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Green House in Bingham and Magdalene

The Green House team will be setting up shop in Bingham and Magdalene community centres in October. Pop in to chat about keeping warm this winter, shrinking your fuel bills, recycling or starting to grow your own food. free energy … Continue reading

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Community Alliance Trust – Update

It is now over a year since the Community Alliance Trust (CAT) was set up and began developing its programme of activities in Craigmillar. The Trust has been working away at developing its board and membership and has secured significant … Continue reading

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Get growing – FREE Allotment Visits and Workshops from 27th August 2011

In partnership with local community allotments and Bridgend Growing Communities we would like to invite anyone interested in learning more about growing their own food along to our free workshops. You can come to all of them or some or … Continue reading

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Seed bonanza week 22-26 August!

Learn how to sow vegetable and herb seeds – every morning at the advice shop, during week beginning 22nd August. This is suitable for people with no garden space, as we will be sowing things which grow in small pots … Continue reading

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Get Kitchen Canny – from 15th August

Did you know that the average family in Scotland wastes £430 worth of food every year? To help you reduce food waste and save money we’re running a 4-week Kitchen Canny course at the Green House advice shop. There will … Continue reading

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Free energy saving gadgets

Drop in to the Green House advice shop at 64 Niddrie Mains Road to claim your FREE energy saving gadget – a TV or computer powerdown switch (worth £16-18) to reduce electricity used when appliances are on standby, or a … Continue reading

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Coming soon – food month at the Green House

We’re planning a month of events and activities during August and September, all about food – growing, cooking and eating! There will be drop-in sessions on growing salads and herbs on your windowsill Kitchen Canny coffee mornings – come along … Continue reading

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Craigmillar Castle Regeneration Group open day at the White House – Friday 29th July

The Craigmillar Castle Regeneration Group are hosting an open day on Friday 29th July 11am til 7pm. If you haven’t had a chance to see inside the newly refurbished White House yet why not come along and see how good … Continue reading

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The Green House advice shop now open – helping people save money and do their bit for the environment

Saturday 9th July saw the launch of the new Green House advice shop in Craigmillar. The Green House helps people save money while helping the environment, providing a range of advice and activities on energy saving, waste reduction, local food … Continue reading

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Green House advice shop opening on Sat 9th July

Special launch open day: Sat 9th July noon til 4pm, The Green House, 64 Niddrie Mains Road. Be one of the first to visit the new Green House advice shop – it will help you save money and the environment. … Continue reading

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