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Songs of Praise at Holy Cross in Davidsons Mains

November 26, 2014 by


Christmas Praise at Holy Cross Episcopal Church Monday 1 December at 7 pm in the Church Featuring the Cargilfield School Choir. Followed by mulled wine and mince pies in the Hall. Retiring collection for Pilton Youth and Children’s Project. All welcome! For further information visit

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 […]

Health and travel advice for Hajj pilgrims

September 15, 2014 by


The Foreign and Commonwealth Office offers advice ahead of the Hajj With thousands of British Muslims expected to attend this year’s Hajj pilgrimage, predicted to fall between 2 – 7 October, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is urging those travelling to Saudi Arabia to be fully prepared and follow up-to-date travel advice before embarking […]

A time for community: Prime Minister issues Ramadan message

June 28, 2014 by


Prime Minister David Cameron has issued a message to Muslims at the start of the holy month of Ramadan: I want to send my very best wishes to everyone observing the holy month of Ramadan. This is an incredibly special time of year for Muslims at home and abroad: a time for charity, for contemplation […]

Senior politicians send greetings to mark beginning of Ramadan

July 9, 2013 by


Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has recorded a video message to mark the beginning of the Holy month of Ramadan. Mr Clegg’s message to the nation’s Muslims: Salaam alaykum. As Muslims during Ramadan around the world fast for self-discipline and improvement. Spend time in prayer and contemplation, and come together, united in a spirit of sacrifice, […]

The lost history of St Margaret Mary’s

November 27, 2012 by


The Lost History of St Margaret Mary’s RC Church on Boswall Parkway On Remembrance Sunday 2012 the long-awaited History of St Margaret Mary’s Granton, Edinburgh was published. It covers the period 1937, when the parish was commissioned, through 1939 when it was opened to the present day (writes Harold Hindle). Much material had been completely […]

Substituting goals for God … Peacock comes to Pilton

October 17, 2012 by


Former Premier League footballer Gavin Peacock will be talking about his football career, his life and being a Christian at West Pilton Christian Centre in West Pilton Park on Friday 26 October at 7pm. The former Newcastle and Chelsea star became a TV pundit when his playing career ended, but then his life took a more […]