The Hamish Blog

Debbie Maccallum and Jane Kell-t

St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs Plans for Successful Season Ahead

By Debbie MacCallum | 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 Debbie MacCallum | 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 Debbie MacCallum | 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 Debbie MacCallum | 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 Debbie MacCallum | 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 Debbie MacCallum | 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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St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs

By alan.tomkins | Feb 13, 2018

“Can’t remember when I was last at the water’s edge” Please make a donation on Just Giving by clicking here WHO ARE WE? The Hamish Foundation and Tourism St Andrews are working together to set up a loan scheme to provide beach wheelchairs in St Andrews. Tourism St Andrews (TSA) is a local network of…

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St Andrews this weekend

By Debbie MacCallum | Oct 13, 2017

Its a little wet here in St Andrews today but loads of things to do here over the weekend. Don’t forget to go and visit the Kelpie Maquettes and get a #selfiewithakelpie. They are only with us until 23rd October so enjoy them whilst they are still here. You must go and enjoy the University…

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Hamish – Raising funds for St Andrews Winter Lights

By Debbie MacCallum | Oct 12, 2017

The Hamish foundation are helping BID St Andrews raise funds for Winter lighting in St Andrews to make the town Sparkle.  Please help the town make the Winter lights the best we have ever seen!! Please go to to make a donation on our Just Giving page.  If you wish to sponsor a specific…

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