Community News: Youngsters make move for charity

CHILDREN with disabilities will be taking part in National Move Week to show what the charity means to them.

Move is a small charity working to help to give children and adults more opportunities to enjoy independent movement.

Children with disabilities at The Hub at Sanderson's Wynd Primary, East Lothian, will be out on their tricycles today, joined by P4 buddies on scooters.

Graduate theatre group goes back to the 80s

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REHEARSALS are under way for Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group's next production, the Secret Rapture by David Hare.

Set in the 1980s, the play touches on the themes of obsessive love, greed, selfishness and hypocrisy.

It will take place at St Bride's Centre on Orwell Terrace in Dalry from November 17 to 20.

Tickets are available by calling 0131-473 2000, or visiting They can also be purchased from the Hub, Castlehill.

Loudons open for business

A NEW cafe catering for business people is to open in Lochrin Square, Fountainbridge.

Loudons will be a modern cafe/bakery with a mix of comfortable and informal seats and business lunch facilities. It will also offer full IT services.

Bags of enthusiasm

PUPILS at a city high school are looking for donations of bags for their Keyna educational charity "bags of style" fundraising event.

Handbags, shopping bags, man bags and toiletry bags are all being sought by Drummond Community High pupils for their event on November 18.

Leith youth centre stage

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Young people are set to debate the future of Leith in new drama workshop.

Scottish charity Planning Aid for Scotland is holding a Planning to Act workshop for 12-18-year-olds on Saturday, November 13 at The Lighthouse, West Harbour Road, Granton, from 10am-2.30pm.

Research is orchestral favourite

A CHEQUE for 1000 was presented to the Cystic Fibrosis Trust in front of a packed Queen's Hall.

The Edinburgh Light Orchestra made the donation at its winter concert last weekend. The money will help to fund gene therapy research taking place in the Capital.

Conductor James Beyer said: "The organisations that benefit from our donations are chosen by the members of the orchestra; and we are proud to be able to support charities this way".