Cunningly Good Coverage

CUNNINGLY GOOD COVERAGE September saw VOLPA celebrate its sweet 16, expand into Dundee and continue to snatch trophies. Here are the highlights for September. Discovering Dundee September was a big month of growth for Volpa, with a second…

Tickets for The Enchanted Forest's 2018 show Of The Wild now SOLD OUT

The Enchanted Forest 2018 has been hailed a spectacular success with all 80,000 tickets for this year's Of The Wild show now sold out. This is 6% increase on 2017's previous record-breaking run when just over 75,000 visitors attended Scotland's…

Official Charity The Birks Cinema’s Guests Visit Enchanted Forest

Lucky competition ticket winners and some local community group members who regularly get together at The Birks Cinema – one of Enchanted Forest 2018’s official charities - were treated to a visit to remember at Perthshire’s light show…

Triple success for Balhousie Care Group at National Care Awards

Three exceptional people from Balhousie Care Group have been shortlisted for a National Care Award. Heather Smith, Yvonne Manson and Ross Balmer are finalists for the prestigious awards which recognises the very best of those working the care…

Scottish Power lights the way as the first tenant to move into Water's Edge at Dundee's City Quay

Scottish Power is the first tenant to move into the much-anticipated Water's Edge commercial office development in Dundee. The energy company has taken a space in the historic former transit shed 25 which has been extensively refurbished…

Too cool for school! 70 Highland Perthshire pupils and their teachers enjoy a special trip to The Enchanted Forest 2018

Around 70 pupils from two Highland Perthshire primary schools were among the first visitors to enjoy this year's Enchanted Forest show Of The Wild. Primary 7 youngsters from Pitlochry and Breadalbane Primaries, and their teachers, attended…

"Responsible partying" is on the curriculum for Scotland's college students as bar safety scheme takes off

As Scottish students settle into a new academic year they're also settling into a new approach to partying, thanks to a socially responsible scheme for bars which is sweeping the country. Returning college and university students who visit…

The Enchanted Forest 2018 gets off to a wild and wonderful start

Hundreds of invited visitors watched in delight as The Enchanted Forest launched its much-anticipated 2018 show Of The Wild in Faskally Wood, near Pitlochry, tonight (Wednesday, October 3). Showcasing the wild and wonderful autumnal beauty…

Tricia Fox Recognised for Outstanding Contribution to Business & Community

Tricia Fox, CEO and founder of Volpa, has won the ‘recognition of outstanding contribution’ award at the 2018 Association of Scottish Businesswomen’s (ASB) awards. Tricia, who began the full service agency in 2002 from a spare room…

Are we being silenced?

As my hand hovers over the keyboard, I press delete repeatedly and watch my thoughts simply disappear. I have always been outspoken. I know my own mind, and I speak it. It’s not something I have a problem with. I’m happy to debate and argue.…

NOVAK travel back to their Scottish roots to light up The Enchanted Forest's 17th show

Persistence has finally paid off for a trio of Scottish motion-design artists who are returning to their roots this Autumn as part of the creative team behind the award-winning Enchanted Forest. Adam Finlay from Glasgow, Elliot Thomson from…

The Enchanted Forest helps break down barriers to employment in Highland Perthshire

The Enchanted Forest has joined forces with social enterprise The Workshop Aberfeldy to support people in Highland Perthshire who face barriers into employment. The Dunkeld Road-based charity has produced some beautifully crafted merchandise…

Work Experience at Volpa leads to London Recognition for Student

After spending a few days of work experience earlier this year here at Volpa, Crieff born film production student Odhran Combe will see his work displayed at Scotland House in central London from this month onwards. Odhran, who is due to…

Serial entrepreneur Graeme Carling argues that being a landlord in Scotland is "a minefield"

Scotland's private rented sector is in need of a massive shake-up, according to Scotland's largest independent residential landlord. As more and more buy-to-let investors bail on one of the surest financial bets in our lifetime, serial entrepreneur…

The David Livingstone Pop-Up Touring Exhibition now open at Low Parks Museum in Hamilton

Key moments in the life of legendary explorer and missionary David Livingstone are the focus of an exciting new ‘pop-up' touring exhibition running at Low Parks Museum in Hamilton throughout September. As well as highlighting the remarkable…

Dundee visitor attractions back new city bus route

Leading members of Dundee's tourism sector have lent their support to a new electric bus route in Dundee. Verdant Works, Discovery Point and VisitDundee are backing Service 360, which will operate every 20 minutes around the city centre. Operated…

WOW Festival founder joins PBN members for inspirational breakfast event

The founder of the internationally celebrated Women of the World (WOW) Festival is kicking off WOW Perth 2018 by attending a breakfast networking event in the city hosted by Perthshire Businesswomen's Network (PBN). Jude Kelly CBE, a prolific…

VisitDundee welcomes opening of V&A Dundee

The new V&A Dundee was given a warm welcome this week by VisitDundee, the tourism venture launched to promote the city as a short break destination. VisitDundee endorsed Dundee's newest and long-awaited visitor attraction, the latest…

Enchanted Forest helps local music group add more strings to their bows

A Highland Perthshire fiddle group has received a special grant from the organisers of the multi-award-winning Enchanted Forest, The Enchanted Forest Community Trust.  Mid Atholl Strings and Things, a traditional Scottish and Irish music…

Volpa Expands with the Opening of a New Office

Volpa, one of Scotland's top independent marketing agencies, is realising its ambitious expansion plans with the opening of a new office in Dundee. The Perth based full service agency is opening a new office this month in The Flour Mill, an…