Category: Charity

Playpark Fundraiser Update

Just a little update on one of our open fundraisers. Back in February, we launched an appeal to try to raise £3,000 to put towards one particular piece of play equipment in the planned new playpark for the Livingstone Birthplace. The fundraiser Just Giving page has been open since then and has so far raised […]

Calderglen Thistle Walking 100k!

Calderglen Thistle are hosting a wonderful fundraiser throughout May. ‘A 100k in May’, aims to raise money for Scottish Women’s Aid. The lads, coaches and some of the parents are walking, running and cycling their way to the 100k target and are doing really well so far. They’re looking for further support. Coach, Dan Hughes […]

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service answers charity call

South Lanarkshire’s Community Action Team (CAT) helps elderly charity tell people about shopping and befriending services in Blantyre When LEAP wanted to promote its shopping and distant befriending services, Scottish Fire and Rescue’s South Lanarkshire Community Action Team stepped up to help deliver more than 10,000 leaflets to almost 120 shops and pharmacies across the […]

Lanarkshires Got TikTok Talent!

We’re into the home stretch on the fantastic “Lanarkshires got Tik Tok Talent” competition! With an astonishing 1,137 video entries and over 200,000 visitors to the website, a whopping £2,500 has so far been raised already for NHS Lanarkshire….halfway there but we know MORE can be raised! So, it’s time for a few famous faces […]

Ariannah’s 10k Walk

A Blantyre girl is walking 10k today to raise money for charity. As part of a social distanced walk, seven year old Ariannah is walking 10k today, Sunday 10th May 2020 to raise money for West of Scotland Deaf Children’s Society, a charity close to the hearts of her family. WSDCS don’t receive any government […]

Talent-tastic!

The hottest talent competition, “Lanarkshire’s Got TikTok Talent” has got off to an incredible start!! Hot off the press, we can see that 1,028 video entires have already been uploaded with families and individuals, kids and adults alike showcasing their fun and unusual talents online. All in the hope of winning a four figure cash […]

It’s Competition Time!

How would YOUR child or children like to win a £50 munchy box filled with lots of weird and wonderful candy and chocolate from around the world?! If you live in Blantyre, it’s competition time today! This fantastic box of goodies is sure sure to put a massive smile onto somebody’s face this week. The […]