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Police Scotland’s conversation with local communities

Your Police 2024-25 is live on their Engagement Hub and Police Scotland is inviting anyone to take part.

New podcast exploring helpful ways to view our mental health

An inspiring new podcast that explores interesting therapeutic metaphors, models and ideas.

Get Fit This Festival Season with Edinburgh Leisure’s Summer Pass

Festival goers and workers can stay energized and enjoy the healthiest summer yet with Edinburgh Leisure’s new ‘Summer Pass’.

Edinburgh Climate Festival 2024

This summer, the Edinburgh Climate Festival returns to the Meadows Park on Saturday 29 June from 12 pm to 7 pm.

The Edinburgh Fringe 2024 (2 – 26 August 2024)

For three weeks in August, Edinburgh becomes a hub of creative energy, welcoming artists and performers from around the world.

Scottish Ambulance Service Seeks Public Input on Mental Health Crisis Response

A survey to gather public input on how they respond to mental health emergencies. Have your say, your voice matters.

Scottish Refugee Festival Film Screening

Media Education will be hosting a screening of short films created for Scottish Refugee Festival on 21 June 2024.

General Election Mental Health Hustings

Change Mental Health, Penumbra Mental Health and Health in Mind – have joined together to organise this General Election Hustings.

Free Pain Education Session with Pain Concern

Learn more about pain and what you can do for yourself at a free 2-hour education session with Pain Concern.

Thriving at the Fringe 2024

Health in Mind is launching the second edition of ‘Thriving at the Fringe’.

The Fringe Community Ticketing Initiative

The community ticketing initiative (CTI) provides free Fringe tickets for people in and around Edinburgh who might not otherwise have the opportunity to attend.

Broomhouse Street Party 2024

The annual Broomhouse Street Party will take place on Thursday 8 August 2024.

Gathering Peer Voices – June 2024

This month The Peer Community is holding it’s Gathering Peer Voices event focusing on the theme of employability.

Fake Fringe – free live performance at the Leith Police Box

Leith Police Box is hosting their Fake Fringe on 17 August 2024..

Drop-in session on council tax, benefits, repairs and rent

Come along to talk with The Edinburgh Advice shop’s friendly team.

Edinburgh Canal Festival 2024

Edinburgh Canal Festival is a celebration of the Union Canal and canalside community happening on Saturday 15June (12 noon-5 pm).

New “Death Cafe” Launches in West Edinburgh

This is an opportunity for anyone with questions, ideas and thoughts about death to get together over a cup of tea and cake and chat. 

Keeping Edinburgh Podcast

Keeping Edinburgh Podcast is a wellbeing ‘what’s on guide’ will be publishing three more episodes this year.

Edinburgh Pride 2024

Edinburgh Pride is Scotland’s longest running celebration of diversity, ensuring the rainbow shines over the capital city.

Volunteer Week 2024

Volunteer Week Scot is taking place from Monday 3 June – Sunday 9 June 2024 and is celebrating it’s 40th Birthday!

Carers Week 2024

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness about the challenges unpaid carers face, taking place on 10 – 16 June 2024.

Loneliness Awareness Week 2024

Loneliness Awareness Week 2024 will be held from 10 to 16 June.

Free digital support helpline provided by People Know How

The Connecting Scotland Helpline provides digital support to anyone in Scotland. It is free to call and is open from Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm.

University Mental Health Day 2024

University Mental Health Day is an annual day to start conversations about student mental health. 

Celebrating 20 years of Breathing Space

Breathing Space celebrates its 20th Anniversary on 1 Feb 2024.

Time to Talk Day 2024

Time to Talk Day is the largest national conversation about mental health.

Worried this winter?

If you are worried about energy bills and the cost of living this winter, the Citizens Advice network is here to help.

New Edinburgh podcast ‘Keeping Edinburgh’ from Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership

This month sees the launch of the brand-new podcast with a difference – exclusively aimed at citizens across Scotland’s Capital, it will focus on “what’s on” and wellbeing.

Warmer Homes Scotland Grant

Warmer Homes Scotland scheme re-launched on 2nd October, providing support for households to stay warmer and save money on their bills.

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