Lynne McNicoll

Lynne McNicoll appointed OBE

CHILDREN’S CANCER FUNDRAISER AND FOUNDER OF ITS GOOD 2 GIVE EARNS QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOUR The founder of an Edinburgh-based charity which has raised over £1 million to support children with cancer and their families has been appointed OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours. Lynne McNicoll, chair and founder of It’s Good 2 Give, receives the […]

Lynne McNicoll OBE

It’s Good 2 Give announce their newest patron – Peter Capaldi

It’s Good 2 Give is a small but ambitious charity run by Lynne McNicoll and her team of volunteers. They are being tipped for big success after attracting an international TV star and cultural icon as its new patron. Peter Capaldi has announced he will assist the charity ‘It’s Good 2 Give’ in its campaign to […]

Peter Capaldi

William Y Darling Bequest for Good Citizenship awarded to Lynne McNicoll

Each year The City of Edinburgh Council invites organisations and individuals in the City to nominate persons for consideration for presentation of the Award for Good Citizenship instituted by the Will of the late Sir William Y Darling, Lord Provost of Edinburgh (1941-1944The Award is made to the citizen or citizens of Edinburgh who, in […]

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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 […]

FEATURE – It’s Good to Write competition for It’s Good 2 Give

It’s Good to Write launches nationwide to raise money for It’s Good 2 Give It’s Good to Write Have you ever wanted to write but never known where to begin? Or been daunted by the prospect of writing a whole novel? Now’s your chance. It’s Good to Write is a literary project which will  bring […]

EVENT – It’s Good 2 Give Autumn 2011 events

One of our chosen charities to support is It’s Good 2 Give run by the amazing Lynne McNicoll. There’s some amazing Autumn (and beyond) events coming up that are always lots of fun as well as raising lots of money for the charity. Starting off with some literary events: Afternoon tea with Lin Anderson On […]

EVENT – Charity Zumba Class, Sunday 19th June 2011

Get fit whilst raising money Local Edinburgh charity It’s Good 2 Give are holding a Zumba class for charity on Sunday 19th June 2011. Led by professional instructor Angie Dickson, this inaugural Zumba event is sure to have a party atmosphere.  Open to anyone over the age of 16, every penny of the £5 entry fee […]

FEATURE – Lynne McNicoll, It’s Good 2 Give

It’s Good 2 Give,  helping young cancer patients in and around Edinburgh   Lynne McNicoll is an amazing Edinburgh woman.  We have featured her on the site before, but since her charity motto is ‘”it’s good 2 give”, we though it would be good to give to her.   We took Lynne out for afternoon tea earlier this […]

PHOTO – It’s Good 2 Give, charity zipslide

A zipslide over 100 feet high was set up in Inverleith Park today as part of Lynne McNicoll’s September challenge .  Brave people of Edinburgh and beyond were hoisted into the air and launched down the line the breadth of the park raising lots of money in the process. You can still get involved with Lynne’s […]

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 […]