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Food & Drink

Stranraer Oyster Festival 2023 Delivered £2.3 million Economic Boost   

Three day oyster festival generated £2.3 million for the local economy There was a significant increase in in-bound tourism and a growth in first time...

SOS: New Campaign Launched To Save Scottish Hospitality 

The Scottish Hospitality Group has launched a new campaign, warning the Scottish Government that there is just five weeks to save the Scottish...
Service as usual for Dumfries Farmers’ Market during train station improvement works

Service As Usual For Dumfries Farmers’ Market During Train Station Improvement Works

A popular monthly market is continuing to run while access improvement work takes place at Dumfries railway station. Dumfries Farmers’ Market features more than 30...

Poll: 9 In 10 In Dumfries & Galloway Support Protecting Fishing Fleets

AN OVERWHELMING majority of those living in Dumfries and Galloway believe fishing fleets should be safeguarded as seas become more crowded with the emergence...
A new study focuses on reducing food waste in the UK

A New Study Focuses On Reducing Food Waste In The UK

With around one-third of all food produced lost or thrown away, food waste is a big problem worldwide – including wasting the water, labour...
Cumbria’s dairy kitchen opens its doors

Cumbria’s Dairy Kitchen Opens Its Doors

A bespoke new food and drink facility has been launched at the Appleby Creamery in Cumbria to support new product development and business growth...
Local pubs deliver invaluable socio-economic value, ministers must act to save them – new report states

Local Pubs Deliver Invaluable Socio Economic Value, Ministers Must Act To Save Them –...

Government must give pubs which serve as the beating hearts of their communities greater support with tax rebates to safeguard the nation’s locals as...
2023 Stranraer Oyster Festival Breaks All Records

2023 Stranraer Oyster Festival Breaks All Records

Stranraer Oyster Festival has ‘come of age’ according to organisers after drawing record crowds to the three day event in south west Scotland, that...
Wild, native oysters put Stranraer on the foodie map  

Wild, Native Oysters Put Stranraer on the Foodie Map  

Record crowds are turning out for Stranraer Oyster Festival with more than 20,000 people expected at the three day event in south west Scotland...
Record Ticket Sales ahead of Stranraer Oyster Festival 2023

Record Ticket Sales ahead of Stranraer Oyster Festival 2023

Stranraer Oyster Festival has announced that online sales of tickets have more than doubled ahead of the three day festival, which starts tomorrow (Friday...