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leisure, small business, tourism

Pub celebrates birthday – giving gifts to customers

An award-winning pub and restaurant has celebrated its 10th birthday … by giving away presents to customers. The Corbie Inn at Corbiehall in Bo’ness awarded ten, £50 vouchers in a free draw, run via Facebook. The lucky winners were picked out of a hat by the new Bo'ness Fair Queen Ellie Van Der Hoek tonight… Continue reading Pub celebrates birthday – giving gifts to customers

Bo'ness Hospital, charities, community

Call for volunteers to help transform hospital garden

Volunteers are being urged to come forward – and help revamp a garden at Bo'ness Hospital.No green-fingered experience is necessary, just a willingness to help out.Bo’net – the charity behind the revamp – revealed this week that it had appointed the social enterprise Sustainable Thinking Scotland (STS) to help deliver the initiative and develop final… Continue reading Call for volunteers to help transform hospital garden

charities, health

Volunteers needed to help transport cancer patients

A charity set up to provide free hospital transport services for cancer patients is looking for volunteers. Bo’ness Car 4U hopes to launch its services in 2022. Chair Rod McNeill said: “If you think you can spare a few hours to make a difference to someone’s life, please get in touch.” The charity is looking… Continue reading Volunteers needed to help transport cancer patients

charities, heritage

Queensferry’s war heroes remembered

Soldiers who made the “ultimate sacrifice” are being remembered by local historians.Queensferry History Group has produced a new book and website highlighting the men from the town – and neighbouring Dalmeny – who went to fight in World War I but never returned.The beautifully-illustrated “Queensferry At War” book, which covers 70 pages, is complemented by… Continue reading Queensferry’s war heroes remembered

environment, small business, tourism

Boost for walkers and cyclists visiting Bo’ness pub

Walkers and cyclists are set to benefit from enhanced facilities and discounts at a Bo’ness pub.The Corbie Inn in the town’s Corbiehall has worked with the charity Sustrans to install a new cycle rack.The venue has also signed up to the John Muir Way Passport Scheme – offering discounts to passport holders. It will also… Continue reading Boost for walkers and cyclists visiting Bo’ness pub

charities, heritage

Speak up and help preserve Bo’ness heritage

Can you help preserve some Bo'ness mining heritage? A charity project is looking for people to talk about the town's Kinneil Colliery and its final days. A researcher from The PR Store will record audio interviews with local people and these might be used in interpretation/audio points/installations on the Kinneil foreshore (or used online). In… Continue reading Speak up and help preserve Bo’ness heritage

Audio guide, charities, community, Culture, heritage, tourism

Explore Fife with new audio guides

New audio guides have been produced by The PR Store for the charity the Coalfields' Regeneration Trust in Scotland. The five new guides are all hosted on the izi.travel app and cover walks around Fife, with contributions from local people. The new guides were recently featured in The Courier newspaper. Visit the dedicated Coalfields' page… Continue reading Explore Fife with new audio guides