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October 2016 Update

October has seen the new BHSG venture ‘Duo’ get underway. We are trialling a new venue in Wester Hailes for the introduction of ‘Duo’ and at a new time of 4pm-4.30pm. It is a half hour of high intensity workout, and already

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September 2016 Update

Physical Activity Groups – Adult Cooking and Women’s Aerobics, Buggy Gym and Weaning Class, Tone & Flex and our ongoing Walking Group and Chair Exercise groups our groups and volunteering have all attracted new participants this term.

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August 2016 Update

Broomhouse Health Strategy Group are delighted to say that we have had a fantastic summer in Broomhouse, working alongside local organisations including The Big Project, The Broomhouse Centre, St David’s Church and Napier

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July 2016 Update

The first two weeks in July were a bit quiter with a lot of staff and volunteers on holiday, but we have had other summer activities ongoing, the remainder of July in the shop has been business as usual. Summer Program July/August

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June 2016 Update

On the 22nd June after shop hours, a representative and trainer from the National Grocer’s Association visited the shop. She offered the volunteers a training session with guidance and tips on grocer shop practice and display with

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April 2016 Update

We had a very enjoyable BHSG ‘Away Day’ at Napier University, Napier kindly hosted our group of 20 people including volunteers, staff, exercise and cooking tutors and board members. We had our meeting in

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March 2016 Update

We have new volunteers getting started with us and we have had an English Language Student from Edinburgh College on a 3 week placement with us. Along with our ongoing placement with our ‘HNC Communities’ Student.

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February 2016 Update

Our volunteers in the shop have introduced ‘Tasty Bite Thursday’ to share with our customers and passers-by to come in and try some new recipes, enjoy a bit of a chat around food and shop produce. We are working in

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January 2016 Update

We are all pleased to be back to see our customers back in the shop after our nice winter break. The chilly weather are making our ‘soup bags’ very popular. We sent out our Winter Newsletter and we’ve had lots of enquiries about activities and

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