In this weeks issue

A Very British Protest At Trump’s Golf Course
Appeal To Bring Beavers Home To The Highlands
Charity Issues Rallying Mother’s Day Call To Parents
DIGG Councillors Welcome Youth Work Report
From Oil, Arms And Nuclear To Alternative Energy
Award-Winning Aberdeen Wildlife Filmmaker Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For Rewilding Documentary
ALDI Peterhead: Concerns Raised Over Lack Of Progress
SNP Announce Candidates for Westhill & District
Langstane On Course To Break Attendance Records
Aberdeen 2 Hearts 0 - Pittodrie Stadium 18.03.17
Events and Information
Charity Issues Rallying Mother’s Day Call To Parents

Charity Issues Rallying Mother’s Day Call To Parents

With thanks to Clare Scott, Communications Consultant, CJS Communication & Marketing. An Aberdeen-based family support charity is using Mother’s Day to highlight the important role that experienced parents can play in supporting new mums and dads. Home-Start Aberdeen works with families in the city, with at least one child under five years old, who may be vulnerable or suffering from isolation.  It provides these families with weekly support, which is delivered in their own home by a trained home visiting volunteer. The majority of Home-Start Aberdeen volunteers are parents themselves, who understand the challenges involved in bringing up a family. Now one of the largest Home-Start schemes in the UK, Home-Start Aberdeen supports over 220 families and 360 children each […]

First Dates Star To Host CLAN’s Annual Lunch

First Dates Star To Host CLAN’s Annual Lunch

With thanks to Jessica Murphy, Senior Account Executive, Citrus:Mix. A TV celebrity will bring star power to a leading north-east charity’s annual lunch event in April. Channel 4’s First Dates CiCi Coleman is hosting CLAN Cancer Support’s annual fundraising lunch which is taking place at Ardoe House Hotel and Spa on Wednesday, April 19. The popular event, which is being supported again by BP, includes a champagne reception, 2 course lunch, guest speaker, auction, raffle and a Michael Bublé tribute act. A host of shopping stalls will also be in situ, ideal for picking up gifts, accessories and items of clothing. Actress CiCi is a well-known face on TV as she currently performs the role of the waitress in the […]

Charity Appeals For 500 Fundraisers To Meet 50K Target

Charity Appeals For 500 Fundraisers To Meet 50K Target

With thanks to Ian McLaren, PR account manager, Innes Associates. A north-east charity has launched a major appeal to raise £50,000 that will be used to support the region’s sick, disabled and disadvantaged children. Cash for Kids is looking to recruit 500 people from across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire to be part of its 500 Faces fundraising campaign. Each person that signs up will commit to raising £100 this year in order that the local children’s charity’s appeal target is reached. Tradespeople, work colleagues, groups of friends, families and school classes are all encouraged to take part. It is hoped that the option of spreading fundraising over the course of a year will attract a number of participants. All of the […]

Couples Engage In Raising Thousands For Charity

Couples Engage In Raising Thousands For Charity

With thanks to Ian McLaren, PR account manager, Innes Associates.

Sick, disabled and disadvantaged children living in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire will benefit after six local couples said ‘I do’ to raising thousands of pounds for charity for the chance to win a dream wedding.

The brides and grooms to be were taking part in Aberdeen-based children’s charity Cash for Kids’ annual Win Your Wedding fundraising competition.

On offer for the couple who raised the most money was an exclusive wedding package at a leading four-star Aberdeenshire hotel.

Charity Celebrates Milestone With 1930s-themed Afternoon Tea

Charity Celebrates Milestone With 1930s-themed Afternoon Tea

With thanks to Clare Scott, Communications Consultant, CJS Communication & Marketing. An Aberdeen-based charity is marking thirty years of support for vulnerable and isolated local families by hosting a 1930s-themed afternoon tea fundraiser. Organised by the Friends of Home-Start Aberdeen, the event takes place at The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa on Sunday, 21 May. Those who attend can look forward to an afternoon of opulent nostalgia from the era, including Rat Pack-inspired music and dancing. Guests will be greeted with a welcome drink on arrival, with the opportunity to browse a variety of stalls. Refreshments and entertainment will then follow in The Marcliffe’s ballroom. Well-known master of ceremonies Doug Duthie will preside over the afternoon’s activities, which include exclusive prize […]

AAM Seek New Recruits During Scottish Apprenticeship Week

AAM Seek New Recruits During Scottish Apprenticeship Week

With thanks to Esther Green, Senior Account Executive, Tricker PR A group of Aberdeen Asset Management apprentices who have made their mark on their workplace – and also in their community by raising over £14,000 for charity – are meeting their local MSP during Scottish Apprenticeship Week. Aberdeen Central MSP Kevin Stewart’s visit to Aberdeen Asset Management comes as the firm is looking to recruit its next batch of talented young recruits for offices in Aberdeen and Edinburgh. Aberdeen is inviting applications from would-be apprenticeships in Aberdeen and Edinburgh between now and April 2. Applicants meeting the criteria will be invited to attend a recruitment open day and selected candidates will be asked to complete two weeks’ work experience during […]