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Latest News & Events

Behind the Scenes

Apr 06 2020

While the front line staff and volunteers are visible out and about in the community, delivering food to those in need; there are others who have been beavering away in the background.

Food Project Update

Apr 02 2020

PEP is now working with ‘Scran Academy’, ‘Prep Table’ and ‘Fresh Start’ to create a Strategic Development Plan for meal deliveries; to be rolled out across the city. Currently the Scottish Government are being kept up to date on the initiative.

A Week of Deliveries

Apr 01 2020

Providing food seven days a week for 170 people isn’t easy. There’s a lot of preparation that needs to go in; and that’s not just the cooking!

North Edinburgh Food Deliveries Continue

Mar 31 2020

PEP is continuing to work with catering social enterprise; ‘Scran Academy’ and ‘Prep Table’ and ethical food provider ‘Union of Genius’ (UofG) to ensure that hot healthy and safe food is provided to people most at risk during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Food Deliveries Rolled Out

Mar 30 2020

From Friday 20th March 2020; PEP has been working hard to help out local community projects to identify individuals and distribute aid parcels and hot food to vulnerable people in the local area.

Within less than a week, we were delivering to 150 people ensuring that they had access to a hot nutrition meal for every day of the week or a food parcel.

Our thanks to all the partners including, ‘Scran Academy’ and Prep Table.

Community Meals

Mar 23 2020

Our clubs may be postponed but our buses are still out and about! We have spent today working alongside 'Scran Academy', 'Prep Table' to provide and distribute meals and donations for isolated and vulnerable people within our community and those self isolating. Safety procedures are being strictly followed to adhere to food hygiene standards and practice.


Coronavirus: PEP Daycare Services to Cease TODAY

Mar 17 2020

Based on the current COVID – 19 (Corona Virus) situation; PEP received information from the Chief Officer of Edinburgh’s Health and Social Care Partnership.

A MAGIC Gallery Visit

Mar 09 2020

On Monday our MAGIC Club (Meet and Gather In the Community) visited the National Portrait Gallery for a guided tour of the exhibitions!

We visited the Great Hall and portraits of Bonnie Prince Charlie, Mary Queen of Scots and other Scottish royals.

Afterwards we enjoyed a packed lunch followed by tea, coffee and biscuits kindly provided by the Gallery. Many thanks to the staff for a really enjoyable day out.

Fun with the Weekend Resource

Feb 17 2020

Both the Saturday and Sunday groups enjoyed themselves creating works of art from felt. The groups worked hard designing and planning the images before cutting and gluing the felt into place.


Feb 13 2020

On Tuesday 12th of February PEP drivers arrived at the organisations fleet of buses to discover two of them had been targeted by thieves. These thieves had expertly removed the Catalytic Converters from two of the newer buses.