TAYSIDE ENTREPRENEUR GRADUATES FROM PRESTIGIOUS BUSINESS PROGRAMME

Tricia Fox, founder and CEO of Perth and Dundee based independent marketing agency Volpa, officially graduated from the prestigious Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small business programme this week, a four-month programme designed to provide leaders of…

Mythical Wishing Fairies spread some magic at the Kelpies ahead of Fire & Light New Year event

The Helix, home of the Kelpies, welcomed two more mythical creatures this week as some rather cheeky and enchanting Wishing Fairies made a special visit ahead of featuring in Fire & Light: Cosmic Fortunes, an illuminated outdoor show taking…

Scone Palace a paw-some option for four-legged friends this Winter

Scone Palace, one of Scotland's favourite visitor attractions, has invited its paw-some four-legged visitors - and their owners - to come indoors to warm up after a walk in the grounds during the cold winter months. Recently named one of the…

Scone Palace shares festive splendour with visitors for first time this Christmas

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Scone Palace as the five-star visitor attraction prepares to give the public a rare opportunity to see its stunning state rooms in all their festive splendour. On Sunday December 16, Scone Palace…

Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa achieves the gold standard with tourism’s highest accolade

One of Scotland’s leading five star hotels has been awarded tourism’s highest accolade for its exceptional standards and service. Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa, in the heart of Highland Perthshire, has been presented with five star status…

PRS Group ending the year on ‘property high', 2019 set to be even better

The PRS Group, which is emerging as a major player in the UK's property market, is ending its first year of business on a high as the sector continues to show promise. PRS, owned by Graeme and Leanne Carling, have spent the last several months…

Music all in a day's work at Balhousie Care Group

It's not a bad day at work when you spend a large part of it listening to your favourite song tracks. But that's just how Balhousie Care Group employees spent a day recently when they learned the benefits of music to people living with dementia. Sixteen…

Balhousie Care Group's dementia champion picks up another national award

An exceptional nurse who has developed innovative dementia practice at Balhousie Care Group has been awarded a national care award. Yvonne Manson, a dementia nurse consultant with the leading care home group, "blew the judges away" to win the…

It's Game On! GWCT Scottish Game Fair releases early bird tickets for Scotland’s top country sports event

The Scottish Game Fair has released Early Bird Christmas Gift Packages for next year’s event, with the online box office now open to the general public. The 2019 event, which is organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT),…

Touring Earth installation takes visitors to Space at The Helix

This New Year, visitors to The Helix will step into an astronaut's shoes to see the Earth as it is seen from space with a spectacular 3D model of our planet.  A visually stunning art installation depicting Earth as an astronaut would see…

Crieff Hydro's CEO named Business Leader of the Year at Annual Business Star awards

Crieff Hydro Resort is celebrating after its CEO was recognised at the Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star awards which celebrates the most outstanding businesses in the area. CEO and owner Stephen Leckie was named Thorntons Business…
Best Bar None

The hunt is on for best licensed premises ‘bar none' as prestigious Scottish award entries open

The hunt is on for Scotland's most responsible licensed premises as the annual Best Bar None awards get underway. The awards celebrate the best bars, nightclubs and licensed premises who, as part of BBN's national accreditation scheme, promote…

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,…

Award winning Royal painter works magic on Scone Palace

An award-winning specialist painting and decorating company who have worked in some of the grandest homes in the country have been sprucing up the exterior of Scone Palace. Perth-based company Mackay Decorators have been busy refurbishing…

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…

Thomson Gray appoints Douglas Home & Company as new accountants

Thomson Gray, an independent property construction consultancy with offices across Scotland, has appointed leading Chartered Accountants & Tax Advisors, Douglas Home & Company to fulfil their financial business needs. With a range of public…

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,…

The Enchanted Forest helps to light up Pitlochry over the Winter months

The Enchanted Forest Community Trust has donated £2,000 towards the running costs of Pitlochry's Winter Lights. The award-winning sound and light show made the generous contribution in recognition of the special effort from the community…

New employment rights will force Tayside employers to provide itemised payslips for all workers

New legislation will force employers in Tayside to provide itemised payslips for all staff including part-time and zero-hour workers. The new rules which will come into force in six months time will mean workers must be issued with written,…

ENTRIES NOW OPEN FOR ETAPE CALEDONIA 2019

Entries for Etape Caledonia 2019 have now opened to the public, hot on the wheels of Perth & Kinross Council's decision earlier this week to give new organisers, Limelight Sports, the green light to proceed with what is firmly established…