Braving Borneo: Raising money for pets in need

The Blue Cross animal charity finds homes for thousands of unwanted pets every year through its network of animal adoption centres across the UK and its hospitals provide medical care for pets whose owners can’t afford private vet treatment. Blue Cross copywriter Natasha Kleanthous joined a group of brave animal lovers on an adventure of Read More …

Top experience gifts for Christmas

Bored of buying the same old socks and hankies as Christmas presents?  This year choose something a bit different – a gift experience from Buyagift. They’re cheaper than you might think plus there’s loads of special offers available right now, such as 2 for price of one 1 pampering session at Bannatyne’s Health Club or for the very Read More …

Cast your vote for your cause!

A big thanks to everyone who nominated a cause as our cause of the month. We’ve been sent so many inspiring stories that we’re finding it very hard to pick – everyone is a worthy winner. So we’ve narrowed it down ten causes and now we’d like you to help us decide. The shortlist is below so please Read More …

Scare us and win £50 for your cause….

This competition has now closed – the winner is Claire Ingles. Claire wins a £50 donation from Argos to her cause, Monquhitter Parent, Baby & Toddler Group – Cuminestown. No trick, you really can win a treat for your cause this Hallowe’en. We’ve teamed up with Argos to bring you a spooktacular (sorry!) competition -send us Read More …

TheToyShop.com – Star Buys for Christmas

It’s never too early to start shopping for toys for Christmas. This year, The ToyShop.com are giving Santa a helping hand with up to 65% a huge range of toys, plus free delivery when you spend over £30.  And everything you buy  raises a 1.5% donation too when you shop through easyfundraising.org.uk In The Night Garden Read More …

Could you make a world of difference?

Have you ever wanted to spend time volunteering for a charity but worried about how you would manage financially? Through their World of Difference scheme, Vodafone are offering 500 people the chance to work for their dream charity for two months and get paid for their time. It’s a great opportunity to gain experience of working Read More …

10 gorgeous Christmas gifts for women

Laura Ashley is quite simply gorgeous and is the perfect place to find stylish Christmas gifts for the women in your family.  The Mid Season Sale runs until October 31st, plus there’s 3 for 2 on Christmas gifts and home fragrance right up until Christmas. Take a look at their top 10 gifts this Christmas – quite Read More …

A tale of two kittens (and their mum)

I had cause to celebrate the patter of tiny feet recently. Or should I say paws. Yes, I’ve become the proud owner of three (you heard right, three) new cats – two kittens and their mum, courtesy of the good people at Cats Protection.