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DJ Billy spins his way to raising £7000 for coronavirus patients

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A Midlothian DJ hit the decks in his living room and raised more than £7000 for coronavirus patients and hard-pressed nursing staff.Painter and decorator Billy Dempsey, 47, who runs City Discos in his spare...

Put on your festive footwear for CHAS this Friday

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Edinburgh’s Watsonian Hockey Club (WHC) Youth Players are pulling on their festive footwear to raise much needed funds for Children’s Hospices Across Scotland – better known as CHAS – and they’re urging you to...

Gullane Clubs Together to raise funds for Jess Mackie Memorial

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ONE of the country’s top golf clubs has raised over £3,000 for charity in memory of a schoolgirl who tragically passed away.Jess Mackie, from Gullane, East Lothian, was just 14-years-old when she sadly died...

Musselburgh staff lining up for the half marathon

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Musselburgh Racecourse staff will take part in Sunday’s Edinburgh Half Marathon in memory of a valued colleague who died after battling pancreatic cancer. Graeme Nish, 39, was the main joiner contractor at the East Lothian...

Mother overcomes her fears in charity bungee jump

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A MOTHER conquered her extreme fear of heights to raise over £2,500 in memory of her son who died unexpectedly. Christopher Nelson tragically passed away in November 2015 while in Amsterdam, aged just 24. His mother, Donna, and eight other members...

‘Girly Get Together’ to Raise Funds for Children’s Charity

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A local children’s charity is inviting women to come together to raise money at a fun-filled evening of food, drink, dancing and live music.Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity (ECHC) is hosting its annual ‘Girly Get Together’ this September...

PJ Foundation on the ball with summer fundraising

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RIVAL football fans joined forces to raise money in memory of a young boy who tragically died due to a rare medical condition. Paul James Cockburn, known as PJ, was just 12 when he suffered...

Inaugural fundraising ball hailed a success

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Chartered Surveyors DM Hall held their first Summer Ball with a couple of charitable causes in mind.300 members of staff, customers and friends of the firm partied the night away at Prestonfield House and...

The Radio Lollipop Edinburgh Fundraising Ball is back in 2018

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Tickets and supporter packages are now available for the RadioLollipop Edinburgh Fundraising Ball. Following a year’s sabbatical, the event is back and is taking place on Friday 5th October at the Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square hotel. The...

Coastal runner in Edinburgh now

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Simon Clark has now reached Edinburgh on his wee run to raise funds for Ecologia Youth Trust's work with orphans and marginalised youngsters. He is now on the home straight with only about 300...

‘Hidden Door’ Launch Crowd-funding Campaign to Restore Leith Theatre

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£20,000 Target set to aid restoration of the derelict Art Deco Theatre (Photo credit - Eoin Carey) A local non-profit arts festival is setting its sights on raising £20,000 to help restore the old Leith Theatre - unused...

Gary’s tasting menu a big HIT at the Radisson Blu

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Last night at the Radisson Blu in Edinburgh there was a fundraising dinner for the Hospitality Industry Trust Scotland (HIT). Gary MacLean winner of Masterchef and a senior lecturer at the City of Glasgow...

The Kiltwalk will be back in 2017 after raising £840,000 this year

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After raising £840,000 in 2016 for Scotland’s children’s charities, The Kiltwalk will be back in 2017. Sponsored by The Royal Bank of Scotland, the Edinburgh event will take place on 17 September 2017.Sir Tom Hunter, philanthropist and backer...

Kiltwalk 2016 raises over £100,000 for charity

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Around two thousand people took part in the 2016 Royal Bank of Scotland Kiltwalk yesterday morning. It was great walking weather and they pounded the pavements to raise much needed funds for children's charities.The...

Rotarians fundraising with long distance cycling

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Rotary is a charity organisation, with the twin aims of 'service above self' and charity fundraising to help people lead a better life.Two members of Edinburgh Rotary groups are currently planning long distance cycling rides...

The Edinburgh Bookshop supporting Cash for Kids Mission Christmas

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As many of you may have noticed if you have recently walked through Bruntsfield, The Edinburgh Bookshop has a charity box in their window, which is accepting gifts for Forth1 Cash for Kids Mission...

ESPC raise funds for charity

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The ESPC which is the local property marketing body has raised funds for its chosen charity Royal Blind by holding a quiz.The sponsored quiz was attended by 30 teams of four people, with all...

Asda Tranent are tickled pink!

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Asda Tranent and its dedicated Community Life Champion, Hamish Innes, invited customers from around the Tranent area into the store’s café to have a special ‘pink-nic’ last week to raise funds for Asda’s Tickled Pink...

Cycling for UNICEF – in the office…..

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Edinburgh Production Company 20/20 aim to raise over £725 for UNICEF in 25-day cycling challenge - Le Tour de 20/20 - to celebrate the company’s 25th year in business.  Each member of the 20/20 team cycled...

Summer Fashion Show fundraiser

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Fundraising event organised by the combined effort of two independent boutiques based in the Bruntsfield area.The popular independent shops in the Edinburgh Bruntsfield area: C’est si Bon and Ooh! Ruby shoes got together to...

PoppyScotland’s new campaign involves tea and toast

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Judy Murray was on the Royal Yacht Britannia accompanied by two serving soldiers Sergeant Stephanie Sanderson and Lance Corporal AMy Sutherland from 2 SCOTS to launch the new summertime fundraising campaign for PoppyScotlandThe charity...

Flybe continue their links with Cancer Research UK

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THE SKY’S THE LIMIT AS FLYBE FUNDRAISING HITS £500,000 FOR CANCER RESEARCH UKFlybe staff and passengers are uniting to beat cancer, sooner as the airline expects their fundraising efforts to reach an almighty £500,000...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 19TH JANUARY 2015Toddler Time: The Hive (U). Screenings designed to introduce young children to the cinema., with 30-minutes shows for pre-school children and their parents/carers. This week join Buzzbee and his friends in...

Scott McWatt song to raise funds for Glasgow bin lorry crash

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Scott McWatt has composed a new song dedicated to helping the families of those who lost their lives in the George Square crash in Glasgow in December.The song, entitled 'Glasgow (Your Heart is Made...

Now is the time to enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life

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Cancer Research UK have just opened the entries to their Race for Life which takes place in May this year. Women across Scotland’s capital are being urged to get the New Year off to a great...

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People need fundraising volunteers

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Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, is seeking new volunteers throughout Scotland as part of a ‘new year, new you’ campaign. There are more than 80 deaf people with hearing dogs living in Scotland and the...

Edinburgh woman’s online Christmas Carol to raise funds for RNIB

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A 24 year-old Edinburgh woman who is blind has recorded a beautifully poignant Christmas carol to raise money for the sight loss charity that has helped her to lead an independent life. Amy Gilbert, originally...

Worbey & Farrell fundraising for LifeCare

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Worbey & Farrell have teamed up with LifeCare, an Edinburgh charity in support of their work with the elderly, people with dementia and carers to hold a fantastic benefit concert.Worbey & Farrell are musicians who live in Edinburgh – they have...

Polo – EUPC Annual University Club Polo Tournament

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Every Autumn, the Edinburgh University Polo Club holds a tournament for like minded clubs at Edinburgh Polo Club’s Dalmahoy arena. Below is organiser, Madison Brigg’s report on matters equestrian....The Edinburgh Annual TournamentAfter much...

Edinburgh councillor shaves his head for charity!

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Councillor Ronnie Cairns has had a brush with cancer over the last year and had to  have treatment at the Western General's cancer clinic. He was so grateful for the treatment he received that...

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