Archive for the ‘Where to live in Scotland?’ Category

Coco Chocolatier pride themselves on being the creators of beautiful, single-origin chocolate that’s alluring, fun and most importantly delicious. We met Creative Manager Anna York at their Stockbridge store – one of two shops in Edinburgh to find out more. Chocolate is loved universally but what makes Coco so extra-special? Every piece of our chocolate […]

Today we talk with Stuart Wilson, from Wilson’s Catch of the Day, to find out more  about his business located in Finnieston, one of the coolest areas of Glasgow. Stuart Wilson worked for a renowned Glasgow-based fishmonger for 15 years – firstly as a chef in a busy seafood restaurant then as a fishmonger. When […]

Today Gino Stornaiuolo welcomes us to Nonna’s Kitchen, the fabulous Italian restaurant he runs with his family in Edinburgh’s Morningside. While Gino and his family are dedicated to making customers feel like they’re coming into their own home, we wanted to find out why Morningside was Gino’s number one choice. Nonna’s Kitchen has become an […]

This week’s local business feature is dragon-i situated in Glasgow’s City Centre. Amid the wonderful aromas of its Pan-Asian dishes, operations director Raymond Mann explains why this is the perfect location.   So where did it all begin? Well, dragon-i opened here in Hope Street in 2003 and our goal was to create the best […]

  This week’s local business feature is Velvet Moon in Finnieston, we caught up with Brenda Wallace, the owner, to know why she chose and loves that location. Can you tell us a little bit about Velvet Moon, what we can find in the store, how do you choose the items and collections? Velvet Moon […]

Over the next few months we will be sharing some of our favourite local businesses across Scotland. Today, we popped into Marie Delices in Morningside to chat with the owner, Marie Lafont. Marie told us more about her business and why she chose Morningside as the perfect location. Can you tell us a little bit about […]

A recent report by Savills reveals Glasgow’s economic growth rate exceeded that of the UK as a whole over the last five years. The real estate agents says mixed-use schemes will determine how residents live, work and socialise in Scotland’s largest city. The report identifies four sites with the potential to become vibrant mixed-use city […]

Motherwell, Greenock and Arbroath top the charts as Scotland’s most affordable commuter town, according to the research by Bank of Scotland, which looked at houses prices within an hour’s commute of Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Results show that buyers could typically save around 30 per cent by commuting 30 minutes from Edinburgh (average house price […]

It sits at the mouth of the River Ayr and has a history as old as the hills. Established as a Royal Burgh in 1205, Ayr is the largest town in South Ayrshire and home to a fabulous beach. Anyone fancy a dip? Well go right ahead. Ayr beach has been awarded a Seaside Award […]

It is home to the birthplace of golf – a historic course that attracts superstar players from around the world to some of the very best fairways around. But while St Andrew’s revels in adulation, just 20 miles away the post-war town of Glenrothes has had to shake off the insult of being named Scotland’s […]

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