Free event is sure to drive you batty

Park rangers are inviting wildlife enthusiasts to make bat boxes.

You can meet up with the rangers at Merkland Local Nature Reserve, in Kirkintilloch, on Saturday, November 14, from 10.30am-12.30pm. Join in anytime, meet at the car park on Merkland Drive, Kirkintilloch.

The nature reserve was created a number of years ago on the site of a former colliery.