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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.

THEFT NEWSFLASH

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.  

PEP’s Annual Christmas Party & Volunteer Awards

Dec 23 2019

PEP’s end of year party at the Queensberry Bowling Club was held this year on the 19th December.

Crafting for Christmas

Dec 13 2019

Crafting for Christmas

The run up to Christmas means crafting time. This year’s craft class focused on book craft and wreath making with buttons and corks. Upcycling at its best!

The group had a great time creating fabulous decorations. The books were turned into Christmas tree scenes and the corks into wreaths and smaller hanging Christmas trees. Buttons were used on the wreaths and there was even an ambitions champagne cork garland!

Thank you Co-operative!

Nov 27 2019

A huge thank you to the ‘Cooperative’ and all their members for choosing PEP as their ‘Charity of Choice’ over the last 12 months.

Your support meant that Cooperative members across North Edinburgh raised the grand total of £2157.94. This money will go towards continuing to provide summer and winter activities for all our service users across PEP.

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