Creative cash boost for Peebles

A cash prize for a creativity award for Peebles will be spend on a series of monthly art festivals in the town. Peebles has won an award for being the most creative place of its size in Scotland, along with £100,000.

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Creative cash to be spent on Peebles art

A cash prize for a creativity award for Peebles will be spend on a series of monthly art festivals in the town.

Peebles has won an award for being the most creative place of its size in Scotland, along with £100,000.

Those behind the bid plan to spend it on a creative action plan running from March to December.

Each month will concentrate on a particular theme, such as music, literature or crafts.

The programme will also work with festivals already held in the town, such as the Arts Festival and the TweedLove biking festival.