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Ron Lawson announces Solo Exhibition Surf to Summit at The Strathearn Gallery

Ron Lawson announces Solo Exhibition Surf to Summit at The Strathearn Gallery

Ron Lawson, Scotland's most original and in demand artist opens his largest Solo Exhibition in 3 years at The Strathearn Gallery in Crieff on Saturday 30th October.

First Published: 15th October 2021
Beatson Cancer Charity launches Beatson Rewards for supporters shopping and socialising across Scotland

Beatson Cancer Charity launches Beatson Rewards for supporters shopping and socialising across Scotland

Beatson Cancer Charity is launching a rewards card which will offer fantastic discounts in a variety of businesses situated around Scotland.

First Published: 14th October 2021
Scottish charity offers a chance to change a life of a young person

Scottish charity offers a chance to change a life of a young person

Specialist child and youth care provider Kibble is encouraging those looking to move into a more meaningful career to sign up to its Child and Youth Care Worker Staff-in-Training programme.

First Published: 14th October 2021
Wellbeing boost for Clacks kids as charity launches 250 bike pilot

Wellbeing boost for Clacks kids as charity launches 250 bike pilot

250 Clackmannanshire children aged 10-12 are to be invited to take part in a pilot project offering them a free bike, as well as essential cycling skills training and bike maintenance support.

First Published: 13th October 2021
Book Week Scotland Programme Launch

Book Week Scotland Programme Launch

2021 marks ten years of Book Week Scotland, and Scottish Book Trust has today (12 October) launched a programme of events around the theme of ‘Celebration’.

First Published: 11th October 2021
Taking Big Steps To Enjoy Top Up Taps Network in Scotland

Taking Big Steps To Enjoy Top Up Taps Network in Scotland

Scotland’s expanding network of distinctive water refill stations is set to inspire people to enjoy and protect the nation’s great outdoors this Autumn.

First Published: 11th October 2021
Five things to do with the kids this October Break

Five things to do with the kids this October Break

Here’s a quick round up of what’s on in Stirling this week to keep the kids entertained. Best of all, many of them are free!

First Published: 9th October 2021
Stirling BID appoints team of Street Ambassadors

Stirling BID appoints team of Street Ambassadors

Launched by Go Forth Stirling BID, a team of Ambassadors has taken to the streets of Stirling to provide a warm and informed welcome to visitors and promote the city centre.

First Published: 8th October 2021
Bricklive Fantasy Kingdom Trail launches in Stirling today

Bricklive Fantasy Kingdom Trail launches in Stirling today

Go Forth Stirling BID has brought Bricklive’s Fantasy Kingdom tour - a toy brick trail of swords and sorcery – to the city centre!

First Published: 8th October 2021
The Say Award announce the 2021 shortlist

The Say Award announce the 2021 shortlist

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award is today delighted to reveal 2021’s Shortlist, plus the winner of the inaugural Modern Scottish Classic Award, as voted by 2021’s Longlist.

First Published: 7th October 2021
Forth Valley Food Festival kicks of this weekend from 9th to 17th October

Forth Valley Food Festival kicks of this weekend from 9th to 17th October

A weeklong celebration of local food and drink kicks off this weekend, as the fourth annual Forth Valley Food Festival gets underway.

First Published: 7th October 2021
Emily Williamson Statue Campaign national tour visits RSPB Loch Leven

Emily Williamson Statue Campaign national tour visits RSPB Loch Leven

The campaign to create a statue of RSPB founder and eco pioneer Emily Williamson (1855-1936) is touring RSPB reserves around the country including a visit to RSPB Loch Leven in Kinross.

First Published: 7th October 2021
Members of the public asked to help tell climate story in Scotland

Members of the public asked to help tell climate story in Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is asking the public to submit photographs or artwork showcasing the impact of climate change on Scotland.

First Published: 5th October 2021
Kiltwalk raises record breaking amount for Scottish charities in 2021

Kiltwalk raises record breaking amount for Scottish charities in 2021

Scotland’s legendary Kiltwalk Kindness has raised a remarkable £8.4 million for more than 1,200 charities across the country this year.

First Published: 5th October 2021
Bloody Scotland Hybrid Festival exceeds expectations and extends run for 2022

Bloody Scotland Hybrid Festival exceeds expectations and extends run for 2022

Bloody Scotland hybrid festival 2021 outperformed targets and has prompted organisers to extend their run for next year.

First Published: 4th October 2021
Miller Homes returns with Home Safe campaign

Miller Homes returns with Home Safe campaign

Leading UK housebuilder Miller Homes returns this autumn with its Home Safe campaign, keeping children safe on their walk, cycle, or scoot, to and from school!

First Published: 1st October 2021
The Say Award 72 hour public vote is now open

The Say Award 72 hour public vote is now open

From today until midnight on Wednesday 29th September, music fans can vote for their favourite Scottish album on this year’s Longlist at The SAY Award.

First Published: 27th September 2021
Free WiFi Launched in Stirling City Centre

Free WiFi Launched in Stirling City Centre

Stirling’s Business Improvement District (Go Forth) and Stirling Council have joined forces to launch a free Wi-Fi service covering the entire city centre.

First Published: 27th September 2021
Pitlochry Festival Theatre and National Trust for Scotland collaborate on sound installation at Moirlanich Longhouse

Pitlochry Festival Theatre and National Trust for Scotland collaborate on sound installation at Moirlanich Longhouse

In a new collaboration between Pitlochry Festival Theatre and the National Trust for Scotland, a specially-commissioned soundscape, has been installed at Moirlanich Longhouse.

First Published: 23rd September 2021
Edinburgh volunteer clocks up the miles on fundraising tour of iconic Scottish locations

Edinburgh volunteer clocks up the miles on fundraising tour of iconic Scottish locations

Rosemary Laird is in the midst of a personal grand tour of Scotland, with the aim of visiting 61 iconic Scottish landmarks and locations on an epic fundraiser for the National Trust for Scotland.

First Published: 23rd September 2021
Watch Scotland come to light with new film for Scotland Year of Coasts and Waters

Watch Scotland come to light with new film for Scotland Year of Coasts and Waters

Light Waves is a multilingual short film by Historic Environment Scotland which showcases Scotland’s coasts and waters and its links to Gaelic and Scots culture.

First Published: 22nd September 2021
Bloody Scotland Hybrid Festival concludes on a high

Bloody Scotland Hybrid Festival concludes on a high

The Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival concluded on a high with some incredibly high-profile names in quick succession bringing it to a close on Sunday night.

First Published: 20th September 2021
Bloody Scotland International Crime Festival reveals winners 2021

Bloody Scotland International Crime Festival reveals winners 2021

Bloody Scotland International Crime Festival yesterday revealed Robbie Morrison and Craig Russell the winners of the Bloody Scotland Debut Prize and the McIlvanney Prize 2021.

First Published: 18th September 2021
Scottish Album of the Year Award announced Longlist

Scottish Album of the Year Award announced Longlist

Scotland's national music prize, the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award, has officially announced the twenty outstanding Scottish albums which have made it onto this year's coveted Longlist!

First Published: 17th September 2021
New video celebrates Independent Businesses in Stirling

New video celebrates Independent Businesses in Stirling

A promotional video which celebrates Stirling’s independent shops and retailers has been launched by the city’s BID.

First Published: 16th September 2021
BBC Scotland Debate Night TV programme welcomes back studio audiences

BBC Scotland Debate Night TV programme welcomes back studio audiences

We are excited to let you know that BBC Scotland's Debate Night is welcoming audiences back into the studio for their third series and are looking for people from across Scotland to join them!

First Published: 15th September 2021
Second Hand September month at Oxfam

Second Hand September month at Oxfam

Consumers across Scotland are being urged to only buy pre-loved clothing for 30 days or more in order to tackle a throwaway culture that Oxfam Scotland says is making climate change worse.

First Published: 15th September 2021
Fourth Food Festival for Forth Valley

Fourth Food Festival for Forth Valley

Forth Valley Food Festival will return for the fourth year in a row this October. The annual event will run during the school October break, from Saturday 9th to Sunday 17th October.

First Published: 15th September 2021
Safebase Scheme to offer a Safe Haven on the Streets of Stirling

Safebase Scheme to offer a Safe Haven on the Streets of Stirling

A partnership of city organisations has joined forces to launch ‘safe haven’ initiative Safebase on the streets of Stirling.

First Published: 13th September 2021
Creative Cohort lead Stirling Response to Climate Crisis

Creative Cohort lead Stirling Response to Climate Crisis

With the UN Climate Change Conference set to take place in Glasgow this autumn, Scene Stirling has commissioned five creatives to lead the city’s artistic response to the climate crisis.

First Published: 8th September 2021

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