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Art Trip to the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Mar 31 2017

PEP’s Arts and Crafts group were delighted to be invited back to the Queens Gallery at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Nine lucky ‘crafters’ came along to see the latest exhibition from the Royal Collection, which is one of the largest and most important art collections in the world and one of the last great European royal collections to remain intact.

Garden Makeover at PEP

Feb 02 2017

PEP’s sensory garden at the rear of the office has always been a favourite spot for people to sit out at and enjoy the famous elusive Scottish sun. But over the years the garden has become more and more wild, with large plants taking over and ivy covering half of the area!

Scottish Cup at PEP

Jan 18 2017

Today PEP were delighted to welcome Sue and Eileen from the Hibernian Football club … and even more delighted to welcome the famous Scottish Cup. May 2016 saw Hibs win the cup after 114 years and Sue, Hibs Community Engagement Officer, and volunteer Eileen have been on the road ever since bringing the cup into the community. Tomorrow they will have visited 114 schools across the whole of Scotland; one for each year!

Neighbourhood Group News Round Up

Jan 11 2017

The last part of 2016 was a busy time for the neighbourhood group. Not only were they getting ready for the Christmas celebrations and Pantomime; but during October and November they were also making bird boxes!

PEP’s Annual Christmas Party

Dec 23 2016

This year the party at the Queensberry Bowling Club fell on the 22nd December. Moira and volunteers Peter and Stephen did a fabulous job of decorating the tables. The decorations included luscious poinsettias donated by Pentland Plants and gifts on the tables for everyone from ‘Lindsay and Gilmour Pharmacy’.

PEP presents ‘Aladdin Christmas Showtime’

Dec 20 2016

On the 15th December the Granton Baptist Church hosted PEP’s Christmas Celebrations.


This year the ever popular dancers from the ‘Edinburgh Dance Academy’’ returned to delight the audience with 5 routines. They were talented and entertaining and the younger dancers especially got the audience ‘oohing and ahhing!’

Christmas is Here!

Dec 07 2016

It’s that time of year again!

The neighbourhood group took time out of their busy ‘prop building schedule’ for PEP’s pantomime, to have some fun and decorate the Christmas tree for the office. They managed to use every decoration in the box and created an amazing seasonal masterpiece.


 It must be Christmas!

 

Christmas is Here!

Dec 07 2016

It’s that time of year again!

The neighbourhood group took time out of their busy ‘prop building schedule’ for PEP’s pantomime, to have some fun and decorate the Christmas tree for the office. They managed to use every decoration in the box and created an amazing seasonal masterpiece.


 It must be Christmas!

 

PEP’s Buses Vandalised… Twice!

Nov 23 2016

Back on the 17th of November PEP’s drivers arrived at the bus fleet at Morrison’s car park to discover that 2 vehicles had been vandalised. One bus had both back doors smashed in and the works van, vital for the gardening and decorating service, had its front windscreen smashed.

Neighbourhood Group Autumn Walk

Nov 15 2016

The Tuesday Neighbourhood Group took advantage of the beautiful November weather to go for a nature walk at the Cammo Estate.

As the group stretched their legs, they also stretched their brains, identifying and discussing trees.

A handy log next to the old Cammo house ruin gave a good spot to stop for lunch and a bit of leaf sketching before heading for home.

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