Entries by Linda Allan

Our Cunningly Good Guide to….Marketing a Small Event

When planning an event, it’s easy to get caught up in the practical details and organisation needed to make the event happen and leave the promotion to something you get around to later.  Often for smaller events, budgets simply don’t stretch to much in the way of printed material like posters and leaflets. However, every […]

Volpa secures partnership with BBN for national awards

Best Bar None (BBN) Scotland, a programme promoting responsible attitudes to alcohol across the licenced trade, has appointed Perth-based marketing agency Volpa as a media partner for its annual national awards. Best Bar None is a unique national accreditation and award scheme aimed at raising standards and rewarding licensed premises who undertake positive management practices […]

Digital Expert Zudu working with Discovery Point on pioneering solution to welcome Chinese Visitors

A Scottish-based specialist in Chinese marketing is teaming up with one of Scotland’s top tourist attractions to make it more appealing and accessible to the ever-increasing numbers of tourists from the world’s second biggest economy. Zudu, the first Scottish company to focus on digital strategies for breaking into the lucrative Chinese sector, is working closely […]

Inspired by soldier son, family of care home workers gets ready to Sleep in the Park to support homeless charity

A family of care home workers is preparing to brave freezing temperatures to participate in this year’s Sleep in the Park in Dundee and help tackle homelessness in Scotland. Steven and Michelle Moody from Arbroath are supporting the event, along with their 16-year-old daughter, Billie, by taking part in the mass participation sleep out in […]

Third Spirits of Scone event at Scone Palace a howling success

With more than 5,000 visitors over seven nights, Scone Palace’s third annual Spirits of Scone event was declared a howling success. The five-star visitor attraction transformed its grounds into a horrorfest in the run-up to Halloween to offer an illuminated fright fest that included a zombie campsite, cannibal butcher and a maze of nightmares which […]

Enchanted Forest wins coveted Thistle Award for Best Cultural Event

The Enchanted Forest is celebrating after adding another prestigious tourism award to its long list of successes. Scotland’s multi-award-winning sound and light show took home the trophy for Best Cultural Event at the Regional Final for Central, Fife & Tayside of the Scottish Thistle Awards held at Prestonfield last night. It will now go forward […]

The Enchanted Forest Community Trust supports LIVING WAGE WEEK (Nov 5-10) with a special Light Show

The Living Wage Week message has been lighting up the skies in Highland Perthshire. As The Enchanted Forest wrapped up another record breaking year on Sunday (November 5), Scotland’s multi award-winning sound and light show underlined its commitment to fair pay by projecting the Living Wage logo above Loch Dunmore in Faskally Wood. Event organiser […]

Etape Caledonia Organisers get Green Light

Limelight Sports has today been given the green light to proceed with the Etape Caledonia 2019 from the Environment & Infrastructure Committee at Perth & Kinross Council. Limelight Sports announced it had acquired the event management rights to Scotland’s original closed road sportive, Etape Caledonia, from global sports management giant IMG last month. They have […]

How to stay safe shopping online this Christmas: Top tips from leading Tayside solicitors Miller Hendry

It’s less than eight weeks to Christmas and Tayside shoppers are already buying presents online to get ahead of the annual rush. However November and December are the busiest months for fraudsters too and the internet is just full of seasonal scams. Leading Tayside solicitor Alan Matthew from Miller Hendry says: “Generally speaking shopping online […]

Why Angus should be on every foodie’s map

With world-renowned delicacies, restaurants featuring a staggering range of cuisines, and home-grown gin and vodka, Angus is a food (and drink) lover’s heaven. Which means that everyone from serious gourmands to those who just love their food should be circling this region as a destination of choice. In the latest in a new series of travel blogs, Visit […]

Scone Palace joins social media challenge to celebrate release of NETFLIX’s Outlaw King

One of Scotland’s most popular visitor attractions, Scone Palace, has been recruited by VisitScotland to participate in a social media challenge to celebrate the release of Outlaw King, a brand-new movie from NETFLIX about the life of Robert the Bruce after being crowned King of Scotland. This weekend, VisitScotland has challenged two prolific bloggers to […]

Nurse Genna is the 500,000th visitor to The Enchanted Forest

Scotland’s premier sound and light show The Enchanted Forest celebrated an incredible milestone this week when it welcomed its 500,000th visitor. Genna Sawers, a nurse from Glasgow, bought the historic tickets to experience the award-winning event with her boyfriend Darrel Clark. To mark the occasion Genna was contacted by show organisers and offered an all-expenses-paid […]

Douglas Home & Company celebrates 35 years in business

One of Scotland’s leading providers of Chartered Accountancy and Tax Advisory services, Douglas Home & Company, is celebrating 35 years in business. Specialising in director-led expert advice and financial leadership, the firm has grown from one office in Berwick Upon Tweed in the early 1980s to having offices across the Scottish Borders with a presence […]

Volpa Wins Small Business of the Year Award

Volpa, the Dundee and Perth based independent marketing agency, has won ‘Small Business of the Year’ at The Courier Business Awards 2018. The full-service multiple award-winning agency, which boasts dedicated publicity, design and digital departments, beat four other strong contenders in the category. The ‘Small Business of the Year’ award acknowledges small businesses which have […]