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KSB WELCOMES CARRIER BAG CHARGE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

The independent Scottish charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, has welcomed the launch of an awareness campaign on the introduction of a charge for single-use carrier bags, set for introduction on 20th October. Legislation passed by the Scottish Parliament in May introduced a mandatory 5p charge on all

PAS VOLUNTEER SERVICE SCOOPS MENTAL HEALTH AWARD

A leading social enterprise is being recognised by the Stirling-based mental health charity, Action in Mind, for excellence in its volunteer-led service provision. The charity’s Working Together Award for 2014 was received by Petra Biberbach, Chief Executive of PAS, the impartial organisation which inspires individuals

SCOTTISH PARKS SET GREEN FLAG AWARD RECORD

A record number of Scottish parks will be flying a Green Flag this year, with 59 parks and green spaces awarded the honour. Parks all over Scotland won flags, with Dumfries and Galloway, Stirling and North Lanarkshire represented amongst the winners for the first time. The

THE BON VIVANT WINS BEST INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT BAR

The Bon Vivant (Thistle Street) has been honoured at the Tales of the Cocktail 2014 Spirited Awards. The first ever Scottish winner at the hotly-contested international awards ceremony, the Edinburgh restaurant bar competed against Delicatessen (Moscow), Spitalfields Bar at Hawksmoor and Blind Pig at Social