Month: December 2012

Kinbuck Weather

I was lucky enough to receive a weather station from Santa for Christmas so look out for a weather page coming soon to...

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Delayed Waste & Recycling Collections over Christmas and New Year

With bin collection in Kinbuck being normally on a Tuesday I wondered what the situation would be over Christmas and New Year.   According to the Stirling Council web site… Waste & Recycling collections over Christmas and New Year will run two days late.  Collections scheduled for Mondays will be made on Wednesdays and so on, with Friday collections being delayed until...

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Proposal to raise the speed limit at Kinbuck

A few eagle-eyed Kinbuckers have spotted a proposal by Stirling Council to raise the speed limit from 30 to 40 mph at either end of Kinbuck. The web site outlining the plans can be found here, more specifically the maps showing the current and proposed speed limit boundaries can be found here. In short the plans propose that sections of the road at each end of the village which  currently have a speed limit of 30 mph be increased to 40 mph, reducing the length of the 30 mph section through the village (a speed limit we know is already regularly flaunted). As of the 12th December we are in a 3 week consultation period about the proposed change.  I would urge everyone to write a letter to Stirling Council at the address below outlining the clear and obvious reason why this proposal be reconsidered, for example the narrow roadway on the Kinbuck railway bridge the lack of pavements for pedestrians the increasing number of children in the village the fact the the current 30 mph speed limit is regularly exceeded Letters should be addressed to Les Goodfellow, Head of Environment Services, Viewforth, Stirling FK8 2ET and be received no later than 9th January 2013.   Please quote reference number TM/6-SRO/2012(93) in your...

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Kinbuck’s Railway Past

Found this when googling for Kinbuck images.  The image is from an auction site selling railway memorabilia, the item being described as Caledonian Railway Luggage Labels, qty 15 purples, all from either Doune or Dunblane. Rarities noted: Highlandman; Forgandenny and Kinbuck. All in excellent...

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