Oct 18

The kindness of North Edinburgh

The kindness of North Edinburgh

Donation to Muirhouse Mini's

Over the years many donations have been received by this Centre from members of our community.  The kindness still exists, as the latest donation (from someone who would like to remain anonymous) was a baby buggy in new condition.  Nieve & Lacey posed for the camera, both children of the Muirhouse Mini’s.  For more info on the Muirhouse Mini’s click HERE

Oct 13

Clubbing it up in Muirhouse


010_0269Last week Muirhouse Community Centre added 2 more clubs for children (P1-P3 and P3- P4)

This with all the other children’s work, the total number we cater for is 160 per week.  Here is a photo of the new Primary 3 – 4 Group with Leaders Peter Airlie (Centre Manager) and C.L.D.’s Alan Hosey

And centre volunteer Chris Barnes

Oct 05

Urban Union Meet to measure progress

Urban Union Monthly Progress Meeting

???????????On the 1st Monday of each month a hand picked team from Urban Union on the 1st Wednesday of each month to ensure that the progress is on track (PENNYWELL REDEVELOPMENT -PHASE 1 & 2) WE wish you well and look forward to a new and improved MuIrhouse

Pictured From left to right:  

 Robin McAndie- ( Quantity Surveyor)

Rachael Fraser -(Project Manager)

Steven Anderson – (Technical Manager)

Oct 04

Tuesday Craft Team Tues (10.00 am- 12.00 am)

010_0256For the first pictures of our Tuesday Craft Team. please click:View Full Post then click: HERE.   The craft team is led by our own Eileen Carr and features many volunteers to supervise and assist the Crafters.















Sep 29

New Physical Fitness Workouts with David Lowe

Sweat.   Sculpt.  Rock.

with Pound® – Rockout – Workout

Sweat Sculpt Rock David LoweDavid Lowe of Zumba Boys fame, has brought a new dimension to fitness sessions.The idea behind it is to give a full cardio jam session inspired by drumming.

Using Ripstick® light weighted exercise drumsticks, torch calories and tone whilst rocking to your favourite music !

Next Classes:

25th October & 29th November

                Tuesdays from 6.15 pm – 7.00 p

                                          Price per Session –  £5

Sep 27

Stepping stones make large strides

Stepping Stones – a.G.M. – 1.00 p.m.

After the Introductions and approval of  the minutes of the of  the last AGM the scene was set for the Trustees Report in which many accolades were given to the retired Marilyn Keilloch who managed the project for 27 years,and a huge thank you for Morag Wilson who has taken up the challenging position.   Fiona Gray (Chairperson) then said she was happy to anounce  into a new , shared premises, beginning in 010_0250September 2016 and to be completed by May 2017.  Fiona finished off by thanking all involved on behalf of the Trustees. Next on the Agenda was the

Managers Report by Morag Wilson:

Morag started by by acknowledging Marilyn’s contribution to the project (for full report Click HERE

Sep 22

New activity for people with disabilities

Crafting for people with disabilities

Mondays 10.00am – 12.00 am

IMAG0475A new activity has now begun at the Centre in the form of arts & Crafts for people with disabilities.  This was the brainchild of Eileen Carr who runs the Arts & Crafts on Friday afternoons.         000_0094

This activity started with 14 participants (7 one – to –one carer support  and 7 crafters)

This group have also been integrated into the Friday Group.

Some of the group are with the Craighall Group, but many more are arriving in taxis and cars to attend both the Zumba and the Crafting.

All are welcome to join this enthusiastic group. Eileen’s general rules apply ie.

If you don’t feel up to crafting, you can just come along for a chat. 

Sessions will be split into 2 main sessions with a break fore tea and biscuits and the remainder of the time for tidying up.


Sessions will be £2 (which pays for material’s and snacks)

Sep 09

Muirhouse Mini’s Grow

Update on the Muirhouse Mini’s:

000_0079The Mini’s have been growing strong, increasing in numbers, and due to a hard working committee creating as much fun as possible. To remind everyone of this great project which is inclusive with mums and children all involved please click HERE.  The project has the kids involved in Messy Play,Free Play, Arts & Crafts, with a healthy snack and all for 50 p per session.  

The Project offers support to lone parents who have a child under 5 years, we can help with emotional support, confidence building, money & benefits, child care issues, education & training, housing issues & preparing for work.

 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOn the charitable front the ladies have also done their bit, with a charity football match for the catastrophe that befell young Kai from Redhouse in Muirhouse. Please click on this pic to view a fabulous goal from the ladies.

So if you are eligible  and you feel his project is for you,contact:

        Pauline Nicol @ 0131 476 378

Sep 02

volunteers scare the plants off us

Gardening Group digging up a storm

Johanna Brebner’s group has been making big inroads in our gardening project.  The PHASES RANGE ROM Pot decoration & preparation to scarecrow making!!  Here are some pictures of volunteers of all ages and many from our Craighall Group: for full eport nad pictures click HERE (News 2nd Sept)

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Sep 02

Urban Union Deliver

2nd Sept 2016

Gardening Group digging up a storm

7Johanna Brebner’s group has been making big inroads in our gardening project.  The PHASES RANGE ROM Pot decoration & preparation to scarecrow making!  Here are some pictures which involves many volunteers and members of our Craighall group. CLICK ON PIC FOR FULL SCREEN VIEW


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2nd Sept 2016

Urban Union Enhance the Community Centre in Muirhouse

IMAG0465Urban Union, whilst building all the new homes (177) in Muirhouse have also responded with their promise to improve facilities for the community.

They have just recently just completed a Patio window to allow Patrons of the centre to access our new garden via the (with a ramp for wheelchairs, to retain our accessibility to all in the Centre.)  Café area,

The following photos show the progression of the work from start to official opening: lears click HERE for pictures (News Dated 2nd Sept 2016)

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