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BOOTS AND NEXT COMMIT TO THISTLES, STIRLING WITH LONG-TERM LEASES

The Thistles Shopping Centre in Stirling has today announced exciting plans to develop new stores for Boots and Next, both of whom have agreed new ten-year leases, cementing their long-term commitment to the centre and Stirling. The first phase of work, which begins this month, will create a new 18,750 sq ft unit for Boots to relocate to on Kings Mall, with a double height entrance fronting onto Murray Place. Initial construction work is expected to be completed by early 2018 and the new s... Find Out More...

M.A.C COSMETICS OPENS NEW CONCESSION WITHIN DEBENHAMS AT THE THISTLES, STIRLING

ICONIC MAKEUP BRAND ANNOUNCED AS THE LATEST BIG NAME TO LAUNCH IN THE STORE’S DESTINATION BEAUTY HALL M.A.C Cosmetics, the iconic makeup brand, is the latest heavyweight name to open a new flagship concession within Debenhams at The Thistles in Stirling. Famed for its socially-conscious initiatives which include no animal testing, rewards for recycling, a programme to help children with HIV/AIDS and the MAC AIDS Fund, the brand is one of the world’s top three makeup bra... Find Out More...

Hop between Stirling’s top attractions using the popular Stirling Hop-on Hop-off City Bus Service 1314 this summer.

Hop between Stirling’s top attractions using the popular Stirling Hop-on Hop-off City Bus Service 1314 this summer. The service runs seven days a week from Monday 3 July till Sunday 10 September with more trips between Stirling Castle, Wallace Monument, bus station and the rail station. Service 1314 is operated on behalf of Destination Stirling. Your Hop-on Hop-off bus ticket can be used on any First bus within Stirling City – tickets can be bought on the bus or as part of the Stirling ... Find Out More...

LOCAL COMMUNITY TURN OUT IN HUGE NUMBERS TO CELEBRATE THE LAUNCH OF THE THISTLES 40TH BIRTHDAY YEAR

This year, The Thistles is celebrating being at the heart of Stirling for 40 years and on Saturday 27th May the local community turned out in huge numbers as the birthday celebrations got off to a fun-packed start. The family-friendly birthday party, hosted by Capital FM’s Garry Spence who soundtracked the day with all the biggest hits, saw a range of activities in the mall including party games, fantastic competitions, balloon modelling and of course birthday cake. As a thank you to it... Find Out More...

GoApe Aberfoyle!

The Thistles are partnering with GoApe Aberfoyle to give you a chance to win a FREE family ticket! Visit our Facebook page to enter and then comment on the post who you’d like to share your adventure with! The closing date for comments is midnight on Sunday 9th April. Minimum age for partic... Find Out More...

MAJOR INDUSTRY AWARD WIN FOR THE THISTLES

HIGHEST LEVEL GOLD RECOGNITION FOR STIRLING SHOPPING CENTRE’S ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENTS AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT The Thistles, Stirling’s central shopping destination, is celebrating after winning a Green Apple Environment Award in an international campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities. The Green Apple Awards is one of the most high profile platforms for recognising Green endeavour, and The Thistles beat off stiff competition in the Environment... Find Out More...

DRAW YOUR MUM IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE STIRLING OBSERVER

Calling all budding young artists! WIN a fabulous VIP treat for your mum by drawing her picture. Send your entry by Friday 17 March to the address below and write one or two sentences on the back telling us why you love her. You and her could win this fantastic prize! £50 Toys R Us voucher £50 The Thistles voucher Bobbi Brown makeover and gift box Lunch for two in Debenhams Mother’s Day Competition Stirling Observer 34 Upper Craigs Stirling FK8 2DW Don’t forget to add a name a... Find Out More...