Get happy in Dumfries

Who would have thought it? Dumfries has just been voted the happiest place in Scotland. Sure, we have to thank Dumfries for giving us Calvin Harris but what else has this little market town got to offer that makes everyone so chipper? Is it possibly the picturesque castles and the friendly locals or the peace […]

Glasgow Airport leads the way with free sanitary products

Glasgow Airport is set to provide free sanitary products in female toilets to help tackle period poverty in Scotland. The move is in response to Labour MSP Monica Lennon’s campaign to end period poverty in Scotland. The announcement from Glasgow Airport will see free tampons and pads made available in check-in, international and domestic arrival […]

Scotland to provide free access to sanitary products

Scotland is now the first country in the world to provide free sanitary products to low-income families – and we think it’s a positive move forward. The Scottish government has outlined plans to tackle “period poverty” with at least 1,000 women and girls set to benefit from the scheme, which has already received £42,000 worth […]

Islay Festival 2017 – what to see and do

One of the most popular islands on the West coast of Scotland, the Isle of Islay is gearing up to host their annual Festival of Music and Malt taking place from Friday 26 May to Saturday 3 June. The festival has a diverse programme on offer form traditional Scottish music, ceilidhs, Gaelic lessons, whisky tasting […]