Category Archives: Events

Canoe, Run, cycle, walk

Scottish Salmon Run 2014

The Scottish Salmon Company’s second annual Salmon Run is a runaway success Over £5,000 raised to be donated to The Sandpiper Trust   Employees of The Scottish Salmon Company have raised £5,000 on behalf of The Sandpiper Trust, a Scottish based charity, which aims to save lives in Scotland by improving immediate emergency care, especially in remote and rural areas. The funds raised by 90 Read More →

The Sandpiper Challenge 2014

The Sandpiper Challenge 2014

In an emergency situation, minutes count but so does teamwork.Little did we know that when we founded the Sandpiper Trust that 13 years later we would witness the spectacular life saving extrication demonstration performed by the Emergency Services at Dunecht House on the evening of Friday 13th June to an audience of 400 Sandpiper supporters.The Search and Rescue Sea King helicopter together… with the Scottish Read More →

The Scottish Salmon Company

The Scottish Salmon Company Salmon Run

On the 21st, 22nd and 23rd August, employees of The Scottish Salmon Company (TSSC) will run, cycle and row their way from Lochboisdale to Stornoway, covering 150 miles and passing all of the TSSC Hebrides sites along the way.    We are raising money for The Sandpiper Trust, RNLI Leverburgh, The Leanne Fund and Macmillan Nurses.    We would greatly appreciate any donations towards this Read More →

Countdown to Forth Rail Bridge Abseil

Only three more  days to go before 24 brave souls undertake Abseiling off the Forth Rail Bridge to fundraise for The Sandpiper Trust.   The following is a list of all  who are taking part. Kirsty Laird, Chelsee Henderson, Graeme Ramage, Cara Maitland, Anna Maitland, Harry Maitland, Robin Maitland, Caitlin Buchan, Sophy Howard, Camilla Barlow, Rosamund Murdoch, Renwich Drysdale, Henry Philip, Lindsay Simpson, Dr Colville Laird, Read More →


Are you raising money for The Sandpiper Trust.    JustTextGiving is simple.  If you are taking part in the Abseil event in October and hope your friends will sponsor you, here is the solution. Text – 70070   .  In the message  Text –  SAND14£5       This will be a donation of £5.    You can donate anything between  £1 and £10.  It is  simple.    Good Luck.

Forth Rail Bridge Abseil on Sunday 21st October 2012

For those of you wishing to take part in the above activity  please sign up on the following link.   As a charity we have 20 places reserved , on a first come first served basis.  Please let us know if you have signed up in order that we can send you sponsorship forms or better still open a just giving page. I am looking Read More →

Adam Galloway – Edinburgh Marathon 27th May 2012

Adam Galloway is taking on another  challenge for the Sandpiper Trust.  He is in training at the moment  and is looking for a bit of sponsorship.  His justgiving site is   so feel free to have a look and give him words of encouragement .  Thank you Adam.

Woodend Sale

Woodend Sale

Great day’s shopping at Woodend yesterday and as a result we will now be able to equip another Rural Practitioner with life-saving medical equipment. Thank you to all who helped make it such a successful event. – With Clare Leslie Melville, Miranda McHardy, Jack Maitland, Saskia Robertson, Virginia Fyfe, Bev Remp, Gemma Donaldson, Judith Donaldson, Claire Maitland and Mrs Robb.

Bikers present cheque to Sandpiper Trust

Bikers raise £1700 for The Sandpiper Trust

Motorcyclists in the North-east have dug deep and donated over £1700 to a local charity Over the last twelve months Road Safety Grampian along with their partner agencies have raised the awareness among motorcyclists of their vulnerability whilst riding on North-east roads. Between 2006 and 2010, 34 motorcyclists died and 274 were left with serious injuries as a result of collisions in the area. To Read More →

Vehicle Extrication Demonstration

10th Anniversary of The Sandpiper Trust

This event was held at Blair Drummond Safari Park by kind permission of Jamie Muir (seen here being extricated by a Basics Team) on 29th September 2011. The purpose of the day was to showcase the work the trust do in partnership with BASICS Scotland. We invited donors and supporters of the Trust to attend an afternoon event  where BASICS doctors and paramedics  demonstrated  how Read More →