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Adventure Playground at Cream o’ Galloway to close

Adventure Playground at Cream o’ Galloway to close

Cream o’ Galloway Visitor Centre has announced its Adventure Playground is to close as the impact of physical distancing due to Covid-19 restrictions has made the activity not viable.   The extensive woodland playground includes kart tracks, a 3-D maze, a 50ft...

Festival boost for local food and drink industry

Festival boost for local food and drink industry

Forth Valley Food Festival provided a welcome boost for local food and drink businesses during the school October break (10- 25 October). The fortnight long festival, organised by Forth Valley Food and Drink network, and supported by Forth Valley and Lomond LEADER,...

Rare beef box introduced at Butchery at Bowhouse

Rare beef box introduced at Butchery at Bowhouse

Rare breed beef from a herd recently introduced to Balcaskie Estate in Fife is now available from Butchery at Bowhouse. Lincoln Red is an ancient breed of cattle that, in the face of increasing demand for fast growing more commercial breeds, is now endangered. A small...

Food Fest line-up announced

Food Fest line-up announced

From rainbow bread making to picking giant pumpkins, Forth Valley Food Festival has a fun filled line-up for local foodies and families to enjoy over the October school break. The annual festival, which is now in its third year, will take place 10th-25th October via a...

Made from Scotland: Modern stone age breaks into drinks industry

Made from Scotland: Modern stone age breaks into drinks industry

Blairhoyle based craftsman Keith Burnett has gone from cutting through giant 25 tonne rocks to hand-finishing tiny 20-millimetre cubes, in a bid to break into Scotland’s thriving drinks industry. His range of Modern Stone Age whisky and gin stones – designed to cool...