Comfort Rwanda & Congo

The McAlpine Partnership are delighted to continue supporting the work of Comfort Rwanda & Congo. Following our redesign of their branding to include the expansion of projects into neighbouring D.R Congo, we have rebuilt the website making it fully responsive and with lots of new content.


New logo to reflect expansion into DR Congo



There are an estimated 950,000 refugees in the area around Goma in DRC

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New Responsive Website for Local Artist

Most of our time over the spring and "summer" has been taken up with setting up Foragers, our new small farm, however we have also been doing some web sites including one for local artist Jinty McKirdy.  Take a look.


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Variety is the spice of life

It's been a while since our last post, but we've not been resting on our laurels. Most of our time and efforts have been concentrated on setting up Foragers Foods. A radical departure from graphic and web design? YES, but we like variety in our lives and farming/design certainly gives us that. Most of our recent work has been creating responsive website for new and existing clients. Have a look...

Hannah Research Foundation

Claire Young, Physiotherapist

Tullycross Self Catering Cottage

Foragers Foods

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Responsive website for ISARO



We have just complete a new responsive website for Isaro Social Integration Network, a Scottish registered charity based in Clydebank. Isaro promote the building of a safe and enriched community through social and cultural integration, advancement of education and sustainable employment.

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Quirky Farm: Unique printed T shirts and other stuff

A business idea spawned from a comment on social media. After posting some photographs on Facebook, we received a great comment on one particular image. This got us thinking and the result is...




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From cottage industry to multinational

From cottage industry to multinational, The McAlpine Partnership has the best web solution for you...

We have recently updated our web portfolio, adding some new projects at the same time...

The McAlpine partnership provides a comprehensive range of services to enable you to have a strong internet presence.  From simple branded brochure websites to comprehensive CMS websites with "bells and whistles" that will enhance your content and engage your visitors.  Content Management Systems (CMS) give you control of your website allowing you to edit and update content, edit text and photographs and even add video.  You can do all this without extensive coding knowledge and The McAlpine Partnership can even provide initial on-site or telephone training programs and support to get you up and running.

Others services include; e-commerce, search engine optimisation (SEO), flash animation, web video, domain registration, hosting & email accounts and training.

All of these features and more can be seen in our web portfolio.  The majority or these projects also include branding and logo design by The McAlpine Partnership.
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Total Risk Solutions


The McAlpine Partnership recently completed a website for Total Risk Solutions  (TRS), the health & safety division of CBES Ltd.

The website highlights the full range of services offered by TRS across it's UK wide base. Features include an online booking facility for training courses, integrated content management system, news feed and Google blogger/calendar integration.
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Website for holiday villa in Cyprus

villapithari.com

We recently re-designed a website for a holiday villa in Cyprus. The site theme is ideal for photography based websites allowing full screen slide shows on each page. Check out the HIDE/SHOW content feature (top right)...

Soon to be translated into Russian and Mandarin - watch this space.
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Website for Anotek Ltd.


We recently completed a website for Anotek Ltd. who produce high quality product labelling and identification systems for the Aerospace, Computer, Electronic, Leisure, White goods, Nuclear and Engineering industries worldwide.  

The website features interactive product photography displays allowing potential customers to quickly find and view the products they are interested in.

The next phase of the project will include a secure client area for existing customers to upload project specific documents and view/approve projects under development.
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It’s been a busy old summer!

Possibly our busiest ever in what is traditionally the quietest period of the year!  In the next few days I will be posting links to some of the projects we have recently completed. First off a website for Troon based Westward Marine Surveys.

The website is designed to be RESPONSIVE. In short the website will adapt to whatever device you view it on; computer, tablet or smart phone.
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Kilbryde Hospice Website Launched

Last month saw the launch of a brand new website for the Kilbryde Hospice.  The McAlpine Partnership were commissioned to design and build the website with integrated content management throughout.  When complete the site will have over 60 pages of information and news as well as lots of innovative fundraising initiatives & events.


2012 will be a landmark year for the charity and the culmination of 10 years of fundraising as building work commences on a £2.3 million purpose-built palliative care hospice to be built in the grounds of Hairmyres Hospital, East Kilbride.  This will enable the charity to expand their services and offer specialist in-patient nursing care to the people of Lanarkshire.  So the fundraising activities will be cranked up a notch or two to meet estimated annual running costs of £1.3million.

Why not visit the site and make a donation to a really worthwhile cause.




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Free Range Video and Website for Corrie Mains Eggs

Corrie Mains is an award winning family business run by Jim and Anne Smillie.

The Smillies met the McAlpine Partnership through our work with the Ayrshire Farmers' Market and approached us to design and produce a new website with particular emphasis on a short promotional video.  We immediately set to work with a days filming at their newly established free range state-of-the-art site near Mauchline in Ayrshire.  The video is a light hearted movie which aims to show the 5-star facilities and accommodation enjoyed by over 20,000 happy hens.



The web site Real-Free-Range-Eggs.co.uk, includes the video, shows the various Awards won since 2003 and lists where to buy the eggs throughout west central Scotland.  Corrie Mains can update the site using an integrated content management system.


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VALUED - restoring value to those who have none.

Today saw the launch of VALUED.org.uk, a website designed and build by The McAlpine Partnership for Comfort Rwanda which aims to highlight the plight of women in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo and provide practical help through a range of projects and fund raising initiatives. DRC is widely recognised as the most dangerous place on earth to be a woman. The troubled region of Eastern Congo plays host to one of the worst conflicts in recent history.
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New Website for Kilbryde Hospice

The McAlpine Partnership is delighted to be appointed to re-design a new CMS enabled website for The Kilbryde Hospice. The charity is entering a new phase as it moves towards opening a new hospice building at Hairmyres Hospital, East Kilbride to serve the people of South Lanarkshire.

www.kilbrydehospice.org.uk
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New Website for Wedding Photographer

KarenGrier.co.uk
We are pleased to announce a new website commissioned by Ayrshire based Wedding Photographer, Karen Grier.  We designed Karen’s logo several years ago and we are delighted to have worked with her again on this project which showcases her excellent work.  Features include; Cooliris Web Galleries, Flickr integration, a Secure Client Area and Google Blogger integration.
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IT’S A ..... WEBSITE !

IT’S HERE!  We're happy to announce the safe arrival of our new website. Still a few “Lilies to guild” but its 95% complete. Lots of new features including blog feeds, an updated and comprehensive portfolio section, case studies and animations. Have a look and hope you enjoy. Thanks to all who have “liked” our new Facebook page too!
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Now on Facebook and Twitter

The McAlpine Partnership is now on Facebook and Twitter, although to be honest I'm not quite "getting" the Twitter thing YET!  Do you really want to know what we had for breakfast?
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Web video for Hannah Research Institute

We recently published a new website, commissioned by The Hannah Research Institute which features the latest addition to our expanding suite of services - Video Production. The movie which was filmed, produced and edited by The McAlpine Partnership, showcases The Old Refectory on the Hannah Estate on the outskirts of Ayr.  The video (with a voice-over by Keith McKellar, CEO of the Hannah) gives a “virtual tour” of the building which was put on the market recently.
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