The Enchanted Forest unveils fresh branding

The Enchanted Forest, Scotland’s multi-award-winning sound and light show, has revealed a new brand, ahead of releasing 80,000 tickets for sale on Friday. The event, which is now in its 18th year, worked with Glasgow based design house…

Dogs to descend on Scone Palace for paw-some party this weekend

Scone Palace, one of Scotland's favourite visitor attractions, is set to welcome an array of 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…

Tickets for The Enchanted Forest 2019 go on sale today for a starry spectacle this autumn

Tickets for the Enchanted Forest, Perthshire's multi-award-winning sound and light show, have gone on sale to the general public, with the box office releasing over 80,000 tickets today, Friday June 21. The 2019 event, entitled Cosmos, is…

Local MP officially opens SRS Care Solutions' new Carluke office

A Scottish company specialising in providing home-based care solutions has opened a brand-new office in Carluke to reach people requiring help outside of hospital in the region. SRS Care Solutions, a complimenting business arm of Group SRS (Scottish…

Enchanted Forest Community Trust announces 2019 charity partners

The Enchanted Forest Community Trust, organisers of Scotland's premier sound and light show, has announced the three charities to benefit from this year's event. Bumblebee Conservation Trust, PKAVs and Guide Dogs Scotland (Perth & Kinross)…

Have we KISS'd goodbye to simplicity?

I simply cannot stand it any more. As I sit here, alone in the car, avoiding avoidable stressors, I wonder: when did the humans of the world start making things so god-damned complicated? You know that McDonald’s coffee advert that…

Could a different business model revolutionise your business?

As I write, I’m sitting in Costa Coffee and pondering at their very clever business model. You may be mistaken in thinking that Costa are in the coffee business. The clue is certainly in the name. But it strikes me that Costa are actually…

NEW SCOTTISH TOURIST ROUTE HEART 200 LAUNCH DATE CONFIRMED

An innovative new touring route designed to reinvigorate tourism in the heart of Scotland is due to officially launch on 1 July at Loch Leven's Larder, Kinross, Perthshire. The hotly anticipated Heart 200 route, which covers 200 miles around…

Packed programme announced for 31st Scottish Game Fair

The GWCT Scottish Game Fair, organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, has revealed a lineup of exciting and varied entertainers and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Visitors will be spoilt for choice at this year's…

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…

Scone Palace's warm welcome a hit with VisitScotland

Scone Palace, the crowning place of Scottish Kings, has retained its five-star status as one of Scotland's top visitor attractions following an audit by VisitScotland. This is the first audit since the implementation of VisitScotland's…

SCALE UP DREAMS BOOST AS TECH STARTUP RECEIVES £600K INVESTMENT

Tech startup iOpt has received a £600,000 investment boost in a seed funding round, allowing the business to implement its ambitious scale up plans including the creation of six jobs over the next two years.  The Glasgow based company,…

Thousands pedal across Highland Perthshire at Etape Caledonia 2019

Cyclists from all over the UK have been pedalling across Highland Perthshire as Etape Caledonia 2019, the UK’s original closed-roads sportive, took place today. In its 13th year, the mass participation cycling event, organised by Limelight…

One Wedding (Anniversary) and a Sportive

The Perthshire town of Pitlochry was abuzz this weekend as the throng of over 3000 cyclists participating in the annual Etape Caledonia cycling event were joined by Hollywood A-Lister and Four Weddings and a Funeral star, John Hannah. The Scottish…

PBN new committee unveils exciting programme of speakers

PBN new committee unveils exciting programme of speakers A dynamic new committee in charge of Perthshire Businesswomen's Network (PBN) has announced an exciting programme of speakers and events planned for the rest of the year. Jane Rennie…

Clutch of Awards for Crieff Hydro at Scottish Hotel Awards

Crieff Hydro Hotel, one of Scotland's most popular leisure resorts, has won a clutch of four awards and two highly commended awards at this year's Scottish Hotel Awards which recognises the very best of the hospitality industry in Scotland. Taking…

Enchanted Forest Community Trust makes record number of awards to a raft of worthy projects throughout Highland Perthshire

The Enchanted Forest Community Trust, organisers of the multi-award-winning sound and light show in Pitlochry, has awarded a record £35,672 to over 30 worthy community projects in Highland Perthshire, an increase in awards of almost 100% on…

“SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT” FOR ONE OF PERTHSHIRE’S BEST-KNOWN HOTELS

One of Perthshire’s most established and best-known hotels is improving its guest experience by investing £400,000 into its dining and entertainment offering. The Angus Hotel in Blairgowrie will upgrade its Strathmore Suite, currently…

2018 Etape Caledonia winner shares tips on how to tackle "tough but exhilarating" 85-mile route

As Etape Caledonia - the UK's original closed-roads sportive - approaches, last year's event winner Jeremy Honour shares his experiences of the 85-mile route around Highland Perthshire and offers advice on how to approach one of the most spectacular…

Appeal to find famous 'Annie's Doll' stolen from historical visitor attraction goes viral

A campaign to return a ‘Tartan Barbie' doll to its ghostly owner at a popular Scottish visitor attraction has gone viral, attracting attention from social media fans across the globe.  The doll and its story have been a popular feature…