Fundraising with Cameron

Guest blog by Spinal Injuries Scotland member Cameron Halsall

Being a teacher, you offer yourself up like a sacrificial lamb for whatever fund-raising needs to be done for whatever in-school club/society/social committee/dance or music group that requires it. I was a ready volunteer for humiliating myself for a good cause. I’ve had my legs waxed, sang […]

Clober Farm garden gets a tidy up

We had a great day at Clober Farm tidying up our garden with the help of the excellent Milngavie in Bloom. Please get in touch if you are interest in this sort of voluteering in the future. You can volunteer through our Ambassador Programme.

Don’t forget if you are staying at Clober Farm you can help […]

More dates for our Watersports Programme at Castle Semple

The Watersports Programme is ongoing and everyone who has attended has thoroughly enjoyed the activities on offer at Castle Semple Visitor Centre, Lochwinnoch, PA12 4EA. Activities available include: sailing, kayaking canoeing and powerboating.

Dates remaining are
Sunday 13 September
Friday 25 September
Saturday 26 September
Sunday 27 September
Monday 28 September
Saturday 17 October

SIS Barbecue and Activities Day

The SIS Barbecue and Activities Day is on Wednesday 19 August at Castle Semple Visitor Centre, Lochwinnoch, PA12 4EA. If you wish to book your activity in advance, please phone or email Rosemarie Boyle at the SIS office – 0141 427 7686 or

Spinal Injuries Scotland member’s amazing story of recovery

You can hear Spinal Injuries Scotland member Norman Dixon on BBC Radio Scotland’s Call Kaye.
He talks about how this time last year thought he wouldn’t walk again, how he has recovered from a spinal injury and he’s now running ultra marathons to raise money for Spinal Injuries Scotland and the ‘Options’ Group from the Queen […]

JOGLE4jinx crew complete 1050 miles cycle from John O’Groats to Lands End

The JOGLE4jinx crew arrived safe and sound at Lands End on Monday 8 June following their 1050 miles cycle from John O’Groats. Many thanks to Phil and the team – we really appreciate what they have done in raising funds for and awareness of Spinal Injuries Scotland and Spinal Research UK. Pictured is Phil with wife Nikki […]

Spinal Injuries Scotland Barbeque and Activities Day

Stuck for something to do on the 19th August?

Never been on a Powerboat or Sailing Dinghy, or perhaps you’ve always fancied trying out Canoeing but never had the chance?

Then mark the SIS Barbeque and Activities Day at Castle Semple Visitor Centre, Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park, Lochwinnoch as a ‘must’ in your diary. With […]

How do you rate your wheelchair repair service?

SIS have recently been contacted by one of our members who was expressing concern at the interpretation of ‘PRIORITY’ when applied to the matter of wheelchair repairs. One of the brakes on our member’s wheelchair snapped, making daily use more challenging and creating an unreliable chair from which to do transfers.
On contacting the local provider […]

Thanks for another successful Oil and Gas Quiz

We would like to thank everyone who made it our annual Oil & Gas Quiz another success. In particular our Honorary President The Princess Royal HRH for attending, our sponsors and everyone involved in making the night what it was.

See some photos from the night here.

Elizabeth Finn Care

Elizabeth Finn Care are a charity that can provide Grants to people who need electrically powered vehicles, mobility aids, stair lifts, aids, adaptations, repairs and modifications and respite care. Find out more here: