charities, community

Bringing pedal power to older people in Bo'ness

An initiative to help older people get out and about is launching in Bo’ness. Cycling Without Age offers free rides for pensioners (and those with mobility restrictions) on trishaws - specially adapted bikes, with double front passenger seats. The scheme was originally launched in Denmark and is now rolling out across Scotland. Supporters say the… Continue reading Bringing pedal power to older people in Bo'ness

featured, tourism

New apartment and music studio at Nether Kinneil Farmhouse

A COUPLE are expanding their tourism business – hoping the move will be “music to the ears” of future guests. Gina Young and husband Simon Stewart set up a bed and breakfast at Nether Kinneil Farmhouse, on the outskirts of Bo’ness, in 2015. Now they have expanded operations into two outbuildings – establishing a self-contained,… Continue reading New apartment and music studio at Nether Kinneil Farmhouse

Design, Technology, tourism

Website revamp for Spoke 'n' Boot camping site

A "glamping" business near Falkirk has refreshed its website with the help of The PR Store. Spoke 'n' Boot - offering camping pods and facilities close to the Falkirk Wheel - was given a new online look by the Bo'ness agency. The new site was launched recently. Sandra Morrison, who runs Spoke 'n' Boot with… Continue reading Website revamp for Spoke 'n' Boot camping site

arts, charities, engineering, heritage

Event will reflect on James Watt's life and legacy

History fans are being invited to a free event to celebrate the life and legacy of inventor James Watt. The evening – on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 – will feature talks and films about the great man. It will be hosted in the historic Hippodrome Cinema in Bo’ness: just a few miles from Watt’s cottage… Continue reading Event will reflect on James Watt's life and legacy

events, featured, public relations

Celebrating 20 years

The PR Store has celebrated its 20th anniversary. The agency was founded on November 15, 1999. Managing Consultant Adrian Mahoney said: "I want to thank all the clients and fantastic people who have worked with me over the past two decades. Your support has been invaluable." https://twitter.com/adrianmahoney/status/1195462595567898627 Until November 30, we're giving 20 per cent… Continue reading Celebrating 20 years

charities, featured, heritage

Town’s “forgotten fallen” finally remembered

Falkirk’s “forgotten fallen” have finally been remembered. The names of more than 1650 servicemen and women have been added to the town’s war memorial in a £125,000 project, to be unveiled this weekend. The memorial, in the town’s Dollar Park, was first unveiled in 1926. Unlike other memorials, it didn’t individually name the locals who… Continue reading Town’s “forgotten fallen” finally remembered

featured, heritage

Watt exhibition to run until end of September

Little Bethany Stevens (aged nearly 3) of Bo’ness checks out the bust of inventor James Watt on show at Bo’ness Library. It’s a part of an exhibition about the Scottish engineer – who came to the town to do early work to improve the steam engine. Watt’s cottage workshop still stands within Kinneil Estate. The… Continue reading Watt exhibition to run until end of September