Lomond Mountain Rescue

The volunteer rescue team received £4,000 from Bags of Help to replace essential search and rescue clothing to ensure they have the best equipment to protect them in often dangerous activities. They are one of the busiest mountain rescue teams in Scotland. Read more

Bags of Help greenspaces - our natural health service

Communities the length and breadth of Scotland have been using Bags of Help grants to support projects that create, improve and use their greenspaces to help promote and sustain health and wellbeing. Read more

Kintyre Angling Club

The Kintyre Angling Club shows just what a small voluntary group can do with the minimum Bags of Help award of £1,000 and great voluntary effort. Read more

Bags of Help Boosts Biodiversity

All across Scotland, from Stranraer to Scalloway and Turriff to Tiree, Bags of Help grants have enabled communities to boost biodiversity and encouraged local people to get involved in projects which support nature. Read more

Queen Bee Rearing Project

A Tesco Bags of Help award of £4,704 helped the Tarland Development Group -Bee Group, to start their own Queen Bee rearing project. Read more

Wild Places with Beasties, Bugs and Bairns

Beasties, Bugs and Bairns used Tesco Bags of Help funding of £2,000 to get children out into local Wild Places. Read more

Disability Snowsport UK

Disability Snowsport UK was awarded £4,000 from Tesco Bags of Help to introduce local disabled people to the Cairngorm Mountain ski school in the Scottish Highlands. Read more

Bags of Help for many paths well travelled

Thanks to Bags of Help investment many, many miles of pathways in Scotland have opened routes to discovery in and around cities, towns, villages and in the countryside. Read more

Murrayfield Allotment Association Wildlife Cabin

Murrayfield Allotment Association used £2,000 from Tesco Bags of Help to purchase and install a wildlife observation cabin, which is accessible to all allotment users, including the local primary school. Read more

The Attic Community Garden and Orchard

The Attic is a charity that works with young people, children and families in Kirkton, Dundee. With Bags of Help funding of £4,120 they created an orchard on a piece of unloved waste ground and rejuvenated their existing community garden. Read more

Cairnlee House Greenspace Development

Bags of Help funding of £10,000 helped Cairnlee House in Aberdeen to construct a beautiful sustainable greenhouse used by all their students. Read more

Pitscurry Red Squirrel Trail

In Aberdeenshire, £10,000 Bags of Help funding was used to create a Red Squirrel Trail, a cosy indoor viewing area with wildlife information and the planting of some trees and a mixed living hedge. Read more

Go Kayaking at Pinkston Watersports

Tesco Bags of Help provided funding of £5,000 to get young people from north Glasgow outdoors, active and into the water. Read more

David Dunn Memorial Trail Bonnyrigg

A Tesco Bags of Help grant of £10,000 enabled the Bonnyrigg and Lasswade Community Council to create an outdoor, open access fitness trail for all ages in the popular George V Park in Bonnyrigg. Read more

East Ayrshire Living Wall Project

A colourful nature project designed to encourage people of all ages to spend more time outdoors was brought to life with £10,000 from Bags of Help. Read more

Glen Strathfarrar Shieling Project

Environmentally-aware youngsters cook up a storm in a specially designed outdoor kitchen thanks to an £8,000 grant from Bags of Help. The project gives youngsters a flavour of what shieling life was like and emphasises that Highland culture and heritage can be used to develop life skills today. Read more

Bernera Food Project

Bernera Community Association were awarded £8,000 from the Tesco Bags of Help, Spring 2016, to encourage local residents on the island of Great Bernera to grow their own vegetables. Read more

Bags of Help funds Gardens Galore

As we are heading into deep dark mid-winter we are brightening things up to see where funding has made a difference to Scottish gardening projects and encouraging year round use of your garden project. Read more

Finding Scottish Dragons with Froglife

Thanks to a Bags of Help grant of £12,000, the Froglife Scottish Dragon Finder project has created wildlife ponds on the outskirts of Edinburgh (EH30 9SQ), close to the iconic Victorian Forth Bridge. Read more

Garden Growing at Plockton Hostel

Plockton High School Hostel created a homely garden from an exposed, stony and poor soil wasteland site with £10,000 from Tesco Bags of Help for ground improvements. Read more

Scots Wa-Hey Play Area Alloway

Tesco Bags of Help funding of £12,000 supported a free and fun play area inspired by the life, works and words of the bard at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway, Ayrshire. Read more

Ruglen Ropewalk in Overtoun Park

Overtoun Park in Glasgow now has some beautiful public art to compliment its existing Victorian fountain and bandstand. With £12,000 Bags of Help funding, lots of imaginative work from volunteers and a skilled creative team Grow 73 have created an innovative trail through the park. Read more

Learning for Life in Letham

Letham Primary School in Perth received £12,000 from Tesco Bags of Help to develop their school grounds for all to enjoy. Read more

Transforming Play at St Francis Xavier's Primary School, Falkirk

School day learning, play times and after school socialising have been transformed through a radical new play area with sand and natural play structures. Read more