Archive for August, 2017

OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC ATHLETES OPEN NEW £3.15 MILLION NATIONAL CURLING ACADEMY

Minister for Public Health and Sport Aileen Campbell today (Wednesday) threw the first stone to declare the new £3.15 million National Curling Academy open. The world-class facility at Stirling Sports Village, the latest hub project to complete, is Scotland’s first dedicated curling academy which ensures that from now on Team Scotland, Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes and community players have year-round access to high-quality ice to train on. As well as helping the sport develop from a grassroots perspective, the National Curling Academy provides a year-long training environment where the continuous delivery of outstanding coaching and support programmes to our…

CARRONGRANGE PUPILS RAISE OVER £600 FOR ZOO

Kids from Carrongrange School in Falkirk managed to raise £620 for Five Sisters Zoo in West Lothian with support from Hub East Central Scotland and Ogilvie Construction. The pupils arranged a coffee morning event which raised £120 and hub ECS and Ogilvie, who are constructing the new Carrongrange school building, each donated £250 to support the initiative. The new school building is due to open soon and will offer 190 pupils a state of the art learning environment. Five Sisters Zoo is non-profit enterprise with a collection of over 180 different species of mammals birds and reptiles.  A large part…