The Hamish Blog

An accessible pathway for All.

By debbiem | Nov 16, 2021

In 2018 and 2019 the charity worked with Tourism St Andrews in their campaign to raise funds for Beach Wheelchairs for the West Sands beach. This project has been hugely successful and we continue to support this project and other initiatives to continue to make the town more accessible. The chairs are also golf course…

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Meet Robert Heron Lewis the author of the new Hamish children’s book range

By Hannah Taylor | Aug 24, 2020

Robert Lewis Heron was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He is a Scottish author, poet and artist living in Florida, USA. Robert initially qualified as an architect through Strathclyde University in Glasgow and relocated to the USA in 2001 where he opened an architectural practice.  He has a passion for writing and has recently retired from…

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New books published to raise funds for The Hamish Foundation

By Hannah Taylor | Aug 17, 2020

Press Release Issued by The Hamish Foundation Date: 24th August 2020 Hamish McHamish – The St Andrews Cat Children’s Books Launched • US based Scottish author and artist publishes famous cat adventure book series to support St Andrews charity • Hamish McHamish goes truly global on Amazon sales platform • Future St Andrews community projects…

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Debbie Maccallum and Jane Kell-t

St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs Plans for Successful Season Ahead

By Hannah Taylor | Mar 6, 2020

St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs plans for successful third season of operation Local Hamish Foundation partners with St Andrews Environmental Network to manage ongoing operations of St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs Service Exciting projects and fundraising plans in place for local charity The Hamish Foundation Date:  3rd March 2020 Press release from The Hamish Foundation, St Andrews…

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The Winning Hamish Gin – Limited Edition for sale

By Hannah Taylor | Oct 30, 2019

St Andrews’ charitable organisation The Hamish Foundation recently embarked on an innovative fundraising initiative to support local community projects for 2020 in conjunction with the award winning Tayport Distillery. A series of gin blending masterclasses were held at Hams Hame Pub and Grill with attendees at each event creating their own blend of the popular…

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“Strictly” Gin – The Hamish Gin Experience

By Hannah Taylor | Aug 28, 2019

“Strictly Gin” – raising funds for St Andrews projects Entrants to enjoy a gin masterclass with local distiller and help judges choose the unique, signature Hamish Gin in time for Xmas The Evening’s Itinerary 7:30 Cocktails and canapes 8:00 Gin Masterclass with Award winning Tayport Distillery 10:00 Canapés and Winning Blend Selection 10:30 / 11:00…

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Scotland’s Accessible Beaches App Launched

By Hannah Taylor | Mar 25, 2019

  PRESS RELEASE Issued by: St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs Date: 25th March 2019 St Andrews and North East Fife to benefit from Accessibility Destination App St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs service to be enhanced to include Accessibility Destination App for 2019 season St Andrews and North East Fife embracing opportunities to further improve visitor experience  …

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Beach Wheelchair Assistant needed

By Hannah Taylor | Feb 11, 2019

Beach Wheelchair Assistant Job If you would like to be part of this fantastic initiative then please apply 4 days per week, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday May – end September Administering the hiring of the beach wheelchairs, general maintenance and upkeep ( full training will be given). Skills needed  – Dealing with general public and…

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Launch of the Beach Wheelchairs in St Andrews

By Hannah Taylor | May 30, 2018

Official Launch of St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs • Official launch takes place on Sunday 3rd June 2018 • Annual West Sands “Chariots of Fire Beach Race” celebrating the launch of new Beach Wheelchairs in St Andrews A joint initiative between the St Andrews Local Tourism Association (Tourism St Andrews) and local charity The Hamish McHamish…

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