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Job Vacancy – Sandpiper Trust Administrator

The Sandpiper Trust is currently looking for an Administrator to be based in the BASICS Scotland office in Aberuthven. The post holder will have responsibility for administration of the Sandpiper Wildcat Project & administrative support to The Sandpiper Trust. Responsible to: Project Manager, Sandpiper Wildcat Project Hours: 35 hours per week Based at: BASICS Scotland, […]

Two Western Riders take to the Great Glen in aid of Sandpiper Trust

Western riders, Sandra and Iain Loder from Aberdeenshire will be riding their horses along the Great Glen Way this August, from Fort William to Inverness in aid of the Sandpiper Trust . Iain (aged 13) and his Mum will be riding unaided for the 70 miles, which should take 5 days. All essential kit, including […]

Robin Maitland

Robin Maitland, husband of Claire Maitland, trustee of The Sandpiper Trust and father to Harry, Cara, Anna and Jack has spent the last 6 months in hospital in a critical condition.  Our trustees meeting are not the same and we  hope that he will shortly be back in the re-hab unit in Aberdeen where we will […]

The Inverness Trauma Pilot Project

Aly and Penny Dickson were  pleased to attend a presentation event for the Inverness Trauma Pilot Project. Angie Steer and friends and family also attended as they had raised funds for The Sandpiper Trust in memory of their friend Elsie McPherson. Dr Luke Regan , who is heading this project , gave us a summary of […]

Bittersweet Marathon runner raises funds

A great friend of Sandy Dickson’s, Tom Birkbeck, took to the streets of London in an ambitious bid to  complete the race despite sustaining a painful knee injury.   His efforts were not in vain.  He raised an incredible £6344.26  although he was unable to complete the  marathon.  We are extremely grateful to Tom and his […]

Graeme Ramage visits Isle of Coll

The Sandpiper Trust supported the  community resilence project on Coll by part funding their defibrillators and sending Graeme on a two day visit to the island. From the 7th to the 9th of April this year I had the pleasure of visiting the Island of Coll to help with their community resilience scheme and provide […]

Buckie Six Harbour Walk

A massive thank you to the Buckie Rotary Club and the 480 participants in their Buckie Six Harbour Walk last Sunday 3rd May. Fingers crossed the Scottish weather didn’t dampen their enthusiasm to raise sponsorship, to benefit all three nominated charities. Thanks also to our volunteers who gave up their Sunday to helps us raise […]

Stirling Ball – Dec 2014

Thanks goes to  the organisers of The Stirling Ball, held at Christmas time in the Albert Hall in Stirling.  They raised an amazing  £1850  .