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Apprenticeships at Scottish Parliament

November 6, 2014 by

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Open Day Friday 21 November An apprenticeship scheme to employ 20 young people in the Scottish Parliament over the next four years has been launched by the Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work in a range of areas including Visitor Services, Events, Security, HR and IT. An Open Day […]

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 […]

Muirhouse young team JASS it up at Ratho

November 3, 2014 by

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Ratho residential for JASS groups Muirhouse Community Centre and the Junior Award Scheme Scotland (JASS) which is based in the Centre held a joint residential during the October break. The residential was at the ever popular Pilton Retreat at Ratho. The first group (girls) went on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and when they arrived […]

Broughton’s Good Samaritans!

November 3, 2014 by

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You never have to look too hard to find articles critical of young people, so it’s always nice to be able to tell the other side of the story. Step forward Comely Bank woman Helen MacDonald.  Helen, who is 76, was clearing up following a family birthday party at LifeCare House. Whilst leaning over to dump […]

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

West Pilton: tackling the scourge of antisocial behaviour

October 27, 2014 by

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Brandin, a member of North Edinburgh Young People’s Forum, is concerned about the ongoing antisocial behavior in the area: A gang of local youths have committed many crimes in North Edinburgh recently: they are an extreme danger to the public and themselves. The groups has at least twenty members and is based in Pilton. The […]

Youth Parliament Chair encourages candidates to stand for election

October 23, 2014 by

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 ‘grasp this opportunity to ensure young people are continually at the forefront of shaping our society’ – Louise Cameron, Chair SYP The Scottish Youth Parliament elections will be held in March next year and the call is now open for young people all over the country to register their interest and stand as candidates to […]

NE Young People’s Forum: last chance for feedback!

October 22, 2014 by

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Hi Again, We at North Edinburgh Young People’s Forum are carrying out a review of our group/project/service.  However there is only this week left to get your feedback in to us and help us better the Youth Forum … the deadline for feedback sheets (see below) is THIS FRIDAY (24th October 2014). NEYPF Organisations Questionaire […]

Scoop! Roving reporters session with NEYPF

October 22, 2014 by

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We held a training day with North Edinburgh Young People’s Forum (NEYPF) at PCA’s Ferry Road Drive office on Monday. Four local young people took part in a range of activities over the course of the day – analysing news, preparing for and conducting interviews, some photography and selecting images to accompany stories, research and […]

Desperately seeking Coalhouse!

October 17, 2014 by

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A-Team need a Coalhouse, can you help? A-Team Productions, a not-for-profit youth musical theatre organisation based in North Edinburgh, are desperately seeking a young man to play the lead character Coalhouse in their 2015 run of ‘Ragtime the musical’. A-Team’s chairman Sean Quinn explained: “We are looking out for a black male between the ages 16-22 […]