Loral and Eishel Quinn

Sustainably wins coveted Best of Show award at Finovate Fall

Sustainably, a social good technology company for conscious consumers and businesses who want to localise and personalise their corporate social responsibility programmes, has won Best of Show at Finovate Fall, held last week in New…

Liz Stewart (kneeling down in image) with colleagues from Stronachs who will take part in fundraising activities this month.

City law firm edges closer to £20,000 fundraising target

Runners and cyclists from an Aberdeen law firm have raised £1,800 in the last month for a local cancer research charity, taking their fundraising total for 2017 to £13,000. Staff and partners from Stronachs LLP…

Business Fives doubles charity efforts for Charities across Scotland

The Summer season of Business Fives has been a roaring success for the companies involved and indeed charities across Scotland. £19,960 has been raised to date ahead of the final of the national business 5…

Vattenfall’s EOWDC project director, Adam Ezzamel

Vattenfall creates £150,000 a year community fund scheme

A community fund scheme aimed at generating lasting legacies for North-east communities is being created by the developer behind the region’s pioneering European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). Swedish energy group Vattenfall is to establish…

The winning Wylie Bisset team

Wylie Bisset win Glasgow charity football tournament

Chartered accountant practice Wylie & Bisset won a charity football tournament which raised money for Radio Lollipop at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow. Th firm triumphed over 13 other teams in the event at…

Paterson's Shortbread staff celebrate raising £100k for Macmillan

Paterson’s Shortbread rises to £100k cancer charity challenge

Shortbread maker, Paterson’s has accomplished its goal of raising £100k for Macmillan Cancer Support in just one year. The biscuit makers reached the impressive target after forming a partnership with the cancer charity in 2016,…

Caroline McKenna

Dundee to host event for Charities and Social Enterprises across Scotland

Social Good HQ, which supports charities and social enterprises to develop, grow and prosper, is to host its first live event in Dundee later this month. Social Good HQ will invite industry leaders from Social…

Photo courtesy - Maggie’s Edinburgh

‘Property Rocks’ event raises funds for Maggie’s extension

For the third consecutive year, Edinburgh’s key property industry players and friends will get rocking in aid of Maggie’s Edinburgh - on Thursday 31 August 2017. The ‘Property Rocks for Maggie’s’ event, sponsored by law…

From left - Scott MacDonald and Alan Mahon

Brewgooder appoints new commercial director

Socially responsible brewery, Brewgooder has appointed Scott MacDonald as new commercial director and Chief Well Digger, as it sets its sights on increased UK distribution across the on and off trade. MacDonald joins the Brewgooder…

The McGinty’s Group Team ready for the Great Aberdeen Run

Local hospitality group raises £5000 from Great Aberdeen Run

The McGinty’s Group has raised £5000 for Archway by participating in the inaugural Great Aberdeen Run on Sunday 27th August as part of the Business Challenge. A total of 27 runners from the group’s venues,…

Artist's impression of Greyhope Bay

£40k grant approval for next stage of the Greyhope Bay project

A total of £40,000 has been approved at the Aberdeen City Council’s communities, housing and infrastructure committee today to support the next phase of development work for the Greyhope Bay plans for a world class…

Aberdeen City Hydrogen Energy Storage

Hydrogen hackathon draws in young inventors

Fuel cell developer, Arcola Energy, recently held a hackathon event at Aberdeen City Hydrogen Energy Storage (ACHES) in Cove. Young people aged between 8 and 18 received a tour of the hydrogen refueling station while…

James Barrack

Knight Property Group donates £40,000 to The ARCHIE Foundation

The Barrack Charitable Trust, funded by commercial property developer Knight Property Group, has donated £40,000 to The ARCHIE Foundation’s Family Accommodation Centre. Recognised as Aberdeen’s Sick Kids hospital charity, The ARCHIE Foundation make a difference…

L-R: Charlie House team - Lynn Batham, Donna Deans, Elin Styrbjorn, Sorcha Hume, Kirsty Walker, Susan Crighton

Charlie House appoints news director of fundraising

Local charity Charlie House, a charity that engages in activities & projects to support children with complex disabilities & life-limiting conditions has appointed Susan Crighton as director of fundraising. Susan joins Charlie House with a…

The team of reserves made up of Edinburgh University, Edinburgh Airport, Waverley Sports Club and Scott-Moncrieff

Against all odds: Reserves triumph at Scott-Moncrieff charity match

A team of reserves stole the show by winning Scott-Moncrieff’s annual Super Sevens charity football tournament last Friday, after being drafted in at the eleventh hour. Organisers from Scott-Moncrieff had to recruit a seven-strong squad…

Tom Cromar, Children’s Aid; Edel Harris, Cornerstone; Stephen Webster, Thorntons Investments

Sports Challenge Dinner Raises £34,000 for Local Charities

Two charities have been handed a share of £34,000 raised during a sold-out charity dinner organised by Thorntons Investments. Cornerstone and Children’s Aid have each been presented with a cheque to help support the vital…

2017 Sportschallenge event a sell-out success as new venue chosen

This year’s Sportschallenge event has proven to be yet another sell-out triumph and following a number of successful years at the AECC, is moving to the Mercure Ardoe House Hotel. Simmons & Company International, corporate…

Dr Colette Backwell

CLAN Cancer Support commits to new Inverurie centre

A north-east cancer support charity has shown its commitment to the Inverurie area by securing a move to new premises within the town. CLAN Cancer Support will move to Unit C, Burn Lane later this…

Staff from Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts celebrate raising over £100,000 for charity at the company’s Glasgow HQ on Bath Street

Glasgow-based Interstate Europe tops £100k of charitable support

The UK division of Glasgow-based Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts, the third party hotel management company, has donated over £100,000 to charity in just 12 months. As part of the organisation’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme,…

Dean Stott

Event: Lunch & learn with Dean Stott

Get Active & Free Your Mind with Dean Stott, ex-British Special Forces. In 2010 Dean suffered a life changing accident which not only halted his career but also meant he had to change his whole…

L to R: Adele Slater, Group Marketing Coordinator at Knight Property Group, who volunteers with Celebrate Aberdeen, with Fiona Heinonen, CSR Analyst at Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd.

£8,500 Nexen sponsorship boost for Celebrate Aberdeen

Organisers of Celebrate Aberdeen have welcomed a sponsorship boost from an oil and gas company as they aim to hold their largest ever event in the city this year. Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd have provided…

The fundraising group preparing to climb Lochnagar

Bancon employees scale Lochnagar to raise £7,000 for CLAN

After scaling 1,155 metres to the summit of Lochnagar last weekend, employees of Bancon Group have raised £7,000 for cancer support charity CLAN. A group of 11 employees of the Aberdeenshire housebuilder and construction group…

The Good Ideas Academy 2016-17

Scotland’s newest Social Entrepreneurs unveiled from the Good Ideas Academy

Have you ever spotted a problem that’s just waiting for the good idea that will solve it? We all have good ideas, but not many of us do anything about it. It takes determination, hard…

Trevor Garlick, Appeal Board Chair for Sue Ryder Dee View Court speaking at the event

Sue Ryder launches £3.9 million appeal for neurological care centre extension

Sue Ryder has launched a two-year Capital Appeal to raise £3.9 million to double the size of its Aberdeen-based neurological care centre, Dee View Court. The appeal was unveiled last night at the opening of…

Connect Three Solutions to support The Prince’s Trust with coaching for operational managers

Connect Three Solutions to support The Prince’s Trust with coaching for operational managers

Connect Three Solutions, specialists in Organisational Learning & Development, is to support youth charity The Prince’s Trust with a tailored coaching programme. The programme will be delivered to managers and senior managers in Glasgow over…

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