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The Meadows Marathon

On March 3, the annual Meadows Marathon is scheduled to take place, with the location, of course, being the Meadows in Edinburgh. The event is organised by the Edinburgh Students’…

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: meet the Edinburgh students climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for charity

It’s a busy Tuesday morning in Potterrow when I sit down with Westley Spurlock, one of the Edinburgh students embarking on an eight-hour hiking challenge to raise money for charity.…

University of Edinburgh students to cycle over 700 kilometres for charity

The group of eight students will ride from Cock Lane in London to Dick Place in Edinburgh in the middle of November, all in the name of charity, as they…

Cactus Book Club: A Book Charity to Change Lives

Covid-19 caused the world to hit the pause button, entirely altering the daily lives of so many. Very few people were accustomed to the isolation provoked by the pandemic, but…

Eglantyne Jebb: the woman who founded Save The Children in 1920

The British government admitted in January 2023 that more than 200 unaccompanied asylum-seeking children have ‘disappeared’ from government-administered accommodation, to deafening silence from politicians, the media, and the public. In…

Review: Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show 2022

This article was originally submitted on the 25th March On Saturday the 19th of March, Edinburgh’s own eclectic cultural milieu assembled at The National Museum of Scotland for the long-anticipated…

Lebanon Crisis: How you can Help

Lebanon is having a rough couple of months. On Thursday, October 14th, fighting broke out between Christian and Shia Muslim militias in the country’s capital of Beirut, killing at least…

You should read: Thirst by Scott Harrison

If you read one book this year, it should be Thirst. Scott Harrison’s 2018 memoir is a story of redemption and one selfish man’s understanding that the world is bigger…