Projects supported in 2015

  • St Andrew’s Hospice

    November 2015

    St Andrew’s Hospice is an independent charity providing care and treatment for those living with life threatening illnesses in North and South Lanarkshire. It strives to meet the needs of all irrespective of religious, cultural or ethnic background. The Trust has donated to their Children’s Drop in Centre and towards general running costs.

  • St Columba’s Hospice

    November 2015

    St Columba’s Hospice has been open since 1977. Its mission is to ensure everyone within our community has access to excellent palliative care whoever they are, wherever they are and whenever they need it. The Trust has donated towards nursing stations and the creation of family rooms.

  • Ladywood Leisure Centre

    Gym equipment at Ladywood Leisure Centre

    Ladywood Leisure Centre

    May 2015

    Ladywood Leisure Centre is a community managed facility in Penicuik. It is run as a social enterprise by the Penicuik Community Sport and Leisure Foundation. Their mission is to be a resource for the people in and around Penicuik, offering social, recreational, educational and training opportunities with a view to healthy living and responsible citizenship… Read more >

  • Stable Life

    Stable Life

    April 2015

    Stable Life provides a safe, nurturing and learning experience using the horse and its environment to help young people reach their full potential, and become healthier and happier with aspirations and dreams. Young people are referred from across Scottish Borders from many partner agencies such as school, social work, NHS, school nurses, CAMHS – Children… Read more >

  • In Chorus

    April 2015

    In Chorus is a registered charity that raises funds for local and national causes and has raised more than £30,000 for UK charities. In Chorus has been singing and performing since forming since 2008 and consists of over 90 members of all ages. The Trust donated towards new sound equipment.

  • Butterfly Conservation

    Large heath butterfly - credit John Knowler

    Butterfly Conservation

    March 2015

    Butterfly Conservation is a charity that was formed by a small group of dedicated naturalists in 1968 following the alarming decline of many beautiful butterflies. The Trust donated to the Peatland Butterflies Restoration Project.