granton goes greener

***SERVICE SUSPENDED**
Unfortunately due to the ongoing covid 19 situation we are no longer open to general visits.

Check our Facebook page to keep in touch during this time

A project run by Granton Parish Church and funded through the Church of Scotland Go For It programme and The Robertson Trust. Working with the local community of Granton to 'Go Greener'. 

Latest News

You can also follow us on our Facebook page for the most up-to-date information on opening times and events.

The project is run by Granton Parish Church – here is the latest news on the project from their site at grantonchurch.org.uk (note that links go to that site)

Locally made face coverings

One of Granton Goes Greener volunteers has now turned their hands to making face-coverings. With Scottish Government advice now to wear  face-coverings – rather than surgical

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TESTIMONIALS - HERE'S WHAT PEOPLE SAY

  • “It’s helpful. Enjoy meeting people who come and help people too”
    “It’s great. I’m able to donate  stuff for others as well as sometimes finding things for my family”
    “It’s a good idea. It’s useful to the community”
    “I learned new skills and how to use the sewing machine”

    Sewing Class

  • “Jess was very patient and taught me the basics. Everyone was warm and welcoming”
    “I’d like to have these classes for longer as we need more practice from a professional like our teacher”
    “These were very good classes which make me want to learn more about sewing and mending my own clothes or my children’s clothes”
    “The atmosphere was great – good community spirit”

    Sewing Class

  • “Great teacher. Great venue. Great company”
    “The tutor was very patient!
    “Friendly group”
    “Jess is lovely – a patient tutor. “
     

    Sewing Class

Find out more and get involved

Volunteer

We’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers! Here at Granton everyone’s gifts are valued and we are looking for  Swap Shop Assistants and Delivery Drivers

Share 'n' Wear

Come along to our clothing Share ‘ n’ Wear event every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday! Bring in clothes you no longer want and take home something new!

Why is the church doing this

We care passionately about God’s world and are motivated by our faith to run this project. 


FOLLOW THE NEWS

Granton Goes Greener is a climate change project run by Granton Parish Church in Edinburgh.

We’re currently not open to general visits due to Coronavirus, but in normal times…..

POP IN TO SHARE 'N' WEAR

CLOTHES SWAP

RESCUE BREAD

ALL FREE OF CHARGE!

Join the project team

We’re looking for enthusiastic people to help us make an impact in reducing the carbon footprint of the local community of Granton.

Just fill out this very simple form and we will contact you about how you can help this amazing project.

swap shop
pick up rescued bread
general help

HOLD ON!

SORRY - WE ARE CURRENTLY UNABLE TO ACCEPT ANY DONATIONS

A combination of lots of donations, restrictions on volunteers being able to sort, and only opening on a referral basis means that we need time to sort through the clothes and get them ready for sharing.

Pop in your email below and we’ll let you know when we are back in action.