Self-driving Vehicles – who is responsible if you have an accident?

The age of ‘driverless’ cars is nearly upon us. Internet giant Google has been leading the way, developing truly driverless vehicles that don’t even have a steering wheel you can grab if things start going sideways. The development…

Balhousie Care homes break their own record for dementia care

its care homes achieving record levels of care. Balhousie Rumbling Bridge in Kinross and Balhousie North Grove in Perth have achieved the care home group’s best scores yet for dementia care, after displaying excellent staff communication…

VOLPA WELCOMES PERTH COLLEGE UHI SCHOLARSHIP STUDENTS INTO THE DEN

Two students at Perth College UHI, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, have been awarded exclusive scholarships with Volpa, one of Scotland's top independent marketing agencies. The Perth and Dundee based award winning agency…

Giant Earth takes visitors to Space in arts coup for Scotland

A visually stunning art installation depicting Earth as an astronaut would see it from space made its Scottish debut last night (January 1st) at a breath-taking illuminated outdoor tour at The Helix, home of the Kelpies. Gaia, a seven-metre…

Crowds gather for 'out of this world' New Year event at The Helix

Crowds gathered at The Helix, home of the iconic Kelpies, last night for an illuminated outdoor experience that was dubbed "out of this world". Fire & Light: Cosmic Fortunes transformed Helix Park in Falkirk into an illuminated, magical outdoor…

David Livingstone Trust launches crowdfunder to buy rare ‘magic lantern’ slide showing explorer preaching in Africa

A Crowdfunding page has been set up to buy a rare ‘magic lantern’ slide showing David Livingstone preaching the biblical story of Abraham and Isaac in Africa. The fundraiser, which has already raised £315 towards its £1,300 target,…

Lucy and Charlotte join the David Livingstone Birthplace Project team as part of the Skills For Success programme

The David Livingstone Birthplace Project is training a new generation of museum professionals thanks to an exciting initiative which is being coordinated by Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) and funded by the National Lottery. Lucy Brayson…

St Andrew’s Aquarium welcomes a pair of super cute marmosets - just in time for Christmas

A pair of Common Marmosets are the latest addition to the recently refurbished St Andrew’s Aquarium. The adorable little monkeys were rescued from private collections and re-homed to the Fife visitor attraction from Heathrow Animal Rescue…

"Phenomenal" support for Balhousie Care Group as it emerges as top supporter of Sleep in the Park

Care home provider Balhousie Care Group today thanked employees and the public for their "phenomenal" support for Sleep in the Park, resulting in a record number of participants and funds raised. Balhousie Care Group, one of the event's Top…

Children's author endorses "stellar" Fire & Light event this New Year

Jack Cheng, author of See You In The Cosmos, sends video message from across the miles. Local Waterstones hides ‘golden tickets' in his book in run-up to January 1 and 2 event. Christmas came early for the organisers of a popular…

Balhousie Care homes open their doors to the lonely this Christmas

Balhousie Care Group, Scotland’s leading provider of residential care, is once more opening its doors to people who face spending Christmas Day alone. Care home managers have been liaising with local authorities to identify members of the…

Monkey business at St Andrew’s Aquarium as Fife visitor attraction welcomes a pair of super cute marmosets - just in time for Christmas

A pair of Common Marmosets are the latest addition to the recently refurbished St Andrew’s Aquarium. And the adorable little monkeys – a male and a female – wasted no time in settling into their new enclosure … just in time to celebrate…

A Lasting Impression

Who cares about quality when your customers are not coming back? Deliver as fast as you can and walk away. No need to check you’ve done a good job. My breakfast this morning was cold. Not through choice. It wasn’t a bowl of cereal with…

5 reasons why The Kelpies should be your first stop of 2019

It doesn't get any better than Scotland when it comes to bringing in the New Year. From ancient traditions like first footing to 21st century street parties, it's the place to be for Hogmanay. The town of Falkirk is extending the traditional…

Crieff Hydro's Warren Brown inducted into Master Chefs of Great Britain

Chef Warren Brown has taken another leap forward in his culinary career as he is inducted into the prestigious institution of the Master Chefs of Great Britain. Warren, executive chef at Crieff Hydro, joins a select number of chefs who work…

When banter crosses over to abuse: top tips for dealing with bullies at work from Tayside employment law specialist Alan Matthew

“It’s just bants, mate! Just bants!” If you work in any kind of environment, from an office to a building site, you’ll be familiar with the term ‘banter’. It’s that humorous back and forth we all use to make the day a little brighter,…

They’ve got the whole universe in their hands

A group of artistic young Scots have been taking part in special workshops to build a series of spectacular sculptures to be showcased at this year’s illuminated outdoor show Fire & Light: Cosmic Fortunes at The Helix in Falkirk. Glasgow-based…

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…