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Funds in the Pipeline

We’re delighted that, for the second year running, Les Dickson has nominated 500 miles as the chosen charity for the Pipeline Industries Guild’s annual Scottish dinner, held in Glasgow. At the dinner, Peter Mitchell was on form as master of…

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Great Scots

There are probably few people who understand our work better than John Eyley, Scott McNabb, Cosmo Born and Ryan Cassidy as they’re all studying prosthetics and orthotics at Strathclyde University. In September, they ran the Great Scottish Half-Marathon in Glasgow,…

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A Special 50th for Jane

For her 50th birthday earlier this year, Jane Hogarth decided that she didn’t want presents – and instead asked to be sponsored for her St Cuthbert’s Way challenge. Together with her team mates, Susan, Carolyn and Gerry, she completed the…

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…and I would walk…

John Starr, Euan Kidston, Robert Starr and James MacIntosh have taken the 500 miles message to heart. In June they did the incredible – and “walked 500 miles” from Edinburgh to London, collecting sponsorship of £1,167.75. It’s a remarkable feat…

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Bouncing Back…

When Girvan Academy Guidance Teacher, Ellen Aitken, led a programme designed to build resilience in pupils – called Bounce Back – she decided to take it beyond the classroom. Not content with teaching the Senior 1 class techniques and lessons…

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BBQ A-O-Kay

Kay and Mike Farley of the Rotary Club of Gryffe Valley hosted a barbeque at their beautiful home and garden in Houston. As the wine flowed and the meat sizzled - the wind blew! It turned out to be one…

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A Great Year at Kemnay

Every year, Kemnay Academy in Inverurie adopts a charity – and for the 2010/2011 session, running up to June, 500 miles was the lucky one. The year started off with the Jasmine Challenge organised by Jasmine Holdings, which offered a…

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