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Play in the Park this weekend

November 4, 2014 by

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Broughton High School Community Learning & Development (CLD) Team is launching a fun new activity this weekend. Drylaw and Inverleith Parks will be the venues for young people to get out to enjoy games, sports, trips, arts, challenges – and more! Weekly ‘Play in the Park’ sessions start this Sunday (9 November) in Drylaw Park […]

Play your part in active travel planning

November 4, 2014 by

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Local councillor Lesley Hinds outlined initiatives to keep the city moving at last week’s Inverleith Community Conference. You can be involved  … A recruitment drive is now under way for members of two groups involved in developing active travel policy for Edinburgh. The Council is setting up a new Active Travel Forum, to be chaired […]

Skool Dayz

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Six of the Best  Ten from the Archives Trawling through old memory cards looking for a picture I got sidetracked when I came across these ‘old school’ images. Stir any memories?

Edinburgh prepares for winter

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Winter is coming – and the city council is getting ready for it … Salt has been stockpiled, gritting lorries have been serviced and tried and tested plans have been reviewed and refreshed to help the Capital deal with whatever the weather has in store for us over the coming months. Twenty four/seven stand-by arrangements […]

West Pilton antisocial behaviour: meeting tomorrow night

November 3, 2014 by

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WEST PILTON UPDATE Meeting Tuesday 4 November The Community Council meeting will discuss their normal agenda business from 6pm to 7:30 pm which is open to all. Anyone interested in joining our Community Council is most welcome as are observers. At 7:30 pm in the main Function Hall of the West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre there […]

Active Schools hail Autumn Games success

November 3, 2014 by

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Over five hundred P7 children representing thirteen North Edinburgh primary schools took part in the Active Schools Autumn Games at a blustery Broughton High School last Monday (27 October). There was a sport to suit all tastes: football,ultimate frisbee, rugby, fencing, basketball and athletics were all on offer. Report to follow

One in five paid less than Living Wage

November 3, 2014 by

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More than a fifth of UK workers earn less than the living wage, according to a new report published today. The KPMG research says that bar and catering staff, care workers and shop assistants are among those most likely to live ‘hand to mouth’ because of low pay. The report is published on the day […]

Keir surgery at Millennium Centre tonight

November 3, 2014 by

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MSP Colin Keir holds his next surgery here at Muirhouse Millennium (Community) Centre TONIGHT (3 November) from 4pm. If you are a constituent and have a problem, enquiry or complaint, you are more than welcome to come to one of Colin’s surgeries, which take place on the first Monday of each month. No appointment necessary. […]

Pilton group walks off with award!

November 3, 2014 by

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PILTON COMMUNITY HEALTH PROJECT VOLUNTEERS ‘WALK’ AWAY WITH AN AWARD! We are delighted to announce that the Pilton Community Health Project walking volunteers have won an award from the Scottish charity Paths for All. The award for ‘Health Walk Volunteer group of the Year’ will be presented by Shona Robison MSP at the charity’s annual […]

Choirs required for Inverleith charity festival

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The Christmas Charity Festival will be taking place at Inverleith Park on 6 & 7 December and organisers are looking for choirs to help provide some seasonal song at the popular event. A number of slots are available throughout the day – if you’d  like to take part contact Terry Crossley – email terry@greatscottishevents.org.uk – […]