FEATURE – It’s Good 2 Trek up Mount Kilimanjaro

It’s Good 2 Trek up Mount Kilimanjaro We have featured It’s Good 2 Give several times before and we officially support the Edinburgh-based cancer charity for children and their families. Not one to shy away from a challenge, the founder of It’s Good 2 Give Lynne McNicoll, is leading a team of 31 people up […]

EVENT – Stockbridge Duck Race 2011, Sunday 3rd July

2011 Stockbridge Duck race date announced The date for this year’s fabulous Stockbridge Duck Race has been announced and it will be taking place on Sunday 3rd July. Ducks will be launched over the bridge around 3pm. There is an event page to be kept up to date with the latest duck racing news. The Stockbridge Duck Race […]

EVENT – Zest beauty open day for It’s Good 2 Give, 7th May 2011

Zest Edinburgh re-launch at Braid Hills and donate ticket fee to charity. On Saturday 7th May 2011 from 10am – 5pm  Zest Health and Beauty are holding an open day at Braid Hills golf course.  Tickets cost £5  but all proceeds will go to It’s Good 2 Give.  We recently interviewed the magnificent Lynne McNicoll, founder […]

EVENT – Hollywood Charity Ball, 26th February 2011

Hollywood heads for Edinburgh Charity Ball, Saturday 26th February 2011 at The Counting House, West Nicholson Street. The oscars are on at the end of the month and you can be part of the Hollywood glamour by attending a charity fundraiser ball at The Counting House in Edinburgh.  The event is in aid of The Place2be – […]

INFO – Stockbridge Giraffe Parade & Trail, Edinburgh

The first Stockbridge Giraffe Parade has begun. Last night saw the first Stockbridge Giraffe Parade take place which saw the decorated animal models take to the streets.  Many businesses in Stockbridge have taken part, but the idea originated from the art studio Kiss the Fish. There is an auction in mid-December for the Giraffes with proceeds going to […]

EVENT – Santa Dook, Cramond, 28th November 2010

Take a swim dressed as Santa for charity. In the absence of the Scottish Santa run this year – you can still put on your Santa outfit and take a dip in the Forth in aid of the British Heart Foundation.  On Sunday 28th November, they are holding an event from Cramond promenade in which […]

FRINGE FUN – Honker & Adam Hills

Edinburgh Fringe veteran, Adam Hills has a new little friend.  His name is Honker.  Given to Adam for his baby girl  from a member of the audience on the first night of his Fringe 2010 run, Adam has decided to loan his little friend out to people for 24 hours to see adventures he gets up to.  It is […]

FEATURE – Baxterbear in Edinburgh

Baxterbear Did you know there was a super friendly bear living in Edinburgh?  His name is Baxterbear and he helps out at charity events, providing support and cuddles for those in attendance.  You can see when he’ll next be appearing in person on his events page. Baxterbear has lived all over the world, but is calling […]

FEATURE – It’s Good 2 Give, September challenge

Lynne McNicoll, is an extraordinary woman from Edinburgh, raising phenomenal amounts of money for cancer related charities.  All the money raised in Scotland, stays in Scotland and many people have already benefited from the monies raised to date.  She has already featured as our Spotlight subject  but it’s not long until this years’ September challenge begins – in which […]

NEWS – Update on Mark Cooper

By the end of today, Edinburgh hero Mark Cooper will be half way through is challenge of running 50 marathons in 56 days from Amsterdam to Barcelona.  With people in town still recovering from the Edinburgh marathon last weekend, Mark battles on and runs one every day!  25 marathons under his belt with 25 more […]