Scone Palace opens its doors for an exciting 2019 tourist season

This Monday, Scone Palace will open its doors for another season of historic tours, award-winning events and family-friendly fun. Opening to the public on Monday 1st April at 10.00am, Scone Palace will mark the beginning of the 2019 season…

This Easter break, pay a visit to Dundee's top two visitor attractions

This Easter break, two Dundee visitor attractions are being highly recommended by visitors and locals alike - Verdant Works and Discovery Point. The award-winning sister attractions take the number one and two spots on TripAdvisor for Things…

Scone Palace goes smoke-free as it reopens for tourist season

Scone Palace reopens next week (April 1st) for its 2019 tourist season with ground-breaking new rules on smoking and vaping. The award-winning visitor attraction is becoming a smoke and vape free environment within the Palace grounds as it…

Coulters sponsors one of Scottish Game Fair’s liveliest events

One of the Scottish Game Fair’s liveliest and most popular events, terrier racing, is being sponsored for the first time by Coulters Legal LLP, the Edinburgh based Solicitor firm. The Edinburgh-based firm, an independent firm of Solicitors specialising…

Skinner's Pet Foods are on board once again as a sponsor of Scottish Game Fair

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Skinner's Pet Foods, manufacturers of the popular Field & Trial range, are again sponsoring one of the Scottish Game Fair's most popular events - the International Gundog Competition. Suffolk-based Skinner's, renowned for its range of…

Scaling Up in Scotland - Exploring Some of the Barriers

In an article recently published by BQ Magazine, our CEO Tricia Fox explains why being stuck in the middle just won’t do There’s something about learning that I am in the “missing middle” that’s got me stirred. A recent report…

VOLPA SHORTLISTED IN NATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS

Volpa, the Perth based independent marketing agency, has been shortlisted for four awards in the Association of Scottish Businesswomen (ASB) National Business Awards 2018. The full service multiple award winning agency has been shortlisted…

Summer design market showcases local talent, offers unique gifts

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A host of local designers and artists will gather this Saturday at Perthshire Creates' first Summer Design Market. The event, which takes place on June 23 at Perth's Civic Hall, will allow local makers to showcase their products, and lets…

St Ronans care home residents take home the gold in Dundee challenge

Balhousie St Ronans care home residents have proved their mettle by placing first in Dundee's Go For Gold challenge. Residents joined other care home teams in the competition last week at Menzieshill Community Centre, dressing up as police…
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Balhousie Care Group's chairman recognised at IoD Scotland awards

Balhousie Care Group's Chairman Tony Banks, who has been instrumental in turning around the fortunes of the care home firm, was a runner-up at this year's Institute of Scotland Director of the Year Awards. Tony, who founded the award-winning…

Crieff Hydro gets even greener, with a splash of gold, as it notches up latest tourism award

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Crieff Hydro's commitment to sustainability has been rewarded with a Gold Green Tourism award in recognition of a series of planet-friendly initiatives. The 900-acre Perthshire resort won the accolade after a recent inspection found that sustainable…

Carling Property Group enters student market with affordable rentals

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Property and investment firm Carling Property Group has entered the student accommodation market with the acquisition of Alloway Halls, formerly owned by Abertay University. The Dundee-based company is to turn the halls of residence into affordable…

The Enchanted Forest secures place as one of the nation's top tourism events as it's named Best Cultural Event in the U.K.

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Scotland's premier sound and light show, The Enchanted Forest, secured its place as one of the U.K.'s top tourism events after winning Best Cultural Event at the U.K. Event Awards. The Pitlochry based show, which recently celebrated its 15th…

Perth Museum & Art Gallery shortlisted for innovative gaming exhibition

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Perth Museum & Art Gallery has been shortlisted for a national award for an interactive exhibition that traced 30 years of videogaming. The museum is on the short leet for Enterprising Museum in the 30th annual Arts & Business Scotland…

Glenturret-washed Strathearn Cheese receives Gold World Cheese Award

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An artisan cheese washed in The Glenturret single malt has received a gold award at the World Cheese Awards, which took place in Northern Spain this month. ‘Strathearn' from Strathearn Cheese in Comrie is a handmade rennet set cheese hand…

Colours of Cluny success means event to return in 2017

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Organisers of Forres' first Colours of Cluny event have announced that, due to the resounding success of the 2016 sound and light spectacular, it is to return in November 2017. Over 12,500 visitors descended on Forres to enjoy the vibrant display…

Colours of Cluny welcomes Moray MSP on final weekend of show

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Richard Lochhead MSP, visited what has quickly become the North’s most visited tourism event, Colours of Cluny on Friday. He met with members from Forres Features Community Interest Company, who have organised the event to congratulate them…

Jacobite collection gets the official ‘tale’ wag from Meg

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Meg, a border collie from Falkirk that has followed in the footsteps of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s arduous escape of 1746 and whose tales of the road have been recorded by her companion, Gregor Ewing, dropped into Perth Museum & Art Gallery…

Bestselling historical fiction author Simon Scarrow to open Book Week celebrations in Perth

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Simon Scarrow, one of the UK’s foremost historical fiction authors and a Sunday Times No1 Bestseller, is set to kick off events taking place next week across Perthshire for Culture Perth & Kinross’ Book Week Scotland celebrations, in…

Family donates special bench to remember residents who passed away

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Relatives of an elderly couple who passed away within 12 hours of each other have donated a memorial bench to the care home where they spent their final years. Jim and Marjory Ower both passed away on the 7th of January, 2016 just weeks after…