Singer-songwriter Chris Whiting has teamed up with Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes to record a single to raise money for wounded troops.My Boy, which will be released on 14 December in aid of Ssafa Forces Help, is written from the perspective of a father whose son is leaving to go to war.
Children aged between eight and 15 will be running through the streets of Edinburgh in their nightclothes on 1 January for the first Great Pyjamas Caper. Up to 1,000 youngsters will tackle a one-kilometre course in aid of Scotland's Royal Hospital for Sick Children before the city's traditional hangover cure, the New Year's Day Triathlon, gets under way. Half of the money raised from the £10 entry fee will go towards the charity's New Pyjamas fundraising campaign.
WaterAid has launched a new iPhone application that enables users to search for the nearest public toilet. Once Apple approves donating to charities through applications, the app will ask users to spend some pennies for the good cause every time they look for a loo. Using GPS, the app allows people to upload the location of any toilet so it can be added to the list.
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