In this weeks issue

Blink 182 - Pop Punkers Put On Slick Arena Show
Blast From The Past: A Classic Car Show
The Scottish Bothy Bible: Duncan Harley Reviews
Myrtle Throgmorton Stuffed And Mounted
Threat To New Highlands Beaver Family
Rotary Clubs Launch Annual Mini Raffle Fundraiser
Aberdeen Inspired Celebrates European Award Success
Young Volunteer To Be Recognised By Local Charity
Historic Athletics Timepiece On Display At ASV
Sponsorship Boost For Celebrate Aberdeen
Events and Information
Charity Bike Ride To Include Walkers

Charity Bike Ride To Include Walkers

With thanks to Gemma Setter, PR Account Executive, Frasermedia.

Organisers of Aberdeenshire’s newest bike ride are hoping to attract record numbers of participants through the launch of a new 5K charity walk.

The Chapelton Bike Ride returns for a second year on Sunday, September 3, with the addition of the new Chapelton 5K Walk sponsored by Liberty Retirement Living, which will coincide with the event’s 42-mile and 12-mile bike rides.

Held in aid of North East Sensory Services (NESS), the event was formerly the Great Stonehaven Bike Ride, before it moved to the village of Chapelton, near Newtonhill.

Charity Launches New Look Walk And Fun Day

Charity Launches New Look Walk And Fun Day

A leading north-east cancer charity is launching a new event in the heart of Royal Deeside. With thanks to Ross Anderson, Senior Account Manager, Citrus:Mix

CLAN at the Castle will take place in the grounds of Crathes Castle on Sunday, September 10, to raise funds for north-east cancer support charity CLAN Cancer Support.

On the day, the historic castle will provide the backdrop for three sponsored walk routes and a fun day with inflatables, entertainment and refreshments.

The sponsored walks will cover one mile, 5.7 miles and 13 miles taking in woodland tracks around the castle grounds and local area.

AAM Awards £1,350 To Audiobook Charity

AAM Awards £1,350 To Audiobook Charity

With thanks to Eoin Smith, Senior Account Executive, Tricker PR.

A donation from a global financial firm will provide access to audiobooks for people in the north east of Scotland suffering from visual, physical and learning difficulties. Aberdeen Asset Management’s Charitable Foundation has donated £1,350 to Listening Books, which will be used to fully fund access for the charity’s users in Aberdeen.

Offering over 7,000 titles, Listening Books provides audiobooks as downloads, mp3 CDs and via streaming services for anyone who struggles to read print due to conditions including arthritis, dyslexia or glaucoma.

Around 50,000 people across the UK use its services.

Change To Snap Up Last Great Aberdeen Places

Change To Snap Up Last Great Aberdeen Places

With thanks to Jessica Murphy, Account Manager, Jasmine Ltd. A leading north-east cancer support charity is urging people to snap up its last remaining places for Aberdeen’s inaugural Great Aberdeen Run. CLAN Cancer Support currently has limited spaces remaining for both the 10km and half marathon races which take place on Sunday, August 27th. Ruth McIntosh, CLAN Cancer Support’s Fundraising Coordinator, said: “We were delighted to be able to secure charity places at the first Great Aberdeen Run. To be part of such an important day for the city is really special and lots of our supporters are already well into their training for the event. “If the recent Baker Hughes, RunBalmoral or Edinburgh marathon events have inspired you why […]

NE Businessman Goes Extra Mile To Support Local Kids

NE Businessman Goes Extra Mile To Support Local Kids

With thanks to Ian McLaren, PR account manager, Innes Associates. An Aberdeenshire man has raised over £1,000 to help support sick, disabled and disadvantaged children living in north-east Scotland. Andy Buchan, managing director of oil and gas equipment rental, service and maintenance firm Hiretech Limited, presented Aberdeen-based charity Cash for Kids with £1,076.50 following a series of fundraising events. The big-hearted businessman used the occasion of his 50th birthday to raise money for the local children’s charity, requesting donations in lieu of presents.  A subsequent fundraising motorcycle ride with friends and colleagues to the west coast helped to swell the final total. Eight fellow bikers joined Andy on the return trip from Hiretech’s office at Hatton of Fintray to Applecross, […]

Future Choices Launches New Fundraiser

Future Choices Launches New Fundraiser

With thanks to Future Choices. Future Choices, which is a local, voluntary charity based at Inchgarth Community Centre, Garthdee, supporting adults with a physical disability to gain social inclusion, has launched a new fundraiser, where everyone can get involved, to support such a vital cause. David Forbes, Chair of the charity explained: “One of the main jobs running a charity, is raising much needed funds to keep funding what we do within the local community” Future Choices is in it’s 9th year now and is growing from strength to strength by continuing to reach out to more people within the community. David added, “I would encourage as many people to get involved, the first prize we have up for grabs […]