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Nominations Open for Go Forth Stirling’s 2024 Business Awards

Stirling’s Business Awards are returning for a second year with nominations for the 2024 honours opening tomorrow. The awards – run by Go Forth Stirling BID – reward the outstanding business owners and teams which run Stirling’s flourishing independent scene and are voted for by the public. There are 11 categories and nominations begin tomorrow […]

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Peer Mentor Appointed to Tackle Antisocial Behaviour in Stirling City Centre

A Peer Mentor has been appointed to tackle anti-social behaviour in Stirling city centre by working with young people. The new role aims to support a safer, welcoming and more resilient city by reducing anti-social behaviours and providing alternative positive pathways for potential offenders. The post has been created and funded in partnership with Stirling

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The Say Award Reveals Design Commission Bespoke Shortlist Trophies With 1 Week to Go Until 2023’s Ceremony

With only one week to go until The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award Ceremony and 2023’s winner is revealed, the country’s national music prize has unveiled the stunning bespoke art prizes this year’s Shortlist will receive, expertly handcrafted from low-carbon concrete, with the winner’s prize set to be revealed exclusively at the Ceremony. 

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Go Forth Stirling Commissions Environmental Audit of City Centre

Go Forth Stirling BID has commissioned Keep Scotland Beautiful to conduct regular environmental audits of the city centre as part of the organisation’s efforts to improve the local area. The environmental charity will provide the Go Forth team with an evidence-led baseline report on the environmental quality and cleanliness of the BID (Business Improvement District)

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Scottish Album of the Year 10 Shortlisted Albums Revealed

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award has today revealed the 10 Shortlisted albums in the running for the £20,000 prize and coveted national title, plus Paolo Nutini’s ‘These Streets’ is announced as the winner of 2023’s Modern Scottish Classic Award. The five finalists for this year’s Sound of Young Scotland Award have also

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Music Fans Invited to Have Their Say On Scottish Album of the Year

Music fans are once again invited to ‘Have their SAY’ and influence Scotland’s national music prize, The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award, by backing their favourite Longlisted album to secure its place on 2023’s Shortlist; remaining in the running to win the coveted title and the £20,000 first prize.  With voting now open,

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BID Sponsors Creative Stirling Exhibition – The Stirling Pioneers

Creative Stirling will launch its interactive exhibition The Stirling Pioneers’ this weekend after receiving funding from the city’s Business Improvement District (BID). The Stirling Pioneers: Film Makers Who Changed The World’ features two icons of global film culture, the inventor of documentary John Grierson and Norman McLaren – a ground-breaking innovator in the arts of

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Bloody Scotland launch night in Stirling 2023

Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival Ends On a High With a Sell Out Event

The historic city of Stirling was packed with crime fans and media at the weekend. New venue, Trinity Church hall, was host to BBC Radio 4, Loose Ends who got the weekend off to a great start with Janey Godley and Danny Wallace chatting to crime writers Chris Brookmyre, Val McDermid and Abir Mukherjee. In

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Go Forth Launches Flood Prevention Fund To Support Stirling Businesses

Go Forth Stirling has launched a fund to help businesses hit by flash flooding in the city centre last night. Several businesses, including King Cons sports bar in King Street, sustained damage after heavy rain led to flooding on Sunday evening. Today, the team at Go Forth have set up a fund offering small grants

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Stirling Gets Ready For The City’s First Cocktail Week

Stirling businesses are getting ready to showcase the city’s thriving hospitality industry during its first Cocktail Week next month. Stirling Cocktail Week 2023 takes place from Friday October 6 to Sunday October 15 and is organised by Scottish agency Marketing: After Dark withsupport from Go Forth Stirling BID and its Independent Stirling initiative. The new

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