UK Government Minister visits award winning HALO

Dylan Macdonald HALO Kilmarnock

Lord Malcolm Offord, the UK Government’s Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Scotland, today visited the HALO Enterprise and Innovation Centre to see first hand how the world class facility is setting the standard for low carbon energy sites across the UK.

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Macfarlane Group PLC acquires Packmann in Germany

Mark McIntyre Macfarlane Group

Strategic acquisition of PackMann in Germany Expanding Macfarlane’s protective packaging capability in Northern Europe  Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of PackMann Gesellschaft für Verpackungen und Dienstleistungen mbH (“PackMann”), a protective packaging distribution business based in Eppelheim near Heidelberg, Germany. The acquisition is in line with Macfarlane’s strategy of building its protective packaging business in Northern Europe …

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Edinburgh hosts prestigious European Cruise event his week

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Nearly 200 cruise executives from around the world are arriving in Edinburgh this week as the prestigious Cruise Europe Conference gets underway in Scotland. Originally planned for March 2020 but delayed due to the global pandemic, this three-day in-person event, is being held in venues across the Capital and is the largest and best attended cruise event ever to be …

Ayr bus driver is a Star

Mark McIntyre Stagecoach West Scotland

An Ayr bus driver’s great customer skills have been recognised as the best in the UK by his employer Stagecoach West Scotland. William McCann was named Customer Experience Champion for 2022 at this year’s Stagecoach Stars awards for consistently going above and beyond to ensure customers receive the best possible experience when travelling by bus. The annual Stagecoach Stars awards …

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The Port of Rosyth’s Agri-hub reaches 1million tonnes milestone

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Scotland’s largest agricultural products hub (“agri-hub”) at the Port of Rosyth has reached a milestone of handling 1 million tonnes of product for Cefetra. The Agri-Hub, which opened in early 2020, handles an extensive range of important agricultural products for Scottish animal feed, food and drink and farming industries. The port has been fully open and operational throughout the global …

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Loch Duart brings restaurant quality salmon to UK homes

Graeme Thomson General News, Loch Duart

Scottish salmon farm known for its unrivalled taste launches online shop. In its latest move to bring consumers the best tasting Scottish salmon in the world, Loch Duart has just launched an online shop. Now, for the first time, foodies and lovers of the finest quality seafood can order their very own portions of salmon which is served in some of the world’s best restaurants and used by Michelin star chefs.

Forth Ports kickstarts a new career for young trainee

Dylan Macdonald Forth Ports, Port of Grangemouth

Forth Ports welcomes it newest Operations Administrator to the Port of Grangemouth following her successful Kickstart traineeship. Louise Logan from Falkirk took part in a paid six-month traineeship last year which was part of the Government’s Kickstart work programme to help out-of-work 16 to 24 year-olds improve their career prospects, by learning new skills in a real working environment.

Spreng Thomson on hand to support new businesses at The HALO Kilmarnock

Dylan Macdonald HALO Kilmarnock, Spreng Thomson

In collaboration with the HALO in Kilmarnock, the Spreng Thomson team will offer all new businesses based at the HALO Innovation and Enterprise Centre a tailored PR and communications consultation session. Alongside this, our team will also host a PR and communications workshop twice a year covering a range of topics including media relations, brand management and digital strategy.