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Gamekeeper says ta ta to 32-year-old ‘tache for charity

A GAMEKEEPER who hasn’t been without his signature moustache since he was 18 years old has had it waxed off to raise vital cash for men’s health charities.

Caley Thistle goalkeeper Owain Fon Williams gets his beard pulled by Lakeisha Lapsley and Eilidh Smith during launch of Beards for Bairns. Picture: Contributed

Highland footballers ditch razors for kids charity

INVERNESS Caledonian Thistle players are hoping to score for a children’s charity this winter by ditching their razors.

Rev Dr Russell Barr. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Advent videos reflect on ‘true meaning of Christmas’

THE spirit of Christmas is being brought to life with an online Advent calendar featuring 25 specially created videos made by Church of Scotland ministers.

Donnie Campbell after completing his 24-hour Munro challenge.

Munro mountain record broken with 24 tackled in 24 hours

FORMER Marine Donnie Campbell has broken an endurance record by running and climbing 24 Munros in less than 24 hours.

Edinburgh Easter Road stadium.  Picture: Ian Rutherford.

Hibs will open stadium to homeless on Christmas Day

Hibs football club will open its stadium to homeless people on Christmas Day,

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Backpacks set for refugee children. Picture: Contributed

Dunfermline Sky staff donate backpacks for child refugees

AN appeal to make Christmas special for child refugees has led to an extraordinary act of generosity by staff at Sky in Dunfermline.

Glasgow Winter Night Shelter is expecting its busiest Christmas. Picture: PA

Glasgow Winter Night homeless shelter braced for busiest year

Volunteers at a winter homeless shelter are preparing for what is expected to be their busiest ever year this Christmas.


Cystic Fibrosis Trust releases moving Christmas video

The moment an NHS doctor was moved to tears by a thank you note from a 10-year-old patient has been captured on video.

#givingtuesday - A focus on WWF Scotland

#givingtuesday - A focus on WWF Scotland

THE charity part of the global WWF family whose aim is to work for a future where people and nature thrive.

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The team at Bruce Stevenson will offer a range of services to HIT Scotland. Picture: Cate Gillon

Bruce Stevenson brokers hospitality charity sponsorship

Insurance broker Bruce Stevenson is sponsoring an initiative aimed at nurturing talent across Scotland’s hospitality sector.

Carolyn Aitken has been attending Maggies for 12months. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Cancer survivor backs Maggie’s fundraising appeal following her support through diagnosis

When Carolyn Aitken took her mum to Maggie’s in between radiotherapy appointments in Dundee, she never expected she would return more than a decade later with her own breast cancer diagnosis.


#GivingTuesday - A focus on Scots Cystic Fibrosis charity

THE Leanne Fund works with individuals and families across the Highlands, Islands and Grampian to provide vital social, practical, emotional and financial assistance - supporting the whole family.

Young JDRF supporter Lily McConville. Picture: Contributed

#GivingTuesday - a focus on Scotland diabetes charity

JDRF exists to find the cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications, and is the world’s leading type 1 diabetes research charity.

Andy Noble, with lollipop lady Elizabeth. Picture: SWNS

Edinburgh man’s act of kindness stuns lollipop lady

A small act of kindness for a lollipop lady after her daughter’s bike was stolen has melted thousands of hearts on social media.

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Festival of Museums launch. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

#GivingTuesday - A focus on Mseums Galleries Scotland

MUSEUMS Galleries Scotland (MGS) is the national development body for the Scottish museum sector.

Alzheimer Scotland launched Challenge Dementia campaign earlier this year.

#GivingTuesday - Alzheimer Scotland promotes vital helpline

ALZHEIMER Scotland is getting behind the Giving Tuesday campaign by promoting Alzheimer Scotland’s freephone 24 Hour Helpline - 0808 808 3000.

Cancer survivor Florencia Pistritto, 30, of Edinburgh, who was chosen to cut the ribbon to launch Scotland's first Cancer Research UK superstore earlier this year at Corstorphine, and cancer scientist Dr John Thomson.

#GivingTuesday - A focus on Cancer Research UK

CANCER Research UK spent more than £33 million last year in Scotland on some of the UK’s leading scientific and clinical research

Some members of The Boys Brigade. Picture: Contributed

#GivingTuesday - A focus on the Boys Brigade

THE Boys’ Brigade is a Christian youth organisation that works with more than 20,000 young people across 430 communities in Scotland on a weekly basis

Nicola helping to celebrate the charity's 50th anniversary. Picture: Contributed

#GivingTuesday - a focus on Simon Community Scotland

FOR 50 years, Simon Community Scotland has been working alongside people experiencing all forms of homelessness.

Scottish Wildlife Trust work involves saving the red squirrel. Picture: Contributed

#GivingTuesday - Wildlife Trust appeals for ‘unselfies’

THE Scottish Wildlife Trust is the nation’s leading wildlife conservation charity. We have been working for more than 50 years to protect Scotland’s wildlife for the future.

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