Saturday, January 16, 2021


Regular articles and general news

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Background music ban lifted from Saturday 12th December

Licensed premises will be able to play background music (or sound from televisions) for the first time since August under newly-published Scottish Government guidance

Stack & Still to open at Braehead

Stack & Still, the Scottish pancake restaurant group, will open its fourth outlet next week (14th December) with the launch of a new venue at Braehead shopping centre
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Scottish Government must do more if hospitality is to recover

Trade groups have welcomed the announcement of further financial support for businesses – but cautioned that more will be needed if the sector is to recover

Forbes pledges £60m in tourism support

The Scottish Government has pledged an additional £60 million to support Scotland’s tourism industry in the New Year, with additional one-off grants for hospitality businesses valued at a further £30m
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Level three will cost capital pubs £3.2 million

Keeping Edinburgh in level three of coronavirus restrictions will cost the city’s pubs £3.2 million in turnover, according to the Scottish Beer & Pub Association (SBPA)

Operators back campaign to promote Edinburgh hospitality

Michelin Star chefs and independent bar and hotel operators are among those backing a new campaign to promote Edinburgh’s hospitality sector over the festive season

Levels changes for 16 council areas

Coronavirus restrictions will change in 16 council areas this Friday, the first minister has announced

Chef aims for the top in Glasgow

An experienced chef has ambitions of bringing a Michelin Star back to Glasgow as he opens his new restaurant

Manorview gives back this Christmas

Manorview Hotels has pledged to make families in need across west central Scotland smile a little more this Christmas through its festive charity campaign.

Cheers for Scottish beers

Breweries across Scotland are closing out a difficult year on a high note after scooping trophies at the fifth annual Scottish Beer Awards