Projects supported in 2017

  • St Andrew’s Hospice

    November 2017

    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.

  • Butterfly Conservation

    November 2017

    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.

  • YPI – continued support

    October 2017

    YPI is an established leader in the field of citizenship education programmes, providing a uniquely intensive, all round programme which has proven impact on personal, enterprise, employability and citizenship skills. YPI has been cited in eight of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Education (HMIE) School Reports as an example of best practice in Citizenship Education, specifically… Read more >

  • Pentland Piano Festival

    A packed audience enjoy the 2017 Pentland Piano Festival

    Pentland Piano Festival

    April 2017

    Over 60 pianists aged from 7 to 87 amazed the audience throughout the day on Saturday 18 March at the South Kirk venue for the inaugural Pentland Piano Festival. With participants from across Penicuik, the Lothians, Scottish Borders, and exchange students from Germany and Poland, the venue resounded to a wide variety of music styles… Read more >

  • Horatio’s Garden

    March 2017

    Horatio’s Garden opened in August 2016 at the Scottish National Spinal Injuries Unit at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow. This is the spinal unit for the whole of Scotland. Designed by acclaimed garden designer and RHS judge, James Alexander-Sinclair, Scotland’s Horatio’s Garden has transformed the view for patients from the wards and communal rooms… Read more >