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Local Food and Drink Businesses Adapt to Crisis

Local Food and Drink Businesses Adapt to Crisis

Local food and drink businesses are adapting to the challenges posed by Covid-19 to support the local community in a time of need.
Last Updated: 8th April 2020
Carol Smillie narrates Scottish book for children during LOCHdown

Carol Smillie narrates Scottish book for children during LOCHdown

Scottish TV presenter Carol Smillie is keeping kids entertained by bringing a new children’s book to life for young readers!
Last Updated: 8th April 2020
Vibration Festival brainwave to tide businesses over

Vibration Festival brainwave to tide businesses over

The team behind Falkirk’s postponed Vibration Festival have come up with a way to help crisis hit small businesses generate income.
Last Updated: 7th April 2020
Licketyspit videos about Coronavirus hit the spot for children and families

Licketyspit videos about Coronavirus hit the spot for children and families

Scottish children's theatre and family play charity, Licketyspit, have created two videos for children explaining the Coronavirus outbreak and lockdown.
Last Updated: 6th April 2020
Scottish Book Trust opens for real life story submissions

Scottish Book Trust opens for real life story submissions

Scottish Book Trust has launched this year’s ‘Your Stories’ national campaign, appealing for members of the public to share real life stories around the theme of future.
Last Updated: 6th April 2020
Free Bike Hire for Key Workers in Forth Valley

Free Bike Hire for Key Workers in Forth Valley

Forth Environment Link and Recyke-a-Bike have joined forces with Cycling Scotland to make the region’s two bike share schemes, nextbike and Forth Bike, free to key workers during April.
Last Updated: 2nd April 2020
First Minister to feature in one hour special on Covid 19 on Forth 1 and Forth 2

First Minister to feature in one hour special on Covid 19 on Forth 1 and Forth 2

In a first for Scottish radio, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to set to appear in a one-hour special on COVID 19 on Forth 1 and Forth 2 on Friday 3rd April.
Last Updated: 2nd April 2020
August 2020 Festivals Will Not Take Place in Edinburgh

August 2020 Festivals Will Not Take Place in Edinburgh

For the first time in over 70 years, the five festivals that transform Edinburgh into the world’s leading cultural destination every August are not going ahead due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Last Updated: 1st April 2020
Cumbernauld woman takes to the airwaves and stars in radio ad

Cumbernauld woman takes to the airwaves and stars in radio ad

A Cumbernauld woman has taken to the airwaves to record an advert for leading social care charity, Quarriers!
Last Updated: 30th March 2020
Single Malt To Sanitiser

Single Malt To Sanitiser

We are delighted to announce that Glasgow Distillery is now producing hand sanitiser, following urgent appeals from The British Red Cross, the NHS and more!
Last Updated: 27th March 2020
Invisible Cities release fun trail activity packs for children

Invisible Cities release fun trail activity packs for children

Invisible Cities have been working to set up virtual tours as well as a kids section with fun activity trails that children can win prizes for completing and all while staying safe and indoors!
Last Updated: 27th March 2020
Stirling BID suspends Levy Payments in wake of Covid 19 Crisis

Stirling BID suspends Levy Payments in wake of Covid 19 Crisis

Stirling’s Business Improvement District (BID) is suspending levy payments in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis.
Last Updated: 26th March 2020
Volunteer heroes needed to join largest volunteer drive Scotland has seen in a generation

Volunteer heroes needed to join largest volunteer drive Scotland has seen in a generation

Scotland’s leading volunteering charity caring for people at risk of coronavirus has issued a rallying call for people to join the largest volunteer drive that Scotland has seen in a generation.
Last Updated: 26th March 2020
Free Crowdfunding support launched

Free Crowdfunding support launched

Pay it Forward: Crowdfunder & Enterprise Nation launch support for Scottish small businesses during COVID-19 pandemic.
Last Updated: 25th March 2020
Scots brew up new ideas to support charity helping those at risk from Coronavirus

Scots brew up new ideas to support charity helping those at risk from Coronavirus

Supporters of Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland are doing the #TeaBagChallenge to raise vital funds to help those who are isolated and vulnerable to coronavirus.
Last Updated: 24th March 2020
The National Theatre of Scotland launches Scenes for Survival in response to COVID 19

The National Theatre of Scotland launches Scenes for Survival in response to COVID 19

Scenes for Survival is a crisis responsive artistic online project launched in association with BBC Scotland and BBC Arts' Culture in Quarantine project.
Last Updated: 23rd March 2020
Go Forth support for Local Business during Covid 19 Crisis

Go Forth support for Local Business during Covid 19 Crisis

Go Forth Stirling has joined forces with Stirling Council and other local partners to support BID members during the Covid-19 crisis.
Last Updated: 20th March 2020
Help CHSS, Join the fight in Scotland

Help CHSS, Join the fight in Scotland

Scotland's largest charity caring for some of the people most at risk from coronavirus is calling for more Scots to join the growing movement to fight the virus.
Last Updated: 19th March 2020
Whisky Angel with Silver Locket launched by glassmaker

Whisky Angel with Silver Locket launched by glassmaker

A glass angel holding a silver locket and filled with rare whisky from a `lost distillery’ is the latest innovation from Stirling firm Angels’ Share Glass.
Last Updated: 19th March 2020
Popular festival delayed due to Coronavirus

Popular festival delayed due to Coronavirus

It's with huge regret that we announce the postponement of Springfest Food and Drink Festival scheduled to take place on the 4th and 5th April at Loch Lomond Shores.
Last Updated: 18th March 2020
Several large scale Renfrewshire events cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

Several large scale Renfrewshire events cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

In line with national guidance from the Scottish Government on the coronavirus, Renfrewshire Council have taken the decision to cancel all their large-scale events until the end of June.
Last Updated: 16th March 2020
Go Forth Stirling Help for Local Businesses hit by Covid 19

Go Forth Stirling Help for Local Businesses hit by Covid 19

Local traders hit by the COVID-19 crisis are urged to contact Go Forth Stirling for business support.
Last Updated: 16th March 2020
Glasgow Kiltwalk postponed as part of coronavirus measures

Glasgow Kiltwalk postponed as part of coronavirus measures

Following official advice from the Scottish Government, the event, which was set to take place on 26th April, will be rescheduled for a later date.
Last Updated: 15th March 2020
Macdonald Inchyra Hotel and Spa steps back in time with Icon Tribute Nights

Macdonald Inchyra Hotel and Spa steps back in time with Icon Tribute Nights

Macdonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa, near Falkirk, is reliving past decades with a host of tribute nights this spring.
Last Updated: 13th March 2020
Win free energy bills for a year with Home Energy Scotland

Win free energy bills for a year with Home Energy Scotland

WIN FREE energy bills for a whole year with Home Energy Scotland, the free and impartial energy advice service!
Last Updated: 11th March 2020
Calls for the country to light up in blue

Calls for the country to light up in blue

Parkinson's UK Scotland has launched its 2020 campaign calling for landmarks and buildings across Scotland to light up in blue to mark World Parkinson's Day on 11th April.
Last Updated: 11th March 2020
Loch Lomond festival set to be bigger and better than ever

Loch Lomond festival set to be bigger and better than ever

After the huge success of the Loch Lomond Food and Drink Festival 2109, one of Scotland’s biggest food festivals, Springfest, is returning to Loch Lomond Shores on the 4th & 5th April!
Last Updated: 6th March 2020
Stirling Landtrain Named Choo Choo McGoo

Stirling Landtrain Named Choo Choo McGoo

Stirling’s Land Train is to be named Choo Choo McGoo following a public vote, receiving more than 50% of votes, after a competition to find the perfect title.
Last Updated: 5th March 2020
The Dinosaurs are Coming

The Dinosaurs are Coming

More than twenty life-size animated dinosaurs have arrived at Blair Drummond Safari Park for a new exhibition, World of Dinosaurs, which is due to open on 1st April.
Last Updated: 2nd March 2020
Mum is the word at Macdonald Hotels and Resorts

Mum is the word at Macdonald Hotels and Resorts

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts Spa Collection offers the perfect treat this Mother’s Day.
Last Updated: 27th February 2020

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Westlife
Westlife, the UK’s top selling album group of the 21st Century, will tour the UK in 2020 with their 15-date Stadiums in the Summer Tour and it includes a date at The Falkirk Stadium on 27th June.
The Best Seat in the House
The Not Forgotten charity have launched a FREE weekly entertainment show, featuring artists such as The Osmonds, Elaine Paige, Aled Jones and Brian Conley to name a few!
The Killers at Falkirk Stadium
The Killers have announced a UK stadium tour for 2020 and first stop is Falkirk Stadium on Thursday 28th May!
Pre-Pilates Classes - Online
Join Kirsty from Improve with Pilates for this online class! It's a slowed down, contemporary version of Pilates, suitable for Beginners and Improvers.
Wallace Nature Club by Under The Trees
The Wallace Nature Club is run by local charity 'Under The Trees' and gives your child the opportunity for lots of outdoor fun as they learn about the natural environment on The Abbey Craig!

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Macrobert Arts Centre Stirling Castle The Albert Halls Stirling The National Wallace Monument Tolbooth Stirling

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