STATS SHOW SURGE IN STIRLING VOLUNTEERS

Stirling has witnessed a surge in volunteer numbers. According to the latest Scottish Household survey 39% of people in Stirling volunteer – more than 10% above Scotland’s national average (28%). The figure equates to approximately 30,500 volunteers involved in formal volunteering through an organisation or group – an increase of 7% from the previous year. [...]

By | November 28th, 2018|

HELICOPTER LANDS TOP TOURISM TROPHY

Helicopter Glamping has landed a top regional tourism award from Visit Scotland. The unique Stirlingshire holiday home won the Innovation in Tourism category at the Thistle Awards – the tourism industry’s answer to the ‘Oscars’ – held at Prestonfield House, Edinburgh on 15 November. Owner Louise Cross said: “We’re honoured to have landed this award [...]

By | November 16th, 2018|

TOP RURAL INNOVATION AWARD FOR ONLINE FARMERS’ MARKET

Stirling NeighbourFood, run by local charity Forth Environment Link, has been named as an outstanding rural innovation at the 2018 Scottish Rural Innovators Awards. Held every two years, the awards are organised by Scottish Rural Action to highlight excellence in rural innovation in meeting the needs of rural communities. The winning projects will all be [...]

By | November 2nd, 2018|