Galashiels regeneration

SOSE and SBC support next phase of Galashiels regeneration

The next phase of the economic regeneration of Galashiels has received a huge boost as South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE) confirm £300,000 worth of funding. The region’s economic and community…
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Golazo Cycling

Golazo Cycling and SSDA Host Raiders Gravel Press Launch

Golazo Cycling and South of Scotland Destination Alliance were pleased to host the press and media launch for the inaugural edition of Raiders Gravel. Several journalists and key members of…
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Gateway to Galloway

Destination Stranraer as Gateway to Galloway Hub opens

Stranraer’s ambition to redefine itself as a waterfront destination is set to receive a boost this week with the opening of Gateway to Galloway; a community-led visitor information centre and…
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SSDA June Update

June Monthly Update – Newsletter

As the season picks up speed, so do the activities at SSDA. Earlier this month, our team virtually met with destination groups and representatives from across the South of Scotland.…
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May Monthly Update

May Monthly Update – Newsletter

With more and more businesses in the South of Scotland reopening and once again welcoming visitors from near and far, we hope you are all well and doing what you do…
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Raiders Gravel Galloway


Golazo Cycling UK are excited to unveil Raiders Gravel Galloway. A 4-day international gravel stage race. The event is a uniquely Scottish gravel adventure in the heart of the Galloway…
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April Monthly Update

April Monthly Update – Newsletter

WELCOME BACK! It’s reopening week for tourism and hospitality businesses across the South of Scotland and we are wishing you the best of luck. Our team caught up with partners,…
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The Real Travel

Trend Insights – Digital Nomads and The Real Travel

SSDA Travel trade Specialist Yvonne takes a closer look at newly launched The Real Travel.  A trend that has emerged from the pandemic and which stands head above the rest…
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March Monthly Update – Newsletter

What’s new in the South of Scotland On Monday, we announced our first major steps to making the South a world-class destination and supporting the region’s economic recovery from the impact…
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The South of Scotland Destination Alliance (SSDA), today announced the organisation’s first major steps to making the South a world-class destination.