Category: Charity

Pals Gaming Fundraiser

Kris McDade and his friend Lewis McInally probably needed some sleep yesterday afternoon after completing an astonishing 24 hour gaming marathon to raise money for McMillan Cancer Care. The lads started on Saturday at 3pm, finishing yesterday afternoon Sunday 6th October 2019. Setting out to raise £100, their supportive friends and family saw targets smashed […]

Joseph Potts Fundraiser Success

Joseph Potts Funeral Directors have held a fantastic fundraiser for MacMillan Cancer Charity. The business based on Glasgow Road had a great response. Charlie Grant told us, “We have a brilliant turn out from the people of Blantyre and we’d like to thank everybody involved for their help in setting this up, baking and all […]

Fundraiser at Cut Above

Blantyre Salon “Cut Above” on Glasgow Road has been busy raising money for a very noble cause. Owner, Katrina Stewart and her kind staff have raised money for Blake Alexander, a tot who is unwell. The ladies managed to raise a whopping £350 in total! Katrina told us earlier today, “I’m going to hand the […]

Bake Sale Success

A fabulous Bake sale took place recently at the TACT Hall, all in aid of local charity Eilidh’s Rainbow. What a success it was too! The TACT Hall Toddlers Group managed to raise a whopping £800! Lesley and Sarah said, “A massive thank you to everyone who attended the TACT HALL for our fundraiser for […]

Callum’s Fundraiser for Haven

Local lad Callum Steele is raising money for local charity, The Haven. In July 2018, Callum’s dad, Kenny Steele was diagnosed with Stage 4 terminal Cancer. Wanting to give something back, Callum has decided to run the SLLC Outdoor Mud Madness 5k with a friend, which takes place at Chatelherault, on 6th October 2019. The […]

Annual Bake Sale

Blantyre TACT hall toddlers group are having their annual bake sale on Thursday 26 September 2019. This year the group have decided to support Eilidh’s Rainbow. Please come along to the TACT hall from 10am – 12pm for cakes, raffles, prizes and more. Please share and invite others to come too. https://www.facebook.com/events/458806784708432/

Kiltwalk Success

Two teams completed the Edinburgh Kilt walk to support local charity, sail autism. One team comprised of parents and employees of the Royal Bank of Scotland are on track to raise over £5,000. The other team of three parents will raise £1,500. Trustee, Lee Calder said, “We are all proud of all the people who […]

Sober October Fundraiser

Abbie Mitchell writes, “I have decided to take part in ‘Sober October’ in aid of Eilidh’s Rainbow, a local charity that was set up in the memory of Eilidh Dempsey who sadly passed away in 2016. Read the full story over on my GoFundMe page. Any donations would be much appreciated and all donations will […]