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News & Blog
  • Cyrenians Charity Appoints Manager for Social Bite Village for the Homeless

    Cyrenians Charity Appoints Manager for Social Bite Village for the Homeless

    30th November 2017

    Homelessness and inclusion charity Cyrenians are delighted to have appointed a Manager for the Social Bite Village.

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  • Cyrenians Recovery Hub records over 6300 visits this Alcohol Awareness Week

    Cyrenians Recovery Hub records over 6300 visits this Alcohol Awareness Week

    14th November 2017

    It has been well documented by health and social care professionals, as well as debated in Parliament, that Scotland as a nation has an unhealthy relationship with alcohol.

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  • Cyrenians Launches Homeless Navigator Project Supported by Comic Relief

    Cyrenians Launches Homeless Navigator Project Supported by Comic Relief

    6th September 2017

    The Homeless Navigator Project is a new Comic Relief and Essential Edinburgh funded service within Cyrenians that seeks to address a visible problem with rough sleeping in Edinburgh.

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  • Bafta winning film-maker Garry Fraser to open Recovery Journey Photography exhibition

    Bafta winning film-maker Garry Fraser to open Recovery Journey Photography exhibition

    29th November 2016

    Film Director Garry Fraser, whose film Everybody’s Child about his own extraordinary story of addiction to recovery won a Bafta in 2014, is to open an exhibition of photographs by local photographer Patrick Keast on 2nd December at 4pm in the My Front Room Café, 5 Salisbury Place, Edinburgh. Patrick is himself also on a journey of recovery from addiction, supported by Cyrenians Recovery Hub in Bathgate, and his work reflects much of his recovery story. According to Patrick, photography has played a huge part in his recovery journey.

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  • Top chefs team up in annual charity cook off to support people facing a tough reality

    Top chefs team up in annual charity cook off to support people facing a tough reality

    17th November 2016

    Some of the country’s top chefs will team up with Cyrenians and Edinburgh College to lay on a gastronomic spectacular…

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  • Top chefs team up in annual charity cook off to support people facing a tough reality

    Top chefs team up in annual charity cook off to support people facing a tough reality

    28th October 2016

    Some of the country’s top chefs will team up with Cyrenians and Edinburgh College to lay on a gastronomic spectacular and raise money for people excluded from family, home, work or community.

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