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Countdown is on for Linlithgow charity fitness challenge

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Cue the 'Jaws' music! In about 10 days, Grizzfit gym in Linlithgow will start their '24 in 24' Challenge as they strive to raise money for two charities close to the owners' hearts.As we...

Toolkit launched by Edinburgh Science charity to help UK businesses reach net zero carbon

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We are in a climate emergency and the scientific consensus is clear on that. To address this, necessary and ambitious targets are being set by the United Nations - net zero by 2050, UK...

5 SCOTS’ 72-hole golfing challenge in aid of prostate cancer charity

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On Wednesday 02 June 2021 four members of Balaklava Company, 5th Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland (BKA Coy, 5 SCOTS) took to Dunnikier Golf Course to participate in a 72-hole challenge wearing their...

Perfect slice of summer to be served up with new Sound Bites collaboration

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This summer, Scottish Ensemble (SE) and Social Bite are teaming up to spread the joy of shared food and live music with new collaboration 'Sound Bites'.Based on the notion that the simple pleasures of...

Workout challenge event in Linlithgow to raise money for charity

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On the 26th of June 2021, GrizzFit, Linlithgow’s Newest State of the Art Gym, are holding an event which will see the team take on the physical challenge of completing 24 WODS (Workout of...

Linlithgow Based Science Company raises over £1,000 for children’s charity

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Express Micro Science (EMS), completed their 1083 mile virtual challenge from Lands End to John O’Groats in just 17 days, raising more than their £1,000 target for Children’s Hospice Across Scotland (CHAS).EMS, a growing...

‘Tour de Forth’ returns with support from record breaking Josh Quigley

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Josh Quigley, the record-breaking Scottish cyclist, has thrown his support behind plans for the return of the Tour de Forth sportive, which was cancelled last year due to Covid-19. The annual event has raised...

1,083-mile challenge for Linlithgow-based science company

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The fast-growing, Linlithgow-based science company, Express Micro Science (EMS), set a target to raise £1,000 for Children’s Hospice Across Scotland (CHAS). One third of the work force signed up to be active participants in...

Lifecare has meals on wheels for the elderly

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LifeCare Edinburgh, the older people’s support charity, is urgently extending its ‘meals on wheels’ service launched last year as increased support for the elderly through the crisis.  The charity set up the new service...

‘Empty Kitchens’ celebrates the kindness of Scotland with the COOK Kindness Survey

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According to a report released today (17th Feb.), most Britons - 65% - believe we have become kinder as a nation over the last 12 months and 92% say they’ve done an act of...

Roy Laidlaw’s youngest son preparing for an “amazing challenge” for charity

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The youngest son of the former Scotland and British & Irish Lions scrum-half, Roy Laidlaw, Chris Laidlaw is a Scotland Club XV International stand-off in his own right.Chris, 30, captain of Boroughmuir Bears in...

Self catering business helps answer charity call

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MAINS OF TAYMOUTH ENJOYS SOME PILLOW TALK WITH LOCAL CHARITY The five star self catering estate in Kenmore has reached out to a Perth based charity which sets up vulnerable and disadvantaged people in their...

Church of Scotland makes significant contribution to Sarwar Foundation

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The Church of Scotland joins a number of organisations in making generous donations to a campaign providing Christmas presents for those children who are living in poverty.The church has made a £5,000 donation to...

RVS offers support to older people in Scotland to keep safe, well and warm...

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Older people will get help from Royal Voluntary Service this winter to stay safe, warm and well with advice and practical help for those lacking support.Research carried out by the national volunteering charity, and...

Capital Theatres’ work with the Children’s Hospital Charity continues with ‘Curtains Up’

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A transformation has been afoot at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children this week. Capital Theatres’ Learning and Participation Coordinator Cat Sheridan has been working with Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity’s (ECHC) arts team at...

Barratt help out two local charities

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Local housebuilder Barratt East Scotland has donated £1,000 to two Edinburgh charities.LOVE Gorgie Farm will use the funding to improve storage for its foodbank with a new fridge freezer for fresh produce and...

‘Incredible show of support’ applauded by Capital Theatres

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Scotland’s largest theatre charity, Capital Theatres, today thanked the public for its incredible support of the theatres through its Crowdfunder campaign, an urgent appeal for support launched last month.The Crowdfunder closed at noon today...

Socially distant litter picks aim to get Scotland’s litter in the bag

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'Zero Waste Scotland' is supporting Keep Scotland Beautiful and the Marine Conservation Society with funding to provide individuals, couples, families and small groups (in-line with Scottish Government outdoors advice) with litter-picking and survey kits...

Charity is looking for mentors now

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The mentoring charity, MCR Pathways, is looking for 150 volunteer mentors in Edinburgh to help disadvantaged young people realise their potential. The charity's mentoring programme recently expanded into nine Edinburgh schools and there is a...

More than 13,000 take part in Kiltwalk Weekend

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Over 13,000 people put on tartan and walked, skipped and ran their way to complete their individual challenges.The Kiltwalk started on Friday and ended today with everyone taking part in small groups.This...

Sense Scotland celebrate 35 year anniversary

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Disability charity, Sense Scotland, is celebrating 35 years of supporting deafblind people in Scotland with a fundraising campaign.The charity began in 1985 as a small group of families who pressed for services for their...

M&S stores helping NHS Charities Together

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M&S stores in Edinburgh have been raising funds for NHS Charities Together over the last few months and customers have raised over £121,000.All money raised for NHS Charities Together goes towards helping local communities,...

Impact of 5 years’ focus on Dementia-friendly work at Capital Theatres revealed in report

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Scotland’s largest independent theatre charity, Capital Theatres stages over 700 performances each year across the Festival Theatre, the Kings Theatre, and The Studio. Alongside this diverse programme of national and international artistic work, sits...

Rugby club digs deep for charity ‘Royal Blind’

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Players and supporters of Edinburgh Northern Rugby Football Club are encouraging others to tackle a 2.6 Challenge in support of Scottish charity Royal Blind.Set up by organisers of the 26-mile London marathon, the 2.6...

£8,000 for Charities Raised by Black Tie Ball

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DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre recently hosted The Lumos Ball, a spellbinding evening in aid of two Edinburgh charities.Local charities Sands Lothian and The Yard were beneficiaries of the magical themed...

Property company make substantial equipment donation

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A property development company has made a second substantial donation of baby equipment and furniture to local charity Pregnancy Counselling & Care (Scotland).The move by S Harrison comes after the company donated a wide...

Get Along for ‘A Walk to Remember’

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St Columba’s Hospice strives to ensure everyone within our community has access to excellent palliative care whoever they are, wherever they are and whenever they need it. Join them on Saturday 22nd June for...

‘Crisis’ Partners with Private Landlords in Effort to reduce homelessness

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A new partnership to unlock access to the private rented sector for homeless people across the city has been launched with national homelessness charity, Crisis.Help to Rent Edinburgh will provide a range...

Scottish Seabird Centre Launches Puffin Season

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Yesterday (Monday 27th May) heralded the launch of The Scottish Seabird Centre's - a leading UK education and conservation charity - official 2019 puffin season, as these spectacular seabirds settle into their burrows and...

New Garden at LifeCare in Stockbridge Opened

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Located outside St Bernard’s Dementia Club on Cheyne Street, the newly refurbished space for use by clients of the charity LifeCare was opened by Edinburgh's Lord Provost. The garden has been created thanks to...

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