Category: Charity

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 […]

Kiltwalk for Olly

Local lady Shona Bulloch will be in Edinburgh this Sunday when her team takes part in The Edinburgh Kiltwalk. The charitable walk is all for a great cause and Shona aims to boost fundraising for the NICU who recently cared for Blantyre baby, Olly. If you can spare a few pounds, please do support by […]

Joseph Potts Coffee Morning

Local funeral director, Charlie Grant of Joseph Potts Funeral Directors, Blantyre, is running their annual Macmillans Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning. It takes place on Friday 27 September 2019 at 10am-1pm from their office on 259 Glasgow Road, Blantyre. This annual charitable event has been a great success in previous years and are they’re hopeful that […]

Community Volunteers Required

The David Livingstone Birthplace explores the local community for volunteers The David Livingstone Birthplace Project, home to the history of Scotland’s famous explorer David Livingstone, has announced that it is exploring the local community for a series of new volunteer positions in the run up to its planned re-opening next Summer.  The project, which is […]

Comedy Show

Comedian Raymond Mearns stars in a brilliant Comedy Show on Friday 20th September 2019. The show takes place at Carrigans on Broompark Road and is being hosted by Family Shopper to raise funds for Coatshill Football Club and the Haven. Tickets are just £10 which includes buffet. Tickets are available from Family Shopper. Looks like […]

Charity Night for Blake

Local man Liam McCormack and Blantyre Nursery, Cosmic Cherubs are holding a fantastic charity night in aid of little Blake Alexander. Liam told us, “Can I ask the people of Blantyre to try and support this family and this wee angel.” With Blake’s life significantly shortened through illness, the event hopes to raise as much […]

Run for Meningitis Research Foundation

Local lady Yvonne Robertson is fundraising for Meningitis Research Foundation and has a very good reason to do so. At 15 weeks her son Joey was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. Yvonne told us, “On Friday 4th January we called NHS 24 as Joey had a slight temperature and was crying a lot which wasn’t like […]