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Please consider signing up for the Glasgow Kiltwalk -24th April and raising funds for FST – Sir Tom Hunter will give us an extra 50% on top of what you raise! Sign up here…other venues coming soon!        

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Jackie MacKenzie

Best wishes to Jackie MacKenzie, our Fundraising & Engagement officer in the North, who left the Family Support Trust on January 26th. Jackie joined  the Fire Service 26 years ago and worked in Inverness Control from 1993 until 2016. She then joined the Family Support Trust raising funds for Fire Service families across Scotland. Jackie…

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Weekend Windfall

We have now launched our new lottery game. For a chance to win £25,000 each week simply click on the lottery tab on the website and follow the instructions

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Christmas News

Dear Friends On behalf of the Trustees and Staff at Scottish Fire and Rescue’s Family Support Trust, I would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Christmas and safe 2021. I also wanted to write a personal message of sincere thanks to all beneficiaries, members and supporters of our Fire Service Charity…

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COVID-19 Update

FST COVID-19 Update – 24-03-20 Dear Fire Service Family,  With increasing concern regarding the COVID-19 Corona virus outbreak and in these uncertain times, we will continue to work hard to deliver our Charity’s services and provide for our beneficiaries over the challenging weeks ahead.  Our FST staff team are now working from home and as…

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Get ready to lace up your shoes, dig out your cossie or get on your bike for the Family Support Trust. The charity is inviting participants of all ages, from across the fire service family, to take part in this new challenge.It’s your opportunity to try out a new activity, or set a goal to…

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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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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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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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