In this weeks issue

Old Susannah No. 195 - Ash No Questions
Peacock Presents: Lost Islands & Other Works
Atholl Highlanders March On Lonach For Anniversary Games
Cat Parade - Purfect Fit For CLAN Cancer Support
Whiteford Hails Progress With Buchan Buses
£15,000 Boost For Child Protection Charity
How Charitable is your Animal Charity?
Made In Dagenham – The Musical: Duncan Harley Reviews
Dons Heroes Launch Murcar Links Crowdfunding Campaign
VisitAberdeenshire Keen To Strengthen Links With Norway
Events and Information
Peacock Presents: Lost Islands & Other Works

Peacock Presents: Lost Islands & Other Works

With thanks to John Morrison. Peacock Visual Arts proudly presents Lost Islands & Other Works, an exhibition of drawing, sculpture, and installation by Marie Velardi. For her first solo show in the UK, this exhibition brings together recent and significant works to consider the nature of impermanence and movement of time from various perspectives. Within her practice, Marie employs fact and fiction to both imagine and question the future. Works closely examine movements of the earth, such as the continuous shift between land and sea, or inhabited islands disappearing into the ocean due to rising water levels. Marie’s use of fiction to present a timeline of the 21st century as described in sci-fi literature and film, offsets our reality to […]

MHA Shines Spotlight On Mental Health Issues

MHA Shines Spotlight On Mental Health Issues

With thanks to Jessica Murphy, Senior Account Executive, Citrus:Mix.

A north-east charity will lift the curtain on mental health issues at a historic theatre in the Granite City.

From a puppet show that tells the tale of a lonely fisherman to award-winning performer Juliette Burton showcasing her perception changing show, Mental Health Aberdeen (MHA) will host a range of events later this year at the Grade A listed Tivoli Theatre.

MHA has worked in partnership with North East Arts Touring to arrange the events around World Mental Health Day in October and hopes to raise awareness of mental health and the variety of services it offers.

Walkers And Marshals Sought For CLAN’s Landmark Walk

Walkers And Marshals Sought For CLAN’s Landmark Walk

With thanks to Phil Moar, Account Manager, Citrus:Mix. Walkers and marshals are still being sought for a popular fundraising event that is set to take in the sights of Aberdeen next month. CLAN Cancer Support’s Landmark Walk will take place in and around Aberdeen on Saturday, September 24, 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. There are also various volunteering opportunities on offer […]

Friendly Bench Gets Off To A Blooming Big Start

Friendly Bench Gets Off To A Blooming Big Start

With thanks to Georgette Cobban, scheme manager, Home-Start Aberdeen.

A project to encourage engagement between Aberdeen organisations and their communities burst into life on Wednesday as the finishing touches were put to the city’s first Blooming Big Aberdeen friendly bench. Representatives from Blooming Big Aberdeen and family support charity Home-Start Aberdeen came together in Hazlehead Park to celebrate the colourful addition of a freshly-painted Home-Start Aberdeen bench.

The friendly bench project is one of the most recent initiatives to have arisen from the Big Aberdeen Event in September 2014 and is supported by ACVO TSI in partnership with Aberdeen City Council.

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 Saturday, September 24, 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 […]