Stonemason wins top award

Chelsea Flower Show success
Chelsea Flower Show success

A talented stonemason from Balfron was part of an award winning team which scooped a silver award at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show.

Callum Gray (42) created a stone fire pit made of 1,000 individual pieces of blonde sandstone that featured in the Australian entry.

His work was also up for the People’s Choice Award which is decided by a BBC audience vote.

Callum faced a nerve wracking overnight journey of 400 miles to London with his precious cargo.

The fire pit, which is 6ft in diameter, was made of stone from Drumhead Quarry in Dunipace, near Falkirk.