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Latest News & Events

Community Garden Makeover

Apr 08 2016

During March, Chris Peach from ‘The Conservation Volunteers’ has headed a successive team of volunteers from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to start landscaping PEP’s community garden at West Pilton Park.

Easter Revels at PEP

Mar 29 2016

The Tuesday groups got into the spirit of Easter with lots of ‘Eggciting’ tasks.


The literacy and numeracy group set to measuring and weighing an assortment of chocolate eggs kindly donated by Morrison’s on Ferry Road. They checked out the best by dates and had a good discussion on prices and value for money… before eating them of course.

PEP Needs Help

Mar 11 2016

Can you help us?

Unfortunately PEP is going to be losing its bus parking facilities round at West Pilton Place.

We need secure and accessible parking local to North Edinburgh for our fleet of 10 minibuses. If anyone knows of any organisation or business who can assist this local charity; please ask them to get in touch with PEP’s manager Helen Tait on 315 4466.

Please spread the word! Thank you.

Morrison’s Grant

Mar 11 2016

PEP is delighted to announce that the Neighbourhood Group has received Grant Funding from the Morrison’s Foundation for the generous amount of £1642!

This funding will be used to create a programme of activities for the group over the coming months.

We cannot thank the Morrison’s Foundation enough for their generosity.

Age Scotland Certificate of Excellence

Feb 03 2016

A huge thank you to Age Scotland who have awarded PEP a Certificate of Excellence in recognition of our work to ‘combat loneliness and isolation in Scotland’s older people’.

It is always nice to have our work in the community recognised, especially by an organisation who is the leading national authority on older people, age and ageing.

The Stage is Set - Ross and Liddell

Jan 06 2016

28th December 2015  - Edinburgh Evening News

"CHARACTER BULIDING:

The Pilton Equalities Project which supports vulnerable adults in North Edinburgh has received a funding boost from the Ross Liddell Community Bursary Scheme.

PEP’s Christmas Party

Dec 24 2015

PEP’s annual Christmas party was held on the 22rd of December at the Queensberry Bowling Cub. The club hall looked great with all the Christmas decorations up and the tables all dressed for the celebrations ahead.

John Lewis Donation

Dec 18 2015

John Lewis Edinburgh donated £900 to the Pilton Equalities Project and with it, some new kitchen equipment was purchased directly from the store.

PEP’s Panto Time

Dec 17 2015

2015 saw the return of ‘PEP’s Panto Time’ introduced by PEP volunteer and compair Ray Chisholm.

The evening kicked off with the dancers from the ‘Edinburgh Dance Academy’. They wowed the audience with their skills and routines. As always they were a delight to watch.

Christmas Craft Class

Dec 16 2015

The Craft group celebrated the run up to Christmas with a one off crafting session.

It gave the group a chance to get all their Christmas cards made for that personal touch. Some of the group also created some fabulous Christmas hanging decorations for their trees.

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