SHG News

Specsavers Welcomes Heavyweight Champ ahead of Stirling Highland Games

PROUD sponsor of the upcoming Stirling Highland Games, Specsavers invited a local heavyweight champion for a health check ahead of the event. The local opticians, located on Murray Place, welcomed Stuart Anderson for an eye examination and OCT scan to help ensure he was in tip top condition ahead of the Highland Games which are …

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Demand for Tickets Sales a Welcome Sign for Stirling Highland Games

It has been 3 years since the Stirling Highland Games event attracted visitors from around the world to the city, so it’s encouraging to hear their new Grandstand tickets are being snapped up by overseas visitors coming to Scotland. There is no question that the Stirling Highland Games organisers are feeling the pinch just like …

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AWARD-WINNING PRODUCERS SET TO IMPRESS VISITORS AT STIRLING HIGHLAND GAMES

Visitors will have the chance to browse high-quality crafts and sample a wide range of delicious food at this year’s Stirling Highland Games. The Games team pride themselves on the event’s unrivalled food and drink experience and the award-winning producers selected for the popular Traders Village Marquee. Creative traders from across Scotland will be showcasing …

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Wounded Highlanders Ready to Smash Records at Stirling Highland Games

A team of injured military veterans are set to smash adaptive athletics world records at this year’s Stirling Highland Games. The group of five men and one woman from Wounded Highlanders – the UK’s only adaptive Highland Games team – are busy training for the event on Saturday August 20. Last August, they competed in …

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Plant A Tree Initiative For Stirling Highland Games

Visitors to this year’s Stirling Highland Games are being asked to `plant a tree’ and help breathe new life into Scotland’s native woodlands. The team behind the annual event are backing the Trees for Life initiative which aims to revive Highland forests through practical rewilding. They are encouraging visitors, athletes, suppliers, traders and other stakeholders …

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Rugby Star Ali McGrandes Named Chieftain of Stirling Highland Games

Former Scotland rugby player Ali McGrandles has been named Chieftain of this year’s Stirling Highland Games. Stirling-born Ali was a pioneer of women’s rugby in Scotland beginning her career at Stirling County aged just eight and going on to notch up 50 international caps. Ali, who played in the 1994, 1998 and 2002 Rugby World Cups, is …

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