Vote for our Safe Sleep video.

Vote for our Safe Sleep video.

29th October 2019

We are delighted that our awareness video ‘a Baby’s Guide to Safe Sleep’ has been nominated for this year’s Charity Film Awards. We created the video to help launch SafeSleepScotland, our education and information hub. We show the video at our education sessions around the country and it was designed to be an engaging compliment […]

Raising Awareness in October...and beyond

Raising Awareness in October…and beyond

22nd October 2019

Generating awareness is such a crucial aspect of working in the charity sector. From our perspective – whether it is for our support services, education & research, or our fundraising – greater awareness will help us help more people and spread our messages further. Awareness days/ weeks/months are popular across most sectors and topics as […]

Win 2 tickets to see Rod Stewart in Glasgow

Win 2 tickets to see Rod Stewart in Glasgow

8th October 2019

Rod Stewart is a British musical icon who has been performing for over 50 years. Celebrating the release of his 30th studio album, Blood Red Roses, he returns to Glasgow in November. SSE have very kindly donated 2 Club tickets for Rod Stewart on Saturday 30 November 2019, which include: Early access to the venue […]

Marlene's Kiltwalk

Marlene’s Kiltwalk

18th September 2019

Our Fundraiser, Marlene, kitted out her family in some tartan and took them on the 5 mile Edinburgh Kiltwalk Wee Wander. “My children Emily (5) and Lochlan (4) know that ‘Mummy helps people to raise pennies for The Scottish Cot Death Trust’ and I try to get them involved with charity work as often as I […]

Still Game Book - Raffle

Still Game Book – Raffle

5th September 2019

Still Game is an iconic Scottish sitcom which ran from 2002 until the final episode aired earlier this year. We are giving you the chance to win a book which has been signed by 9 cast members. The Scottish Cot Death Trust has been gifted a Still Game book, which has been signed by the […]

Our work in Colleges with Childcare students

Our work in Colleges with Childcare students

9th August 2019

  The Education team at the Scottish Cot Death Trust are continuously travelling around Scotland delivering Safe Sleep information sessions to NHS staff, childcare professionals, parents, and students. Having regularly worked with healthcare students at universities,  the charity hadn’t explored the possibility of delivering workshops in Further Education until last year. At colleges, qualifications such […]

afternoon tea

Aberdeen Afternoon Tea

7th August 2019

With just over 2 weeks until we need to confirm the final numbers for our Aberdeen Afternoon Tea, we just wanted to take the opportunity to thank all of the local people and businesses who have donated prizes. Sunday 1st September Carmelite Hotel, Stirling Street £25 or £250 for a table of 10 Buy tickets here […]

Hosting a Conference - One year on...

Hosting a Conference – One year on…

4th July 2019

It’s been a year! In June 2018, the Scottish Cot Death Trust hosted the International Conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Baby Survival. Over three days, #BabySurvival18 brought together professionals from a range of agencies and disciplines who shared research, knowledge, and best practice in their respective areas.  They were also joined at the conference by […]

Martin's Tough Mudder

Martin’s Tough Mudder

18th June 2019

Our National Education Coordinator, Martin turned his hand to fundraising by Completing the Tough Mudder – the day after the Charity of the Year Awards! “Well, that was a tough 24 hours. Friday evening saw the culmination of our Charity of the Year adventure. It was great night and a pleasure to be involved as […]

Bryan's London Marathon

Bryan’s London Marathon

22nd May 2019

Bryan Milton lost his daughter Kirsty in 2011 when she was just 16 weeks old. He took up running shortly afterwards and went on to secure one of our charity places in the 2019 London Marathon. Bryan said, ‘Kerry and I lost our daughter Kirsty when she was just 16 weeks old. We woke up […]