Introducing our new Climate Change Officer

As our Climate Change project, Granton Goes Greener, hits its half way point, we are delighted to introduce our new Climate Change Officer. Anna Baran is already well-known to many in the community as she has been active in local work for a few years. Anna has lived in Pilton area for almost 6 years,  working and cooperating with different community groups within Pilton Community Health Project, Royston-Wardieburn Community Centre and Granton hub. She has just taken over Juliet's role and will be working on the “Granton Goes Greener” project. Anna says "I will be around most Wednesdays,...
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This week’s Granton Goes Greener update

Freshers Fair Norman and David staffed a stall at the Freshers’ Fair at the Granton Campus of Edinburgh College representing both the church and Granton Goes Greener. They had some interesting conversations with staff and students of the college and half the clothing on the swap rail was taken! Hopefully we’ll see students and staff from the college getting involved in Granton Goes Greener in the future! The college has its own Climate Challenge Funded sustainable transport project, which offers a great link with our cycle project. Cycle Rides Do you want to get to know the local quiet r...
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Welcome Dads Rock and Bows & Bridges

We are delighted to welcome two new community groups to our halls. Dads Rock is an organisation that believes that Dads matter, and that society should see and feel the importance of them being actively involved with their children. Dads Rock now meet on Saturday mornings from 9.30am in the East Hall. Read more about Dads Rock on their website. Bows & Bridges is a violin and cello school which will be performing their Christmas concert in the church on 15th December. Read more about Bows & Bridges on their website.
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Granton Goes Greener weekly update

Cycle RidesDo you want to get to know the local quiet routes for cyclists? Do you want to improve your skills and confidence as a cyclist?Why not join one of our guided cycle rides?Our team of trained cycle leaders will be offering a series of guided cycle rides over the next few months. Possible routes include cycling the parish boundaries (which closely align with the cycle paths) and cycling to Cramond. Our first ride took people from the church to the Festival of Walking and Cycling in Inverleith Park on 2 September.We hope the second ride will take place on the afternoon of ...
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Pedal Power from Granton

Festival of Walking and Cycling, Inverleith Park, 2 September Catriona and Linda, two of our newly trained cycle ride leaders lead a group of cyclists from the church to the festival on Sunday after a soup and cheese lunch. The festival included free activities, demos, information, freebies etc for all ages and the cyclists all had the chance to have their bikes checked and security marked for free. A great afternoon out - there will be more cycling-related events over the next few months so if you missed out this time there will be other opportunities.
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