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Waitrose donates £19,000 to homelessness charity Bethany

UPMARKET grocery store chain Waitrose awarded over £19,000 to Edinburgh-based homeless charity, Bethany Christian Trust, in an effort to prevent and tackle homelessness across Edinburgh and Scotland’s East Coast.

Edinburgh, Fife & Lothians
Complete with leather seats, remote central locking and air conditioning, the two-tonne vehicle is expected to take a week to make the trip. Picture: SWNS

Duo embark on epic England-Scotland charity drive - in a shed

A dad and his teenage daughter are embarking on an epic journey from Land’s End to John O’Groats - in the world’s fastest SHED.

Kiogosi FC in the old Point strips. Picture: Supplied

African youngsters wear Lewis football shirts with pride

YOUNGSTERS in Tanzania are now playing football in strips from a Scottish youth team, Point FC in Lewis, following a donation from a community wind farm charity.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Katy will be running in memory of her mum. Picture: Supplied

Katy leading army of runners in memory of her mum

AN army of runners will be pounding the streets of Inverness next month in memory of a Highland mum who died from a brain tumour earlier this year

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Woodland Trust chief executive Beccy Speight, left, with Croft Woodland project officer Viv Halcrow and Donald Macdonald, who has planted trees on his croft in Back. Picture: Contributed

Trees ‘do grow’ on remote Isle of Lewis’ landscape

ISLANDERS have been highly praised for a woodland project which is seeing trees being grown on an isolated part of Lewis.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Glasgow Warriors centre Nick Grigg and hooker James Malcolm were joined by Lucy Kerr, the current Miss Scotland, at launch of Glasgow Kiltwalk. Picture: Mark Ferguson

Glasgow Kiltwalk breaks £1m mark for Scots charities

A TOTAL of 7,293 charitable walkers took to the streets in April for this year’s Royal Bank of Scotland Kiltwalk in Glasgow – and their efforts have resulted in £1,364,384 being raised

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Alex outside Hampden Stadium. Picture: Supplied

Former referee celebrates 25 years as school lollipop man

ALEX McGunnigle used to be responsible for keeping order on the pitch during some of Scotland’s biggest football games, but for the last quarter of a century he has undertaken a completely different challenge – ensuring children find their way safely to school.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
M&S staff pedal for Parkinson's. Picture: Supplied

M&S staff and customers raise £40k for Parkinson’s

FIFTY-FIVE M&S stores across Scotland have raised £40,000 in one week for Parkinson’s UK, who support 11,000 Scots affected by the condition every year.

From left: Magners' George Kyle with programme graduate David Kelly and Celtic project co-ordinator Nikki Smith. Picture: Andy Buchanan

Celtic, Magners and Tennent’s team up to train budding chefs

A tie-up between Magners Irish Cider, Celtic FC Foundation and the Tennent’s Training Academy is on the lookout for culinary talent.

Media & Leisure
Linda Gervais. Picture: Supplied

Glasgow nurse shortlisted for prestigious national prize

A GLASGOW nurse who cares for children with digestive disorders has been shortlisted for prestigious national award.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Hope Gilmour. Picture: Supplied

Girl told she would never walk at birth completes 5k run

A YOUNG girl from Alloa who was told from birth she may never walk has defied all odds by completing a 5km fundraising run.

News 1
Karen Cox flying with her family. Picture: Supplied

Moray mum beats disability struggles to win aviation honour

A MUM who undertook her own battle against the disabling Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) has been honoured in the name of a pioneering female aviator.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Celtic legend Chic Charnley, David Sherwood, Alzheimer Scotland fundraising ambassador Dougie McCluskey, Kris Commons, Nicholas McDonald and Lisa Hague. Picture: Brian Nixon/Supplied

Celtic legends show support for Alzheimer Scotland golf day

CELTIC heroes Chris Sutton and John Hartson - and a whole host of other footballing legends - have teamed up with Alzheimer Scotland to score success with its the annual charity golf day.

Glasgow & Strathclyde 1
The Three Amigos. Picture: Supplied

Three tiny Inverness Amigos take on charity race for autism

SINCE being diagnosed with autism three youngsters - nicknamed the Three Amigos - have become used to dealing with challenges in their day-to-day lives.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Highland Hospice. Picture: Contributed

Highland Hospice charity scammed by around £500,000

ONE of the biggest charities in the Highlands has fallen vicim to a high-value ‘vishing and spoofing’ fraud in the north of Scotland.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Sam Douglas. Picture: Supplied

150 sign up to Loch Ness charity race to help youngster walk

MORE than 150 big-hearted Highlanders are lacing up their running shoes in a fundraising effort to try to help a two year old Inverness boy be able to walk one day.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Orcadian footballers and hockey players get ready to board plane. Picture: Supplied

Airline Loganair rescues Orkney-Shetland football derby

SCOTTISH airline Loganair stepped in at the last minute to save the all-important Northern Isles “derby” football match between Orkney and Shetland.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Stoats charity pot. Picture: Supplied

Scots oats firm aims to feed African school for a year

OATS company Stoats has launched a new charity campaign, Pot for a Pot, to raise funds to feed an entire African school for a whole year.

Edinburgh, Fife & Lothians
Linda Barclay. Picture: Supplied

Bellshill gran encourages others to attend breast screening

A SCOTTISH grandmother is encouraging others to take up the offer of a free breast screening appointment after a routine mammogram picked up on breast cancer.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Ed Byrne. Picture: Contributed

Ed Byrne joins line-up for Edinburgh Fringe charity event

IRISH comedian Ed Byrne has been added to the line-up for this year’s Stand up for Shelter Scotland at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Edinburgh, Fife & Lothians
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