Lapland Trip – Sunday 10 December

The annual trip to Lapland took place on Sunday 10 December. It was once again a wonderful experience for everyone who headed north to meet our good friend Santa Claus. Huge thanks to John Macaulay for bringing it altogether and to the fantastic FACE team for looking after everyone on the trip to the frozen landscapes in Lapland. Thanks to the crew of the Thomson’s (TUI) ...
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Christmas Fair – Saturday 2 December

The FACE Christmas Fair was held on 2 December at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre, Western General Hospital. We were delighted to welcome this year Iain Waugh (Radio Borders) to open the Fair. The Fair was again a mix of stalls, games, refreshments and entertainment – for all the family. Santa was there with his sleigh and we also welcomed back the Lothian & Borders Po...
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FACE Christmas Fair – Saturday 3 December

The FACE Christmas Fair was held on 3 December at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre, Western General Hospital. We were delighted to welcome back Grant Stott to open it again this year. The Fair was a mix of stalls, games, refreshments and entertainment - for all the family. Santa was there with his sleigh and we also welcomed back the Lothian & Borders Police Motorbikes ...
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Every Picture Tells a Story

Last year Alex McRitchie sadly passed away after a brave battle with cancer. Alex was a brilliant photographer who captured such wonderful moments for FACE over many years, including our annual trip to Lapland. His family very kindly allowed FACE to produce prints of some of his photographs, which his daughter Rachel framed for us with the help of the Max Spielmann shop in ...
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5000 Miles – Terra Nova

On the 23rd May Andrew Dickson began an unsupported cycle across Canada to raise funds for 3 good causes close to his heart – all making a difference for the treatment and care of young people. This includes FACE. Andrew set off from Vancouver and is due to arrive in Halifax, Nova Scotia (5000 miles away) by the 23 August. Andrew has provided us with brilliant pictures on...
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5000 Miles Across Canada

Today Andrew Dickson begins an unsupported cycle across Canada to raise funds for 3 good causes close to his heart – all making a difference for the treatment and care of young people. This includes FACE. Andrew sets off from Vancouver and is due to arrive in Halifax, Nova Scotia (5000 miles away) by the 23 August. Andrew is seen here with his bike and specially designed ...
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FACE – Charity Golf Day

Following on from the success of this event last year, a Charity Golf Day is being held on Sunday 28th August at Ratho Park Golf Club. The format is Texas Scramble, teams of 3, with prizes for longest drive, nearest the pin and overall winner. Tee times start from 10am and it promises to be a fantastic day out. If you would like to take part and help raise funds for FACE at the...
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FACE Summer Football Cup 2016

Unfortunately due to essential maintenance required to school buildings across Edinburgh, we are not able to hold the FACE Summer Football Cup this year. This is a 7 a-side Charity Football Tournament for Senior Football teams in Edinburgh. Arranged by Scott Fusco this was a great success in 2015 and we hope to be able to run it again in 2017. If you would like more detai...
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Room With A View

photo of Ward 11 window - before and after
FACE were approached by one of the nursing staff in Ward 11 of the Western General Hospital to see if we could help with one of the rooms in the ward that looked straight into a brick wall. After exploring options FACE arranged for an image of Edinburgh Castle to be laid over the window. Here are pictures of the before and after. The feedback for this initiative has b...
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The British School of Kuwait – Scotland House

Through Scott Fusco, a good friend of FACE, the Scotland House nominated FACE to be the beneficiary of their fundraising activities through the year. In January the school held a fun run for pupils, parents and staff across all the school houses (Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales). There was a choice of running 2 kilometres or 4 kilometres and 112 Kuwait Dollars (£...
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