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

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

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

charities, featured, tourism

New push to attract tourists to Bo’ness and Blackness

A NEW push to attract tourists to Bo’ness got underway this week. Bo’net – which represents dozens of groups in the town - updated and republished its free map and guide to attractions in the area. Copies will be available from local libraries and other outlets in the district. Falkirk Council part-funded the 5,000 colour… Continue reading New push to attract tourists to Bo’ness and Blackness