Just as National Stationery Week launches later this month (24th - 30th April 2017), a stalwart of the stationery cupboard has received a 21st Century makeover.Read More
Most fundraisers choose a cause close to their heart as well as setting themselves a personal goal or challenge. For Beck Richards from West Yorkshire it was also the experience of a friend and colleague that prompted her to lace up her running shoes for charity.Read More
THE Blue Lamp Foundation is asking people support its work through text giving, this Emergency Services Day.
The Foundation chose Saturday, March 1, St David’s Day, as Emergency Services Day, in memory of the charity’s founder David Rathband, to not only celebrate his achievements, but the work of all our emergency service heroes.Read More
A Police Constable from the British Transport Police is the latest member of the emergency services to show their support for the Blue Lamp Foundation by taking on a personal challenge to raise funds.Read More
We’re looking to share the love this Valentine’s Day and support our injured emergency services heroes. #injuredonduty
So we’re delighted to announce that we’re introducing a simple and straightforward way for anyone to support The Blue Lamp Foundation via payroll giving.Read More
The owners of Mackays Hotel in Wick are expanding their business portfolio with a new venture in Inverness.
Using their extensive knowledge and expertise Mackays is launching The Whisky Cellar and More concession at Inverness Airport.Read More
A collaboration between two emergency services charities is putting the focus firmly on mental health and wellbeing for fire fighters across the UK.
The Fire Fighters Charity has secured funding from PC David Rathband’s Blue Lamp Foundation to train and develop its in-house therapy team in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approaches.Read More
PC David Rathband’s Blue Lamp Foundation is delighted to report that it held its fifth Annual General Meeting on Monday 4th July 2016.
During the meeting, Peter Sweeney, David Allsopp, Helen Thomson, John Eames, Bob Aynsley and Emma Shackell were all reappointed as Trustees of the Foundation.Read More
Mackays Hotel in Wick has appointed a new head chef to join its Rosette winning restaurant team.
Jason Wood, formerly Executive Sous Chef at NYU in Abu Dhabi has relocated to the Scottish Highlands bringing with him a wealth of experience gained during his 30-year career.
Health and wellbeing has never been further up the agenda with the introduction of sugar tax, statistics on obesity levels in our future generations and the increasing attention being paid to our metal health.
Caithness is set to play its part in raising awareness and looking at alternative ways to live our lives with the return of a wellbeing festival aimed at body, mind and spirit.
A charity set up to help injured emergency services personnel has appointed a MET Police Officer to its Board of Trustees.
PC David Rathband’s Blue Lamp Foundation has welcomed PC Emma Shackell as a new Charity Trustee after her long-standing association with the Foundation.Read More
Three local charities have received an early Christmas gift thanks to fundraising by Mackays Hotel in Wick.
Mackays held a Bond-themed charity ball in November, which raised just over £4000 for Wick RNLI, Simpson’s Memory Box Appeal and Caithness and Sutherland Women’s Aid.