Author: Vanessa Wegstein

Top traders invited to showcase their wares at Sir Jackie Stewart Classic this summer

Producers of premium arts, crafts, food and drink are being encouraged to apply for a spot at a major new motoring festival taking place at Thirlestane Castle in June. The…
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SOUTH OF SCOTLAND’S TOURISM INDUSTRY TO COME TOGETHER AT INAUGURAL CONFERENCE

The South of Scotland Destination Alliance’s first conference will look at how the sector can work together to recover from the pandemic and elevate the region into a leading destination…
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Year of Stories Sparks New Radio Partnership

An exciting new dimension comes to Alive Radio this week inspired by the dawn of Scotland’s Year of Stories. Popular local D.J. Kenny Murray, the driving force behind the successful…
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SSDA Newsletter October 2021

BUDGET ANNOUNCEMENT AND NEW CAMPAIGNS FOR THE SOUTH OF SCOTLAND Yesterday was budget day and the chancellor has outlined his plans. It’s encouraging to see higher than expected economic growth,…
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AJ Bell Announced as Title Partner

AJ Bell Announced as Title Partner of Cycling Tour

AJ Bell has been confirmed as the new title partner of the 2021 AJ Bell Tour of Britain and AJ Bell Women’s Tour, Britain’s biggest and most prestigious cycle races.…
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South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project

South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project

As part of a series of groundbreaking translocations addressing low numbers of golden eagles in the south of Scotland, the South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project has recently successfully transported…
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SSDA Newsletter – August 2021

A new survey has revealed that Dumfries and Galloway is Scotland’s second most popular staycation destination this year.  It says tourism bookings in Dumfries and Galloway are up 35% since…
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Iconic Scotland exhibition

Stars tell Scotland’s stories in new Iconic Scotland exhibition

Iconic Scotland Exhibition. Ahead of its public opening on 26 August, the latest addition to Scotland’s cultural and heritage scene – The Great Tapestry of Scotland – has today revealed…
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Great Tapestry of Scotland

World-Class Attraction Revealed

The new purpose-built Great Tapestry of Scotland gallery, visitor centre, cafe and workshop space has been revealed in its permanent home in Galashiels, the heartland of the Scottish Borders, ahead…
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Trimontium Museum

Trimontium Museum marching towards more positive times

The announcement that Scotland will move beyond level zero on 9th August bringing the end to the majority of Covid restrictions has been welcomed by many, but none more than…
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