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Amazing Burns Night raises £85,000 for SBH Scotland

Nicola Cassells and Colin Bryce are stood on a dramatically lit stage singing. They are dressed in tartan finery. Scotland’s corporate community was out in force at Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland’s annual “A Question of Burns” supper, now in its 32nd year, raising £85,000 for the specialist charity.

420 guests gathered at the Glasgow Hilton Hotel on the 25 January to celebrate the life and work of the famous Scottish Bard with an evening of poetry, performances and a traditional Burns feast.

SBH Scotland surprises shoppers with flashmob on Burns Day

groups of young people pose for photo with young boy to promote charity SBH Scotland in St Enoch Centre.A Burns inspired charity flash mob surprised shoppers on the 25th January at St. Enoch Centre in Glasgow. Organised by Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus (SBH) Scotland, the lively celebration paid homage to the great Scottish bard Robert Burns, while raising awareness for the charity’s vital cause.

Kick-starting the Burns Night celebrations, students from Theatre College of Scotland performed a medley of traditional Scottish songs including Caledonia and Flower of Scotland to delighted onlookers whilst SBH Scotland representatives collected donations from generous shoppers. Families who are supported by the specialist charity were also in attendance to join in the fun.

Glasgow Business Group raises £45,000 for SBH Scotland

Over 30 Members of BNI Evolution networking group pose together in Christmas jumpersA bighearted Glasgow business networking group have spent the last year completing and attending a series of adrenaline fuelled challenges and events, all in aid of their group’s charity member, Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus (SBH) Scotland, raising an incredible £45,000 for the specialist charity as a result.

BNI Evolution, a Glasgow chapter of the world’s leading business referral organisation, meet once a week to share ideas and advice, allowing them to use their combined network of contacts to find business opportunities and referrals for one another.

Glasgow Business Group raises £45,000 for SBH Scotland

Over 30 Members of BNI Evolution networking group pose together in Christmas jumpersA bighearted Glasgow business networking group have spent the last year completing and attending a series of adrenaline fuelled challenges and events, all in aid of their group’s charity member, Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus (SBH) Scotland, raising an incredible £45,000 for the specialist charity as a result.

BNI Evolution, a Glasgow chapter of the world’s leading business referral organisation, meet once a week to share ideas and advice, allowing them to use their combined network of contacts to find business opportunities and referrals for one another.

Gordon Ramsay's Festive Fundraiser Returns to Edinburgh

SBH Scotland CEO is sandwiched between SBH Scotland's dinosaur mascot and Street Burger Manager Tim. He is having a burger bun with relish smushed on each side of his face and looking shockedGordon Ramsay Restaurant Edinburgh venues have welcomed the return of their ‘GReat Donate’ festive fundraiser, to raise money for specialist charity Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus (SBH) Scotland.

The fundraiser launched during the 2022 festive season, coinciding with the launch of Gordon Ramsay’s Street Burger restaurant in the St James Quarter. They raised an incredible £15,642 as a result which Gordon and Tana Ramsay then generously matched to give the charity an extra special funds boost.  

SBH Scotland host first Bollywood Fundraiser in Glasgow

BollyFeat Dancers dancingSpina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland (SBH Scotland), treated 150 guests to their very first Bollywood Bash event at The Corinthian in Glasgow, on Friday 17 November, raising £7,000.

The event united the vibrancy of Bollywood with a twist on the traditional Christmas Night Out as well as fundraising for a worthy cause. Guests were treated to a delicious three course traditional Indian meal while henna artists were on hand to immerse guests into the rich cultural heritage of India.

Fury as Disability Law is Rejected

Pam Duncan-Glancy MSPSBH Scotland is calling for urgent talks with the Education Secretary and party spokespeople, after a Member’s Bill designed to better support disabled young people was voted down in Scottish Parliament today (23 November).

Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus (SBH) Scotland believe that Pam Duncan-Glancy MSP’s (pictured) Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions to Adulthood) (Scotland) Bill has “the potential to kick-start one of the most fundamental advancements in disability rights since Devolution”.

Fury as Disability Law is Rejected

Pam Duncan-Glancy MSPSBH Scotland is calling for urgent talks with the Education Secretary and party spokespeople, after a Member’s Bill designed to better support disabled young people was voted down in Scottish Parliament today (23 November).

Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus (SBH) Scotland believe that Pam Duncan-Glancy MSP’s (pictured) Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions to Adulthood) (Scotland) Bill has “the potential to kick-start one of the most fundamental advancements in disability rights since Devolution”.

Accessibility for all

Kimberly is posing for a photo at one of SBH Scotland's groupsOctober is spina bifida and hydrocephalus awareness month, and, led by the International Federation of Spina Bifida And Hydrocephalus (IFSBH), this year's theme is 'Accessibility for All'. 

Farewell to our CEO of 34 Years

CEO Andrew H D Wynd MBE poses for photo at 50th Anniversary charity celebrationsToday is a reflective day for us at SBH Scotland as our CEO of 34 years, Andy Wynd MBE MIoD retires.

Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland Announces New Chief Executive

Lawrence Cowan, newly appointed CEO of SBH ScotlandWhilst it is with sadness that we announce our Chief Executive, of 34 years, Andrew H D Wynd MBE, is retiring on the 20th October. We are indeed proud to announce that a new Chief Executive Officer has now been appointed.

Lawrence Cowan is currently Director of Income Generation at Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland and will assume his new role in October 2023 when he replaces Andy Wynd, who is stepping down after joining the charity back in 1989.

All zipped up for 2023

participants are lifted in crane to zipslide start point

Cumbernauld Farmers Market is coming this Saturday

Doreen Reid of Tesco, Adeeba Ahmad of SBH Scotland and Daniel Meechan of IRN BRU pose for a photo promoting the Cumbernauld Farmers MarketOur vibrant town of Cumbernauld is set to host a new Farmers Market on Saturday, September 16th, 2023, at the rear car park of Tesco Craigmarloch. From 10 am to 2 pm, the market promises to be a spectacular event that will celebrate the spirit of the local community while supporting a noble cause.

The Cumbernauld Farmers Market is an exciting initiative from local specialist charity Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus (SBH) Scotland with support from Tesco Craigmarloch and their Community Champion, Doreen Reid. It aims to engage with the community and encourage residents to shop locally. With only a few months until Christmas – it also gives the perfect excuse to start your festive shopping!

Corporate Golf Day Tees Off with Great Success

A gleeful golfer exclaims happiness at a successful golf shotSBH Scotland is delighted to announce the tremendous success of its Annual Corporate Golf Day, held on Thursday, August 31st at the prestigious Dundonald Links in Ayrshire. This year's event raised an astonishing £13,000, making it a day of triumph both on and off the course.

Dundonald Links was a fantastic choice for the day; a superb course, state-of-the-art clubhouse, and incredibly friendly and helpful staff, all provided the perfect backdrop for this exceptional day of golf. Participants and guests alike have unanimously praised the event, dubbing it "SBH Scotland’s best golf day yet."

Using 'Human Rights' to empower and protect - Human Rights Blog 2

Girl in wheelchair points to text saying 'Find out more about Human Rights plus, take part in our 'inequalities survey'In the second of our blogs on 'Human Rights' we'll explore how human rights can be used to protect and empower citizens. There's also a survey at the end - please read on and take part if you can. 

 

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Amazing Burns Night raises £85,000 for SBH Scotland
Amazing Burns Night raises £85,000 for SBH ScotlandAn evening brimming with tartan glamour and unforgettable moments

SBH Scotland surprises shoppers with flashmob on Burns Day
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Glasgow Business Group raises £45,000 for SBH Scotland
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