Entries by Laurie Stewart

Annual Charity Cycle Fundraising Success

On Wednesday 6th of June the Bruce Stevenson Annual Charity Cycle took place in the Trossachs. Our corporate ambassador, Mark Beaumont best known for cycling the world in 78 days joined 50 cyclists on the day. Participants tackled an arduous 52 mile route surrounded by some fantastic scenery and raised over £1400 for charity. The […]

Popular Fife Whisky Festival to Return Next Year

Fife Whisky Festival is set to become an annual fixture following the success of the inaugural event. Organisers Justine Hazlehurst and Karen Somerville announced the move after the festival – opened by Scottish cycling legend Mark Beaumont – was praised for boosting the local economy. More than 500 whisky-lovers from across Scotland, and as far […]

Smash Success for A Taste of Borders Tourism

A Tourism and Hospitality event, A Taste of Borders Tourism, organised by Local MSP Rachael Hamilton, Borders College, Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) Borders and Midlothian Borders Tourism Action Group (MBTAG) went down a treat with local students. The event that welcomed 152 pupils from secondary schools across the Borders to Kelso Racecourse educated the […]

Young Persons Tourism and Hospitality Event Gearing Up

A Tourism and Hospitality event organised by Local MSP Rachael Hamilton, Borders College, Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) Borders and Midlothian Borders Tourism Action Group (MBTAG) is set to go for 26th February. The event, A Taste of Borders Tourism, is in response to a future skills gap concern from local Hospitality and Tourism employers […]

Fuelling to Pedal the World

Last year Mark Beaumont, Corporate Ambassador for Bruce Stevenson cycled the world in 78 days. Food became fuel with Mark consuming 9000 calories per day.. ‘What are you most looking forward to eating?’ was a frequently asked question in the final days before the finish of my 18,000-mile race. ‘I’m looking forward to not eating!’ […]