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Royal visit for Hawick grown tomatoes

Scotty Brand State of the art facilities officially opened The Princess Royal officially opened Standhill Farm Glasshouse in Hawick, today ( 20th September 2017).  I had the pleasure of visiting earlier this year and try the tomatoes straight off the vine. Click here to find out more.   The custom-built state of the art greenhouse

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Dixie Chick opens on Ashton Lane

Chick out the new opening on Ashton Lane The folks behind Vodka Wodka have today opened Dixie Chick on Ashton Lane. Upstairs from the popular cocktail bar, Dixie Chick is heaven for those who love their chicken 🐔.  There's chicken strips, glazed wings and chicken burgers served with loaded fries.  Toppings such as chilli and

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Preview of new opening Leiper’s Attic

Scottish food in the attic Another new opening in Glasgow this week. This time Glasgow foodies can get excited about Leiper's Attic which is part of Cottier Theatre.  The upstairs restaurant of Cottier has had a makeover and a brand new menu. We're going along on Wednesday to check it out for ourselves, but first

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Hotel News: USB Charger points for easyHotel

Each time we go away I always say I'm going to keep x, y or z in the case so I'm not going argh I've left it behind.  But you know, I never do! easyHotel have polled holiday makers to find out what they have left behind.  Answers have  included Fondue set, chest hair mousse, (???)

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New Opening: The Citizen, St Vincent Place, Glasgow

  Read all about the latest opening in Glasgow The Di Maggio Restaurant Group continue their domination of St Vincent Place with the opening of The Citizen.  This beautiful building was once where copies of The Glasgow Citizen and Evening Citizen newspapers were put together. Nowadays it is full of images of local citizens by

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Food News: Smashburger opens 5th UK venue

US Smash heads to Glasgow We haven't tried Smashburger yet, but will be sorting that out in no time at all when they open their first restaurant in Scotland this October (and fifth UK restaurant) on Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow City Centre. Smashburger tell us that they use 100% British Red Tractor Assured beef which

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Event: Byres Road Book Festival Programme

Live Cartooning, Crime and Superhero Selfies Set For September Weekend The Byres Road Book Festival returns bigger and better for 2017 with this year’s four-day programme seeing 29 top authors including Malachy Tallack, McIlvanney Prize 2017 winner Chris Brookmyre, Douglas Skelton, and Gail Honeyman bringing fiction, fantasy, history and superheroes to Glasgow’s Byres Road over

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Preview: The Citizen opening Wednesday 6th September

News, hot off the press! Glasgow's newest restaurant opens this Wednesday 6th September. DRG (Di Maggio’s Restaurant Group) will open The Citizen Bar and Dining Rooms on St Vincent Place. It's where  The Trading House used to be, and next door to fellow DRG restaurants The Anchor Line and The Atlantic. From their Facebook page it

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News: New Caledonian Sleeper trains put through tests

Carriages arrive in Czech Republic for tests The first of 75 new carriages for the iCaledonian Sleeper service have arrived at the Velim test centre in the Czech Republic, where they are to undergo several weeks’ testing. The new carriages are being manufactured in Northern Spain. The Five carriages, two seated, one Club and two

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Event: Finnieston Distillery Company launch Music event

Glasgow drinks company launches new live music event Finnieston Distillery Company (FDC) have today announced plans for a new quarterly live music event in Glasgow. The first Finnieston Distillery Company Presents… showcase at SWG3 on Thursday 14th September will feature the debut Scottish gig by French electro-funk DJ/producer Dabeull. A Parisian who is part of