Patrick Thorne

Big 5-0 for Bearsden

Bearsden Ski Club (skibearsden.co.uk) near Glasgow, which has been one of the most influential players in British snow sports since the early 1960s, is 50 years old this month. To celebrate the centre will operate free of charge tomorrow to allow members of the public to visit and try the...

New Slopes at Newmilns

In this era of indoor snow centres it can be easy to forget that many of Britain’s longer established dry slopes are still thriving. Newmilns Snow & Sports Complex for example has just opened a £1million redevelopment built by Barr Construction, creating two brand new slopes to cater for...

Ski Dubai Mall Expands

The Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) group which runs Ski Dubai has announced plans to further expand the mall where the ski slope is located, one of the world’s biggest, with a one billion dirhams (£140M) investment. The move is seen as assign both of increasing recovery from the world economic...