Adrian Doherty

Oxfam Scotland Social & Digital Media Volunteer

My long-term voluntary role involves publishing press releases and events to our blog; creating and editing images and video; looking after our full suite of digital assets and social networks, particularly out-of-hours; developing and implementing innovative uses of new tools, technologies and techniques; and helping support staff and volunteers in all aspects of social and digital media. I also work full-time in my own day-job as an experienced IT professional.

All posts by Adrian Doherty

Women are living in fear for their safety three months on from Nepal earthquake, Oxfam Scot says

Scots aid worker warns physical abuse a major concern for women ...

Oxfam Scotland reaction to Scottish Government's launch of "Creating a Fairer Scotland" discussion

Reacting to the Scottish Government's launch of a national discussion on 'Creating a fairer Scotland', Jamie Livingstone, Head of Oxfam Scotland, said: ...

Charities welcome changes to Empowerment Bill

Major charities have welcomed changes to the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill which improve the legislation in a number of important respects since the Bill was first introduced. ...

Total raised for DEC Nepal Earthquake in Scotland reaches £4 million. £47 million donated across UK

Scots have donated £4 million to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal since it launched last week. £47 million has now been raised in the UK as a whole, helping aid agencies to reach an estimated 310,000...

DEC Nepal Earthquake appeal raises more than £1.6 million in Scotland. Over £19 million raised across UK.

The Scottish public has donated over £1.6 million to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal, a day after it was launched. This figure does not include the £250,000 donation announced by the Scottish...

DEC announces Nepal Earthquake Appeal in Scotland. First Minister announces £250,000 Scottish Government donation

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) in Scotland has today announced its appeal to help survivors of the devastating Nepal earthquake.   ...

Oxfam Scotland response to Trussell Trust report on increase in people using foodbanks

In response to figures from the Trussell Trust, out last week, which show that the number of foodbank users in the UK has topped 1 million, 117,689 of those in Scotland, Jamie Livingstone, Head of...

Exclusive Ian Rankin and Tim Burgess collaboration on sale in Oxfam shops

International best-selling author Ian Rankin and Tim Burgess, the singer with indie legends The Charlatans, have come together in a unique collaboration for Oxfam.   ...

St Andrews supporters take action for Syria

Guest blog by Eilidh Beaton, constituency campaigner with University of St Andrews Oxfam Society. ...

Worrying Surge in Foodbank Use

New figures released as the Scottish Parliament debate increasing use of foodbanks ...