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Idea #30 – Asset Transfer Consultancy

So your community group wants to take over an asset? Where do you start? A new Crags Consultancy could be the best people to talk to first. If there’s one thing most Edinburgh community groups and social enterprises have in common, it’s the need for bigger and better space. Getting access to the right facilities […]

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Idea #29 – Freedom to Move

Linn Haraldsvik is a self-defence instructor with an idea to give people the freedom to move. Think Pilates meets kickboxing, with more games! The class would consist of a warm-up with a mixture of stretching and core work. These exercises will increase mobility and work the muscles needed to stabilise and support the body. This […]

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Idea #28 – Sport as a language learning tool

Rahchel May has an idea to use sport and fun activities to support children from different backgrounds who have recently migrated to Scotland. Rachel would like to create a regular session with lots of fun and different activities taking place. The activities would be open for everyone, but would also be designed to offer an […]

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Idea #27 – A place to call work

The Crags does two basic things well – provide spaces for groups to do their thing and maintain a building. Not rocket science. Easy to replicate. Having turned The Crags Centre from a failing model to a sustainable enterprise, it occurred to us that other buildings might benefit from the same treatment. That’s why we’ve […]

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Cat’s idea for a dance academy

Cat Perry loves to dance and she wants you to love it to. Inspired to bring hip hop and street dance to the masses, Cat has found a place to grow at The Crags. Cat runs Dance Division, a local company that runs dance classes across the city. Her idea was to establish a dance […]

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Idea #26 – Wheel Savvy

Conrad Molleson, one of the volunteers behind the Skelf Bike Track, has the idea of creating a navigational app to connect cyclists across the city. The app will link up various places all over Edinburgh using bike trails to point these places out. The app would provide a platform for cyclists to take part in […]

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Idea #25 – A family of basketball ideas

As a family with children who play basketball for Blaze, Team Duffin have had a meeting round the kitchen table and brainstormed the following ideas that could work at The Crags.   #1 The first of their ideas is to create a food bank drop-off point which could be located in the reception area at […]

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Idea #24 – Canine Fitness

Inspired by last week’s running idea, this current idea is perfect for dog owners looking to get active. Cani-Sports Edinburgh, is an informal running club that offers cani-cross sessions aimed at improving a dog’s fitness whilst also involving the owner. The Crags has a car park, changing facilities and a reception that could be used […]

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Idea #23 – All-Scotland Basketball Game

Ian Farmer, a Blaze parent has an idea to bring members of Blaze, past and present, together for an all-star game at The Crags. The game would involve all Blaze players who have played for Scotland, no matter what age in a friendly game that would help fundraise for current Blaze players who will be […]

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Idea #22 – Crags Open Day

Do you want to find out more about what activities are on offer in The Crags studio? Anne Goswell’s idea for a Crags Open Day will help you. As a poledance instructor at The Crags, Anne already hosts an annual pole dance convention at the Centre. Anne is passionate about helping promote the wide range […]

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