charities, social media

Become a ‘Friend’ of the Friends

A CHARITY has tapped into the world’s biggest social networking site to keep in contact with local people. The Friends of Kinneil – which promotes historic Kinneil Estate in Bo’ness – now has a dedicated section on Facebook, allowing local people to easily follow its activities. Just visit http://www.facebook.com/kinneil and “like” the group. The park… Continue reading Become a ‘Friend’ of the Friends

charities, construction, leisure, Ogilvie, public sector, Uncategorized

New £9 million leisure centre to open its doors

A NEW £9 million leisure complex in Lanark is set to open its doors. The facility – called “South Lanarkshire Lifestyles – Lanark” has been built by Ogilvie Construction for South Lanarkshire Council. It will be operated and maintained by the authority’s leisure partner, South Lanarkshire Leisure Ltd. The new centre, close to the town’s… Continue reading New £9 million leisure centre to open its doors

charities, heritage, promotions, tourism

Romans and pirates in Bo’ness this weekend

ROMANS and pirates are heading to Bo’ness in central Scotland this weekend . . . to help celebrate the town’s amazing history. On Saturday (Sept 19), members of the Antonine Guard Roman re-enactment group will be in town centre to mark the high point of the “The Big Roman Week” - a mini-festival to mark… Continue reading Romans and pirates in Bo’ness this weekend

charities, heritage, housing

New book on Scotland’s oldest housing association

SCOTLAND’S oldest housing association today celebrated 60 years of success – launching a new book charting its history. Viewpoint Housing Association opened its first development in 1948. Sixty years on, the Association owns 1400 properties and three care homes across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife. It’s also become the largest provider of sheltered housing in… Continue reading New book on Scotland’s oldest housing association