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We are the Edinburgh Southern Constituency Association of the SNP.
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These are such tough times right now. I could weep at the scale of folks struggling in different ways. Just a reminder that my ward & educational work continue & I’m here for you. Get in touch if I can help via alison.dickie@edinburgh.gov.uk or 0131 529 4884. Recent work...

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Christmas Appeals 2020 Usually my office collects toys to donate to various charities. While we're not able to do this due to Covid-19, there are various charities and organisations you can support if you're in a position to do so. Below are a few examples - please do let me know of any I've missed....

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Eid Mubarak to all Glasgow South West Constituents celebrating this weekend, and those across the world.

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The House of Commons has decided to prevent MPs from voting electronically, forcing them to stop working from home and attend in person, writes Tommy Sheppard MP

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The Scottish Government has published its route map for easing the lockdown in four phases, based on gradual and careful considerations. Here’s your essential summary.

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Just some of my recent virtual work in this lockdown. Please get in touch if you'd like a virtual surgery or just a telephone call. Details below but more information pinned to the top of this page. In these times, also here to just chat. Take care. #SouthsideNewington

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Just a wee reminder that I’m here to help. Lots of online work going on in my #SouthsideNewington ward & across my #education remit. And here to just chat in these times too.

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Edinburgh East MP, Tommy Sheppard, has been awarded the Other Party MP of the Year Award by the Patchwork Foundation. The announcement this morning recognised those who have ‘worked hard to s…

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Just been sorting out food deliveries for another vulnerable person in my ward. Remember, if you or anyone you know is vulnerable, don’t hesitate to call the top number. Bottom number for anyone who has received a shielding letter.

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☎️ You're not alone. A new national helpline has been set up to offer practical and emotional assistance to those who don't have a family or community support network, but are at high risk from #COVID19.

The helpline is open Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:00.

📞 0800 111 4000 📞

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Our chefs will prepare over 2000 meals this week, distributing to people all over the city.

Please support us if you can;

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Free sanitary products are being made available for collection across Edinburgh in the hub schools and Critical Resilience Centres listed below:

Local Critical Resilience Centres

Wester Hailes, Pilton Gardens, Captain's Road, Leith and Craigmillar

Primary schools

Bonaly, Broomhouse, Castleview, Craigour Park, Craigroyston, Forthview, Juniper Green, Oxgangs, Pirniehall, Queensferry, St David's...

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400 packed lunches ready to go.

We will be operating the same
Times everyday this week. Monday-Friday

Come and grab yours - remember to keep space between you and others. These are for anyone child and adults.

Times and locations

Tron Kirk Gilmerton and Moredun - 11.30am-1.30pm pop along and see Cammy

Goodtrees Neighbourhood Centre - 12pm-1.30pm

Fatale - 1pm-2pm

If you’re isolating...

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Please share

8pm Friday 27th

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UPDATE: CORONAVIRUS

My constituency office is currently closed to the public in line with NHS Lothian and The Scottish Government guidance. In order to protect the wellbeing of constituents and staff, we will not be holding face-to-face meetings until further notice.

Please be assured that my team are still working on constituency casework, and you can contact us as normal:

☎️ 0131 600...

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My team and I are working through the high volume of queries we are receiving and are prioritising those who need urgent assistance.

I'd therefore ask constituents - if you require urgent, up-to-date advice, please visit the Scottish and UK Government websites in the first instance as these are being regularly updated:

The Scottish Government: gov.scot/...-covid-19/
UK government:...

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Update:

We are now offering no contact collections (call and order and we will give you a time to collect, away from staff just inside the door, with payment option of contactless card or payment over the phone) as well as no contact deliveries.

Our opening hours will now change to 8am through to 2.30pm.

We are extending our local delivery times to 9am to 2pm.

I’ll post soon with some...

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PLEASE STAY AT HOME - except for these limited reasons:
-To shop for basic necessities
-For one form of exercise a day
-For medical/care needs, or to help a vulnerable person
-To travel to and from work but only if it is a necessity.
LIVES REALLY DO DEPEND ON IT. #coronavirus

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💛 During these challenging and unprecedented times, it’s completely okay not to feel okay. You're not alone and support is out there when you need it.

👇 We've put together this list of helplines you can reach out to.
#COVID19 #coronavirus #coronavirusuk

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