Food & Drink

Food Train launches BOXtober drive to support critical services

Food Train Launches BOXtober Drive To Support Critical Services

Dumfries & Galloway residents can directly support older people in the region by sponsoring boxes which carry lifeline shopping deliveries to over-65s in their...
Moores Makes Fish and Chip Takeaway of the Year – Top 40

Moores Makes Fish and Chip Takeaway of the Year – Top 40

The National Fish and Chip Awards has announced the entries for the Fish and Chip Takeaway of the Year category and popular Castle Douglas...
Half Price lamb for locals.

Half Price Lamb For Locals

Lockerbie farmer Anthony Steel of Kirkwood at Dalton is making a special offer for local residents. … Anyone living near Lockerbie can get some...
Record breaking Stranraer Oyster Festival 2022 hailed ‘incredible success’ 

Record Breaking Stranraer Oyster Festival 2022 Hailed ‘Incredible Success’  

Stranraer Oyster Festival has been hailed as an ‘incredible success’ by organisers. More than 18,000 people attended the community-led event, which is now one...
September is Glenkens Food Month 2022

September is Glenkens Food Month 2022

This Friday marks the start of the Glenkens Food Month, kicking off the start of a busy month celebrating the local food producers and...
Scottish Native Oyster Season Opens 1st September  

Scottish Native Oyster Season Opens 1st September  

Native oysters are important ecosystem engineers, maintaining marine ecosystems by filtering water and providing habitat The UK’s native oyster season opens tomorrow till...
Ayrshire Real Ale Festival Makes a Welcome Return

Ayrshire Real Ale Festival Makes A Welcome Return

After a two year hiatus, the Ayrshire Real Ale Festival is back in October 2022. Organised by the Ayrshire and Wigtownshire branch of CAMRA, the...
Get Tae Shuck! - The Scottish Oyster Shucking Championship Makes Return

Get Tae Shuck! – The Scottish Oyster Shucking Championship Makes Return

Scottish chefs and seafood professionals invited to compete to win the ShuckOff title The winner will go on to represent Scotland at the...

Dumfries Entrepreneur Launches Floop App To Track Carbon Footprint Of Meals

Former Dumfries pupil and student, Jim Kimberley is the tech lead of 'Floop' an app that calculates the carbon footprint of its meals by...
FUNDING FOR SOME OF REGIONS MAJOR LOCAL FOOD EVENTS ANNOUNCED

Funding For Some Of Region’s Major Local Food Events Announced

A total of 24 projects from across the country have been awarded funding of £110,000 to promote and showcase quality regional produce.  The latest round...