Audio guide, heritage, tourism

Free audio tour for historic Kinneil Estate in Bo’ness

History fans can now enjoy a free audio tour of Kinneil Estate in Bo'ness. The park is dominated by Kinneil House, an imposing mansion dating back to the 16th century. There is also a museum, a cottage workshop used by the inventor James Watt, and the remnants of a medieval church and Roman fortlet. Visitors… Continue reading Free audio tour for historic Kinneil Estate in Bo’ness

Books, health, websites

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