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Remembrance Service at Granton Parish Church

October 29, 2014 by


Every year Granton Parish Church holds an Act of Remembrance for the community to remember people from the area who fell in the First and Second World Wars, who have served with our Armed Forces or been involved in conflicts around the world – past and present. This year – during the First World War […]

A visit to Granton could improve your health – and maybe your wealth!

October 9, 2014 by


A visit to Granton Information Centre could improve your health – and may also improve your wealth! The local advice centre received top marks from clients in a satisfaction survey conducted over the summer. Highlights of the survey include: • Around 71% of GIC clients have a medical condition – but almost half of them […]

Communities: care for your war memorials

October 9, 2014 by


War Memorial Clean Ups  Scotland has an estimated 6,000 war memorials. Many of these are treasured but sadly others are neglected and vandalised or left to suffer the effects of ageing and weathering.  With a war memorial in nearly every community, its preservation and upkeep is an integral part of having respect for an area. […]

Dads Rock add midweek date at Prentice Centre

July 22, 2014 by


Dads Rock are to introduce a new midweek playgroup for dads and their kids at The Prentice Centre. Starting next week (Wednesday 30 July), there will be Dads Rock play sessions (one hour) every Wednesday at 10am – as well as the usual Saturday (ninety minute) slot. More Dads Rock news: Weekly Play/Catch up: North Edinurgh […]

Granton Improvement Society – the walled garden

May 18, 2014 by


6 years ago the GIS project began to save the Walled Garden and keep it as a community resource. The Walled Garden was discovered derelict by AiA Art in Architecture and with the help of CLU Community Land Use devised the original Granton sur Mer proposal which included its restoration. Granton Improvement Society is now […]