Legacy of Slavery and Colonialism on local communities

We are very proud to be working with the City of Edinburgh Council on its Slavery and Colonialism work. We will be conducting workshops with different groups within the South Asian and African backgrounds living in Edinburgh on the legacy and future of this work as well as collate lived experiences, to share and inspire […]

ELREC is recruiting a Project Coordinator

ELREC is recruiting a Project Coordinator for their Communities for Conservation project that is funded by the Scottish Government Climate Challenge Fund. 25 hours per week until 31st March 2023. The successful candidate will lead the Communities for Conservation project and work with the project team towards achieving the project outcomes. Funded by the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge […]

Parents/Carers Guide for recently arrived families to Scotland

The Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) have designed a Parents/Carers Guide for recently arrived families to Scotland – this has been translated into various languages, including Arabic, Pashto and Dari. There are useful information regarding school days, transport, bullying, out of school activities and useful contacts.  Find the guides here: https://www.eis.org.uk/Parents-Book/Translated

Congratulations Sir Geoff Palmer DSc OBE

To read the full article, please visit: https://www.scottishhousingnews.com/articles/penicuik-cab-building-named-palmer-house-in-honour-of-sir-geoff-e #geoffpalmer#elrec#edinburgh#equality

The Nationality and Borders Bill

“The UK Government’s Nationality & Borders Bill seeks to overhaul the UK’s asylum system. The government says the new Bill will “fix the broken asylum system” but in it’s current form it will make the existing problems even worse.Although 53 MPs from Scotland voted against the Bill, it was passed by the House of Commons […]


Our free advice service is available. Please book an appointment online via this link:https://forms.office.com/r/JJaUkPRnQyOr send a WhatsApp message: 07392663851email: bamerecap@elrec.org.uk.More information about the project can be found on social media @bamerecap. #bamerecap#communitywork#elrec#edinburgh#covid_19#BAMERECAP

Sewing Club!

Come and join our Sewing club!Every Monday from 12.30-2 pmLearn about recycling, reusing and repairing clothes.Also, learn simple sewing techniques.But, most importantly, have FUN!🧵✂👚👖👗For more information, please contact:Email: fhuczewska@elrec.org.ukPhone: 0131 556 0441#sewing #sewingclub #sustainable #elrec #edinburgh

Zara Mohammed

The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has elected its first female secretary-general. Zara Mohammed, a masters graduate in human rights law from Glasgow, was elected to Britain’s largest umbrella body of mosques, Islamic schools and Muslim associations. Ms Mohammed is also the first Scottish secretary general of the MCB. She won the majority of affiliate […]

Aina Khan OBE

Aina Khan OBE Solicitor is a world-renowned family Law specialist. She provides decisive and speedy legal settlements across the UK and globally. Aina is a leading expert in international families, with an unparalleled knowledge of Islamic and Asian issues. She is regularly instructed to prepare Expert Reports for Judges. Aina Khan works as an International […]

Nadiya Jamir Hussain MBE

Nadiya Jamir Hussain MBE is a British-Bangladeshi TV chef, author and television presenter. She rose to fame after winning the sixth series of BBC’s The Great British Bake Off in 2015.After wondering why her father only served ice cream for dessert at his restaurant, as desserts aren’t a big feature of mealtimes in Bangladesh, Nadiya […]