Dark and Light

Dark and Light

In the latest in our series of blogs, Commissioner Mary Alexander welcomes the value of our essential workers being recognised. The interim findings of the Edinburgh Poverty Commission have highlighted the good, the bad and the downright ugly side of COVID-19. Our...
The Ripple – Guest Blog

The Ripple – Guest Blog

Our third guest blogger, Rachel Green – Director of The Ripple, reflects on taking on new roles to meet need in the pandemic. The last 3 months at the Ripple has been like watching an acoustic set of your favourite band.  Without the usual layers of backing...
Community One Stop Shop – Guest Blog

Community One Stop Shop – Guest Blog

We are grateful to Rebecca Dickson, Development Officer at the Community One Stop Shop for our second guest blog.  At the Community One Stop Shop, we operate a food bank, and an employability and advice service located in Broomhouse, serving the South West of...
Edinburgh Trust – Covid 19 guest blog

Edinburgh Trust – Covid 19 guest blog

As part of a series of blogs in response to the Commission’s Coronavirus report Ems Harrington, Edinburgh Trust Manager, reflects on the increased need for the Trust due to the impacts of Covid 19. In 2011, The Edinburgh Trust, part of national charity Turn2us,...