Community newspapers

The Council area has around 20 local community newspapers with a circulation of over 12,000 and all run by local volunteers. They provide vital news and views about local issues and events.

If you would like to subscribe to a newspaper or if you wish to place an advert in one or all newspapers and for more information including contacts and deadlines, contact, Community Publicity and Development Officer on 01786 233135.

Community Newspaper

Area covered


BCC Communicator Buchanan Community Council Area 250  
Ben Ledi View Callander 1900  

Bicycle Tree

Trossachs Community Council Area

Blairdrummond Grapevine Blairdrummond Area 250  
Blane Valley Bulletin Strathblane Community Council Area 1000  
The Bridge Doune, Deanston 500  
Bridge of Allan Times Bridge of Allan 2800  
Buchlyvie Bulletin Buchlyvie 400  
Carron Valley & District CC Newsletter Carron Valley 150  
Drymen Community Reporter Drymen 500  
Fintry Focus Fintry 110  
Gargunnock Bugle  Gargunnock Community  360  
The Gartmore News Gartmore Community Council Area 200  
Killearn Courier Council Council Area 1100  
Killin News Killin and surrounding area Including Tyndrum, Crianlarich 1100  
Strathard News Strathard /Aberfoyle/ Inversnaid/Stronachlachar and Inversnaid 600
Thornhill Views Thornhill & Blairdrummond Community Council Area 400  
The Villagers Strathyre, Lochearnhead, Balquhidder, St. Fillans 400  
The Wee Vine Kippen 650