Jun 15

Clean sweep from the Gas Board Volunteers

The preparation for the summer playscheme is extensive and we gas board volunteers (1)were thankful for the offer from the Scottish Gas Board offer of 2 teams of volunteers to give us a hand.   The 1st team cleaned and prepared  the youth annexe (Pictured ) whilst the 2nd team prepared the large storage in the Main Hall

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Jun 14

walk for the kids Summer holidays

SPONSORED WALK FOR SUMMER PLAYSCHEME

000_0110Yes, it’s that time of year again when we ask the Community ( Individual’s -Organisation’s, Group’s) to take part in the sponsored Walk-Either by taking part or to make a donation o give our kids a great 3 weeks of fun and travel.

Jun 14

Local Champions

LOCAL CHAMPIONS

trim & friends of pilton logoWe at the centre would like to add our thanks and congratulations to both  TRIM (Tenants and Residents in Muirhouse) and Friends of West Pilton who were declared  Tenants Group of the Year at the annual Tenant Information Service National Excellence awards in Glasgow on last week. The partnership deserve all the acclaim and support  from the locals and they so richly  deserve for working on our behalf. 

Jun 01

Facebook Figures for Millennium Centre

Eileen’s Facebook page hits the Spot:

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Responsibility for publicity is split at the Muirhouse Millennium (Community) Centre between 2 DIrectors/ Volunteers. Jim covers the Website & Eileen the Facebook page.  Today we heard that on Facebook last week we had :

thumbs up (likes8,400 hits and a further 1,364 likes and favourable comments

Well done Eileen  and thanks to all of our followers

May 30

Scotish challenge Green Corner

 

 

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Making the public aware of the work, is a remit that Joanna and the children have achieved is a display in the corner of the main foyer.

May 10

Jackies Prize Bingo

Jackies Prize Bingo:11th May 

7.00pm for 7.30pm

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All you fans of Jackies Bingo please remember the next night is tomorrow night for more info on this event please click HERE

 

Apr 27

A Blast from the past

A Blast from the past for the Loose Women’

Today saw a representative from the “Living Memory Centre (Miles Tubb) test the ladies with artefacts you would use when you went  for a night  out.   This piece of equipment was used to cure cellulite→edf

Many of the things we used to use were on display and can be seen on the first floor of Ocean Terminal shopping centre, or click HERE to view their website.A visit to this shop can take a long time and is worth every minute.

 

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Here is a 90 year old doll brought along by Isabelle. for full screen view click on the picture

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Apr 20

Easter Residentials at Ratho

Easter Residentials at Ratho

rATHO rETREAT PICMuirhouse Community Centre delivered two JASS (Junior Award Scheme for Schools) group residentials to Pilton ←Retreat, Ratho over the Easter. There was an all girls group and the other was all boys. Each group spent three days and two nights at Ratho and had a great time. It is hoped that we will be able to repeat this format with another four groups as part of our summer programme.  

As usual the kids had great fun and kept the workers on their toes. Donna, Jennifer and Paula went with the girl’s group and Peter, Chris, Dale and Allan went with the boys group. As well as a range of activities on site, the girls spent a day at the Five Sisters Zoo in West Lothian and the boys completed a cycling trip along the Union Canal tow path from Ratho to Broxburn and back again.

In addition to the planned activities all the young people helped with the cooking and cleaning. If you want to find out more about attending the JASS groups please check on the centre’s website or contact Peter or Allan.

Special thanks are due to Ken at Pilton Retreat for all his help and Chris from MyAdventure for the cycling. The bike trip was part of the JASS award and all the boys attending have now completed the bronze element of the adventure section.

Click on to this link for full pictures

Apr 18

More than a Feast

oldkirk and muirhouseOur outside catering team swung into action for our local church (Old Kirk/St Andrews) at the weekend catering for 60 members creating a cold buffet.  Originally for Saturday, there was enough to serve the Sunday congregation next day.  John, Chris and Dale were responsible for this on-going service to the community. 

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Apr 12

1st Tea Dance of the new session

1ST TEA DANCE OF THE NEW SESSION

???Graeme acted as D.J. or the joint tea dance for the Sunshine and Loose Women clubs.  This was she first Tea Dance of thee year.  The ladies were treated to a mixture of classic records and intermingle3d with graeme singing loads of favourites. During this I took some photos of the company and the Contestants for the beat Easter bonnet contest:  Three was not many bonnets but the ones that were here were terrific: ↵ click on pics for full screen view edf

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Graeme can be contacted on 77516 71005 or 0131 30 10554  for all occasions with Senior Citizens a speciality.Graeme thanks from the ladies for a great day.

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