Browsing All posts tagged under »Community«

Sun sets on St Paul’s

October 12, 2014 by


‘That on 12 October 2014 the Parish of St Paul’s, Muirhouse will be completely SUPPRESSED’ Campaigners have lost the battle to save their beloved St Paul’s church in Muirhouse. Parishioners must now move to other churches as their spiritual home of over 45 years will be closed and sold. A small band gathered to stage […]

Good news from Muirhouse Community Centre

September 23, 2014 by


Muirhouse Community Centre goes from strength to strength Once again it has been a busy time for this popular Centre and I have to congratulate the Board, staff and the many volunteers who make the Centre the popular and friendly place it is.  With record numbers using the facilities for meetings, clubs, keep fit and […]

Soon be time for Stockfest

September 16, 2014 by


Counting down the days to the annual Stockbridge jamboree …. Stockfest runs from 20 -27 September this year and there are loads of activities for the whole family to enjoy. For details of what’s on click on the link below Stockfest 2014 Programme or visit You won’t be disappointed!

Building vibrant communities: time for new thinking

July 30, 2014 by


Ian Cooke (pictured below) was manager of local community regeneration agency The Pilton Partnership/North Edinburgh Trust before moving on to become Director of Development Trusts Association Scotland. He shared his thoughts on community development at a national conference last month: “Over the last few years we have seen the term ‘community’ increasingly move to the […]

Early Years vacancy at Stepping Stones

July 23, 2014 by



Watch the Opening Ceremony at St. Stephen’s

July 22, 2014 by


Don’t go to Glasgow – come to Comely Bank! St Stephen’s Comely Bank Church extends an invite to the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony tomorrow evening at 7.30 – with strawberries and cream too! Ye’ll no’ get that in Glesca! All welcome!      

Dearest Scotland …

July 20, 2014 by


Writing initiative  ‘re-imagines the future of Scotland’ Take a pen and a piece of paper and write a letter to the future of Scotland? In this age of high-tech, super-fast digital communications it may seem like a very old-fashioned way to communicate, but a new writing project called Dearest Scotland has sparked a revival in […]

Still time to donate food at Tesco

July 5, 2014 by


There’s still time to donate food items to support Tesco’s Neighbourhood Food Challenge. Tesco is hosting a nationwide food collection from 3 – 5 July with foodbank charity  Trussell Trust and food redistribution charity FareShare, and the group hopes that customers and colleagues will collect five million meals for people in need. This is Tesco’s […]

£0.5m Foodbank fund open for applications

June 3, 2014 by


Food aid organisations in Scotland can now apply for funding through the £500,000 Emergency Food Fund (EFF). The Scottish Government fund is part of a £1 million investment in food aid, with £500,000 already committed to charity FareShare which redistributes surplus food from retailers to charities supporting their local communities. According to figures produced by […]

Communities: find time for a Big Lunch!

June 2, 2014 by


People across Edinburgh sat down with neighbours and residents in their communities for the sixth annual Big Lunch yesterday. They joined an estimated 4 million people across the whole of the UK as The Big Lunch seems set to establish itself in the nation’s annual calendar on the first Sunday every June. The Big Lunch, […]