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Man arrested following fire at high-rise block of flats in Muirhouse

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A man has been arrested and charged following a fire at a fourth-floor flat in Fidra Court on Pennywell Medway just before 10:00pm last night.Police officers placed a cordon around the 15-floor block as firefighters tackled the blaze.No-one...

Council plans a new look for Muirhouse

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The shopping centre in Muirhouse will be torn down and the area redeveloped into a new town centre in a £26 million plan being put before the council next week.Proposals for 160 energy efficient...

Special Meeting: proposed development at St Paul’s Church

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Tenants and Residents in Muirhouse (TRIM) opposes the proposed development of Student accommodation at the old St Paul’s Church just off Pennywell Road. The TRIM Board has agreed to meet with the developer and architect. This meeting will...

A Bright Night in Muirhouse

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The North Edinburgh community of Pennywell shone in a whole new light last night as residents gathered for an evening of entertainment at the unveiling of a new art installation designed for the local...

Muirhouse residents respond to Syrian Appeal

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The Muirhouse Community Shop has had an incredible response to its appeal for clothes and toiletries for Syrian refugees.Pilton Youth and Children's Project (PYCP) and  Spartans F.C. both acted as collection points as well as the shop. The...

New freebie exchange for your unwanted household goods

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A few weeks ago a resident contacted North Edinburgh Community News when they witnessed a couple dumping what appeared to be a house full of items on Muirhouse Park. This was caught on film, and...

Muirhouse regeneration continues with 12 more new homes completed

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Edinburgh based Muirhouse Housing Association Limited, this week accepted handover of 12 cottage flats from Springfield Properties Plc, providing homes for local families in need of social housing and mid market rents in the north...

Zoo Arts – Plastic Fantastic session at Muirhouse Community Shop this week

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 *FREE Event*Zoo Arts – Plastic Fantastic sessionAimed at 9 – 14 yearsWednesday 14th January 4pm – 5.30pmMuirhouse Community Shop Pennywell RoadSubmitted by Robert Pearson

Muirhouse fill some empty bowls this Christmas

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Muirhouse Community Shop was asked by Community Accesss to Schools Worker, Fiona Henderson at Craigroyston Community High School to hold a painting session for the Empty Bowls Project. If you have never heard of Empty Bowls...

Muirhouse Housing Association have availability

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Muirhouse Housing Association was established in 1992 by a group of residents and grew to its position today where it owns 487 homes in Muirhouse and 18 in Drylaw.They also have a subsidiary called...

Update on fire at St Paul’s Muirhouse

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Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have been tackling a large fire at St Paul’s church on Muirhouse Avenue since 9.30pm last night. Our earlier report is here. At its height, fire appliances including two height...

Fire at St Paul’s Chapel in Muirhouse

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St Paul's Chapel in Muirhouse closed its doors recently and when we visited Muirhouse the other day we took some photos of the building. The former church is not in the best state of repair, and...

Muirhouse Community Shop set up a new appeal for Syria

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Muirhouse Community Shop on Pennywell Road has just set up its latest partnership with Edinburgh Direct Aid, a charity which is collecting winter clothes to take to Syrian refugees.The Edinburgh Reporter spoke to the...

Free Wifi in Muirhouse

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Muirhouse Millennium Community Centre could be added to your free WiFi Spots in Edinburgh.Our Address is 7 Muirhouse Medway EH4 4RW.Thank you on behalf of the manager & the board.Submitted by Jim McGinty  Thank you...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Music Box @ Colinton Library - Inaugural Event: An audience with Benny Tetteh-Lartey. A unique chance to meet and listen to the award-winning singer-songwriter and Afro-Scot Beat pioneer, following on his community appearances for Black...

Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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  Before The Diving: little is known about ancient Penguin civilisation, but the recent discovery of early Penguin eggshell drawings provides a fascinating though slightly disconcerting insight into their previously unknown empire. Haika Maeda, a Chinese/Japanese artist...

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...

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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The Cancer Research UK Ceilidh Experiment! Dancing (with caller), fairground games, films, theatre, poetry and the chance to try some hands-on science. Brew up a hoolie with Edinburgh-based Cancer Research scientists and find out...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Edinburgh Independent Radical Book Fair starts today at 6pm! See The Edinburgh Reporter's article for more details; for full programme visit Word Power Books' or Out of the Blue's websites. Tonight: journalist and author Owen Jones on The Establishment:and How They Get Away...

Praise for Muirhouse Community Centre

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by John Davidson Once again it has been a busy time for the popular Centre and I must congratulate the Board, staff and the many volunteers who make the Centre the popular and friendly place...

Edinburgh Council may win council of the year award

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A community shop in Muirhouse, a £68m housing project in Moredun and a digital rehabilitation service have reached the finals in a national awards scheme.The City of Edinburgh Council is also in the running for...

Assault in Muirhouse

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Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted in Muirhouse, Edinburgh on Sunday eveningThe incident took place around 10:55pm when a 47 year-old woman was walking her dog in an...

Boy reported missing from Muirhouse

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Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information to help trace a 12-year-old boy reported missing in the capital last week.Jye Slater was last seen in the Muirhouse area of Edinburgh at around 6pm on...

Busy Busy Busy in Muirhouse

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4,250 people have visited Muirhouse Community Centre in the last two months.   The Centre is becoming the go to destination for seminars, local groups and training facilities for projects and activities from all over...

Muirhouse Centipede Event – Get your furry pet photographed for free

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Pop in to Muirhouse Community Shop today Tuesday between 10.30am – 12noon with your furry friends to have their picture taken.One free print for each dog / Furry Pet.Refreshments and a free raffle for...

What’s on in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 30 JUNE 2014Continuing: GENERATION: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland. Venues include the Scottish Gallery of Modern Art One, Scottish National Gallery, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Fruitmarket Gallery and Collective Gallery, with...

Muirhouse Community Shop 1 year on

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On Wednesday 30 April 2014 “Your” community shop in Muirhouse will have been open for a whole year! Who can believe it, to think we we started off opening for three hours every other day...

Irvine Welsh announced as Patron of Screen Education Edinburgh

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 Irvine Welsh, the Edinburgh born novelist, playwright, storyteller and screenwriter has today been announced as the Patron of Screen Education Edinburgh.Screen Education Edinburgh support young people and emerging talent in developing and expressing themselves...

Cooking demo at Muirhouse community shop

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Today in Muirhouse Community shop local resident Diane Pearson will be teaching everyone her very own Chicken & Rice soup. Staff from Pilton Community a Health Project will be assisting.The aim of these demos...

Tenants group of the year TRIM’s 2014 AGM

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Tenants and Residents In Muirhouse Annual General MeetingYou are invited to attend our first Annual General Meeting & formal adoption of our new Constitution on11 February 2014 at 7.00 pm within Muirhouse Community Centre...

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