Posts by Stevie Scott

McMurray Cottage Opening

Friday 24th of May marked the official opening of our brand new national respite facility. SFRS Chief Officer Martin Blunden conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to formally unveil the impressive new ‘McMurray Cottage’ in Portpatrick. The FST purchased and refurbished the property last year following the generous donation from the estate of the late Miss Mora…

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SFRS Burns Club Donation

On behalf of the FST we would like to thank the SFRS Burns Club for their continued support of our charity. Many thanks to President Andy Anderson for taking the time to present us with a cheque for the magnificent sum of £1,500 it is very much appreciated.

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Trainee Firefighters

VIce Chairperson DACO Peter Heath receiving a cheque for £2,000 from the recent trainee Firefighters course. On behalf of FST I would like to thank you for your continued support of your charity and wish you well in the best job in the world, stay safe!

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Fundraising Acknowledged

Thanks to all our friends and colleagues who helped raise awareness of our great charity in 2018 (oh and a few pounds as well ) we had an opportunity to formally thank a few of them this afternoon for their continued support, well done and please keep up the good work #familymatters

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Christmas Beneficiaries Lunch

A massive thanks to all of you for making days like this possible. It’s through your regular giving, sponsored events, donations and general love of your Charity that these ladies (widows) are able to enjoy themselves in the company of old friends. Almost 100 years ago our Charity was founded to look after the Widows…

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Dunrobin Castle

On 14th November, Jackie Mackenzie our Fundraising and Engagement Officer (North) visited Dunrobin Castle  to accept this cheque for £2500 from Shona MacBeath at Sutherland Estates. Earlier this year there was a significant wildfire on the estate which crews from all over the North SDA attended. The Estate wished to thank the crews for all their hard work…

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Paw’s for a Pic

A big thank you again to all of our Sainsbury’s Volunteers we had a fabulous day, great fun and raised awareness of our charity. More details to follow…

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St Andrew’s Charity Ball

Tickets are selling fast for this year’s St Andrew’s Charity Ball, which takes place on Saturday 24 November in Glasgow’s Grand Central Hotel at 7pm. The event, held in aid of our Family Support Trust, is always a popular occasion in the SFRS calendar, so make sure you get your tickets quickly to secure your…

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North SDA Drill Challenge

Jackie Mackenzie, our Fundraising and Engagement Officer (North) attended the inaugural North SDA Drill Challenge which was held at Inverness Fire Station on the 6th October. A great day was had by all, and both the FST and the Firefighters Charity benefitted from public donations Thanks to the organisers for staging the event and congratulations to…

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