heritage, tourism

Boost for Bo’ness as tourism tour visits town

HISTORIC Kinneil Estate in Bo'ness will be one of the stopping off points for a "magical mystery tour" next week. The tourism body, Pride and Passion, is organising a trip around Falkirk district to showcase the area's "hidden gems". Tuesday's tour is being promoted to people working in the local tourism industry - to make… Continue reading Boost for Bo’ness as tourism tour visits town

charities, heritage, promotions, tourism

Free Kinneil calendars up for grabs

LOCAL history lovers are being given the chance to obtain a 2007 calendar showcasing Kinneil Estate in Bo'ness. The calendar can be downloaded for free from the website http://www.kinneil.org.uk and printed out using any home colour printer. The idea is the brainchild of The Friends of Kinneil, set up last May to promote and enhance… Continue reading Free Kinneil calendars up for grabs

charities, heritage, tourism

Gift of Christmas at Kinneil Museum

CARING volunteers have spread some Christmas cheer - by donating a real Christmas tree and decorations to Kinneil Museum in Bo'ness. Members of The Friends of Kinneil made the gift as part of their work to promote and enhance the historic building and its surrounding estate. Chairman Adrian Mahoney said: "The Friends have worked incredibly… Continue reading Gift of Christmas at Kinneil Museum

heritage, public sector, tourism

Two thousand back campaign to save museum

AROUND 2000 people have backed a campaign to save a museum which details Scotland's Roman history. The residents have signed a petition calling on Falkirk Council to retain and enhance the threatened Kinneil Museum on the outskirts of Bo#ness, West Lothian. Campaigners say the building is part of a site of "national importance". The local… Continue reading Two thousand back campaign to save museum