Empowering Neighbourhoods

Empowering Neighbourhoods

In this insightful guest blog Bridie Ashrowan considers the ambitious cross sector initiatives to eliminate poverty in the city. In late 2020, Edinburgh’s Poverty Commission reported to the city, live on-line. It felt like a powerful responsibility when I was invited...

Holiday Hunger – Discover!

In the first of a new blog series highlighting positive work to address the Commission’s actions, Brenda Black of Edinburgh Community Food looks at an aspect of food insecurity. For four years, Edinburgh Community Food (ECF) has partnered with City of Edinburgh...
Council Budget focuses on poverty

Council Budget focuses on poverty

Overview On 18 February 2021, Elected Members of the City of Edinburgh Council approved, at their Annual Budget, that over £1 billion be spent in the Budget in the next year to deliver services across communities in Edinburgh. This is the first Budget published since...