In this weeks issue

Fun Lovin Criminals @ The Garage: Craig Chisholm Reviews
Vice Chairman Of Local Charity In Urgent Appeal
Mini Raffle Win Just The Ticket For Peterhead Family
Local Business Group Exceeds 4000 Members In Year 1
Tory MSP Called Out On Mental Health Service Claims
Peacock Visual Arts Presents Geologic Intimacy
Aberdeen 7 Motherwell 2 - Pittodrie Stadium 15.02.17
Blackett Hails Start Of Old Royal Station Redevelopment
Leaked UK Govt Memo: Fishing Not High Priority
The Woman In Black At HMT - Duncan Harley Reviews
Events and Information
Vice Chairman Of Local Charity In Urgent Appeal

Vice Chairman Of Local Charity In Urgent Appeal

With thanks to Future Choices. Volunteers needed for Local Voluntary Charity Future Choices, which supports Physically Disabled Adults by providing social inclusion and recreational activities at Inchgarth Community Centre in Garthdee on a Tuesday morning from 11am – 2pm. Future Choices has now been running for 9 years now, funded by public donations, which maintains two buses on the road and keeps members socially active, by providing social events for everyone to enjoy. Vice Chairman, Devon Thompson said: “The challenges running a Voluntary Led Charity gets harder when Individuals have to leave due to their life commitments which means we as a charity, have to fill in the gap promptly, which currently is proving challenging” Devon added: “We not only desperately […]

Shelter Scotland Seeks Volunteers

Shelter Scotland Seeks Volunteers

By Wendy McEwan Shelter Scotland is a charity that supports many people who are struggling with homelessness and bad housing. We offer advice and support through our online services and face to face in our many advice centres. We campaign to make homelessness a thing of the past. If you would like to be part of this charity, we are looking for volunteers to help in our charity shops in Aberdeen. No experience is needed as we will provide all necessary training until you are confident with the work involved. All that we ask is that you give us a few hours of your free time on a regular basis. Although we are looking for general helpers, we are actually […]

CLAN Appeals For Unwanted Christmas Gifts

CLAN Appeals For Unwanted Christmas Gifts

With thanks to Jessica Murphy, Senior Account Executive, Citrus:Mix. CLAN Cancer Support is appealing to members of the public to help it raise extra funds by donating any unwanted Christmas presents. The charity is on the hunt for donations, which can be handed in at CLAN House on Westburn Road in Aberdeen, or at any of its charity shops throughout the north-east. Steph Dowling, CLAN Senior Fundraising Coordinator, said: “We would love people to think of us if they have received either duplicate or unwanted gifts at Christmas and are having a clear-out. “Donating these to CLAN gives them a new lease of life and helps us with raffle prizes for events or stock for our charity shops. We had […]

Get In The Running To Win Mini With CLAN

Get In The Running To Win Mini With CLAN

With thanks to Jessica Murphy, Senior Account Executive, Citrus:Mix. Members of the public are being urged to snap up the final tickets for a draw which will see one lucky person take delivery of a new Mini, while raising funds for leading north-east cancer charity CLAN Cancer Support. The car, which was kindly part-sponsored by Domino Pizza, is on show in the Bon Accord & St Nicholas shopping centre in Aberdeen prior to finding a new owner in the charity’s Christmas Eve raffle draw. The draw is also being supported by the area’s Rotary clubs who have helped conduct an annual car raffle since 2000. People will be able to put themselves in the running to win the Mini by […]

CLAN Seek Dippers To Take The Plunge On Boxing Day

CLAN Seek Dippers To Take The Plunge On Boxing Day

With thanks to Jessica Murphy, Senior Account Executive, Citrus:Mix. A leading north-east charity is appealing for fearless souls to undertake a popular Boxing Day dip on its behalf. CLAN Cancer Support is taking part in the Nippy Dippers swim at Aberdeen beach on Boxing Day and is again looking for a group of hardy volunteers to help raise funds for the charity. All money brought in from the popular event organised by Aberdeen Lions Club helps CLAN provide free cancer support services across the north-east of Scotland, Moray, Orkney and Shetland. Susan Crighton, CLAN’s fundraising manager, said: “The dip is a great example of really challenging yourself to do something for charity and we would be delighted for people to […]

Charity To Pilot Drop-In Support Service In City Centre

Charity To Pilot Drop-In Support Service In City Centre

With thanks to Jessica Murphy, Senior Account Executive, Citrus:Mix. Mental Health Aberdeen (MHA) is piloting a support service within the city centre to gauge demand for a permanent drop-in presence. The charity is providing the service, called The Club, every Friday afternoon from the Health Village in Frederick Street for an initial period of eight weeks, offering free support, information and services to anyone affected by challenges related to mental health and wellbeing. The aim is to provide support in an accessible location for people and explore the possibility of gaining funding to make the drop-in club permanent. Astrid Whyte, chief executive of MHA, said: “As a charity we are always looking for the best ways to provide help and […]