A “tired” hospital garden has been transformed into an oasis of colour, thanks to community efforts and £15,000 of National Lottery funding. The revamped outdoor space at Bo’ness Hospital was officially opened today (Sunday, June 12). Bo’ness Fair Queen Ellie Van Der Hoek cut a ribbon to declare the garden open, ably assisted by patient… Continue reading New look for Bo’ness Hospital garden – after £15,000 revamp
Litter pickers have scooped a prize for their environmental efforts. Bo’ness Community CleanUp Group has been awarded the McLaren Trophy for 2022. The award is presented annually by Bo’ness Community Council to honour a person or group for outstanding services to the local area. The award is named after the late John McLaren, a reporter… Continue reading Bo’ness litter group picks up community trophy
A Falkirk-based artist has delivered stunning mosaics to brighten up the revamped garden space at Bo’ness Hospital.Rhona Duffy has created four pieces – displaying different flowers – to complement new seating and planting being installed at the rear of ward one. The new-look garden will be officially launched this summer.Rhona was commissioned by the charity… Continue reading Garden project gets to the art of the matter
Run a tourism business in the Bo'ness area? Want some free maps/leaflets for your customers? Then get in touch with us. The PR Store worked with the Eden Consultancy Group and Bo'net to produce a guide to the local area. We still have copies available. If you'd like some, email your details (name, address and… Continue reading Grab your free Bo’ness maps
Volunteers have been praised for their work transforming a garden at Bo’ness Hospital. The enthusiastic helpers responded to an appeal from Bo’net – the Bo’ness Networking Group – to help revamp the outdoor space, which was looking particularly “tired”. Maria Ford from Bo’net said: “Over the winter months, a merry band of volunteers have been… Continue reading Hospital garden volunteers praised
The charity helping community organisations in Bo’ness and Blackness is offering free space on its website to promote local causes. Bo’net – the Bo’ness Networking Group – has also set up a Facebook group to encourage idea sharing – and revamped its email newsletter system. Madelene Hunt, the chair of Bo’net, said: “We’re keen to… Continue reading Charity helps spread word on Bo’ness groups
Best wishes for 2022 from The PR Store. I hope you have a happy and healthy year ahead. Read the latest newsletter (with a look back on 2021 and some useful links) here. You can also hit the link at the top of the page to subscribe for future issues. Adrian Mahoney, Managing Consultant, The… Continue reading Happy New Year!
Put your best foot forward and step back in time . . . . The audio guide to the Bo’ness foreshore has been updated with new content for the New Year. Bo’net – one of the organisations behind the initiative – is encouraging people to download the free guide and explore the area’s amazing local… Continue reading New Year brings new content to updated Bo’ness audio guide
So another year comes to a close at The PR Store. It's been a busy old year, with websites completed and updated - and media coverage generated. And some other fun things too. The year saw us create audio guides for the Coalfields Regeneration Trust - and delve into local history for the charity Sustrans… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
An award-winning pub and restaurant has celebrated its 10th birthday … by giving away presents to customers. The Corbie Inn at Corbiehall in Bo’ness awarded ten, £50 vouchers in a free draw, run via Facebook. The lucky winners were picked out of a hat by the new Bo'ness Fair Queen Ellie Van Der Hoek tonight… Continue reading Pub celebrates birthday – giving gifts to customers