Monday, 26 April 2010 00:00


Thank you to everyone who is continuing to donate and purchase from the shop. This week we had an amazing delivery from a wonderful gentleman, who has donated, a variety of household items and jewellery, truly amazing, please pop in for a look. Talking about the shop, just an extra thank you to all our ladies who dress the windows each week and do such an amazing job, this weeks Jazz window is just amazing. Thank you to everyone who helps in the shop in any way. Just a wee reminder that we are bag packing at the supermarket on Saturday, Jazz festival weekend, most slots are filled, but if anyone can be flexible please contact myself or Georgeann Martin. Another wee reminder that Ascog Fernery are having an open day on Saturday 22nd May, from 10am until 5pm, admission for adults is £4 and children free, there will be tea, coffees and home baking, this is a good chance to see the fernery if you haven’t been before or if you would like to see it again. We are really greatful to everyone who continues to play their part, honestly the families who visit appreciate all your dedication and support and what a difference it makes to the children and their families, thank you…
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 00:00


Just a wee reminder that we are having a bag pack at the local co-op in Bridge Street on Saturday 1st May, if anyone could help with an hour or two please contact us or Georgeann Martin. This week in the shop we have a variety of larger item, a dining room table and chairs, and more carpet and carpet tiles, anyone interested please come in for a look. Thank you again to everyone who is supporting the shop, either by donating items or purchasing items, or volunteering to do shifts in the shop, thank you all. We now have two weeks left available at the cabin until October, again this shows great demand, and all families leave having had a refreshing week and benefiting from Calums Cabin.
Monday, 12 April 2010 00:00

Time to start training

Thank you to everyone who is planning to run a 3k,5k,10k or marathon for Calums Cabin this year, there are many sponsor sheets out and about and we thank you all, hopefully on the days that you are competing, you will see other Calums Cabin tee-shirts along the way. Anyone still wanting to run, we have details of the Great Scottish Run on 4 and 5th September in the shop, running past some of Glasgow’s most famous landmarks. There is a half marathon, 10k and two junior races of 3k and 1.5k, if you are interested in running for us, pop in and collect a form, all details are on the form, and with it being in September you still have lots of time to train!! We have quite a few names for the bag pack on the 1st May, but anyone else interested in sparing an hour or two please contact ourselves, Georgeann Martin or put your name into the shop. Thanks again.
Tuesday, 06 April 2010 00:00

Bag Packing

Just a wee reminder to say that we are having a bag pack on Saturday 1st May at the Co-op, if anyone could spare an hour of two, please could you contact Duncan, Jenna or myself or Georgeann Martin or drop your names and prefered times of at the shop. Thank you so much. Thank you again for all your donations into the shop and to everyone who has come in and purchased new items, there are new items arriving daily, also if there is anything that you are after specifically, that just let one of the volunteers know and if we have it great, if not we can keep a note to contact you if we get it in. As I said last week, we have hall/stair runners of carpet this week, all brand new, please come in for a wee look. Also our notice board beside the door shows all our larger items that are for sale, including this week, a pool table and dinning room table and chairs. Thank you all again.
Tuesday, 30 March 2010 00:00

Celebrity Status

Thank you to everyone who put in a bid for the denby, we had approx 40 bids, and it was all packed up on Saturday night and went to its new home on Monday, well done to the individual, and thank you, happy dining! This week in the shop we have a couple of special items for sale, a Lladro figure, and a new runner of stair or hall carpet, as well as all our usual items. Easter weekend/Easter week sees us with a new volunteer in the shop, she is giving up some of her Easter holiday to spend time behind the counter, rather than infront of our tv screens, thank you very much. Talking about Easter, our raffle is still on the go and will be drawn on Saturday 17th April, thank you to everyone who has purchased tickets already. Thank you also to everyone who has come back on board for all the activities for the families to do while staying at Calums Cabin, if you are a new activity and feel that you could spare some time, then please contact us. Thank you.
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