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Save 15% on your car fuel costs!

Did you know that by driving your car in a more fuel-efficient way you can save up to 15% on your fuel costs? That’s almost two months’ worth of fuel in a year. We are running free fuel efficient driver … Continue reading

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Recycling for flats

Are you living in a flat and would like to recycle but don’t have much space? Instead of the usual red and blue boxes, the Council also offer a blue hessian bag with handles, especially for people with limited storage … Continue reading

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Don’t miss out on the FREE Insulation Offer

Are you an owner-occupier or private renter? You may be eligible for FREE cavity wall insulation, loft insulation or to get your loft insulation topped up to the recommended depth of 27cm (11”). There’s no catch – act now to … Continue reading

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Green House advice shop

The Green House advice shop helps people to save money and the environment. We can help you get your heating and electricity bills under control, get started recycling – and much more. Pop in for a chat and a cuppa … Continue reading

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Green House advice shop holiday opening hours

We’re closing over the Christmas period here at the Green House – our last day of opening is the 21st December. We’ll re-open on 5th December, and will be in touch in the New Year about our planned events and … Continue reading

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A new thrift/charity shop for Craigmillar?

The Green House team are exploring the idea of setting up a charity/thrift shop which would enable recycling of goods as well as providing a source of affordable items e.g. clothes, household items, bric a brac etc to our community. … Continue reading

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I’m dreaming of a green Christmas…

Come along to the Green House Christmas Fair at the White House on Friday 2nd December, 12-3pm. Fun & Festive ideas for a beautiful Christmas, saving you money and the environment Get crafty with our homemade decorations Leftovers recipe swap How to … Continue reading

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The Green House in Bingham, Magdalene and the Hays

We’re hosting drop-in advice surgeries in November – pop in to find out more about the Free Insulation Offer or other ways to save money this winter. Tuesday 8 November Hays Community Business Centre 2.00pm to 7.00pm Thursday 10 November … Continue reading

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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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