Despite the outstanding way Gorgie Dalry residents coped during the recent outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease – The area’s image has been left severely damaged!
Local residents, community groups, businesses and politicians are now coming together to share ideas and put into practice means whereby Gorgie Dalry can be promoted as a great place to live, work and visit!
The GD is hosting afternoon and evening meetings to go…Continue
While a number of organisations have been developing groundbreaking programmes to enable older people to access and make best use of the web for many years now, recent governmental initiatives have greatly increased the number of new Internet users of all ages.
To date, digital inclusion strategies have largely focused on encouraging people to access the web. However, as more people get online it is becoming increasingly important that community organisations and social resources at…Continue
Originally from the west coast of Scotland I moved to Edinburgh in 1983 at the age of 19 to continue my chosen career as a community worker with the elderly.
A self-taught artist with a growing interest in the arts I was also keen to investigate the strange phenomenon I had heard of called the Edinburgh Festival.
I first became aware of the Internet during a prolonged period of ill health in the late 1990’s - which included several years during which I was almost totally…Continue