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Hitting an ace with Grahams Squidgies for kids

Hitting an ace with Grahams Squidgies for kids

Graham’s and Bridge of Allan Sports Club’s partnership encourages junior development and skills progression in tennis and squash.

First Published: 11th May 2021
Bannockburn House free family cook alongs are back for 2021

Bannockburn House free family cook alongs are back for 2021

Bannockburn House’s popular cook-along sessions are back for 2021. The community project has secured funding from Scotland Loves Local to run three more online sessions this year.

First Published: 10th May 2021
Stirling City Radio Happy to Chat campaign aims to get people chatting and tackle loneliness

Stirling City Radio Happy to Chat campaign aims to get people chatting and tackle loneliness

Stirling City Radio community station has launched a bid to get people talking and tackle loneliness across Stirlingshire post pandemic.

First Published: 10th May 2021
Dobbies teams up with Butterfly Conservation in its latest podcast episode

Dobbies teams up with Butterfly Conservation in its latest podcast episode

Dobbies has launched the latest episode of its popular podcast, this time in collaboration with Butterfly Conservation to hear more about its ‘Nurture for Nature’ campaign.

First Published: 7th May 2021
Kevin Quantum, Flaming Canonballs at Edinburgh Castle stunt

Kevin Quantum, Flaming Canonballs at Edinburgh Castle stunt

At 1pm today (Thursday 29th April), the global premiere of a daring stunt at Edinburgh Castle by scientist and magician Kevin Quantum was unveiled on YouTube.

First Published: 29th April 2021
Help save your local charity shop

Help save your local charity shop

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland's much-loved stores are urgently appealing to people in the local community to volunteer their time and help keep the store running.

First Published: 28th April 2021
What a BREWtiful sight: Aldi unveils line up for Spring Scottish Beer Festival

What a BREWtiful sight: Aldi unveils line up for Spring Scottish Beer Festival

Aldi has revealed the line-up for its annual Scottish beer festival, which will showcase 30 exceptional craft beers from thirteen breweries across the country, with prices starting at just £1.39!

First Published: 28th April 2021
New Forth Valley Food and Drink Picnic Trail

New Forth Valley Food and Drink Picnic Trail

Forth Valley Food and Drink network is set to launch a new trail this weekend, encouraging people to fill their picnic baskets with local goodies.

First Published: 28th April 2021
Does your property have what it takes to be Home of the Year

Does your property have what it takes to be Home of the Year

Scotland is full of beautiful, surprising and absolutely unique homes... but do they have what it takes to be Home of the Year?

First Published: 17th July 2018
Dobbies hosts great pizza virtual event with Ooni Pizza Ovens

Dobbies hosts great pizza virtual event with Ooni Pizza Ovens

Dobbies, the UK’s leading garden centre retailer, has announced a free, exclusive virtual event with Ooni Pizza Ovens, to share top tips on making great pizza with keen cooks across the UK.

First Published: 27th April 2021
The Malt Whisky Trail prepares warm welcome for UK whisky lovers

The Malt Whisky Trail prepares warm welcome for UK whisky lovers

The Malt Whisky Trail prepares for the welcome return of whisky lovers from across the UK with the easing of travel restrictions across Scotland.

First Published: 26th April 2021
Scottish Opera celebrates 50 years of pioneering Outreach and Education work

Scottish Opera celebrates 50 years of pioneering Outreach and Education work

To celebrate the 50th anniversary year of its Outreach and Education programme, Scottish Opera announces new projects to connect with communities across Scotland!

First Published: 26th April 2021
Stirling Traders get back to business as restrictions ease

Stirling Traders get back to business as restrictions ease

Go Forth Stirling Business Improvement District is welcoming business owners and shoppers back to the city and has launched reopening guidance to help traders navigate mandatory requirements.

First Published: 26th April 2021
Edinburgh Castle hosts world premiere of spectacular stunt by scientist and magician Kevin Quantum

Edinburgh Castle hosts world premiere of spectacular stunt by scientist and magician Kevin Quantum

Thousands around the world expected to gather online on 29th April at 1pm to watch internationally acclaimed performer attempt daring stunt at Edinburgh Castle.

First Published: 22nd April 2021
Revolutionary free online learning tool for Scottish pupils unveiled

Revolutionary free online learning tool for Scottish pupils unveiled

A digital learning platform, designed to support all teenage pupils across Scotland with their education launched on Wednesday 21 April.

First Published: 22nd April 2021
Chickens hatch a cracking plan for Spring Theatre at home

Chickens hatch a cracking plan for Spring Theatre at home

Rubber Chicken Theatre is set to unveil its spring theatre season this week: streaming from Thursday 22 April – Saturday 1 May.

First Published: 20th April 2021
Empty shops in Stirling transformed into animated works of art

Empty shops in Stirling transformed into animated works of art

Stirling’s empty shop windows have been transformed into vibrant works of art thanks to an ambitious project launched by the city’s BID.

First Published: 20th April 2021
The World Pipe Band Championships 2021, due to take place at Glasgow Green in August has been cancelled

The World Pipe Band Championships 2021, due to take place at Glasgow Green in August has been cancelled

The event, which would normally attract around 200 bands from around the world to compete, is expected to return to Glasgow in 2022.

First Published: 19th April 2021
Enjoy a holiday steeped in history at Rowallan Castle

Enjoy a holiday steeped in history at Rowallan Castle

For anyone looking for a holiday steeped in history then look no further than Old Rowallan Castle in Ayrshire.

First Published: 17th April 2021
New creative network launches Spring events series

New creative network launches Spring events series

Vantage Points, a new creative network for Bannockburn and the Eastern villages, is set to kick off its first ever series of events this month.

First Published: 16th April 2021
Tickets now on sale for some of the top visitor attractions in Scotland

Tickets now on sale for some of the top visitor attractions in Scotland

Scotland’s most famous historic heritage sites, including Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle and Urquhart Castle, are getting set to lower their drawbridges!

First Published: 14th April 2021
The Big Lunch is back!

The Big Lunch is back!

The Big Lunch returns from 5th June, encouraging communities to come together to support each other after a challenging year.

First Published: 14th April 2021
Scottish Ballet announces two new dance films, created in collaboration with people living with neurological conditions

Scottish Ballet announces two new dance films, created in collaboration with people living with neurological conditions

Scottish Ballet has unveiled two new dance films created in collaboration with people living with Parkinson's, MS and dementia, as part of their creative engagement project Haud Close.

First Published: 13th April 2021
Families encouraged to step in the right direction this spring

Families encouraged to step in the right direction this spring

Scottish walking charity, Paths For All, shares ten ways to add fun activities to the familiar family stroll!

First Published: 13th April 2021
Dobbies launch new award to find best young gardeners in UK

Dobbies launch new award to find best young gardeners in UK

Dobbies has announced the launch of its first-ever ‘Not Your Average Gardener’ awards, to find the UK’s best and most dedicated gardeners, including children and young people.

First Published: 12th April 2021
Stirling City Radio take on the Virtual Kiltwalk

Stirling City Radio take on the Virtual Kiltwalk

Volunteers from Stirling City Radio are taking on a range of challenges as part of the virtual Kiltwalk this month to raise funds for the community station.

First Published: 12th April 2021
Award Winning Stirling Glassmakers Launch Bespoke Tartan

Award Winning Stirling Glassmakers Launch Bespoke Tartan

An award-winning Scottish glassmaking firm has created its own Tartan – Whisky and Water by Angels’ Share Glass.

First Published: 12th April 2021
Scottish Opera reveals a programme of filmed and outdoor performances

Scottish Opera reveals a programme of filmed and outdoor performances

Scottish Opera have announced two new films, premiering this spring, along with plans for over 200 outdoor performances this summer!

First Published: 12th April 2021
Aldi and Williams Bros call on Scots beer lovers to help name new brew

Aldi and Williams Bros call on Scots beer lovers to help name new brew

Aldi has teamed up with long-term supplier Williams Bros to give customers the chance to name a brand-new beer which will be sold in stores across the country!

First Published: 8th April 2021
Booker Prize winner joins call for Your Stories

Booker Prize winner joins call for Your Stories

Booker Prize winner and Glasgow born author Douglas Stuart has joined forces with national charity Scottish Book Trust to encourage people of Scotland to submit their real-life stories.

First Published: 6th April 2021

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