007 - 11 May 2011

Engine Shed Street Party
A Summer Picnic on Friday 10th June from 1230pm to 3.30pm is the first of a number of events to be held this year to help us celebrate our 21st birthday - details here.

We also hope to launch our new book to mark this milestone.  The book will be a combination of what makes the Engine Shed tick along with some of our most popular recipes.

Carers event
Prestonfield Neighbourhood Project is holding a Carers Event for Project clients and their Carers on Saturday 14th May 2011 in Prestonfield Neighbourhood Centre.  The event is being facilitated by VOCAL.

Dunedin Canmore scores a hat trick
Vying for the title of Senior Housing Development of the Year is their Quarries complex in Hyvot Mill Road, Gilmerton. The development provides not just housing but an entire community for its elderly residents. It contains 58 two-person flats around a central courtyard and boasts a community hall, a glass atrium, a scooter re-charging store, a large wildlife pond, allotment planters and an IT room. The garden is even fitted out with exercise equipment to help keep residents fit.

The Quarries replaces an outdated sheltered housing complex and is part of a wider £70million regeneration of the Hyvots and Moredun Park area. It cost just over £7million to build.... full story