Ben Ledi View

Callander Community Newspaper

Our Team

Volunteer with the BLV community newspaper

 The BLV is run entirely by volunteers and WE NEED YOU!


If you have some spare time and would like to volunteer with the BLV, please get in touch by emailing Alex Mitchell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. or completing the contact form.

We need volunteers to help with all sorts of things from advertising to delivery, to taking photos and writing articles.

Whatever your age or interests, we'd love to hear from you!

Our current team of fab volunteers are a friendly bunch with a variety of knowledge, experience and skills.

Come on and join us!!!

The Ben Ledi View Team

Convenor - Gael Provan

Willing volunteers step into this post for a period of 3 months at a time.  The convenor's shoes are currently being worn by Gael who is tasked with keeping us all in order and heading in the same direction. If you have a general query which is NOT for the advertising, subscriptions or editorial team you can email Gael at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Secretary - Johnny Gold

Johnny is our super-secretary, organizing our meetings, functions, software etc.  Gold by name.  Gold by nature.

Advertising - Isla Routledge

Isla is our ab-fab Advertising Co-ordinator.  If you wish to advertise in the Ben Ledi View contact Isla at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Editorial Team

Sue King, Phil Lee and John Nelson make up the super-duper group that collates all the articles from individuals and organizations in Callander, then manages to assemble them into some kind of order for publication.

One person facilitates pulling it all together and making it fit…and somehow it works!

 

Hilary Gunkel and Maggie Magor are our eagle-eyed  proof readers and Hilary also compiles the What’s On pages.

The fabulous Alexandra Russell collects hand delivered articles from our collection box at the local library.

Writers and Photographers

We also have correspondents who write a column for each issue (e.g. the book club review and one-off events).

We are always interested in anyone who has new ideas for columns and articles, in particular humorous articles. We offer a £25  voucher for anyone under 18 who sends in an article we publish.

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Subscribers

Milan Cech is our super-star subscriptions manager. He sends out letters when subscriptions are due for renewal and each month posts put about 50 copies.

Milan also emails electronic copies of the BLV to advertisers and anyone who asks to be added to the list.

Please contact him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Distribution Team

The Ben Ledi View is delivered free of charge to all households and  businesses in Callander.  This requires a large team of volunteers who are organized by distribution wizard Charlie Donald.   Charlie facilitates receipt and distribution of the issue each month, so if you'd like to help out on a standby or regular basis please contact him via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website, Twitter, Facebook

Last but not least Gael Provan looks after our website as well as our facebook and twitter accounts. Clock the links on our homepage to find us online.

 

WE ARE IN URGENT NEED OF MORE VOLUNTEERS FOR OUR EDITORIAL TEAM.  IF YOU HAVE A FEW HOURS A MONTH TO SPARE PLEASE LET US KNOW.  Email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.