Category: Newsletters

July Newsletter

SSDA Newsletter June 2022

“Great to see the events roar back to life in the South of Scotland. This month saw the incredible Borders Book Festival return, the Sir Jackie Stewart Classic at Thirlestane…
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SSDA Newsletter April

SSDA Newsletter May 2022

“It’s great to see a passenger train service return to Reston after such a long absence. As well as benefiting residents in the village and surrounding areas, this is good…
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SSDA Newsletter April

SSDA Newsletter April 2022

“This month we’re really pleased to see our work on Scotland’s Year of Stories come to fruition. We have such a rich cultural heritage that when combined with the fantastic…
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Hawick is Famously Green

Seen on Vertish Hill Famously Hawick partners, left to right, Matthew Thomson of Hawico, James Fleming of Lovat Mill, Nick Bannerman of Johnstons of Elgin, John Fordyce of The Borders…
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DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY TO HOST THE 2022 BRITISH NATIONAL ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS

British Cycling announced the 2022 British National Road Championships will take place in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, once again bringing together the time-trial, circuit and road race championships into three…
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Stranraer Oyster Festival is Back

Stranraer Oyster Festival, one of Scotland’s biggest food festivals, is set for a sensational return later this year, with organiser Stranraer Development Trust confirming the event will take place from…
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SSDA Newsletter March 2022

“March is known as Scottish Tourism Month and the South of Scotland has certainly embraced the theme wholeheartedly. We had our inaugural SSDA conference to which we were delighted to…
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SSDA Newsletter January 2022

It is our pleasure to announce that the SSDA will host the inaugural South of Scotland Destination conference on Tuesday 15th March at the Crichton in Dumfries. With our tourism…
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funding marketing south of scotland

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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funding marketing south of scotland

SSDA Newsletter September 2021

£240K FUNDING BOOST FOR THE SOUTH The SSDA are delighted to be awarded funding from VisitScotland’s Destination and Sector Marketing Fund and the Destination Leadership Recovery fund. We will be…
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