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“Ride the North”   28th & 29th August 2015 The Lanrick Challenge 8th August 2015

Sandpiper Trust to support “The Highland pre-hospital care and trauma project.

“ The Highland pre-hospital care and  trauma project”  which we plan to support  with a donation of £50,000. This  will enable a team of doctors, nurses and medical practitioners in the Inverness region, to  be  equipped with Sandpiper bags and defibrillators. This group will work together as a voluntary team , in  co ordination with the Highland Ambulance service  responding to  “trauma and emergencies “ in Read More →

Sandpiper Trust launches new campaign to save more lives

At the Sandpiper Trust, we’ve launched a new campaign to save more lives. With your help, we can make Sandpiper Wildcat happen. We’re aiming to raise nearly £750,000 to create a network of trained Cardiac Responders across the north-east of Scotland. Based at 50 locations around the region, they’ll be primed to deliver swift, on-the-spot medical care to people who have suffered cardiac arrest. For Read More →

Aberdeen fireman saved by his brother

Greg Wilson understands only too well of the need to get Sandpiper Wildcat up and running as soon as possible. There are others out there who may not know that they have a heart condition which will cause them,in time, to suffer a cardiac arrest. We aim to set up teams of cardiac responders in 50 rural locations in Grampian at a cost of £14,000 Read More →

mannequin for use in simulation training

Sandpiper supports Arran resilience by donation of sophisticated mannequin

This winter, Arran will see the development of the caiRRn project (see more at which aims to embrace multi-responder simulation training, in particular the skills and human factors involved in the care of a seriously unwell patient.  Lessons from TOPCAT2 have inspired local efforts to see how we can improve the quality of an integrated community response, including local paramedics & technicians, BASICS responders, Read More →

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Ride The North 2015 choose to support The Sandpiper Trust

Sandpiper is also extremely “delighted” to be able to share this news. Thank you Neil to you and your team for your support. “I am delighted to confirm that The Sandpiper Trust will be the main charity partne…r of Ride the North in 2015. Sandpiper is dedicated to providing emergency care and saving lives in rural Scotland …places where residents, or indeed passing cyclists, Read More →

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Lanrick challenge July 2014

 LANRICK CHALLENGE 2014 Hundreds of people successfully completed Scotland’s newest and most gruelling obstacle challenge on July 19th. The debut Lanrick Challenge was hosted by Lanrick Estate near Doune and attracted more than 200 entrants from across the UK. Participants raced in wet conditions along a 6km or the more punishing 12km course, which had a total of 48 obstacles including monkey bars, many other Read More →

The Scottish Salmon Company - Salmon Run

The Scottish Salmon Company raising funds for The Sandpiper Trust

We are delighted that The Scottish Salmon Company has again chosen to support The Sandpiper Trust in their aim to raise funds to provide defibrillators for BASICS Scotland trained Sandpiper Responders in remote locations on the west coast of Scotland and will be thinking of them as they run, cycle, walk and row their way from the Outer Hebrides to Arran during the first week Read More →

JustGiving Care button

Show Your Support for The Sandpiper Trust on JustGiving

  The Sandpiper Trust and it’s many fundraisers have been using the JustGiving website to allow people to support us with making donations or providing sponsorship. JustGiving have just launched their Care button and to celebrate the launch, throughout August they will be giving away £1000 each week to a charity that reaches 100 cares. Show your support for The Sandpiper Trust by visiting our Read More →

The Stirling and District Classic Car Club Charity Presentation

The Stirling and District Classic Car Club 2014 Show for Charities – Bridge of Allan

  2014 Show for Charities Cheque Presentation The Stirling and District Classic Car Club 2014 Show for Charities held on Sunday 18th May raised more than £9,000. This was their tenth and biggest show ever with 700 vehicles on display.  The  chosen charities  were The  Scottish Air Ambulance, The  Sandpiper Trust , The  Ochil Explorers,  The  Scribbler’s Picnic. Emily and Will Sandwell , from the Sandpiper Trust , attended the presentation , receiving Read More →