Rare Diary Reveals Eyewitness Account of Famous Explorer’s Death

Ahead of 28th April, the anniversary of the death of Scottish explorer David Livingstone (1813-1873), a rare and unique African manuscript with the only handwritten eyewitness account of Livingstone’s death has been published online this…

Scottish Game Fair receives “staggering” response from traders

Interest from traders at this year’s Scottish Game Fair has been “staggering”, say the event’s organisers. The Scottish Game Fair, which is in association with NFU Mutual, takes place at Scone Palace Parklands on July 5-7, has attracted…

Best Scottish venues ‘bar none’ for responsible drinking revealed

Nine Scottish venues are celebrating after being crowned as the country’s most responsible licensed premises in the prestigious Best Bar None National Awards. The annual awards celebrate the nation’s bars, nightclubs and licensed premises…

Scone cyclist gears up for Etape Caledonia after pledge to get fit with friend following life debilitating illness

Two friends from Perthshire have signed up for this year's Etape Caledonia after falling in love with cycling and its physical and mental health benefits. Scone residents, Lesley Sharkey, 41, and Tia Dixon, 47, who both work for the NHS,…

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…

Crieff Hydro tops for families, says bestselling travel guide

Crieff Hydro, the Perthshire resort celebrating its 150th year in business, has won its latest family-friendly accolade - the top rating of "three ticks" in the hit travel guide Scotland the Best. In the new edition of the bestselling book,…
Enchanted Forest

The Enchanted Forest delivers £7.6million shot in the arm to Perthshire economy

The Enchanted Forest, Perthshire’s multi award-winning sound and light show, has confirmed today that an independent report demonstrates that the event delivers a £7.66million shot in the arm to Perthshire’s economy. An independent…

New research shows women on Mary King’s Close defied convention 400 years ago

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day today, The Real Mary King’s Close, one of Scotland’s foremost visitor attractions, has released exclusive new research delving further than ever before into the fascinating lives of women…
Stephen and Fiona Leckie

Crieff Hydro's ultimate working couple to share their secrets to success at ScotHot

Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Leckie and his wife Fiona, who is in charge of interior design at the flagship hotel, Crieff Hydro in Perthshire, are heading to this year's ScotHot to share their tips and experiences…

The Enchanted Forest featured in leading guide book series

Highland Perthshire’s spectacular autumnal sound and lighting event, The Enchanted Forest, has been featured in the latest edition of the award-winning travel guide, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide. The guide is updated annually, with the…
Balhousie

Dundee youths learn skills for life as Balhousie Care Group steps up apprenticeship opportunities

Two Dundee youths have been given valuable work experience - and a peek into life in a busy care home - as part of a drive to increase apprenticeship opportunities. Balhousie St Ronans, part of the award-winning Balhousie Care Group, currently…

The Real Mary King's Close picks up award for excellent customer service as it celebrates record visitor numbers

The Real Mary King's Close is celebrating the beginning of Scottish Tourism Month with an Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Award and record-breaking visitor numbers. The five-star social history tour on Edinburgh's Royal Mile beat…

Dundee Heritage Trust appoints Chief Executive Officer

Dundee Heritage Trust, which runs the award-winning visitor attractions Discovery Point and Verdant Works, has appointed Deirdre Robertson as its Chief Executive Officer. Formerly Chief Operating Officer and Advisor for Tate and board member…

Etape Caledonia marks launch of Marie Curie's Great Daffodil Appeal with appeal for charity riders

As Marie Curie's biggest annual fundraising campaign, the Great Daffodil Appeal launches today (March 1), organisers of Etape Caledonia, the UK's original closed-roads sportive, are urging riders not to miss out on the opportunity to sign…

Tax expert warns there's just one month left for businesses to ‘go digital'

With just one month to go until April 1, a tax expert from leading Chartered Accountancy and Tax Advisory firm, Douglas Home & Company, is urging businesses who haven't yet ‘gone digital' to do so before the choice is taken away. …

Scottish venues ranked as some of best ‘bar none’ in the country for responsible drinking

A host of Scottish venues have been shortlisted as some of Scotland’s most responsible licensed premises in the prestigious Best Bar None National Awards. The annual awards celebrate the nation’s bars, nightclubs and licensed premises…

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,…

Scone Palace going to the dogs for a day as it launches exclusive four-legged event

Scone Palace, one of Scotland's favourite visitor attractions, has invited dogs and their owners to an exclusive summer event where four-legged friends will get the royal treatment. Paws at the Palace, organised in partnership with Dog Friendly…

Equality takes centre stage for employers

Companies are having to step up to the plate with equality and diversity initiatives as a result of a changing social climate, says employment expert Miller Hendry. Thanks to the effects of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, employers are…

Balhousie Care Group strengthens its dementia team in a bid to deliver even more quality services

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000105 EndHTML:0000041918 StartFragment:0000038475 EndFragment:0000041878 Balhousie Care Group has created a dedicated team to manage its dementia services, as part of its commitment to be the best in dementia care. The…