Drymen trustees lead UK branch of international charity
Apr10

Drymen trustees lead UK branch of international charity

THE UK branch of a project that raises funds to build latrines and wells in Cambodia has two new trustees leading fundraising and awareness efforts for the charity in the UK. Scott Brown and Colin Fleming, who run Braeside B&B in Drymen, became involved with the Cambodian Child’s Dream Organisation UK (CCDO UK) after a recent holiday in the far east. “During a stay in Cambodia we went on an ox cart trip through some...

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Preshal Trust golf day success
Sep18

Preshal Trust golf day success

EIGHTY golfers took part in a charity golf day and auction at Buchanan Castle Golf Club which raised £30,000 for the Preshal Trust’s Duchess of Montrose memorial garden. The late Duchess – known as Cathy rather than the more usual ‘your Grace’ to those she looked after and worked beside at the organisation – was president of the Govan-based Trust that provides a wide range of social, recreational and educational...

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Charity beer fest
Sep11

Charity beer fest

ORGANISERS of a forthcoming local beer festival are hoping to top previous fundraising efforts to raise cash for Crossroads Caring Scotland and other local charities. Last year’s Gartness Beer Festival attracted over 150 revellers and raised over £2000 for Crossroads, the Tom Weir Memorial Fund and Strathendrick Rugby Club minis. The fourth annual festival takes place at Gartness Farm on Saturday 24 October and will feature over...

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