Books, health

Katherine hopes new book will help people battling depression

A marketing consultant has told how her battle with depression prompted her to write a book to help others. Katherine James has created “The Story of Hope”. Although a piece of fiction, it includes practical advice for anyone struggling with mental health problems. The new book is being released to coincide with this year’s Mental… Continue reading Katherine hopes new book will help people battling depression

Culture, featured, Media

Free shows and movies for life during lockdown

Stuck at home on lockdown? Do not fear, there are some FREE streaming offers out there bringing top quality shows to your livingroom. National Theatre The nice folks at the National Theatre in London are streaming a different show each week via their National Theatre at Home initiative. The service kicked off last Thursday, with… Continue reading Free shows and movies for life during lockdown

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