HIGH STREET REVIVAL

Local charity Forth Environment Link is to tackle the nation’s throwaway culture with the launch of a new shop on Falkirk High Street specialising in upcycled goods. Revive opens its doors to the community on Wednesday 1 November at 11am selling everything from coasters made from old maps and bags from discarded textiles, to repurposed [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|

CITY TO LAUNCH SCOTLAND’S FIRST LARGE SCALE ELECTRIC BIKE SCHEME

Forth Environment Link has been awarded £270,000 from Transport Scotland to create Scotland’s first large scale electric bike scheme. The news comes as the charity celebrates the runaway success of its bike rental scheme, which turns three this Friday (27 October). Since nextbike was introduced to the city by Forth Environment Link three years ago, [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|

FALKIRK GROWS FOOD

A free community workshop for people interested in growing their own food will be held at Falkirk Trinity Church on Saturday 14 October. The event hosted by Forth Environment Link, Falkirk Council, Falkirk Delivers and Greenspace Scotland runs from 10.30am-3pm and is open to everyone living or working in the Falkirk Council area. Emily Harvey, [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|

STIRLING’S ONLINE FOOD MARKET TURNS ONE

Stirling Food Assembly celebrates its first birthday this Thursday (5 October), having sold a whopping 2800 baskets of produce and generated over £55,000 for the local economy. To mark the occasion and stir up even more local interest in the scheme, the popular online food market is hosting a free tasting session at Stirling Cycle [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|

FESTIVAL SUCCESS STORY

Scotland’s first ever festival of volunteering has been hailed a huge success by organisers Volunteer Scotland. The festival, held in Stirling from 21-26 September, attracted more than 1400 people, including over 70 organisations and charities, to a series of events throughout the city. Over 550 people came along to the festival’s fun day on Saturday, [...]

By | September 27th, 2017|

STIRLING TO HOST SCOTLAND’S FIRST FESTIVAL OF VOLUNTEERING

Scotland’s first ever festival of volunteering will take place in Stirling this week (21-26 September) in a bid to boost the number of Scots donating their time to good causes. Festival Director Rob Rae of Volunteer Scotland said: “Scotland is already a very generous nation, with around one and a half million Scots taking part [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|

RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Stirling Soup is back on the menu this weekend (24 September), giving five more local projects the chance to win community funding. Soup 4, will take place on Sunday 24 September at the Mayfield Centre from 3-5pm, as part of Stirling Festival of Volunteering, with entertainment provided by Stirling Wellbeing Choir. The concept of Soup [...]

By | September 20th, 2017|

PRAISES RING OUT FOR STIRLING ALARMS

Stirling Alarms has secured a second prestigious industry medal in less than 2 years of trading. The Fallin based firm, which offers alarms, CCTV and access control systems across Forth Valley, has been awarded gold status by the UK’s leading approvals and certification body, the National Security Inspectorate. The accreditation is the highest accolade that [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|

WHISTLE STOP TRAIL OF STIRLING

Creative Stirling and Go Forth Stirling are teaming up this Friday (25 August) to run a whistle stop trail of the city, taking in some of Stirling’s arts, heritage, food and business highlights. The ‘Stirling Connected’ event will take place from 1-4pm, when locals and visitors are invited to visit 5 designated sites across Stirling [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|

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|