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Pilton group walks off with award!

November 3, 2014 by


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 […]

MS Therapy Centre seeks volunteers for Golden Mile

June 20, 2014 by


The MS Therapy Centre is looking for volunteers this Sunday (22 June) to take part in the Golden Mile Walks. As part of the Centre’s 30th anniversary, it is looking for each volunteer to raise £30 which will make a difference to all those in the Lothians living with multiple sclerosis. Nancy Campbell, Operations Manager […]

City set to celebrate dedicated volunteers

June 3, 2014 by


and Muirhouse’s Betty is Inspiring Volunteer of the Year! Edinburgh’s Volunteering Ambassador the Lord Provost Donald Wilson will honour some of the dedicated volunteers who give their time, energy and commitment to the people of Edinburgh at a special awards ceremony taking place on tomorrow (Wednesday 4 June) during Volunteers’ Week. Now eight years old, […]

Let’s hear it for the girls!

November 14, 2013 by


Fresh Start honours volunteers’ community spirit Hundreds of Edinburgh’s homeless households have been helped settle into their new homes thanks to generosity of local schoolchildren – who were recently honoured for their community spirit. St George’s Lower School for Girls received a Community Volunteer Award from Edinburgh’s West pilton-based homelessness resettlement charity Fresh Start for […]

Health Project seeks new Board members

July 11, 2013 by


Pilton Community Health Project is a fast-changing organisation which has been working with local people to overcome health inequalities in north Edinburgh for more nearly 30 years.  We are currently recruiting motivated and dedicated people to join our Board of Directors.  We value people’s life experience as well as their qualifications and are looking to […]

Dream big, dream fierce

June 21, 2013 by


Spartans volunteers head out to Tanzania A team of Spartans Community Football Academy volunteers head out to Africa on the journey of a lifetime next week. Three staff and a senior volunteer will join nine young people to spend two weeks working with a support project in Tanzania. “Our patron Gordon Strachan hosted a very […]

Duke joins volunteers to open new St Andrew’s First Aid offices

June 7, 2013 by


Volunteers were at the heart of a reception hosted by The Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, President of St Andrew’s First Aid, to celebrate the opening of their new premises in Leith’s Dock Place during Volunteers’ Week 2013. Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which takes place from 1 to 7 June each year and […]

City primary schools on their marks for sports event

June 6, 2013 by


More than 1,000 primary school pupils will compete in one of the biggest ever school sports events in Edinburgh next week. The P6 pupils are taking part in the Games @ THE HUB event at Forrester High School Community Sports Hub next Wednesday (12 June). Clyde, the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games mascot, will also be making an appearance at the […]

Mark Lazarowicz praises volunteers

June 6, 2013 by


Mark Lazarowicz MP has expressed support for volunteers working in Edinburgh North and Leith as part of this year’s Volunteers’ Week.  Volunteers’ Week is a UK-wide week to celebrate the work of millions of volunteers who give up their time to help others. You can find out more about UK Volunteers week at Mark said: “Volunteers […]

Volunteers’ Week: Saluting the unsung heroes

June 5, 2013 by


Drylaw Telford Community Council chairman Alex Dale was presented with the Thomas Tierney Award for Good Citizenship at Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre last week. Alex was joined by friends and family, members of the Tierney family and community councillors at a short reception to celebrate the event.  Tam Tierney was a celebrated community activist from Wester […]