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Scottish Cup at PEP

Jan 18 2017

Today PEP were delighted to welcome Sue and Eileen from the Hibernian Football club … and even more delighted to welcome the famous Scottish Cup. May 2016 saw Hibs win the cup after 114 years and Sue, Hibs Community Engagement Officer, and volunteer Eileen have been on the road ever since bringing the cup into the community. Tomorrow they will have visited 114 schools across the whole of Scotland; one for each year!

Neighbourhood Group News Round Up

Jan 11 2017

The last part of 2016 was a busy time for the neighbourhood group. Not only were they getting ready for the Christmas celebrations and Pantomime; but during October and November they were also making bird boxes!

PEP’s Annual Christmas Party

Dec 23 2016

This year the party at the Queensberry Bowling Club fell on the 22nd December. Moira and volunteers Peter and Stephen did a fabulous job of decorating the tables. The decorations included luscious poinsettias donated by Pentland Plants and gifts on the tables for everyone from ‘Lindsay and Gilmour Pharmacy’.

PEP presents ‘Aladdin Christmas Showtime’

Dec 20 2016

On the 15th December the Granton Baptist Church hosted PEP’s Christmas Celebrations.


This year the ever popular dancers from the ‘Edinburgh Dance Academy’’ returned to delight the audience with 5 routines. They were talented and entertaining and the younger dancers especially got the audience ‘oohing and ahhing!’

Christmas is Here!

Dec 07 2016

It’s that time of year again!

The neighbourhood group took time out of their busy ‘prop building schedule’ for PEP’s pantomime, to have some fun and decorate the Christmas tree for the office. They managed to use every decoration in the box and created an amazing seasonal masterpiece.


 It must be Christmas!

 

Christmas is Here!

Dec 07 2016

It’s that time of year again!

The neighbourhood group took time out of their busy ‘prop building schedule’ for PEP’s pantomime, to have some fun and decorate the Christmas tree for the office. They managed to use every decoration in the box and created an amazing seasonal masterpiece.


 It must be Christmas!

 

PEP’s Buses Vandalised… Twice!

Nov 23 2016

Back on the 17th of November PEP’s drivers arrived at the bus fleet at Morrison’s car park to discover that 2 vehicles had been vandalised. One bus had both back doors smashed in and the works van, vital for the gardening and decorating service, had its front windscreen smashed.

Neighbourhood Group Autumn Walk

Nov 15 2016

The Tuesday Neighbourhood Group took advantage of the beautiful November weather to go for a nature walk at the Cammo Estate.

As the group stretched their legs, they also stretched their brains, identifying and discussing trees.

A handy log next to the old Cammo house ruin gave a good spot to stop for lunch and a bit of leaf sketching before heading for home.

Welcome to New Staff

Nov 04 2016

Welcome to Ryan and Eilidh, PEP’s newest members of staff. They have come on board to run the LOOPS North West Community Navigation Project. LOOPS (Local Opportunities for Older People) is a citywide service designed to let older people know what’s going on in their local area and to help them access the support and services they need.

Success for ESOL Student

Oct 26 2016


Congratulations to Kaya, one of PEP’s Polish students who just found out that she has a place at Edinburgh Colleges Stevenson’s Campus on the part time ESOL course. This is an excellent step for Kaya as her aim is to be able to attend college to study Graphics.

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