A NEW push to attract tourists to Bo’ness got underway this week. Bo’net – which represents dozens of groups in the town – updated and republished its free map and guide to attractions in the area. Copies will be available from local libraries and other outlets in the district. You can also download a PDF… Continue reading Bid to attract visitors to Estate and Nature Reserve
Ballantine's Foundry in Bo'ness has been making markers for Kinneil Nature Reserve and other sites around the Forth Valley. It's part of the National Lottery-funded Inner Forth Landscape Initiative. Read the full story on The Falkirk Herald site.
Kinneil Estate and Nature Reserve have been highlighted by The Scotsman newspaper as its "Walk of the Week". Read the article here.
THE Kinneil Foreshore is now officially a local nature reserve. The move aims to give greater protection to the site and also potentially attract new funding to the area. Approval, by Falkirk Council, came after Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) indicated their support. The new reserve – to be called “Kinneil Nature Reserve” stretches from Bo’ness Harbour… Continue reading Kinneil foreshore now local nature reserve
THE FALKIRK Greenspace initiative – which included work to improve the Kinneil Foreshore in Bo’ness – has won the overall winner’s trophy in the Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning. The project has comprehensively improved the landscape and recreational use of the green belt and urban fringes of the Falkirk Council area. Falkirk Council worked closely… Continue reading Greenspace work wins national award
KINNEIL Foreshore and neighbouring Kinneil Estate could benefit from a new funding package from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The Lottery distributor has set aside nearly £2 million to invest in projects in the Inner Forth area. The Kinneil sites are located within the Inner Forth project area. Supporters, including Falkirk Council, will now have to… Continue reading Kinneil bids for share of £2 million funding
RESIDENTS are being encouraged to come along and help out at a weekend litter pick. The Friends of Kinneil has joined forces with Bo’ness Community Council and Bonnie Bo’ness to run the clean-up at Kinneil Foreshore this Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to noon. Falkirk Council will supply gloves and bags – all you… Continue reading Help clean up Kinneil
THE Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway – run by the Scottish Railway Preservation Society – has a new website. Visit http://www.bkrailway.co.uk/ You’ll also find a link on the right hand page of this website under “Useful links”. The Railway – which attracts aroung 60,000 to 70,000 people to the area each year – makes regular stops at Kinneil… Continue reading New website for Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway