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Funding boost for local food and drink

£250k fund created to support local food and drink  Applications are now being accepted for grants of up to £5,000, as part of a new initiative to help drive projects that celebrate and promote locally sourced and produced food and drink. A total of £250,000 is available for the Connect Local Regional Food Fund, which

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Food: Dine Out Scotland at Two Fat Ladies with 5pm

 Dine Out Scotland with Two Fat Ladies Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery has long been a favourite of ours, so much so that we hadn't made it to the other restaurants in the Glasgow group! This was soon sorted with the launch of the 5pm Dine Out Scotland promotion.  From 21st May to 4th June, you can dine

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Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea At Fairmont St Andrews

Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea - Fairmont St Andrews Want to celebrate the Royal Wedding in style? Then pencil in a visit to Fairmont St Andrews. They are holding a Royal Afternoon Tea and a live screening of the Royal Wedding hosted in the hotel’s glass-roofed Atrium Lounge. Invited to dress for the occasion, guests will arrive

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Drink: Cheers to ALDI Scottish Gin Festival

Scottish Gin Festival at ALDI There are 11 Scottish gins on offer at ALDI to celebrate their Scottish Gin Festival and we have the lowdown on what’s on sale. The gins are in store now and you’ll probably have to buy some quickly as last time ALDI held their Scottish Gin Festival, The Gin was

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Scottish Hotel Awards 2018 Winners

Winners announced for 2018 Scottish Hotel Awards Last night saw the The Scottish Hotel Awards Gala Dinner take place at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa in Edinburgh and we were there to help celebrate the cream of Scottish hotels. Hotels, Inns, Bed and Breakfasts all manner of accommodation types are recognised at these awards.

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Travel: Discovering Charles Rennie Mackintosh – Glasgow

Spending the day with Mackintosh: The Glasgow Style and more This year marks the 150th birthday of the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh and  what better way to celebrate than with a day out in Glasgow visiting some of the sights in his hometown! The first location of the day, Kelvingrove Art Galleries , opens from 10am.

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Scottish Style Awards 2018 results

Everyone’s a winner at the Scottish Style Awards Last night (31st March) saw the Glasgow glitterati out to enjoy  the Scottish Style Awards and they let us in as well! Held inside the stunning Kelvingrove  Art Gallery and Museum, we mingled with the most stylish in Scotland.  Influential men and women with stylish bars, hotels and

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#LoveFoodFeelGood with Lido at Troon

 There’s a buzz about Troon Weekday nights don’t always involve a mixture of gin, great food and friends but at Buzzworks’ recent Love Food Feel Good evening showcase at Lido Troon there was a plethora of dishes and smiling faces to match. Continue below to see some of the fantastic food now being served at

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Travel: Kingsbarns Distillery & Visitor Centre

Whisky distilling in Fife at Kingsbarns Scottish whisky needs to mature in cask for at least 3 years before it can legally be called whisky and this month marks the 3rd birthday of the first cask to be filled at Kingsbarns, which seemed like a fitting time to visit their Distillery and Visitor Centre in

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News: North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards 2018 Winners

North East Scotland Crowns their Cream of the Crop The North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards took place last night with eleven businesses from the North East celebrating winning  awards. The awards were held at the Ardoe House Hotel, with journalist and BBC Radio Scotland presenter Stephen Jardine, as host. The 12 award categories highlighted