Leading Scottish animal charities OneKind and Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue Trust have announced a new partnership in a bid to do more for Scotland’s wildlife.

The two charities will work on joint fundraising and supporter engagement activities with the aim of furthering their work to protect, rescue and rehabilitate more animals in Scotland.

OneKind Director Harry Huyton said: “We’re delighted to announce this partnership with Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue. This is a positive step forward for both organisations and I believe we’ll be able to complement each other well as we continue our work to help Scotland’s wildlife."

Hessilhead founders Andy and Gay Christie said: “We are delighted to be embarking on a partnership with OneKind, an organisation that strives tirelessly and successfully to make Scotland a safer place for wildlife.

"Together we will do more for Scotland’s wildlife.”