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Scottish hospitality sector launches Save our Jobs campaign

Scottish hospitality sector launches Save our Jobs campaign

Some of the top names in Scottish hospitality have launched a new ‘Save Our Jobs’ campaign calling for urgent support from Westminster and Holyrood to safeguard up to 100,000 jobs.

First Published: 22nd October 2020
Glasgow to host spooktacular Halloween events

Glasgow to host spooktacular Halloween events

After a sensational summer tour of sell-out shows, The Parking Lot Social team returns to their home city for a Halloween edition of their massive, interactive drive-in events.

First Published: 7th October 2020
The Caird Hall will awaken from its lockdown slumber for a special Halloween family concert

The Caird Hall will awaken from its lockdown slumber for a special Halloween family concert

Children's Classic Concerts in collaboration with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra have created an innovative Halloween production that embraces the challenges faced by the cultural sector.

First Published: 21st October 2020
Historic Environment Scotland publishes new 6 month Action Plan in response to Covid 19

Historic Environment Scotland publishes new 6 month Action Plan in response to Covid 19

Historic Environment Scotland has published its 6-month Action Plan until March 2021 and sets out how it will prioritise and continue to resume its core activities over the next six months.

First Published: 20th October 2020
Macdonald Resorts offer safe staycations in line with tourism research

Macdonald Resorts offer safe staycations in line with tourism research

Macdonald Resorts is seeing a marked increase in demand for its self-catering accommodation, as people opt for safe staycations within their family bubbles.

First Published: 16th October 2020
Little Mix hit the big screen at Vue

Little Mix hit the big screen at Vue

Fans who missed out on Little Mix’s sold-out London O2 Arena shows will get an opportunity to see their idols on the big screen at Vue Cinemas this November!

First Published: 16th October 2020
Renfrewshire residents and businesses urged to prepare in advance as winter weather approaches

Renfrewshire residents and businesses urged to prepare in advance as winter weather approaches

Residents and businesses in Renfrewshire are being given advice on how to stay safe should winter weather cause flooding in their area.

First Published: 19th October 2020
Full cast announced for Lament for Sheku Bayoh written and directed by Hannah Lavery

Full cast announced for Lament for Sheku Bayoh written and directed by Hannah Lavery

Lament for Sheku Bayoh will be performed by Saskia Ashdown, Patricia Panther, and Courtney Stoddart and will also feature music from Beldina Odenyo, AKA Heir of the Cursed.

First Published: 18th October 2020
The Say Award announce Live Showcase line up for 2020 award ceremony

The Say Award announce Live Showcase line up for 2020 award ceremony

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award today announce an incredible line-up of emerging artists set to perform at this year’s online award ceremony.

First Published: 16th October 2020
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo announces 2021 tickets on Sale

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo announces 2021 tickets on Sale

Tickets for the 2021 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo go on sale on Monday 19th October. The announcement comes as Michael Braithwaite is appointed as the Tattoo’s new Creative Director.

First Published: 16th October 2020
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Applications Open!

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Applications Open!

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire is now casting for the next series and searching for Britain’s brightest brains to take part.

First Published: 14th October 2020
Spooky goings on at intu Braehead thanks to hi tech wizardry

Spooky goings on at intu Braehead thanks to hi tech wizardry

Things have gone mall spooky for Halloween at the intu Braehead shopping centre!

First Published: 14th October 2020
Dobbies and the HTA urge people to Keep Britain Growing

Dobbies and the HTA urge people to Keep Britain Growing

Dobbies Garden Centres has welcomed the HTA horticultural manager, Pippa Greenwood, as the latest guest on their podcast as they support the #KeepBritainGrowing campaign.

First Published: 13th October 2020
Scottish entrepreneurs team up for Sober October

Scottish entrepreneurs team up for Sober October

Two independent Scottish brands have teamed up to challenge you to drink better this Sober October, while raising funds for MacMillan Cancer Support.

First Published: 11th October 2020
House builder donates high vis vests to school children across the region

House builder donates high vis vests to school children across the region

Leading Scottish housebuilder Miller Homes is helping keep children across West Scotland safe on their walk to and from school this autumn with its new Home Safe campaign.

First Published: 9th October 2020
The SAY Award announce the highly anticipated 2020 shortlist

The SAY Award announce the highly anticipated 2020 shortlist

The Shortlist for this year’s Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award has been officially revealed, with Scotland’s 10 most outstanding albums of the last year announced.

First Published: 9th October 2020
Inspired volunteers head out on more than seven litter picks a day during Spotless September

Inspired volunteers head out on more than seven litter picks a day during Spotless September

Renfrewshire experienced a Spotless September as hundreds of volunteers joined the Team Up to Clean Up campaign once again, with the aim of making their community a little brighter.

First Published: 8th October 2020
Plea for Paisley Town Hall memories to go in time capsule

Plea for Paisley Town Hall memories to go in time capsule

People are being given the chance to record their memories of Paisley Town Hall in a unique book that will be read by future generations.

First Published: 8th October 2020
HES launches recovery fund for historic environment sector in Scotland

HES launches recovery fund for historic environment sector in Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland launches a new £2.6 million fund to support the recovery of Scotland’s historic environment sector from the impacts of COVID-19.

First Published: 6th October 2020
Nothing to see here as Tennents Zero arrives on the market

Nothing to see here as Tennents Zero arrives on the market

Tennent's has announced the launch of Tennent's Zero, a refreshing 0.0% beer.

First Published: 2nd October 2020
The SAY Award announce public vote and reveal judges

The SAY Award announce public vote and reveal judges

Scotland’s national music prize, the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award, is set to open voting to the public, plus the 2020’s Judging Panel is revealed.

First Published: 2nd October 2020
Everyone can have fun being creative

Everyone can have fun being creative

Fun lovers of all ages are in for a treat thanks to the Arts Team at Renfrewshire Leisure!

First Published: 1st October 2020
New grocery partnership lands at Dobbies Braehead

New grocery partnership lands at Dobbies Braehead

Dobbies Garden Centres has opened a new look foodhall in Braehead, with shoppers now able to enjoy a host of Sainsbury's products now in store.

First Published: 1st October 2020
Anarchy breaks out as Darktober event returns!

Anarchy breaks out as Darktober event returns!

A brand new immersive horror experience is set to descend upon Scotland's Theme Park this October as part of the theme park's spine-tingling Darktober season!

First Published: 1st October 2020
Children across the country will have the chance to video call Santa this Christmas

Children across the country will have the chance to video call Santa this Christmas

Santa will be video calling children across the UK this festive season - as the Coronavirus pandemic forces many venues to ditch the traditional grotto.

First Published: 30th September 2020
Eat Out to help October

Eat Out to help October

Scotland's leading suppliers and restaurants unite to support the hospitality industry by launching 'Eat Out to help October'!

First Published: 30th September 2020
Drive in puts the WIN in to Winter with the Parking Lot Pantomime set to keep the magic of Christmas alive

Drive in puts the WIN in to Winter with the Parking Lot Pantomime set to keep the magic of Christmas alive

Tickets now on sale for The Parking Lot Social Winter Festival, Scotland's best Covid-proof Christmas events and panto!

First Published: 30th September 2020
Dobbies takes part in charity coffee morning

Dobbies takes part in charity coffee morning

Dobbies Garden Centres is raising vital funds for Macmillan's Coffee Morning this week, by hosting its own 'Raise a Cup' event at their Scottish stores!

First Published: 24th September 2020
Online celebration of Black History Month

Online celebration of Black History Month

A new and exciting programme of online cultural events is being staged to celebrate Black History Month.

First Published: 23rd September 2020
Tickets for new GlasGLOW dates on sale tomorrow

Tickets for new GlasGLOW dates on sale tomorrow

Set those alarms... an additional seven nights of GlasGLOW are set to go on sale tomorrow morning at 7.30am!

First Published: 22nd September 2020

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