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Join our Golden Ticket Prize Draw!

We plan to hold a weekly prize draw in the lead up to Christmas to encourage residents to shop locally and to raise awareness of the Crieff Card. The draw will be promoted in the local press, online and with posters and fliers. Each time…
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Celebrating Samhuinn or Halloween

Time to carve the pumpkins, load up dishes with piles of sweets and festoon your house with spiders webs, bats, skeletons and other macabre stuff, yes it’s Halloween! The modern day festival of Halloween is derived from the Celtic festival…
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Life is sweet

This week we are celebrating National Cupcake Week, a great excuse to indulge in all things sweet. The first mention of the cupcake has been traced back to 1796 in a recipe notation of “a light cake to bake in small cups”, written in American…

Promoting the Crieff Card

We are busy writing a series of blogs which promote the Crieff Card and the businesses which accept it. If you would like to join the Crieff Card scheme please get in touch with Ruth: ruth.crieffsucceeds@gmail.com Click here to read the …
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Ideas for the empty nester

Most Scottish Universties start this week end, leaving many anxious parents with that ‘empty nest’ feeling. We’ve published a blog on this subject which also promotes businesses  participating  in The Crieff Card scheme. The blog can…
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Local businesses showcase top produce in Taste of Tartan marquee at Crieff Highland Gathering

Visitors were treated to a delicious food and drink experience at the Taste of Tartan marquee at this year's Crieff Highland Gathering. Sponsored by Crieff Succeeds BID (Business Improvement District), the popular marquee showcased an array…

Time for Tea!

This week is officially Afternoon Tea Week. This great British institution started in the 1800’s by Anna Russell, 7th Duchess of Bedford who hated the ‘sinking feeling’ she felt in the afternoon with another four hours to wait until dinner…

Back to school!

As the saying goes, all good things come to an end and we are almost at the end of the school summer holidays - and what a summer it has been! Some of you will be heaving a sigh of relief at the impending return of a fixed schedule and the…

It’s a long hot summer!

For once all of the UK, including Scotland has enjoyed a fantastic warm, sunny summer with no end in sight. The great weather makes keeping the kids entertained during the school holidays a lot easier, which is a bonus for all busy parents.…

Just One Open

Golf fans are gearing up for all the drama and excitement of the 147th Open, which is the oldest of the 4 major professional golf championships. This year The Open runs from July 15th to the 22nd and is being held at Carnoustie, bringing players…