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Castle of thousands

Castle of thousands

New research reveals almost half of Brits have never visited a Scottish Castle.

Volunteer Mentor at Quarriers calls on more people to get involved in rewarding programme

Volunteer Mentor at Quarriers calls on more people to get involved in rewarding programme

Social care charity is looking for caring and supportive individuals to transform the lives of young people across Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire.

Peter Kay cancels UK live tour

Peter Kay cancels UK live tour

Comedian Peter Kay apologises to fans after he cancels all dates in his 2018 UK arena tour due to unforeseen family circumstances.

First Minister leads messages of goodwill to Paisley as City of Culture competition comes to an end

First Minister leads messages of goodwill to Paisley as City of Culture competition comes to an end

Nicola Sturgeon has said she believes Paisley’s UK City of Cuture bid will lead to ‘lasting benefit’ for the town.

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Our journey will continue, official Paisley reaction as UK City of Culture 2021 title decided

Our journey will continue, official Paisley reaction as UK City of Culture 2021 title decided

Last Updated: 7th December 2017
The team behind Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 have thanked the people of the town for their ‘incredible effort’.
Charity spreads Christmas cheer with prize giveaway

Charity spreads Christmas cheer with prize giveaway

Last Updated: 7th December 2017
The Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland (SBH Scotland) Grand Christmas Raffle is back for 2017 and this year it’s a cracker.
COMPETITION: Win a family ticket to this years IRN BRU Carnival with Whats On Stirling!

COMPETITION: Win a family ticket to this years IRN BRU Carnival with Whats On Stirling!

Last Updated: 7th December 2017
Prepare for a ‘whirl’ of fun... The IRN-BRU Carnival is back and we have five family tickets up for grabs!
Final messages of support pour as Paisley waits on UK City of Culture 2021 decision

Final messages of support pour as Paisley waits on UK City of Culture 2021 decision

Last Updated: 6th December 2017
The people of Paisley now have just hours to wait to find out if their town will be crowned the next UK City of Culture!
Be a Social Media Santa with Shelter Scotland and give a homeless child a Christmas to remember this year!

Be a Social Media Santa with Shelter Scotland and give a homeless child a Christmas to remember this year!

Last Updated: 6th December 2017
Do something to give homeless children across Scotland a Christmas to remember, and become a #SocialMediaSanta.
Gift adventure this Christmas with Go Ape!

Gift adventure this Christmas with Go Ape!

Last Updated: 5th December 2017
Gift an unforgettable memory this Christmas with a voucher for Go Ape Tree Top Adventure.
Scotland, the most welcoming country in the world

Scotland, the most welcoming country in the world

Last Updated: 29th November 2017
Scotland voted most welcoming country in the world and Favourite Destination of 2017 by Rough Guide readers!
St Andrews Day Celebrations light up Loch Lomond Shores

St Andrews Day Celebrations light up Loch Lomond Shores

Last Updated: 28th November 2017
Loch Lomond Shores will be celebrating St Andrews Day in style this weekend, with a two day event on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December!
Online auction of literary treats launched for Scottish charity

Online auction of literary treats launched for Scottish charity

Last Updated: 22nd November 2017
An online auction featuring exclusive literary items will be launched today ahead of Book Week Scotland.
Community Hire Initiative for Registered Charities

Community Hire Initiative for Registered Charities

Last Updated: 21st November 2017
Turner Hire Drive is now offering the opportunity of free short term vehicle rental to registered charities throughout the UK.
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra needs you to Ring and Record Scotlands Church Bells

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra needs you to Ring and Record Scotlands Church Bells

Last Updated: 14th November 2017
Scottish composer Martin Suckling is on a mission to collect as many sound samples of bells from across Scotland as possible.
Fire and Light at the Helix!

Fire and Light at the Helix!

Last Updated: 9th November 2017
Illuminate and energise your New Year celebrations with the Fire & Light outdoor experience at the Helix in Falkirk!
Cineworld Edinburgh Unveils Brand New 4DX Screen

Cineworld Edinburgh Unveils Brand New 4DX Screen

Last Updated: 9th November 2017
Cineworld has revealed that Cineworld Edinburgh will unveil a newly introduced, fully immersive 4DX screen on 13th December.
Fireworks light up the Christmas season at Loch Lomond Shores

Fireworks light up the Christmas season at Loch Lomond Shores

Last Updated: 4th November 2017
It’s a case of ‘Remember, remember 19th November’ as Loch Lomond Shores prepares for its annual Christmas light switch on and firework display!
VisitScotland launches GINTERACTIVE map

VisitScotland launches GINTERACTIVE map

Last Updated: 3rd November 2017
VisitScotland is quenching the thirst of gin fans with the creation of its very first interactive gin map!
Kinky Boots is strutting into the Playhouse next Christmas

Kinky Boots is strutting into the Playhouse next Christmas

Last Updated: 1st November 2017
Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award, to come to the Playhouse for a two week run December 2018.
Wicked 2018 UK & Ireland Tour Releases First Production Photographs

Wicked 2018 UK & Ireland Tour Releases First Production Photographs

Last Updated: 24th October 2017
WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon, is pleased to release new production photography, by Matt Crockett.
Jon Richardson brings his brand new tour to Scotland this November!

Jon Richardson brings his brand new tour to Scotland this November!

Last Updated: 12th October 2017
One of the UK's most popular comedians, Jon Richardson is back on the road this autumn with his second leg of his smash hit tour 'Old Man'!
Jazzie B announces Soul ll Soul gig for Glasgow in December

Jazzie B announces Soul ll Soul gig for Glasgow in December

Last Updated: 11th October 2017
Soul-funk legends Jazzie B and Caron Wheeler are coming to The Glasgow Barrowlands on Saturday, December 9th!
ODEON East Kilbride to relaunch as first ever fully reclining ODEON Luxe cinema

ODEON East Kilbride to relaunch as first ever fully reclining ODEON Luxe cinema

Last Updated: 10th October 2017
ODEON East Kilbride is to become the first ODEON Luxe cinema in Europe - officially launching on Thursday 12th October!
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Scottish landmarks illuminate to support Paisley 2021

Last Updated: 30th September 2017
Scotland's iconic landmarks light up to support Paisley UK City of Culture 2021 bid!

Comic Con comes to Loch Lomond

Last Updated: 28th September 2017
Comic Con is coming to Loch Lomond Shores for the first time – and there's a lot of excitement from from fans!

Macmillan Coffee Morning at Dobbies Garden Centres

Last Updated: 27th September 2017
On Friday 29th September, Dobbies Garden Centres are taking part in the world's biggest coffee morning to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Experience an Autumn adventure with Go Ape Aberfoyle

Last Updated: 26th September 2017
Experience your very own Autumn adventure at Go Ape in Aberfoyle this October break with 20% off!

The Falkirk Funduro 2017

Last Updated: 24th September 2017
The Falkirk Funduro 2017: Mountain Biking Fun with Two Capitals F's, 25 November 2017 at Callendar Estate.

Performers Prepare for First Heritage Festival in Stirling

Last Updated: 24th September 2017
Final rehearsals are in full swing for Stirling-based youth orchestra, Big Noise Raploch, for city’s History Live Festival.

Celebrate Eid in the Woods this weekend

Last Updated: 30th August 2017
Join Al Masaar and Forestry Commission Scotland to celebrate Eid in the Woods this weekend in Callendar Woods, Falkirk.

Foodie weekend is back and bursting with flavour

Last Updated: 21st August 2017
A feast of food, drink, live music and family entertainment will be on offer next week as the Loch Lomond Food and Drink Festival returns!

Thousands set to make a splash at The Great Scottish Swim

Last Updated: 18th August 2017
Thousands are set to take part in The Great Scottish Swim at Loch Lomond Shores on Saturday 26th August!

Mel & Sue are bringing The Generation Game back to BBC One...

Last Updated: 9th August 2017
And producers are looking for family pairs to take part in the hilarious gameshow!

Rocking and Rolling midway point for successful Perth Racecourse season

Last Updated: 27th July 2017
Perth Racecourse is gearing up for its next two meetings, Rock at the Races and the brand-new Golf Perthshire Raceday.