School Food and Feeding the Mind

(adapted from an email from ‘Holyrood Policy’)

School Food and Feeding the Mind: Opportunity, Encouragement and Education

Edinburgh | Tue 12 September 2017 | 10.00 – 15.00

As the holidays finish and the new school term begins, the subject of school
food is very much back on the menu.

Holyrood’s School Food and Feeding the Mind event will provide a timely
platform for debate and discussion around the importance and priorities of
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St Mary’s (Leith) RC Primary School – Rising Rolls Pre-Planning Open Evening

(adapted from an post on Leith Links CC’s website. We assume – but are not sure – that the school’s catchment area extends into LCCC’s area.)

St Mary’s (Leith) RC Primary School’s inclusion in the Rising Rolls project to address accommodation issues at the school was approved by Education, Children and Families Committee in May 2015.

This is to let you know that an open evening will be held at St Mary’s (Leith) RC Primary School on Tuesday 6 October from 6pm to 8pm to allow the school community and local residents to view plans and discuss with the design team the proposals for a two classroom extension in the grounds of the school prior to submission of a planning application later in October.

Edinburgh Art Festival: exciting FREE opportunity for educators

(adapted from an email from Kate MacKay of Alchemy Arts)

This takes place Thursday 30th July at Central Library. Places are FREE but booking is essential.

Here is an exciting FREE opportunity for educators. Alchemy Arts will be hosting a one day workshop exploring how the Edinburgh Art Festival artwork, exhibitions and events can be used to stimulate projects and workshops with young people.

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Funding newsflash

(adapted from an email from Edinburgh Council)

There are two new sources of  grant funded from the carrier bag charge.


For more targeted funding searches you can use edinburgh4community which enables you to  enter details about your groups and purpose of grant sought. There is also a short YouTube video showing how to do a search.

Meet the Funders Event on Thursday 23 April 2015
Central Library, George IV Bridge , Edinburgh
Free drop in between 1pm & 4pm

28 exhibitors have already booked in. Here’s the list.

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