not 65 years ago yesterday on Tuesday 26th July 1949 tragedy befell the village when the Perkins Potato Crisp factory burned down, thankfully no one was injured but many were left unemployed.

Here is the article from The Glasgow Herald from Wednesday 27th July 1949.

The picture is taken from the archive of Kinbuck Village photos compiled by Dennis Mackie.

Road Blocked by Accident

There has been an accident involving a car on the B8033 just after of the Glassingall South Lodge corner heading towards Dunblane this morning and the road is blocked.

Police and Ambulance in attendance.

Please use an alternative route for the time being.

Sad News

JOHNSTON

Peacefully, at Randolph Hill Nursing Home, Dunblane after a long illness on Friday 30th May 2014, John (Jock), aged 84 years, formerly of Kinbuck.   Dearly loved husband of the late Henrietta Den-Kaat, much loved father, grandfather and great grand father of the family.

Funeral Service at Ardoch Parish Church, Braco, on Monday 9th June at 10.30am, thereafter interment at Dunblane Cemetery at 11.30am to which friends are respectfully invited.