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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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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 “Kitchen 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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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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New Director

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

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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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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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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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You Can Cook Facebook Launch

Today being 12/12/12 we are launching our Social Enterprise Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/pages/You-Can-Cook/226274320832270 Please visit to Like, comment or simply view what we are all about. Cheers Bosco

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Business Meeting with MSP Christine Grahame & Nicola Sturgeon

Bosco Santimano was invited with 9 other Local Businesses to attend a meeting organised by MSP Christine Grahame & Nicola Sturgeon at the Scottish Parliament. The event was first of its kind to be held at the parliament. The aim … Continue reading

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6th Annual General Meeting

You Can Cook held its 6th AGM today in Peebles. We had all board members and the secretary in attendance. Exciting times ahead for the organisation, watch this space on the website :) Bosco

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Health benefits and nutritional values of our workshops have been assessed by Food Innovation @ Abertay.

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You Can Cook shortlisted for ‘Green Business of the Year Award 2012’

Scottish Borders Council (SBC) has announced eight categories for the 2012 Business Excellence Awards. Reflecting the diversity of local businesses, this year’s categories are intended to acknowledge and showcase business success and entrepreneurial activity across the region. Open to businesses … Continue reading

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India files biopiracy lawsuit against Monsanto

For the first time ever, a country – India – is accusing a multinational company of “bio-piracy”. That means stealing indigenous plants, and then trying to develop genetically modified versions of them, without giving any compensation back to the local … Continue reading

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