BIKE STUNT TEAM TO TOP THE BILL AT STIRLING CYCLE FESTIVAL

Stirling Festival of Cycling returns to the city on Sunday 6 August 2017 with a fun filled day of cycling activities for the whole family to enjoy at Stirling High School from 10am-4pm. Topping the bill are Scotland’s Cycle Stunt Team The Clan who will wow the crowd with their spectacular showcase of skilful tricks [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|

GRUFFALO GOES ON SAFARI IN STIRLING

The Gruffalo is going on safari this summer in aid of Stirling based charity Artlink Central. Families are being offered the chance to get up close to the world’s favourite furry monster at Blair Drummond Safari Park on Saturday 19 August. The much-loved beast will be joined by his creator Julia Donaldson as she gives a [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|

GOOGLE BACKS APP THAT UNLOCKS SNAPCHAT & INSTAGRAM STORIES

A ground-breaking new vertical video app by an Edinburgh based start-up has been awarded €50,000 from Google’s Digital News Initiative Fund. Snappd enables Snapchat and Instagram users to upload their video stories and make them permanently available across other social media and the web. The unique app, which is free to download from the App [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|

STIRLING PR SUPPORTS FORTH VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Owner of Stirling PR,  Lesley Wilkinson has been appointed as a Director of Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce. She brings almost two decades of experience working with and for the media to the Chamber's Board. Lesley started her career as a print and broadcast journalist before working for the University of Stirling as their Head of Communications [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|

VOTE NOW FOR YOUR FAVOURITE FORTH VALLEY BUSINESS

The competition is hotting up in a public poll to uncover Forth Valley’s Favourite Business. The online vote, organised by Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce, invites members of the public to vote for their favourite Stirling, Falkirk or Clackmannanshire based business:  http://www.forthvalleychamber.com/poll Stirling firm Bespoke Catering and Events currently tops the poll with 340 votes. [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|

MARATHON EFFORT BY MOIRS FOR HOSPICE

Bainsford based cleaning company Moirs have raised over £900 for Strathcarron Hospice in less than a month. The firm raised £850 for the charity by participating in Stirling’s first marathon in May and on Friday staff took part in the Hospice’s Go Yellow Day raising a further £90. Moirs became a charitable partner of the Hospice [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|

POCKET ALLOTMENTS TO HIT THE HIGH STREET

A pocket allotment project is to be launched in Falkirk town centre later this month (Wednesday 24 May) to showcase what can be grown in even the tiniest of urban gardens. Existing planters on Falkirk High Street will be cleared and used by local groups to grow a variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs and pollinators. [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|

STIRLING SUMMIT TO PLAN FUTURE OF LOCAL FOOD

A two-day Food Summit is to be held in Stirling later this month to plan the future of food in the city. The summit, organised by Forth Environment Link in association with Stirling Council, Forth Valley & Lomond Leader, Soil Association Scotland and Sustainable Food Cities, will take place at Forth Valley College, May 19-20. [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|

GRUFFALO ILLUSTRATOR BACKS CHARITY AUCTION

An original art work by Axel Scheffler, the award winning illustrator of international bestseller The Gruffalo, is to be auctioned in aid of arts programmes for children and adults with additional support needs. The unpublished piece, a colourful under the sea illustration for Julia Donaldson’s much loved children’s book Tiddler, will be up for grabs [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|

CHAMBER TO MARK 5TH BIRTHDAY BY CELEBRATING THE BEST IN BUSINESS

Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce will officially launch its 2017 Business Awards on Thursday (April 20) with a champagne reception sponsored by Stirling Highland Hotel. The popular annual awards ceremony, which is now in its 4th year, will be held at Dunblane Hydro on 21 September 2017 to coincide with the Chamber’s 5th birthday. Michelle [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|