Fundraising

Acclaimed artist to paint portrait of MRI fundraiser on BBC TV show

A SHETLAND woman who led a community knitting campaign for the MRI scanner fundraising appeal is set to feature in a national TV programme next week – and have her portrait painted by an acclaimed artist. Harriet Middleton started the MRI Maakers group back in 2019, encouraging people to create pieces to sell on for […] Shetland News …


Help Eric raise funds for Parkinson’s UK

SEVENTY three year old pensioner Eric Uren from Scalloway is halfway through completing seven half-marathon walks within seven days to raise much needed funds for Parkinson’s UK, the charity which supports people suffering from the progressive neurological condition. The East Voe resident said a member of his family suffered from  Parkinson’s which get worse over […] Shetland News …



Five marathons in five days proves no problem for MND fundraiser

RUNNING five marathons in five days has proved to be no bother for a fundraiser from Sandwick. Michael Medici completed the feat in aid of MND Scotland this afternoon (Friday) as he finished a Mavis Grind to North Roe run. So far he has raised more than £16,500 for the charity, with donations still welcome. […] Shetland News …