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Author: Phil Briscoe

A new Journey Planner app is being trialled to encourage visitors to Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park to consider more sustainable modes of transport. As part of Scotland’s Climate Week, the National Park Authority has launched a ‘beta’ version of the app to help day trippers access information on travel options more easily […]

Anti-social behaviour, disorder, public nuisance, neighbour disputes and noise complaints reduced significantly according to figures released by Police Scotland. Fire-raising and malicious mischief offences are also down against the same reporting period and there are 28 fewer crimes of housebreaking, including attempts. There is a marginal increase in sexual crimes, up six compared to last […]

With warm temperatures and sunshine returning this week, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority is urging visitors to take extra care on or around the water this weekend. The National Park is within easy reach of more than 50% of Scotland’s population and in good weather, its lochs and rivers are a popular […]

The “Ship on the Slip” opening weekend is to coincide with Loch Lomond’s GO SWIM event. Maid of the Loch welcomes visitors to the first open weekend of 2021 to celebrate the renowned ship’s move to its newly rebuilt steam slipway carriage where she will remain for some time while essential repairs are carried out. […]

Monday 16th August sees River Radio turn 1 year old…. and what a year it has been! Never when we launched the station 12 months ago would we imagine celebrating our 1st Birthday with a roadshow but yesterday (Sunday 15th August), that is exactly what we did! We spent the day at Loch Lomond Shores […]

As well as welcoming many visitors this summer, Loch Lomond Shores has also been busy welcoming new businesses and retailers, building on their already strong visitor offering. At a time when the retail sector is suffering the effects of COVID across the UK, it is incredibly heartening to hear the tourist attraction is to welcome […]

River Radio turns 1 year old on the 16th August and to celebrate we’re heading out on the road! We’ll be at Loch Lomond Shores on Sunday 15th August from 12 noon through until 5pm with the River Radio Roadshow. We’ll be playing great music all afternoon along with your requests and some of the […]

Visitors to Braehead shopping centre can be mall at sea thanks to a newly-launched boat trip on the River Clyde. Passengers can board the vessel Tonka, at Braehead’s pontoon – behind Krispy Kreme – for a trip ‘up and doon the watter’ to Glasgow city centre and back. Clyde Charters has just launched a new […]

A Shop Local campaign designed to generate support for local traders and business continues its roll-out in Balloch. “LovesLocal” has been put together to link in with a national #ScotlandLovesLocal TV, press and social media campaign that calls for people to #ThinkLocalFirst and is supported by The Scottish Government in partnership with Scotland’s Town Partnership. […]

Businesses are being urged to sign up to the Scottish Government-backed scheme to keep spending local for longer is promoted across every region of Scotland. Every community in Scotland could soon have its own gift card in a milestone move encouraging everyone to support local busineses. The Scottish Government is backing the rollout of the […]