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Edinburgh Fundraising Diary – Cupcake Couture for Childline

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Edinburgh ladies are invited to throw on their frocks and join a leading children’s charity for a chic afternoon of fun, food and fashion in aid of vulnerable children in Scotland.NSPCC Scotland will host...

Meadows Marathon returns in 2012 for the Sixth time

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Registration for one of Scotland's biggest running and fundraising events is now open. The Meadows Marathon 2012 sees the return of the 5.6km fun run and half marathon to the Meadows on Sunday 4th...

Gaming event raises £20,000 for Sick Kids

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by Tom Freeman Geeks across the UK raised over £20,000 last weekend for the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh in the second annual 24-hour video games marathon, Sick Kids Save Point. Over 65 gamers took part in...

Edinburgh Hotel guests donate small change for children

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Guests staying at Hilton hotels in Edinburgh will be asked to use their small change to make a big difference to disadvantaged children over the coming months, as part of Hilton in the Community...

Fundraising for Alzheimer Scotland and Alzheimer Society

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Warm hearted staff members from Dulux Decorator Centres' stores across the region came together recently to undertake a 14 mile trek from the company’s Edinburgh West store, situated on Turnhouse Road, to the Forth...

Edinburgh Cyclists make it back from Athens for St Columba’s

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Chris Strothers and Stuart Doyle still appeared to be the best of friends when they arrived back in Edinburgh this afternoon. They cycled easily up the steep hill to the structure which is the...

Forest Cafe – building might be sold – Help needed!

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The Forest collective has pledged not just to keep the Forest alive, but to use the current premises' sale as a means to transform the organisation.  In late May the "For Sale" sign over...

Meadows Festival

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The Meadows Festival returns to Edinburgh on Satuday 4th - Sunday 5th June.  The event will offer live music, a funfair, entertainment for children, stalls, and even a dog show.For the first time in its history,...

Edinburgh lawyers raising money for Eve

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Twelve bto runners completed Edinburgh’s Hairy Haggis Relay Marathon without injury, raising a magnificent £2312, so far, for The Eve Appeal.bto’s three teams consisted of colleagues from the firm’s insurers’ representation,...

Edinburgh man cycling for Macmillan

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Edinburgh resident, Rob Willens, plans to tackle the journey from Lands End to John O’Groats on his bicycle to raise funds for a charity close to his heart.Cancer has affected several members of his...

The Big Toddle…..

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Are you planning on getting involved in this? If you are, then why not tell us about it?The Big Toddle is a fundraising event for children's charity, Barnardo's, and involves children under 5....

RNLI fundraising cycle

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A cycle ride from the RNLI Dunbar Lifeboat Station to the RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Station raised about £1900 for the RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Station.The ride was organised by Jo Simpson and Alastair Pryde in...

Miss Edinburgh urges you to Walk for St Columba’s

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St Columba’s Hospice is calling on the community to put their walking shoes on, wear something blue and join in a special fundraising walk along the Water of Leith on Sunday, 8 May 2011....

Running in the Edinburgh Marathon 2011 with a little help from Oxfam

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There are many ways of getting a place in the Marathon. You could get your own place of course, or you can get a charity place. You would have to be well into your...

PoppyScotland break the record for fundraising

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TV presenter and Poppyscotland Ambassador, Jackie Bird, announced last week that the 2010 Scottish Poppy Appeal was a record-breaking success – raising an impressive £2.34 million, a 5% increase on 2009.At an...

Whisky auction for Japan in Edinburgh – tonight!

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The sale of a £13,000 bottle of Gordon & MacPhail Generations Glenlivet 70 Years Old, launched earlier this month, is to be auctioned at a special evening at Bonhams tonight in aid...

Drew – Edinburgh man Cycling for Charity

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Drew Campbell is a man embarking on several journeys this year.He is planning a trip to Italy later in the summer, but not content with simply going there, (and perhaps sitting down for a...

“Save The Forest” with live music for the next month

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The Forest Cafe, Edinburgh's independent arts and community centre, has been told it must leave its current premises at 3 Bristo Place by 31 August, in a letter received this week from the Trustees...

On your marks for The Meadows Marathon 6th March 2011

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The Meadows Marathon will take place this Sunday. The Reporter is not running, but was interested in how this is all organised by a volunteer body of students. So how did it all start?...

Chilli for February in Edinburgh!

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Edinburgh's first Mexican restaurant, Tex Mex 2, is holding what is believed to be Scotland's first chilli eating competition. The event is taking place on Wednesday 9 February, starting at 4.30pm and finishing at 6.30,...

Link Housing raise money for Alzheimer Scotland

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Link Housing Association presented the Edinburgh-based charity, Alzheimer Scotland, a cheque for £5840.56 on 19 January 2011 at Albany Court, Denny.The money was raised as part of Link’s LinkGiving initiative last year where employees...

Costa coffee help build a school

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Generous Edinburgh coffee-lovers have helped raise £17,000 for The Costa Foundation charity in 2010, enough to build a school in a developing country.Costa staff and customers at 22 stores around the capital have helped...

A close shave today for the Movember fundraisers

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You may recall that we told you in our earlier article about Stuart McLean and his colleagues at St James's Place Wealth Management office in Edinburgh who have been growing moustaches for Movember to...

Financial advisors are fundraising in ‘Movember’

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A group of Edinburgh Financial Advisors is yet again trying to raise money for charity - this time by growing their moustaches. McLean & Melrose Wealth Management Ltd is a partner of St James's...

ESPC are in a Spooky Spin

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On Saturday 30th October, from 11am-3pm, a team from an ESPC member firm will be dressing up for Halloween and raising funds for charity by cycling 100km in 4hours in the ESPC showroom. This Halloween...

Ultimate Abseil October 3rd 2010

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Not for the faint-hearted this one...... Some intrepid fundraisers fell 165 feet from The Forth Bridge on Sunday - but it was all in a good cause and they were all safely on the...

St Columba’s Fun Run

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This takes place on Sunday 26th September at Victoria Park from 10.30a.m. You don't need to be a complete marathon expert to take part. There is a child's race over 1k and adults can...

Charity Cycle

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This story is a break with tradition! It is not truly an Edinburgh story but it is an inspiring story about one charity fundraiser. (And one of the Reporter's great friends so you see...

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