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Get on your bike for charity this Friday

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This Friday staff, young people, supporters and anyone interested in helping raise money for charity are invited to take part in the Fet Lor Youth Centre Bike-A-Thon.Fet Lor Youth Centre is one of the...

Local charities will benefit from summer tennis

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 Four local charities are to benefit from Brodies Champions of Tennis – Maggie’s Centre; Edinburgh Dog & Cat Home; Fresh Start; and LifeCare.Viki Mendelssohn, Tournament Director, said:- ‘My vision for this fantastic event was...

NSPCC use innovative ways to fundraise

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If you’re planning your wedding this year why not consider asking friends and family to make a donation instead of – or as well as – buying you a gift? This small gesture could...

Trekking for Sick Kids

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Trekker encourages others to do summit charitable for SKFF A LOCAL woman who climbed Scotland’s largest Munro to raise funds for the Sick Kids Friends Foundation is now encouraging others to do the same. Finance team...

Go karting for CHAS!

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Xtreme Karting Race Ahead for CHASXtreme Karting is holding a Team Endurance style race event at its centre in Newbridge, Edinburgh on 20 March to raise money for Children's Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS). This will...

Barnardo’s Scotland Young Supporters Concert

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After the success of the inaugural ‘Young Supporters’ Concert’, Barnardo’s Scotland welcomes a return to music at the Usher Hall with contributions from over ten schools. Almost 500 school children from primaries and high schools...

Edinburgh woman supporting Race for Life 2013

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An Edinburgh mum who survived cancer has been chosen as guest of honour to start this year’s Cancer Research UK Race for Life in Edinburgh with her 11-year-old daughter.Alison Brown, is issuing the rallying...

Roll up for the Circus!

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This Easter a Circus with a difference is rolling into Edinburgh - a one day only circus extravaganzaLooking for something to do as a family this Easter? Why not go to a circus with twist?...

Dougie McLean and Police Choir team up for charity gig

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On Sunday, Scottish singer/songwriter Dougie McLean will team up with Lothian and Borders Police Choir to perform a special concert at the Assembly Hall on the Mound, with all proceeds going to Maggie's, the...

Fundraising concert for the Sick Kids Friends Foundation

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This December  a concert will be held in Edinburgh to raise funds for the Sick Kids Friends Foundation SKFF. The concert is being organised by leukaemia patient, Jakub Bogaczewicz, and all the proceeds will...

Tickets available for CHAS fundraiser this Friday

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Edinburgh Christmas party night to raise cash for CHASBig hearted founders of networking group 6 Degrees Networking haven’t forgotten what Christmas is all about – they’re even planning to raise cash for CHAS (Children’s...

Kitchin raising funds for Cookers for Christmas

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MICHELIN starred chef Tom Kitchin has rolled up his whites and ignited Fresh Start’s Cookers for Christmas appeal to buy recently homeless people a cooker for their new home. The top Scottish chef launched the...

New murals to cheer patients at the Sick Kids

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The Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh has installed two lovely new murals in their entrance way. The murals have been devised to try and create a welcome for those entering hospital who...

Ardbeg Reserve sells for £27,000 for St Columba’s

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The St Columba’s Hospice Live Life Ball, held at the newly refurbished Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh, raised a record £400,000 on Saturday evening. The one-off bottle of St Columba’s ‘AOIBHINN’ Ardbeg Reserve, in a...

Rockin’ For Tots Fundraiser

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There will be a fundraiser tomorrow evening for Simpson's Special Baby Care Unit at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. The fundraiser has been organised by husband and wife, Andy and Gill Cowe, after the devastating loss...

It’s Good 2 Give! September 2012

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Charity organiser Lynne McNicoll runs a charity called It’s Good 2 Give. Here is her round up of what the charity is up to in September....   Good gracious, where is the time going?  Mid August already.We’ve...

Where is the brainiest pub in Edinburgh?

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Pubs across Edinburgh will this week receive their invitation to join NSPCC Scotland’s brand new fundraising competition, the Great Edinburgh Pub Quiz.The children’s charity is calling on people across the city to get into...

Fresh Air Radio take a deep breath before a marathon session

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Can two hosts survive an entire 24 hours of live radio? Find out as Fresh Fringe 2012 attempts a 24 hour challenge in aid of Edinburgh charity, Waverley Care starting tomorrow morning at 10a.m....

Fundraising on the West Highland Way

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Iain MacDonald, son of our local MSP Gordon MacDonald, and his girlfriend, Kate Murray, are walking the West Highland Way 8-13 September to raise funds and awareness for local charity LoveOliver. LoveOliver was set up...

Ready Steady Jewel!

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Precious Metals Workshop Holds Third Annual Charity Event The Precious Metals Workshop (PMW) is holding its third annual charity event “Ready, Steady,   Jewel!”  The event is based loosely on BBC Two’s Ready Steady Cook. ...

Jack draws a T-shirt!

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Local boy turns fashion designer for Sick Kids Friends Foundation AN ARTISTIC school boy has switched his paper for fabric to design commemorative t-shirts for the Edinburgh Sick Kids Friends Foundation (SKFF). Seven-year-old Jack Henderson will...

New recruit for Emily’s Big Walk

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A little girl who is recovering from cancer is taking part in Emily’s Big Walk to raise vital funds for the Sick Kids Friends Foundation (SKFF). Victoria Stewart, aged five, will be taking part in...

It’s Good 2 Give!

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Lynne McNicoll runs her own charity called It's Good 2 Give. If you have not heard of Lynne before then you must have been living under a tree, because she is everywhere in Edinburgh,...

Police officers raising funds for Sick Kids

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Three police officers are donning their cycle helmets this weekend to raise vital funds for the Sick Kids Friends Foundation (SKFF).The courageous cops will tackle the 35 mile route from the National Museum of...

Edinburgh man’s 4000 mile charity bike ride across Australia

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A retired Baberton Mains man is planning to cycle 4,000 miles across Australia to raise money for The Craig Gowans Memorial Fund and Radio Lollipop.Andrew Dickson will arrive in Perth on Sunday 19 August...

Friends undertake charity cycle for Marie Curie

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Five friends who met when they did a charity bike ride through the Rocky Mountains in Canada have teamed up for another challenge by cycling unsupported from Land’s End to John O’Groats.Fifty two year-old...

Edinburgh Lawyers baking for CHAS

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Pagan Osborne staff launch CHAS campaign with Choccie Bakeathon!   The staff of legal, financial and property services company Pagan Osborne launched their fundraising campaign for Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) this month with a hugely successful Choccie...

Edinburgh Marathon run raised funds for Katie Piper Foundation

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Richard Borthwick of Corstophine completed the  Edinburgh Half Marathon on Sunday 27 May 2012 and raised over £500 for The Katie Piper Foundation Local man, Richard Borthwick  of Corstophine  completed the Edinburgh  Half Marathon on Sunday...

Royal Blind fundraisers have their feet back on the ground

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Royal Blind are very grateful to their twelve brave supporters who spent last Sunday abseiling 165 feet off the Forth Rail Bridge at South Queensferry. A spokesman said:-" Our wonderful supporters, who clearly have a...

Edinburgh Marathon run raises money for Canine Partners

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Tarbrax couple raise more than £2000 for Canine PartnersMark and Mandy Walker from Tarbrax near Edinburgh have together raised over £2000 for Canine Partners, a charity that provides highly trained assistance dogs to people...

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