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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.

PEP Panto Time

Dec 04 2015

More Congratulations to Tony

Nov 16 2015

Last month Tony Delahoy received France’s highest honour the ‘Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur’.


This month he was honoured again; this time at PEP’s AGM where he was presented with the award for PEP’s longest serving board member. Tony has diligently been PEP’s treasurer since 1990, and we all would like to thank him for his loyalty and volunteering services over the years.

 

Volunteer's Party Night

Nov 09 2015

 

Music, a quiz, a buffet and a free raffle all contributed to a fun evening to say thank you to our volunteers for all the time freely given. This year the winning quiz team was helped by George and "hearing dog" Tom two of our newest volunteers. Our thanks also go to Scottish Gas, Morrisons, Emma Hall Hair Design, Old Chain Pier, Diane Palmer and James Kay who all kindly donated raffle prizes.

 

PEP Volunteer Tony Receives France's Highest Honour

Oct 20 2015

Everyone at PEP would like to congratulate Tony Delahoy our volunteer board member who was among nine Scots veterans to receive France’s highest distinction of honour for their role during the liberation of France during the Second World War.

Eight of the former servicemen received the Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur at a presentation ceremony on board the French navy destroyer Aquitaine docked at Leith yesterday.

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