New series of open days gets underway on March 24 Longer opening hours to meet growing demand for access New-style timed tours, leaving from neighbouring Kinneil Museum It boasts some of the best renaissance wall paintings in Scotland. It was home to one of the most noble families in the country, the Hamiltons. And it’s… Continue reading Tour Kinneil House for free in 2018
Historic Kinneil House in Bo’ness will come under the spotlight at a free conference this Sunday, November 19, 2017 The “Experts Day” will take place at the nearby Hippodrome Cinema in Bo’ness town centre. Members of the public are being invited to attend. The event has been organised by Historic Environment Scotland and The Friends… Continue reading Discover secrets of historic Kinneil
Walkers on an epic trek across the UK got their chance to put their feet up today (Sunday, June 18) . . . and have a cuppa with locals in Edinburgh. The Great Big Walk – which has seen teams of walkers fan across the country - ended its Scottish leg with a “Big Lunch”… Continue reading The Great Big Walk ends with a Big Lunch – and a big rest!
The PR Store is providing PR support en route to The Great Big Walk , running across the UK this June. Read on to find out more. You'll also find PR contacts at the end of this post. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TSt4nyOOeg The Great Big Walk – thegreatbigwalk.com - is an idea from the Eden Project, funded by… Continue reading The Great Big Walk
A NEW public art sculpture – celebrating Queensferry’s famous bridges – could soon have a new home overlooking the Firth of Forth. Business group Queensferry Ambition has just gained planning consent from the City of Edinburgh Council to site “The Guardian of the Bridges” on McIver’s Brae, just off Edinburgh Road, at the eastern end… Continue reading Group’s ambitions for sculpture to bring art lovers to Queensferry
Youngsters had a “wheely good time” on Saturday – as they flocked to the stalls in Queensferry town centre. The kids visited the Queensferry Ambition displays, set up to promote walking, cycling and using public transport. It was part of European Mobility Week. Members of the 21st South Queensferry Scout Group were out in force… Continue reading Wheel gone kids …
A campaign is underway to get residents in South Queensferry to become more active. Business group Queensferry Ambition is encouraging locals to walk and cycle more and use public transport. It says people making “active travel” choices result in a spin-off for the local economy and can boost takings in local shops and businesses. It’s… Continue reading Campaign to get Queensferry moving
Falkirk District’s Roman festival is back – and it’s bigger than ever. The Big Roman Week kicks off on Saturday, September 17, with the largest programme to date. Walks, talks, family events and film shows have been organised to help people find out more about the Roman Antonine Wall, which ran from Bo’ness right… Continue reading The Empire strikes back … the Romans return to Falkirk district
A campaign is getting underway to encourage more people to walk, cycle and use public transport.
Ladies from around the Bo'ness area are being invited to a fundraising lunch to raise money for The Friends of Kinneil charity. The event will take place on Saturday, August 20, from 1-4 p.m. at the Corbie Inn, Corbiehall, Bo'ness. A three-course meal will be on offer. There will also be fun activities for attendees… Continue reading Ladies Do Lunch . . . to raise cash for charity