Who We Are

Community Action North (CAN) is a community development trust, led by residents in north Edinburgh, putting local voices at the heart of decision making to create the changes that residents’ want.


New blog post:  Theory into action

Thanks to everyone who came along to the Prentice Centre on the 13th June to add to the small area locality improvement plan.  We’re busy writing up what was said and will put a report here when its done.

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Recent blogs

Theory into action

By CANOn April 24, 2018

  It was an inspired moment deciding to take part in the Community Action Research course provided by Community Action North in partnership with Pilton Community Health...

CAN you lead?

By CANOn April 19, 2018

Thanks to everyone who participated in the first of our CAN Board development sessions on Saturday 17th March. Despite the freezing weather, 11 people turned up to find out what...

Community Councils: the times...

By CANOn February 12, 2018

Part of my work over recent months has been to attend local community council meetings. What an exciting life you lead, I’ll bet you’re thinking! But if you think community...