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Board meeting – 13 April 2011

Board meeting – 13 April 2011

The new Board met for the first time following the recent AGM. The following officers were elected: Chair – Martin Hinds Vice-chair – Joan Turner Treasurer – Eddie Thorn Minutes Secretary – Tina Woolnough...

Free Family Festival This Weekend

Free Family Festival This Weekend

Ecofusion – Sunday 10 April at Inverleith Park, Edinburgh from 11am-5pm – FREE EVENT Ecofusion is a multi cultural environmental and family-friendly festival which aims to encourage more people to enjoy the outdoors. The...

Community Cook Book Launched

Community Cook Book Launched

Can you feed a family of five a healthy nutritious meal on a budget of just a fiver?  Sounds impossible, but mums from Muirhouse and West Pilton rose to challenge and have produced ‘It’s...

Holyrood Candidates Confirmed

Holyrood Candidates Confirmed

The Scottish Parliamentary Elections will be held on 5 May and the following candidates have been confirmed: Edinburgh Eastern Ewan Aitken, Scottish Labour Party and The Co-operative Party Cameron Buchanan, Scottish Conservative and Unionist...

Shore social housing snapped up

Shore social housing snapped up

An affordable housing development which overlooks the Shore in Leith has ‘sold-out’ within a month of being released by Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA). Sixteen properties in the 60-apartment are designated for ‘shared ownership’, where people buy...

Flood warning service available

Flood warning service available

ALMOST 6,000 Edinburgh and Lothians residents can now receive advance flood warnings straight to their phone.  Launched last week, the free service will benefit 100,000 at-risk properties across Scotland.  The new service will provide the earliest possible warning for residents living in...

NEN: ‘back to the future’

NEN: ‘back to the future’

North Edinburgh News’ voluntary management board remains committed to keeping the community newspaper alive.  Speaking in NEN’s annual report, chairperson Martin Hinds said that the organisation is now looking for a new home and will...

NEN: 'back to the future'

NEN: 'back to the future'

North Edinburgh News’ voluntary management board remains committed to keeping the community newspaper alive.  Speaking in NEN’s annual report, chairperson Martin Hinds said that the organisation is now looking for a new home and will...

Police seek witnesses to Muirhouse assault

Police seek witnesses to Muirhouse assault

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses after a young boy was assaulted in the Muirhouse area of Edinburgh on Monday afternoon (21 March). The 11-year-old and his sister were playing in the...

Sunday is Census Day

Sunday is Census Day

Scotland’s Census takes place every ten years, and Census 2011 questionnaire forms should be completed by householders on or around Sunday 27 March. The Census gathers information that is needed to help plan and provide...