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Simon Community provide bikes to volunteer support team

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Simon Community Scotland, the homelessness charity, is trying to completely eliminate rough sleeping in Edinburgh. To help with that effort, they are providing bikes to volunteer support teams, so that they can see more...

Bobby’s Bunkhouse offers free beds to the homeless this Christmas

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The owner of a city centre hostel is opening their doors for free for the city’s homeless people over the festive period.Harry Tant, who owns Bobby’s Bunkhouse on Merchant Street came up with the...

Big Sleep Out to take place at The Centre Livingston

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The Centre Livingston will be the first mall in the UK to sign up for Social Bite's World's Big Sleep Out on 8 December 2019.Over 30 staff and their families including the Centre Director...

Number of homeless families in B&Bs greatly reduced in Edinburgh

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The number of homeless families being sheltered in B&Bs has reduced dramatically over the last 18 months, from 80 in February 2018 to 10 in a recent report.The fall is reported despite a warning...

Under-18s encouraged to join bid to end homelessness

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Social Bite have announced a Wee Sleep Out which is a programme for under-18s to join the charity’s movement to end homelessness. They target of 10,000 young people across Scotland hosting their own sleep outs...

Highest number of homeless children in Scotland in a decade this Christmas

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Schoolchildren from Corstorphine Primary School went to Holyrood this morning to help Shelter with a visual display of the number of children who will be homeless this Christmas.The number of children without a permanent...

RIP ‘Dan’

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Many Edinburgh Reporter readers would have made acquaintance with Darren Greenfield otherwise known as Dan, the ex- serviceman who frequented the top of The Waverley Steps. I saw him often on my visits to...

Christmas Day in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Serenity Cafe is open today and every day throughout the holidays for people who need a safe place to be. Today it will provide a Christmas meal for people in recovery who might otherwise...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 22ND DECEMBER 2014 Dog Tales: The Dogs Trust will host this storytelling and crafts session about safety around dogs and responsible dog ownership. For ages 5-10. 2-3pm, Gilmerton Library, 13 Newtoft Street.Messy Nativity! 4-5.30pm,...

Sunday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Carols By Candlelight: in aid of Bethany Christian Trust, supporting homeless and vulnerable people across Scotland. 6.30pm, Central, Central Halls, Tolcross. For more information call 0131 561 8925.Family Festive Cinema at the Scottish National...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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 Dream Walking with Hares: an exhibition of gilded works on wood by Sally Bruce Richards (The Bruce Gallery, Isle of Mull). Open preview tonight 6-8pm, then 11am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday, The Gallery on the Corner, Northumberland Street....

Sunday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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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 St George's West Church,...

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Paint Like Degas: Demonstration and Book Launch. Artist Damian Callan will talk about and demonstrate some of Degas's techniques that feature in his new book Paint Like Degas. These will include the use of chalk pastels on...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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Plenty happening again this week - from fundraisers for Palestine, Water for Life and the Scouts, to films from Poland, Africa and Italy. Books will be launched, exhibitions will be opened, French and Russian...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Tiger Tales: stories and craft for ages 4-8. 3-4pm, Fountainbridge Library, 137 Dundee Street. Free.Bruncheon, featuring The Sound of Muesli: brunch and live music at the Drill Hall Arts Cafe. Local musical talent and DJs creating a chilled-out...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2014Mrs Mash the Storytelling Cook: stories, songs and participative fun for Portobello's youngest residents. 10.30-11am, The Skylark, 241-243 Portobello High Street.Toddler Time: Poppy Cat. Join fabulous feline Poppy Cat on her adventures...

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Coburg House's World's Biggest Coffee Morning: Coburg Studios' resident talents present an array of cakes as diverse as their artwork. Homegrown favourites - and Chinese steamed buns! 10am-2pm, Coburg House Gallery, 15 Coburg Street, Leith. In aid...

Edinburgh Reporter chats Sophy Green – the new CEO of Streetwork

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Sophy Green is the new CEO of Streetwork - an Edinburgh based organisation dedicated to helping some of society's most vulnerable people. Their reach is vast, working with homelessness, domestic violence, drug addiction and...

Politics:- Edinburgh charity demands action

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CEO of Edinburgh based charity, Cyrenians, Des Ryan, has written to the leaders of all main political parties represented in The Scottish Parliamentary Election 2011 to ask them for help. This is the text...

Council appoints Link Housing to homeless contract

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The contract for one of the City of Edinburgh Council’s pioneering homeless services has been awarded.Link Group Ltd will be delivering the Private Sector Leasing (PSL) scheme which provides a major source of rented...

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