Fancy p-p-picking up a penguin – for a fantastic cause?
Scottish rock legends Simple Minds have joined the Maggie’s Penguin Parade as an official sponsor.
Maggies’ Penguin Parade: Colourful colony, and their tiny friends, to gather in Slessor Gardens before auction night in V&A Dundee
Now really is your chance to p-p-p-pick up a penguin – for a great cause.
Ahead of the Maggie’s Penguin Parade officially opening to the public today, Gayle Ritchie took a mini tour and found out some of the inspirations behind the designs.
A "local hero" scrubbed graffiti from one of Dundee's Penguin Parade statues as part of a city-wide effort to restore three birds hit by vandalism at the weekend.
A fundraising effort is under way to keep a Peter Pan penguin in JM Barrie’s home town of Kirriemuir.
Every school in Dundee is to receive a “baby” penguin sculpture and an accompanying education pack as part of the Maggie’s Penguin Parade project.
‘This place is absolutely essential’ – Brain tumour patient praises centre as £552,000 Maggie’s Penguin Parade fundraising total is revealed
As the total raised by last year’s Maggie’s Penguin Parade is revealed today – a staggering £552,000, which is enough to keep the Dundee centre running for a year – Gayle Ritchie meets a centre user with a brain tumour who stresses the importance of keeping the facility running...
The Maggie’s penguin trail in Tayside has been struck by vandalism.
Dundee’s Penguin Parade is getting us all a-flutter here in The Courier office. With the fantastic news that only 20 more penguins need to be sponsored we can’t wait to see a colony – or “waddle” – of 80 colourful giant penguins invading the city during 2018.