Browsing All posts tagged under »Children and Families«

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 […]

PYCP AGM this Friday

November 2, 2014 by

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A quick reminder that Pilton Youth & Childrens Project (PYCP) annual general meeting is on Friday (7 November) at 2pm in The Greenhouse. Details below: AGM PYCP 2014

Drop In: new fun activities start this weekend

October 16, 2014 by

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DROP IN to Royston Wardieburn for fun on Saturday morning! The Drop In is a new citywide fun-packed activity for families with a child or young person (0 – 18 y o) with a disability and their siblings. It’s taking place in four community centres across the city every Saturday for two hours – and […]

PYCP set date for AGM

October 16, 2014 by

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Pilton Youth & Children’s Project (PYCP) are holding their annual general meeting on Friday 7 November at 2pm in The Greenhouse – and you’re invited! See below for details: For further information contact debbie@pycp.co.uk or telephone 332 9815 http://www.pycp.co.uk

Suffer the little children: one in five Edinburgh children lives in poverty

October 15, 2014 by

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‘We can and must do better for our children’ Edinburgh is one of the UK’s most prosperous cities – but more than ONE IN FIVE children in the capital (21%) are living in poverty, according to the latest research. Report_on_child_poverty_map_2014  The Campaign to End Child Poverty (CECP) has today published new figures that provide a […]

‘Mum, I’m bored …’

October 14, 2014 by

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The October school holidays, it’s raining again – but the kids needn’t be bored. The city council is offering some ideas on how to keep the little dears happy during the holidays:  With the October holidays in full swing, families from Edinburgh and further afield will be looking for fun and inexpensive ways to entertain […]

Top chef inspires city’s school cooks

October 9, 2014 by

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Top Edinburgh chef and restaurateur Mark Greenaway took time away from cooking award-winning food to encourage the city’s school cooks to use and experiment more with fresh, seasonal and Scottish produce last week. He was speaking at a Food for Life seminar in the City Chambers, organised by the City of Edinburgh Council and Food for […]

Edinburgh’s Christmas programme launched – and it’s a cracker!

October 1, 2014 by

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It’s October, so we can start using the ‘C’ word now, right? Edinburgh’s Christmas programme has been revealed and it promises to be bigger, better and more affordable than ever – especially for families and Edinburgh residents. The Council has worked with event organisers, Underbelly, to ensure city residents get the best value for money […]

Stepping Stones AGM

September 17, 2014 by

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Award-winning (see previous post!) Stepping Stones North Edinburgh are holding their annual general meeting in  Muirhouse Millennium Community Centre on Thursday 25 September at 12.30pm. For further information telephone 551 1632 or email:  info@steppingstonesnorthedinburgh.co.uk

North Edinburgh shines at Achievement Awards

September 17, 2014 by

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North Edinburgh projects have been highly praised at the 2014 Children & Families Achievement Awards, with local organisations Stepping Stones, Forthview Primary  and Circle Scotland among the prize winners. Winner of the Working Effectively with Others category was  the PrePare Fathers’ Group, comprising PrePare, Stepping Stones, South West Children and Families Team and Circle PrePare Fathers […]