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Caitlin's Virtual Kiltwalk

Caitlin’s Virtual Kiltwalk

13th April 2021

Our longstanding supporter, Caitlin, tells us what she has planned for this year’s Virtual Kiltwalk and why she is taking part. “I am walking the West Highland Way for my Kiltwalk effort in order to raise funds for the Scottish Cot Death Trust. The WHW is a 96-mile multi-day trek from Milngavie to Fort William, […]

Scotland's Virtual Kiltwalk 2021

Scotland’s Virtual Kiltwalk 2021

26th March 2021

  Join TeamSCDT for Scotland’s Virtual Kiltwalk and help us to stamp out SUDI in Scotland. We’ve set a challenge to see how many times our Kiltwalkers can collectively cover the distance of the West Highland Way virtually; so whether you want to walk 1km or the full 96 miles, you can get involved. Alternatively, […]

Orkney Prize

Orkney Prize

25th February 2021

Orkney , also known as the Orkney Islands, is an archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland. Orkney is 10 miles (16 km) north of the coast of Caithness and has about 70 islands, of which 20 are inhabited. The lucky winner of our SCDT – Time for Me Orkney package will receive: Return ferry […]

SCDT - Time for Me Raffle

SCDT – Time for Me Raffle

13th February 2021

Registration for our Time for Me event is now closed, but you can still enter our raffle to win these fantastic prizes: Orkney Package (Return ferry travel for 2 adults, accommodation, various tours, guide book and high tea) Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer Shark Lift-Away Speed Vacuum Cleaner £100 Voucher for Slater Menswear One Month Ultimate Rockstar […]

2019 / 2020 our impact

2019 / 2020 our impact

4th February 2021

The Scottish Cot Death Trust supports families across the whole of Scotland when they have been tragically affected by the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or young child.  We support bereaved parents, siblings, and grandparents with person-centred compassionate care. SUDI devastates families and we make sure no one must navigate their new life […]

A busy week for Safe Sleep!

A busy week for Safe Sleep!

29th January 2021

Wow, what a week it has been for our education team! We’ve definitely got that #FridayFeeling 😀 Since Monday we have had 58 requests for our free Safe Sleep sessions from nurseries and other organisations providing early years support across Scotland 👶 We’ve had enquiries from Rothesay to Rutherglen, Ayrshire to Aberdeen, and everywhere in […]

Wonderful Windows Competition

Wonderful Windows Competition

28th January 2021

Inspired by the lockdown rainbows of 2020, Wonderful Windows encourages individuals,  households and businesses to create a window display to brighten someone’s day. Find out more and register now by visiting Wonderful Windows Competition – Scottish Cot Death Trust

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Safe Sleep Scotland launches new resource!

11th January 2021

Safe Sleep Scotland, run by the Scottish Cot Death Trust (SCDT), are going ‘Back to Basics, Back to Baby’ with the launch of our new resource for families, healthcare, and childcare professionals. Tragically, a baby loses their life every 9 days in Scotland to SUDI, but our aim is to work together to reduce the […]

Safe Sleep Sweeps Scotland

Safe Sleep Sweeps Scotland

2nd December 2020

Thank you to everyone who has had a virtual visit from our Education team throughout 2020. As we wind down this month, here is a summary of where we have been delivering Safe Sleep sessions and which nurseries, colleges, universities, and workplaces we have been having fantastic discussions with across the country. Thanks to your […]