Author: Vanessa Wegstein

New South of Scotland Net Zero investment guide to help build economy for the future

A new guide has been launched which aims to help the South of Scotland become the UK’s first Net Zero region – at the same time as building an economy…
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On Your Bike! Borderers Urged To Get In The Saddle Following UCI Championships Excitement

Local mountain bike business Ridelines hails potential for Tweed Valley to become “genuine bucket list destination” for cyclists of all ages and abilities.   A Scottish Thistle Award-regional finalist and…
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Top Storytellers Looking Forward to Meeting Younger Readers at Wigtown

Big Wig children’s festival plus great events for young people Spooky graveyard drama and a massive Wigtown drawing Some of the most celebrated contemporary children’s and young people’s storytellers will…
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Conference to help people with additional support needs get into employment to be held in September

Online conference aims to redesign sustainable employment opportunities for people with additional support needs in the South of Scotland. A conference focused on addressing employment opportunities for young people with…
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Cringletie Host UCI VIP’s

The Tweed Valley played a huge role in last week’s highly successful UCI World Cycling Championships. With the world’s elite mountain bikers competing for multiple World Championship titles at Glentress,…
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New Funding Announced for Community Led Local Development Fund

The Scottish Borders Local Action Group (LAG) has already given out the first Community Led Local Development grant of 2023-24 and is keen to distribute the other £350,000 in grants…
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Music Fest Set To Rock The Multiverse In September

Scouting For Girls, Big Country, Skerryvore, Shambolics Dance Tent featuring Ultrabeat, N-Trance and Team GBX Two-days of live music at one of Scotland’s most amazing venues A big-name line-up has…
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A Greener Stranraer Oyster Festival on the menu

Stranraer Oyster Festival has revealed its full programme for 2023 alongside a pledge to ‘go greener’ and help safeguard the wild, native oyster bed that the festival celebrates. Michael Caines,…
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Twenty Five for 25 – Wigtown Book Festival Promises 10 Days of Delights 

Full programme revealed – featuring Hamza Yassin, Maggie O’Farrell, Judy Murray, Michael Morpurgo, Josie Long, Robin Ince and many more  Tickets on sale for 25th annual festival in Scotland’s National Book Town …
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South Of Scotland Tourism Businesses Urged To Help Steer Region’s Destination Development Plans

The South of Scotland Destination Alliance’s new Operational Plan takes a locally-led, bottom-up approach, putting businesses in the driving seat Harnessing local knowledge and expertise through a ‘bottom-up’ approach led…
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