Tag Archives: Blackridge

Forrestburn Windfarm: A New Threat

A few weeks back I took a walk through Caldercruix and on past Hillend Reservoir, before taking the road past the quarry workings at Cairneyhill and on to Forrestburn where I spent an enjoyable few hours watching the huge variety … Continue reading

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Five Lochs Trail Trip Report

A number of years ago I became involved in the local access forum, a group which is composed of a combination of access officers, land users such as walkers, cyclists and anglers, and land owners. At one meeting somewhere long … Continue reading

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Airdrie Rambler Five Lochs Trail

Some years back I heard talk of a proposed “Five Lochs Trail” which would link Roughrigg Reservoir, ┬áLilly Loch, Hillend Reservoir, The Black Loch and Forrestburn Reservoir. Whether there is any desire within the local councils for this to go … Continue reading

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Don’t take offense…

It’s that time of year again, where we are inundated with the ‘C’ word. No, not Christmas, coughing! For the last fortnight I’ve been on a strict diet of Beechams lemon and Benylin, with a side serving of honey and … Continue reading

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