Centuries ago, Scone Palace was a hive of medieval activity, and this May bank holiday it will return to those historical roots with the Braveheart Scottish Axe Throwing Open taking place on the palace lawns on Sunday 5th May. Sports such as axe throwing and medieval combat have become increasingly popular over recent years due to the huge success of television series Game of Thrones and Vikings.
All of the little things can add up to real change, but to make a difference we all need to pull our weight.
Becoming a mum was always a dream of Pauline Campbell’s, so when she gave birth to baby Ruby that dream came true. But her brave little daughter had health complications, meaning she needed round-the-clock care. Pauline, from Edinburgh, felt alone – but one charity that has helped her family ever since is Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS). Here, Pauline shares her touching story as she backs CHAS’ Urgent Christmas Appeal 2018...
Christmas is traditionally a time for giving. So, what better way to celebrate this wonderful time of year than making a donation to your favourite Scottish charity? Not sure who to pledge cash to this year? We have selected nine of the best charities to help you decide. They each provide a special service to people less fortunate than us, all year round, so spare a thought – and a few pounds – for these good causes at Christmas.