In this weeks issue

Chapelton Builders Get On Their Bikes For Charity
Lonach Fundraising For Lifesaving Equipment
Clan’s Landmark Walk To Return In September
£8,000 Raised At Bon Accord Big Bounce
VisitAberdeenshire Tees Up For Further Golf Tourism
Jackie The Musical At HMT - Duncan Harley Reviews.
Superdry Donates £12,500 To Save Caledonian Forest
Sole Traders Have Britain Booming 
Aberdeen 3 FK Ventspils 0 - Pittodrie Stadium 14.07.16
Finalists Announced For North-east’s Friendliest Community
Events and Information
Chapelton Builders Get On Their Bikes For Charity

Chapelton Builders Get On Their Bikes For Charity

With thanks to Gemma Setter, PR Account Executive, Frasermedia. Chapelton builders are to swap hard hats for helmets as they gear up to raise money for local charity Four housebuilding and development firms are gearing up to take part in the Chapelton Bike Ride on Sunday September 4 to raise money for North East Sensory Services (NESS). Builders from ZeroC, AJC Homes, Elsick Development Company, and A&J Stephen, will be competing against one another at the Chapelton Bike Ride to raise funds for NESS. North East Sensory Services (NESS), which has offices in Aberdeen, Dundee and Elgin, supports over 4800 people in the North-east who have sight or hearing loss. By providing both social work and life-enhancing services, NESS is able […]

Clan’s Landmark Walk To Return In September

Clan’s Landmark Walk To Return In September

With thanks to Phil Moar, Account Manager, Citrus:Mix. Walkers will get the chance to explore Aberdeen in the name of charity later this year as a popular fundraising event was officially confirmed to return. CLAN Cancer Support’s Landmark Walk will take place in and around Aberdeen on Sunday, September 25, with the charity appealing for walkers to take part on its behalf. Now in its fourth year, the event will see participants tackle either a 13 or 7.8 mile walk which will take in various landmarks across Aberdeen – from the charity’s own CLAN House, King’s College, St Machar Cathedral, Pittodrie and many others – before participants are welcomed back at the city’s Westburn Park. Within Westburn Park itself will be […]

Finalists Announced For North-east’s Friendliest Community

Finalists Announced For North-east’s Friendliest Community

With thanks to Ian McLaren, PR account manager, Innes Associates. A north-east children’s charity has announced the finalists in its search for the most neighbourly community in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. Cash for Kids has revealed that communities from Portlethen, Stonehaven, Torry and Turriff have been shortlisted to vie for the title of north-east Scotland’s happiest street. The four community groups will now look to raise as much money as possible for the charity over the coming month in order to win a party for their local community. The community-focussed charity launched its Happy Street initiative with the aim of celebrating local community spirit, something that is often thought not to be as strong today as it was decades ago. Cash for Kids supports […]

Tickets Go On Sale For CLAN’s Christmas Cracker

Tickets Go On Sale For CLAN’s Christmas Cracker

With thanks to Phil Moar, Account Manager, Citrus:Mix. Tickets for a leading north-east cancer support charity’s biggest fundraising event of the year have gone on sale as preparations continue to gather pace. CLAN Cancer Support’s annual Christmas Cracker event will take place on Saturday, November 26, at the city’s Ardoe House Hotel and Spa. The successful event, which sees individuals and businesses from across the north-east come together in support of the popular charity, includes a drinks reception, three-course dinner, entertainment and dancing. It is the charity’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Last year’s event saw more than £83,000 raised, with two clients of CLAN, former STV News presenter Margaret Donald and Emily Findlay, sharing their inspiring stories with attendees. […]

AllFord At Alford: Popular Event Returns This August.

AllFord At Alford: Popular Event Returns This August.

With thanks to Martyn Smith, Marketing & Events Organiser, Grampian Transport Museum. Now in its third year, the popular AllFord at Alford event returns to the Grampian Transport Museum on Sunday 21st August. An established annual fixture, AllFord celebrates all things ‘Fordie’ from 1908 to the present day and in 2015 over 200 such examples descended on the North East village. One of the largest gatherings of Fords in Scotland, this year’s event will pay tribute to a number of key milestones. The Ka, Ford’s hatchback city car, was first introduced in 1996 and this year celebrates its 20th birthday. The Fiesta, now into its seventh generation and having sold over 16 million examples, celebrates its 40th birthday – a […]

AAM Helps Wounded Veterans Become High Fliers

AAM Helps Wounded Veterans Become High Fliers

Wounded veterans whose injuries have ended their military careers are rebuilding their lives by training for rewarding and sustainable employment in civil aviation with a charity that has landed £18,000 from Aberdeen Asset Management’s Charitable Foundation. With thanks to Esther Green, Senior Account Executive, Tricker PR. Ex-service personnel overcome amputation, serious burns, multiple fractures and gunshot injuries to be chosen for rigorous flight training, gruelling academic exams, underwater escape training and regular tests as students with Wings for Warriors. Aberdeen’s funding package will support one ex-veteran through 18 months’ full training to become a commercial helicopter pilot, leading to opportunities with the air ambulance, coastguard, offshore operators and others. It helps students like Marc Goddard (28) who was serving with the Royal Marines […]