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Work for Rowan Alba!

2 Support worker posts available at Stramullion  We are currently recruiting for 2 female Support Workers, 1 at 32hrs a week, and 1 at 16hrs a week. If you are interested in either role, please download and complete the application form. When completing the Personal...

CEO wins Community Commitment Award

On Saturday evening (14th September 2019) our Chief Executive was nominated for the Community Commitment Award in a prestigious awards ceremony hosted at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange. We want to express a huge congratulations to Helen, as she was deservedly announced...

Charity Golf Day 2019

A huge thank you to everyone who attended our our Charity Golf Day held at Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society on Friday 13th October 2019. We managed to raise over £2,760 over the course of the event! Congratulations to Team McGregor (pictured below) who took home the...

Can YOU help someone stay out of the rough?

Rowan Alba Charity Golf Tournament 2019 will be held on 13th September. There are a variety of ways you can make your presence felt at Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society. Book your place today.

Plus ça change…100 years since the Addison Act on housing

 This month marks a centenary of council housing, after the watershed Addison Act came into force across the UK in 1919. The legislation was meant to create Liberal PM Lloyd George’s “homes fit for heroes”, to house the returning soldiers from World War One. His...

Rowan Alba’s website gets an upgrade

Rowan Alba’s website recently got redeveloped, thanks to Edinburgh-based creative agency Whitespace. Whitespace donated 4 days of pro-bono work to help with the user experience and development of

Thanks to @IndependentAge for funding to relaunch our CARDS befriending services. Over the past year, they have supported 262 organisations to a total of £3.3million through their Grants Fund, helping organisations across the UK support older people most affected by #COVID_19

Don’t forget that we’re hosting our first ‘Meet the Artist’ event on Friday 23 July, so if you would like to join us, drop an email to We’d love to see you there.

On 23 July we’re hosting a "Meet the Artist" session. There’ll be an opportunity to meet Sam Rutherford (virtually), learn about her work and the positive impact art can have. To sign up, drop us an email ( for more details. Hope to see you soon!


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