EVOC Learning March Poster 2014 Lots of leaning opportunities at EVOC this month – and many are free! See the attached document for details – and book early!
The NHS Lothian school nurse team is offering the third dose of the HPV immunisation to teenage girls in schools across Lothian from the beginning of this month. The HPV vaccination program, which started in Scotland in 2008, aims to protect girls from developing cervical cancer. The vaccine protects against the four strains of HPV (Human […]
Mhairi Curran is Drylaw’s Citizen of the Year. Drylaw Telford Community Council agreed that Mhairi should receive the annual Thomas Tierney Award for Good Citizenship at last week’s regular monthly meeting. Community worker Mhairi has lived in Easter Drylaw all her life and has been actively involved in her own community for many years – firstly […]
The UK Government’s “moral case” for welfare reform is harming the living standards of poor and vulnerable people in Scotland, Welfare Minister Margaret Burgess said yesterday. Trussell Trust figures show that over 50,000 people in Scotland received assistance from their foodbanks in the last ten months. Mrs Burgess highlighted her concerns to MSP’s during a […]
A joint Venture by “The Edinburgh Partnership” – “Joined up for Jobs” and “Connected” will deliver Free Service Training for the Retail Sector at Muirhouse Millennium (Community) Centre. We have just received confirmation from “Connected” that the “FREE CUSTOMER TRAINING” will take place on Wednesday 12th March running from 11am – 2,00pm. This will run […]
‘We have a humanitarian crisis on our hands’ Scottish charities have joined together in an appeal for people across Scotland to join the fight against poverty with the launch today of the Scotland’s Outlook campaign. Macmillan, Shelter Scotland, Oxfam, Alzheimer Scotland, Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS), Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG), the Poverty Alliance and […]
A man, a woman and a young child were taken to hospital this morning (1 March) following an early morning chip pan fire in Elbe Street. Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) Watch Manager Stuart Sinclair, the incident commander, said: “A fire in an unattended chip pan had caused a large amount of smoke to […]