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Posted on December 10th, 2018 by Bosco

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Alex Smithson(Gardener) enjoying the garden on a cold winters day! ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

CAN YOU PLEASE HELP???
Peebles community Trust are looking for 2 hours of your time between the 27th and 3rd December at Eshiels Recycling Site to monitor what waste we can reuse or recycle.
Forms , clipboards and visibility kit provided
please message, call Alex Wilson 07722 808830
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2 weeks ago

CAN YOU PLEASE HELP???
Peebles community Trust are looking for 2 hours of your time between the 27th and 3rd December at Eshiels Recycling Site to monitor what waste we can reuse or recycle.
Forms , clipboards and visibility kit provided
please message, call Alex Wilson 07722 808830Image attachment

Fresh out of the ovens ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

I have been given the opportunity to restart my "You Can Cook" column with the Peeblesshire News. This will allow me to highlight issues around food, climate, environment and people. First column is attached and will be published on the first Friday of the month. Enjoy 😊 ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

I have been given the opportunity to restart my You Can Cook column with the Peeblesshire News. This will allow me to highlight issues around food, climate, environment and people. First column is attached and will be published on the first Friday of the month. Enjoy 😊

Debbie our first member of the community picking up tools for reuse. Thanks for your kind donation 😊 ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

Debbie our first member of the community picking up tools for reuse. Thanks for your kind donation 😊

Walkerburn Youth Club in action every Thursday in the village hall 😊 ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago

Youth Worker - Heather Lees serving delicious Italian pasta cooked by aspiring Young Chefs at Walkerburn Youth Club πŸ˜‹ ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

Youth Worker - Heather Lees serving delicious Italian pasta cooked by aspiring Young Chefs at Walkerburn Youth Club πŸ˜‹Image attachmentImage attachment

Delicious cooking at youth club πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜‹ ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

Delicious cooking at youth club πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜‹Image attachment

You Can Cook made it as finalists for the "Social Enterprise Of The Year 2018" category. πŸ˜€ ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

You Can Cook made it as finalists for the Social Enterprise Of The Year 2018 category. πŸ˜€

Hidden Chef at Walkerburn Youth Club ☺️ ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

Hidden Chef at Walkerburn Youth Club ☺️
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Allotment Legacy in Traquair

Good News!!!!! As part of the legacy of the Innerleithen Can Grow project, we at You Can Cook are happy to announce that we have acquired 4 allotment spaces in Traquair. Four lucky families/individuals from the area will get access … Continue reading

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Innerleithen Can Grow

A new growing space has been allocated to the project and work will begin from next Wednesday on this exciting community garden. These are are photos of the site now, a blank canvas for us to turn this field into … Continue reading

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Gardener – Casual Basis

You Can Cook is seeking a gardener on a casual basis to support its exciting new Innerleithen Can Grow project. Funded by the Climate Challenge Fund this post is a one-year fixed contract. Our aim is to reduce the community’s … Continue reading

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Project Development Officer – Job Share Option

Innerleithen Can Grow Project Development Officer – Job Share Person Specification You Can Cook is seeking a full-time or job share Project Development Officer to lead on its exciting new Innerleithen Can Grow project. Our aim is to reduce the … Continue reading

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Early Start Project

The 2nd programme of the Early Start project start this Wednesday at the Innerleithen Family Centre. We are running a 12 week cookery programme for families with children up to the age of 8. Community Cook Alex Wilson will be … Continue reading

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Ikea Sponsorship

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Ikea who as part of their corporate social responsibility agenda have agreed to support You Can Cook in sponsoring a β€œKitchen Starter Kit” for families and individuals on low income or benefits … Continue reading

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Early Start Project

Breaking News!!!!!! We are starting a new one year project from today for Mums with children under the age of 8. Early Start is a 12 week programme running in partnership with the Innerleithen Family Center. The workshops will be … Continue reading

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Youth Training Provider

BREAKING NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You Can Cook is now officially registered as a” Training Provider” on Skills Development Scotland. Youth Training is very much at the core of some of the services we deliver across Scotland. More details to follow soon, exciting … Continue reading

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Community Cook Training Day

Community Cook training today, looking forward to catching up with all my extraordinary staff, at the same time, under one roof! and having a great time :) Bosco :)

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You Can Cook welcomes its new community cook !

Eveline Nicolette our new community cook had her first session in Peebles yesterday. We are running a 6 week programme for the Girl Guides at Mcfarlane Hall. Bosco :)

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Youth Can Cook Dinner for Family & Friends

A fantastic evening meal prepared, cooked and served for family, friends and teachers at the end of the 12 week programme for P7’s in Innerleithen. We are very proud of the kids that took part and enjoyed the cookery course. … Continue reading

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Youth Can Cook

A few photos to enjoy for the weekend. Great kids in Innerleithen having fun, while learning to cook :) Bosco

Posted in Workshops |

New Director

A Big and Warm welcome to our new Director Rachel Millson.

Posted in Breaking News |

The Best Young Volunteer of the Year!

Chloe Downs one of the stars of the currently running project “Youth Can Cook” in Innerleithen. Chloe has been volunteering with us since last September and is a valuable asset to us and the community. Well Done from all of … Continue reading

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Community Cook Iana in action at the Drill Hall, Peebles.

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Youth Can Cook Project – Innerleithen 2014

Kids enjoying their freshly prepared meal!

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Young Start 2014

We have now started the next 12 week cookery programme in Innerleithen for young people. The response was terrific last year and Chloe Downs successfully ran a cookery class for primary 7’s with support from community cook Alex Wilson.

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Second phase of Food for Thought in Peebles Primary Schools

You Can Cook has started its next phase of cookery workshops in 2 local Primary Schools in Tweeddale. All workshops have been well received by pupils and their parents and are over subscribed! Bosco

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You Can Cook on ITV

Wow!!!!! We had our moment last night on the News!!!!!!! Below is the link to the video clip that was telecast live yesterday on ITV Borders 6 o’clock News Enjoy Bosco :) http://vimeo.com/80549781

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Food for Thought on ITV

The filming of the above project has now taken place on the 27th November 2013 at Priosford Primary School in Peebles. We will be featured in the 6 o’clock ITV News in the coming days, date to be confirmed by … Continue reading

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Health benefits and nutritional values of our workshops have been assessed by Food Innovation @ Abertay. For more information please click the Energised Lunches link below. Energised Lunches http://www.interface-online.org.uk/case-studies/you-can-cook

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Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2013

I recently attended this event at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. Please click on the link below to see more details about this event. http://www.socialenterprisescotland.org.uk/policy/150

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ITV Borders in Peebles

Good News! National TV broadcaster ITV will be coming into Peebles next week to film our current project “Food for Thought” and also interview staff and participants about the programme which is aimed at Primary6 & 7’s and also get … Continue reading

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7th Annual General Meeting

Its been 6 years since You Can Cook was founded in October 2007! We are holding our 7th Annual General Meeting today at our office in Peebles. We wish to take this opportunity to thank all our clients, staff (past … Continue reading

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Food for Thought at St. Ronan’s Primary School – Innerleithen

More Good News!!!! St.Ronan’s Primary School will be the second school to run the ‘Food for Thought’ project for P6’s and their parents after the holidays next month. The dates are as follows; October 28th, November 4th, 11th, 18th & … Continue reading

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Food for Thought dates confirmed

Good News!!!! Priosford Primary School will be the first to run the ‘Food for Thought’ project for P6 & P7’s and their parents after the holidays next month. The dates are as follows; October 23rd & 30th, November 6th, 13th … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

You Can Cook has received an ‘Awards for All’ grant from the Big Lottery to run a series of cookery programmes in primary schools in the Peebles area. The project is ‘Food for Thought” and is aimed at P6 & … Continue reading

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Youth Can Cook

A Big Thank you to all the young people from Walkerburn who took part in the Level 1 – 12 week programme run by You Can Cook. The workshops were a great success and we had children between the age … Continue reading

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Youth Can Cook

A Big Thank you to all the young people from Innerleithen who took part in the Level 1 – 12 week programme run by You can Cook. The young people will be demonstrating their cookery skills at an open event … Continue reading

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