Richard Kerswell is making a solo trip around Britain in his yacht Pegasus in aid of Give the World a Shot (Covid Vaccines for third world countries) and Orphans in the Wild (HIV charity for orphans and foster families in the Mufindi, Tanzania).
“Although the full story behind the charity’s funding crisis has not been made public, people have been willing to show their support with quite substantial donations.”
Precious Plastic North Ronaldsay aims to build a plastic recycling centre, transform beach plastic waste into new products and turn the problem into a solution.
North Ronaldsay has been successful in its fundraising campaign to have festive lights in the island for the first time.
A message from North Ronaldsay – Can You Help?
“The Ideas Festival inspired me to come up with a way of sharing what countryside rangers do in a format that I hadn’t considered before.”
The lack of educational materials in Scotland’s schools about women in history is a chasm which needs to be addressed.
Orcadians will be taking the knee again today, Wednesday 24th of June at 6pm with their doorstep campaign in support of Black Lives Matter.
Sheku was stopped by police and was held face down on the ground within 46 seconds of the arrival of the first two officers. During the restraint, officers used CS spray, batons, leg and ankle restraints and handcuffs.
On 4th June the St Magnus Way launched a crowdfunding campaign in conjunction with Calor Gas with an initial target of £1,500.