Love Local and Visit North Berwick

The North Berwick Business Association (NBBA) has been relaunched and was awarded funding from Scotland Loves Local, a Scottish Government initiative to encourage us to think local first and support our local high streets and businesses as they emerge from lockdown. North Berwick was recently named as the best place to live in Scotland by…

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Shining Brightly

When The Lighthouse in North Berwick opened its doors three years ago as the first purpose-built business centre in the town, it was one of the first trailblazers in the out-of-town workplace market. Offering a mix of private offices and co-working, with flexible memberships to suit those after a fixed desk and those whose routines…

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Root to Market

A food and goods delivery service set up by leading Edinburgh restaurateurs to support high-quality, sustainable produce from local suppliers amid the COVID-19 crisis, has now been expanded beyond the Capital to customers in East Lothian. Chef patron Scott Smith, who recently appeared on BBC’s Great British Menu, and wife Laura Smith are the duo…

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Lovely Lavender

Whether it’s a bag of dried buds in between your pillows, or a tiny bottle of essential oil, lavender is often a staple in every household. Famed in the world of aromatherapy for its near-instant calming effect and ability to send us drifting off to sleep, it also has an impressive roster of powers when…

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Lockdown Drama? Stay in your Pyjamas!

Lockdown or no lockdown, 2020 changed the way we dress and shop forever. Now lounge-wear is considered a staple, whether you’re on a Zoom-call, lounging on the sofa watching Netflix or running errands. Just as quickly as staying in became the new going out, dressing down became the new dressing up, and so, our obsession…

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A Day in the Life of… Joy Grey, Garden Designer

Joy, who trained at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh and then studied for a diploma in Garden Design through the Pickard School of Garden Design which was achieved with distinction, set up Goose Green Design in 2004. Now, a well established and successful Scottish garden design and consultancy practice, Joy designs bespoke gardens for…

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Keeping it Local

Every business has a story to tell; the inspiration behind the brand, what they do, and why. And, for the local business, this story is even more important. When we shop locally – for either a product or a service – we want to engage with the business, we want someone who knows their business…

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