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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...

Scott Monument lit up red this weekend

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As Remembrance Day draws closer the city has illuminated one of its iconic monuments in red in tribute to those who fought in the First World War which began 100 years ago. It seems...

Letter from Chief Executive PoppyScotland

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SCOTLAND’S ARMED FORCES COMMUNITY STILL NEEDS THE POPPYBy Ian McGregor, Chief Executive, PoppyscotlandThis year has been one of significant military anniversaries and milestones, in particular the centenary of the First World War. Without a...

PoppyScotland appeal launched for 2014

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Tennis coach Judy Murray officially launched the 2014 Scottish Poppy Appeal at Stirling Castle.Calling for the public to give as much money as they can during the two-week campaign, Judy was joined by an...

What’s on in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2014Blackwell's Edinburgh presents The Monthly Book Quiz: if you know your Waugh from your Peace and your Meyer from your Heyer, try this monthly quiz.  Teams of up to five can...

People’s Choice Award at Gardening Scotland 2014

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 Gardening Scotland 2014 is taking place at the Royal Highland Showground this weekend. A stunning show garden that commemorates the centenary of the First World War has won the prestigious I Dig It People's...

Edinburgh Riding of the Marches partners with PoppyScotland

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The Edinburgh Riding of the Marches will this year commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. In partnership with leading veterans’ charity Poppyscotland, over 300 riders led by the...

Poppies in Edinburgh today

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Today poppies will hit the streets of Edinburgh with a day of music, entertainment and fundraising to mark Poppyscotland’s first ever Edinburgh Poppy Day.From 7am to 7pm, the city centre will be filled with...

Veterans Minister applauds success of charity partnership

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VETERANS MINISTER ANNOUNCES £2 MILLION GAIN FOR VETERANS THROUGH CHARITY ADVICE PROJECT As the 2013 Scottish Poppy Appeal gets underway the Veterans’ Minister, Keith Brown MSP today  announced the success of a vital charity partnership...

Poppies on their way for November campaign

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FIVE MILLION POPPPIES DISPATCHED FROM POPPY FACTORY FOR NOVEMBER POPPY APPEAL     Five million poppies have been loaded onto trucks from Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory this week for distribution to hundreds of volunteers across Scotland in...

Cycling for PoppyScotland

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FIFE PAIR IN 750-MILE CYCLE TO MENIN GATE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR POPPYSCOTLANDTwo Fife men will be undertaking a mammoth six-day challenge, the Cycle of Remembrance, cycling 750 miles from their hometown of Leven...

Poppyscotland supported by Gardening Scotland 2013

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CHARITY SET TO FLOURISH AT GARDENING SCOTLAND 2013POPPYSCOTLAND, the organisation that works to support veterans and their families, has been named the official charity partner of Gardening Scotland 2013.Poppyscotland already has an association with...

Remembrance Day events

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Scotland’s national remembrance ceremony will take place at Edinburgh’s Stone of Remembrance today. A contingent of members of the Royal British Legion Scotland and members of other ex-Service associations will march from St Giles Street...

Heavy Horse on the M8 decorated with a poppy

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The Heavy Horse statue on the M8 at Baillieston is wearing a specially-designed poppy to celebrate the 2012 Scottish Poppy Appeal, organised by veterans’ charity Poppyscotland.At an unveiling event at Glasgow Business Park, Army...

Giant Poppies alert!

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Giant red poppies have been painted on the famous grass pyramids at Junction 3a on the M8 motorway to celebrate the 2012 Scottish Poppy Appeal. A team of ground staff from the Scottish Rugby stadium,...

Edinburgh factory has been making poppies for 90 years

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The Scottish Poppy Appeal marks its 90th anniversary this year. The famous Lady Haig's Poppy Factory in Edinburgh employs veterans with disabilities to hand-assemble Scotland's poppies and wreaths.Each year over five million poppies and 8,000 wreaths are produced for...

PoppyScotland Garden wins awards

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The charity Poppyscotland, the leading charity supporting ex-Servicemen and women and their families in Scotland entered a show garden at the national gardening and outdoor living show at Ingliston this weekend, and won four...

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...

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