VIRTUAL EVENT TO COMMEMORATE ‘A DAY FOR SCOTLAND’

On 14 July 1990, over 30,000 people gathered in Stirling to celebrate A Day for Scotland. Held in Fallen Inch Field, in the shadow of Stirling Castle, this huge outdoor family friendly festival combined music, politics, theatre and comedy under the theme of national pride.

By | July 14th, 2020|

COMMUNITY GROUPS DIG WINDOW BOX GROWING

Community groups and organisations across Falkirk are taking part in a pilot project to get them growing their own produce from their windowsill.

By | June 19th, 2020|

FALKLAND’S FIRST DIGITAL FARMERS’ MARKET GOES LIVE

Falkland’s first digital farmers’ market, giving the community access to local produce at the click of a button, will open its order books on Friday 19 June.   

By | June 19th, 2020|

FORTH BIKE CELEBRATES FIRST BIRTHDAY

Forth Bike users have clocked up nearly 45,000 miles in the electric bike scheme’s first year – that’s almost twice round the globe!

By | June 19th, 2020|

VANDALS DAMAGE E-BIKE FLEET SERVING KEY WORKERS

Forth Valley’s electric bike scheme has been hit by a spate of vandalism, reducing the number of e-bikes available to key workers during the Covid-19 crisis by 25%. Last month local charity Forth Environment Link announced that it was making its Forth Bike public bike share scheme free to key workers for the duration of [...]

By | May 27th, 2020|

SURGE IN E-BIKE USE AS CHARITY OFFERS FREE HIRE AND LOANS TO KEYWORKERS

E-bike use in Forth Valley has soared in the past month, partly down to two lockdown initiatives giving keyworkers free access to electric bikes during the Covid-19 crisis.

By | May 1st, 2020|

WHO YOU GONNA CALL? CHARITY’S BOREDOM BUSTING DIAL-AN-ARTIST SCHEME

With Forth Valley’s arts and cultural venues closed to the public, Artlink Central is offering a series of free virtual art experiences to give locals access to a creative fix during the lockdown.

By | April 29th, 2020|

ARTISTS AND VENUES CONNECT COMMUNITIES IN LOCKDOWN

With Stirling’s arts and culture venues closed to the public, local artists and creatives are coming up with new ways to connect with their audiences and bring communities together. A wide variety of virtual experiences are now available online to ensure locals can still get a creative and cultural fix while in lockdown.

By | April 29th, 2020|

CHARITY COMES TO THE RESCUE OF STRANDED STUDENT NURSES

Local transport service Dial-a-Journey has stepped in to help student nurses struggling to get to placements during the Covid-19 crisis. The charity is giving free lifts to student nurses who have been affected by reduced bus and train services and don’t have their own transport to get to and from shifts.

By | April 29th, 2020|

POST OFFICE SWAPS LETTERS FOR LETTUCE

Killin’s first digital farmer’s market will open on Monday 13 April with weekly food collections from the village post office on Fridays between 3 and 5 pm. The launch of Killin NeighbourFood has been brought forward by market hosts Ellie Banwell and Paula McDonald from the Scrumptious Garden, in a bid to support the local [...]

By | April 10th, 2020|