General News

ASB Awards

Each year, the ASB recognises women who are high achievers in the business world and those who contribute something back to society.  Applications are now closed for this year’s ASB Awards, but we’re really looking forward to seeing who has been shortlisted!  There are so many great businesswomen across Scotland who have had the opportunity to participate, but we’re hoping at least one Award will be brought back to Perthshire! Join us at this prestigious event as we celebrate

Come and have some Midsummer fun at Café Tabou

Cafe Tabou’s Midsummer Terrace Party takes place on Sunday 3rd July. Starting at 4pm, the event promises an afternoon and evening of great food, socialising and live music in the heart of Perth’s Café Quarter. Master Chef Michalak is preparing and cooking the barbeque himself which offers a fantastic selection of meats, seafood and salads for £16.95. They would love to see you, even pop in for a drink with your family or friends and enjoy the social atmosphere.   Children are very welcome to come

Calling all Mentors…

As you may know the Scottish Chambers network has recently been awarded a new contract from Scottish Enterprise to continue the delivery of the Business Mentoring Programme.  There will be some changes to the programme and as such we thought now would be an ideal time to invite our Mentors along to hear about these changes and provide an opportunity for experience sharing as well as networking with other Mentors, local partners and potential Mentors.   I am delighted to

Festivals & Events in Perthshire

Do you want to know more about the award winning festivals and events in the City of Perth and Perthshire? If so, join us to hear how Perth & Kinross Council and partners are working together to attract and deliver world class events in our region from 2016 – 2020. Discover how your business can get involved and benefit from event tourism, an industry currently worth an estimated £3.5 billion a year to the Scottish economy. The purpose of this event is to inform

News from Horsecross Arts

Whether you wish to build your brand, raise your profile, increase sales, reach out to our wide range of customers or entertain key clients, we have many exciting opportunities to suit your business needs and desired level of sponsorship.   Similar sponsorship opportunities with comparable benefits are hard to find in the Perthshire area, but opportunities are endless! Here’s a snapshot of what’s ahead:   Southern Fried – 29th to 31st July Perth’s American Roots music festival boasts headline concerts, late night clubs,

Broadband a new property must as homeowners’ needs change

Access to the Internet has become a high priority for househunters as leisure activities shift, according to a survey just out. A good, reliable broadband connection – one strong enough for streaming films and TV – ranks above a TV signal and having enough space for a flatscreen TV, says the survey of househunter must-haves by And although central heating, double glazing and a garden topped the list, the fact that 53% of respondents wanted a decent broadband connection speaks

Vote for your Chosen Charity

As most of you will know, last year PBN supported Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance and raised money for the charity through raffles and other fund raising at our events. We’d love to hear which charity you’d like us to support next year.  Please click here to vote for your preferred charity before 5th April. We hope to announce next year’s charity at the AGM and we’ll also be able to announce the total amount raised for Perth Air Ambulance. Thanks,

Your New Committee 2016-17

Following the AGM your new committee have been elected. They are: Zoe Cormack – Chair & New Members (Cormack HR) Heather Borderie – Vice Chair & Treasurer (Glendoick Garden Centre) Julia Brown – Events (Activate HR) Donna Causton – ASB Liason & Minute Secretary (Fairways HR and Recruitment) Debbie Fellows – Membership Communication (Thorntons Law) Avril Fulton – New Members & Charity Liason (Little Blooms UK) Olivia Robertson – Membership Communication (The Home Straight) Click on the committee member’s name to read

Live Active Leisure Seeks Non-executive Directors

Live Active Leisure, Perth and Kinross’s Independent Sports and Fitness Trust has announced an opportunity for two non-executive directors to join their voluntary board.  The successful candidates will help shape and develop sports and fitness throughout LAL’s sixteen venues and across areas such as wellbeing, Active Schools and their performance level Talented Athlete Scheme. The Board are looking for innovative, entrepreneurial individuals with a proven track record at senior management level who are passionate about physical activity and who can dedicate three

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