The Policing 2026 consultation has now closed

We have had excellent engagement from across a whole range of stakeholders – internal and external – to test our thinking. We sought views on the draft strategy in a nationwide consultation that ran between February and May 2017. 1715 responses were received, supplemented by additional feedback gathered from staff, partners and the public at […]

Community Link Workers Useful Definitions, Abbreviations and Acronyms

Do you know you ASN’s from your PAR’s? Do you work in health or social care or with the public and statutory services?  It is often difficult to get your head around the acronyms and abbreviations used to describe symptoms or refer to organisations and groups.  Our Link Workers, have put together a glossary of helpful definitions, abbreviations and […]

The Edinburgh Police Fund for Children – Trustees wanted

The primary purpose of the Fund is to provide grants for clothing and footwear to children in Edinburgh deemed to be in need of assistance. Other support for children and, exceptionally, adults may be offered from time to time if so decided by the Trustees. There are currently vacancies for Trustees and the Fund is […]

GP Community Link Workers at Pilton Community Health Project

As a result of new Scottish Government Funding we are seeking to recruit an additional 3 proactive and dynamic Community Link Workers to join our existing team at this exciting pilot. The aim is to work within our GP Link Worker team to develop excellent working relationships with GP practices; providing them with a community […]

Youth Participatory Budgeting

Take a look at the Youth Participatory Budgeting video about how some young people in Edinburgh found the experience. 

EVOC thinkSpace – Participatory Budgeting (PB) Third Sector Perspective

EVOC thinkSpace – Participatory Budgeting (PB) Third Sector Perspective Thu 25 May 2017, 13:30 – 16:30 The Melting Pot, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR Book Now Participatory Budgeting (PB) has become part of the funding landscape in Edinburgh. Police Scotland and City of Edinburgh Council have both distributed funds by PB in 2016 and […]

Edinburgh continues its fight to eradicate Islamophobia

Police in Edinburgh and the City of Edinburgh Council are continuing to work with the community to create a city free from Islamophobia and associated prejudice behaviour. A total fund of £40,000 has been contributed to by Police Scotland, City of Edinburgh Council and Scottish Government. Its purpose of the Shared Vision – Your Decision […]

Policing 2026 Strategy is open for consultation

Policing 2026 Strategy is open for consultation and Police Scotland are encouraging as many people as possible to take part before the consultation closes on 8th May 2017 The ‘Policing 2026’ strategy outlines how Police Scotland aim to address new and changing policing demands and work more effectively with partners and the public to deliver […]

Edinburgh 2050 – A Fairer City

Edinburgh should amongst other things be a Fairer City in 2050, this was one of the results of the 2050 Edinburgh City Vision consultations.  To find out what they mean by fairer take a look at this short report on the early findings of the consultation.  There are contacts at the end of the report […]

Funding Opportunity – Developing an Effective Response to Health Inequalities in South East Edinburgh

This funding opportunity is for the development of a Community Health Initiative (CHI) in the South East locality area of Edinburgh.  The aim of this funding is to provide services which aim to reduce health inequalities present in the South East locality. The focus of this provision will be based in Liberton and Gilmerton Ward […]