Where Could the Money Go in the South East Edinburgh?

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Find out more about the projects and cast your three votes for who you think should receive funding in South East Edinburgh

South East includes, City Centre, Liberton, Gilmerton and most of Morningside. If you are not sure which area you live in, check  use the tool on the Edinburgh Council website.

Bridgend Allotments Growing Communities - Pizza and Peppers on the Plot


Bridgend Growing Communities is a community growing project based at Bridgend allotments. Our project involves bringing young people together to find out how to grow fruit and vegetables and prepare healthy meals by providing a range of engaging activities around growing and cooking.

We want to provide a range of engaging activities around growing and cooking for all age ranges. Based on the suggestions of our young volunteers and our experience of working in partnerships with local schools.

Bridgend Inspiring Growth - Bridgend's Got Talent


This project will be a weekly drop in to encourage young people to be creative, whether that is writing songs, stories, music or drama Making things they choose to make or being creative with food. We will bring in many young tutors with specialist skills to encourage and inspire their contemporaries. We may consider doing a cumulative performance of all the skills developed. Social activities, drop in tutors, other options for volunteering in the community.   

Canongate Youth Projects - Y Not?


An exciting, 4 week summer activity programme for 11-18 year olds with a focus on trying something new. We’ll have fun, meet other young people and develop new skills- because ‘Y not?’ With activities such as rock climbing, graffiti art, international cooking, silent discos and ice skating, Y Not? will be developed in collaboration with young people, running 3 times a week on days and times decided by young people themselves.

Dunedin Canmore Youth Projects - Dunedin Canmore Housing


DCYP is keen to meet the demands of local young people and the wider community by providing a Youth Café drop-in at Gracemount Youth and Community Centre(GYCC). This new project will target vulnerable young people who are excluded or disengaged from mainstream services and encourage them to access the full range of youth development options provided by DCYP.

Gilmerton Community Centre - Streetwise


This will be a new project, which aims to work with young people who think youth work is not for them as well as those who do. We hope to work alongside young people, building positive relationships as well as offering fun activities in within the southeast area like Bubble Football, Basketball, Graffiti Street art, BBQ, Silent Disco. We will be using different local spaces. All activities will be free.  We will be working with young people on issues that are important to them and offer support when required and refer them to the relevant people in times of need, threat, harm, suicide and isolation.

Goodtrees Neighbourhood Centre - Summer Sessions


During the summer months we will take young people on fun and exciting trips. We will be taking them to M&D’s, Go Ape, Glentress Mountain Biking, Go Karting as well as a weekend away. We will also be having the centre open and having activities like Bubble Football, Zorbing, Boxing, Spa Days and the chance to WIN some amazing prizes. & the best part? It will all be FREE!!!

Positive Realities - South East Summer Holiday Hub


Two activity sessions per week in the summer holidays for young people living in the South East of Edinburgh e.g. Gracemount, Liberton, Inch and Burdiehouse. Lunch will be provided free of charge. Each week, one session will run for young people aged 12-14 years and one for 15-18 year olds. Sessions will include activities such as arts and crafts, bushcraft, sports and day trips. Travel expenses for day trips will be provided by the project.