ELREC Supporting Syrian Community in Edinburgh

Delivering Digital Learning sessions We have been delivering Digital workshops in Arabic to a group of 20 Syrian refugees living in Edinburgh for nearly a year now. We teach digital Driving Theory questions and applying for services online. We also have an English teacher who volunteers with us on a weekly basis to teach English. […]

Communities’ Reduce Reuse & Recycle Project Launch

Today we had the Launch of the Communities’ Reduce Reuse & Recycle project, a joint project between ELREC & Nks Nks, funded by the Climate Action Fund (The National Lottery Community Fund). The primary aim of the project is to encourage and support BAME communities in Edinburgh to reduce waste, increase reusing and repairing, and […]

March 23 National Day of Reflection

‘National Day of Reflection’ marks the anniversary of the first Covid-19 lockdown. It is a day to support the millions of people in the UK who’ve been bereaved during the coronavirus pandemic and to reflect on the lives of the people we’ve lost.Today, let’s take time to connect, supporting the millions of people who are […]


ELREC will be participating in this years Eco-Fayre!There will be free sewing and up-cycling workshops as part of #climatefestivalscot We hope to see you there! #openarms#communitiesforconservation#grantongoesgreener#elrec#edinburgh#ecofayre#greenworkshops#upcycling#climateaction#netzeroscotland#greenscotland#zerowaste

International Women’s Day 2022

International Women’s Day is an annual event that celebrates all the amazing things women have achieved. It is a way to show how women have and continue to influence the world. As well as celebrating brilliant women, it’s also used as a day to highlight and raise awareness about issues that women still face. Historically, […]


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International Mother Language Day 2022

On Monday, the 21st of February, it was International Mother Language Day 2022. It was a great honour for the ELREC team to take part in this event, as well as, listening to inspirational speeches from the Lord Provost, Foysol Choudhury MSP on the importance if this event and what it means for communities in […]


Come along Saturday 5th March at St Martins Church (232 Dalry Rd, Edinburgh, EH11 2JG) to find some great clothes, toys, books, DVDs, kitchen utensils and other stuff for FREE! All welcome!! At the event you will find clothes and other useful items in need of a new home. Everything will be available at NO […]

International Mother Language Day 2022!

The theme of the 2022 International Mother Language Day, “Using technology for multilingual learning: Challenges and opportunities”, will discuss the potential role of technology to advance multilingual education and support the development of quality teaching and learning for all. Date: Monday 21st of February 2022 Event: Language Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day Venue: […]

ELREC is running for Leith Chooses

ELREC is thrilled to be running for Leith Chooses funding vote. The voting opened today and closes at 23.59 on Monday 31 January 2022. Please help us to fight loneliness and reduce social isolation in Leith by voting for us! Do not forget to vote for ELREC in the booster section as well.http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/voteleithchooses In case […]