News archive for 2020

Scots businesses raise over £471k to support children and families over seven years of Dragons’ Glen challenge

Teams from 29 leading Scottish organisations have taken part in Dragons’ Glen since 2012, raising an amazing total of £475,744 for Children 1st, Scotland’s National Children’s Charity. The 2018/19 challenge raised an impressive £71,933. Dragons’ Glen is Scotland’s entrepreneurial challenge...


My Kiltwalk for Children 1st

Children 1st supporter, Tracy, tell us about how she took on the Kiltwalk to challenge herself and raise vital funds to help support children in Scotland.


Children 1st services in Aberdeen

Mary Glasgow, Chief Executive, Children 1st discusses our local services in Aberdeen.


Players of PPL: The difference you make

On the day of the PPL Charity Gala, we wanted to share with you the difference the players of People's Postcode Lottery make to children's lives, with some words of thanks from our Chief Executive, Mary Glasgow. Thanks to the...


Boris Johnson’s comments are "an appalling insult" to survivors of child abuse

Mary Glasgow, Chief Executive of Children 1st, responds to Boris Johnson’s comments on LBC this morning about spending on historic child abuse.


Children’s charities welcome breadth of support for move to end physical punishment

Children 1st, NSPCC Scotland, Barnardo’s Scotland have welcomed the support from across Scottish society for the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) Bill reflected in the written submissions to Holyrood’s Equality and Human Rights Committee Stage 1 consultation on the legislation published by the Scottish Parliament today (20/2/19).


Vulnerable Witnesses Bill a crucial step to ensuring children do not suffer further trauma

Mary Glasgow, Chief Executive of Children 1st, comments on the publication of the Justice Committee's Stage 1 report on the Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Bill.


Partnership between Children 1st and Glasgow Airport takes off!

Children 1st has been chosen as Glasgow Airport Chaplain’s Charity for 2019.


Partnership between Children 1st and Glasgow Airport takes off!

Children 1st has been chosen as Glasgow Airport Chaplain’s Charity for 2019.


Companies help ‘Give A Smile Back’ on #GivingTuesday

Companies across Scotland came together on social media to show their support for Children 1st’s Give A Smile Back campaign on Giving Tuesday (27 November).


Scottish FA announce charity partnership with Children 1st

The Scottish FA are pleased to announce a new partnership with Children 1st.


Faithful+Gould staff wade through the mud to fundraising success!

A team from property company Faithful+Gould battled torrential rain and testing obstacles at the recent Tough Mudder challenge event at Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfriesshire, raising over £500 for Scotland’s national children’s charity. Faithful+Gould’s Edinburgh Office Manager Katrina Mason, who headed...