Members’ News

Very Berry Weekend at Glendoick Garden Centre

Saturday 20th AUGUST 10.00am – 21 st AUGUST 2016 4.00pm A chance to taste and buy berries in all shapes and sizes with: Fruit for sale – So local you could walk to the fields: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries from Stewarts Free Tastings – Suppliers and producers will be on hand with delicious jams, chutneys, sauces, puddings, alcohol and summer drinks, all with a berry theme. We’re thinking of inventing a cocktail…. Here’s a sample of some of the companies that will be attending: Tabulicious – always on the look out for local

Glebe House launches new Afternoon Tea service

Sara Wood owner of Glebe House which has become popular with guests for its high quality accommodation and the abundance of tasty home baked produce has now launched a full afternoon tea for non-residents. Full afternoon teas have become a very popular “eating out” choice this year and Glebe House has developed a particular menu that responds to that trend.  It is now serving a full savoury and sweet selection of tea time treats, for private parties of between four

Fairways Recruitment Achieves Double Gold!

Fairways Recruitment has achieved both Investors in People Gold and Investors in Young People Gold accreditations. They are the first recruitment agency in Scotland to achieve Gold standard in both awards, and the fifth organisation in Scotland. In gaining accreditation at Gold level, Fairways’ solid foundation of good practice, which remains aspirational and challenging for many organisations, is demonstrated. Their true commitment to the training and development of their people is also illustrated. Gold Investors in Young People accreditation demonstrates

Little Blooms Unveils New Website

PBN Member and Committee Member, Avril Fulton has today announced the launch of Little Blooms’ new website. Avril would love to hear your feedback on the new website which can be viewed here.   Avril is the owner and founder of Little Blooms UK. For over 30 years, she was a Primary School Teacher, a career which she really enjoyed. After retiring, however, Avril missed the contact with young children and her involvement with initiatives such as Eco School and Health Promoting School. It was

Double honours for Charlie Taylor at National Awards

Charlie Taylor, a long-standing Perth hairdressing salon with an impressive 30 years trading in Perth City Centre has this week added two more accolades to an already bulging trophy cabinet. Charlie is one of the few women to earn a place in the British Hairdressing Hall of Fame, having won the Scottish Hairdresser of the Year title three times. She’s a major force in the hairdressing world, not only here in the UK, but also internationally. We were delighted to hear

Help The Home Straight with their Survey

The Home Straight in Scotland is a social enterprise that offers moving, downsizing and ageing in place solutions for older people and their families. I realise that you are all too young just now but your opinion counts. You may have relatives and friends who are beginning to struggle with joint problems, so do please pass on the questionnaire for them to fill in as well. We are looking to create beautiful new designs of some of the simplest and most

Summer Party at Glendoick Garden Centre

A great day out for all the family – Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 June 2016, 10am – 4pm each day Browse the garden centre for special offers on all things summery: BBQs, outdoor furniture, chldren’s outdoor games, ladies’ and gents’ clothing, pamper, candle offers and much much more…. Stock up on what we’re famous for: Plants, Plants, Plants… How to Plant a Hanging Basket demonstrations Let your children play in our exotic indoor beach or wear them out on the Bouncy Castle Wander through

Bringing Learning at Work Week to Small Businesses

River Park Learning and Development founder Jennifer Lindsay-Finan, has launched the UK’s first Learning at Work Week programme of one day workshops aimed to develop the skills of small business owners and entrepreneurs in Tayside. Learning at Work Week runs from 16th – 22nd May and is normally the preserve of large organisations and their employees. Jennifer is delivering interactive learning and development opportunities of corporate quality, but at a rate that is affordable, bringing learning into the community. Jennifer uses

Perth lawyer promoted to Partner at leading law firm

Leading law firm Thorntons has strengthened its Perth team with a new senior promotion. Debbie Fellows has been promoted to Partner at Thorntons, having previously been an associate at the firm. Based in Thorntons’ offices on George Street, Debbie specialises in employment law and has a particular interest in discrimination and equal pay cases. Debbie has been accredited as an employment law specialist by the Law Society of Scotland since 2010.Debbie joined the Thorntons team in 2011, having previously been a senior associate at Anderson Strathern. Scott

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