Tag archive for ‘homeless’
By admin On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Gilded Balloon / Portable Union present One Day Moko

One Day Moko, devised and performed by Tim Carlsen, is a one-man show about a cheeky, charming and churlish ‘urban cowboy’ Moko, who lives on the city streets. The city is Moko’s turf, with its strip clubs, More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, November 26th, 2015

What’s On In Edinburgh? Forgotten Christmas needs your help

Among the many great charities that try to make Christmas a little better for homeless people, there is one whose approach is a bit different. Most of us remember the excitement of not knowing what might be in all More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, February 20th, 2015

Conference claims teenage homeless numbers are set to increase

  Thousands of teenagers will continue to become homeless every year unless Scotland changes its ingrained attitude to the culture of conflict. That was the message from a leading panel of experts from the worlds More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Sunday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Sing Out! featuring Brightons Praise Group. Come and sing out for homeless people! Organist: Robin Gardiner. Refreshments will be served in the Undercroft Cafe following the Sing Out! 7pm, St Andrew’s and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Cheque Centre make special presentation of bikes

These bikes were not just any bikes. They were hand-made by the employees of the Cheque Centre at their annual conference, and the staff then donated the end product to a group of young people they had invited More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, September 30th, 2013

‘Suspended Coffee’ – Rose Street café leads the way in charitable giving

Social Bite, may be a small café on Rose Street, but they are at the centre of a big change in the Edinburgh’s food culture. Opening just over a year ago, Social Bite has pioneered innovative ways to improve More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Kitchin raising funds for Cookers for Christmas

MICHELIN starred chef Tom Kitchin has rolled up his whites and ignited Fresh Start’s Cookers for Christmas appeal to buy recently homeless people a cooker for their new home. The top Scottish chef launched the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, September 24th, 2012
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Sleep Out 2012 to raise awareness of homelessness

Just as the weather turns colder, the thought of sleeping out in the open may not actually be an attractive one, but an Edinburgh based charity hopes that hundreds of individuals will come together to support homeless More...

By Barry Dickson On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Changing Lives campaign to kick unemployment into touch

A housing association has launched a new campaign to help young people and homeless adults in Edinburgh break cycle of unemployment and poverty – through sport. Dunedin Canmore Housing Association and Street More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Edinburgh Hotel guests donate small change for children

Guests staying at Hilton hotels in Edinburgh will be asked to use their small change to make a big difference to disadvantaged children over the coming months, as part of Hilton in the Community Foundation’s More...