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Local Edinburgh woman spearheads campaign to ‘Love Real Trees This Christmas’

By at October 23, 2013 | 2:27 pm | 0 Comment

Zoe Strong for the Woodland Trust Christmas card recycling program

If everyone in Scotland recycles just one Christmas card at Marks and Spencer this year, the Woodland Trust will be able to plant more than 5,000 trees across the country. Edinburgh fundraiser and long-time supporter of the festive M&S scheme, Zoe Strong (31) is spearheading this year’s campaign by raising awareness now in the hope that others will make a note in

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Call for Edinburgh knitters to get creative and help older people

By at August 6, 2013 | 1:15 pm | 0 Comment

Knitters in Edinburgh are invited to help older people by knitting wee woolly hats to adorn innocent smoothie bottles. The be-hatted smoothies will be available in stores from November, and for each sold innocent drinks will give 25p to Age Scotland.  The Charity will use funds raised to develop services including the Age Scotland Helpline and local support for

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Hair by JFK Announces Edinburgh’s Top Dogs

By at July 24, 2013 | 4:23 pm | 0 Comment

Hair by JFK, Edinburgh

Wednesday 24th July 2013 Hair by JFK has won awards for being one of the UK’s most dog-friendly salon groups, so when they decided to raise money for a local charity close to their heart, The Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home, they decided to call upon their four-legged friends for help. Following the huge success of their 2013 dog-themed charity calendar featuring their

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Charities team up to help older people in Edinburgh

By at July 24, 2013 | 1:47 pm | 0 Comment

Age Scotland and Shelter Scotland have joined forces to ensure older residents in Edinburgh have better access to expert information and advice on housing.  Callers to the Age Scotland Helpline – 0845 125 9732 – whose needs include help with housing problems such as rent or mortgage arrears, will now get assistance for them without additionally having to call

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