Ally – our hip hop mentee!

Ally – our hip hop mentee!

I was introduced to Move On by my pastoral care teacher in 5th year. I had been selected due to some issues at home, outside school and just generally needing some development as a person. I was paired up with my mentor after meeting a few different people along with...

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RBS Gets a Move On!

RBS Gets a Move On!

Media Release If you’re around Edinburgh in the 24 hours from 5 pm on Wednesday 27th July, watch out for groups fundraising for Move On, a local charity that works with vulnerable young people and homeless adults. These groups are part of the RBS Graduates Anniversary...

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Meet our FareShare Volunteers!

Meet our FareShare Volunteers!

We asked some of our FareShare volunteers what their favourite thing about volunteering with Move On was and here is what they had to say: Tony: “Stability and structure” Pat: “Exercise” Jim: “Where do I start?? Everything!” Baruk: “Friends and family” We are so...

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Caledonian Challenge

Caledonian Challenge

Move On’s charity partner ICS Learn have put forward a team for the Caledonian Challenge on Saturday 11 June 2016. One group, including Move On's Executive Director John Hinton, will walk 24 miles in 12 hours and the other will walk 52 miles in 24 hours.  They will...

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A Mentor’s Poem – Anonymous

A Mentor’s Poem – Anonymous

This Poem was created by one of Move On's Mentors as they completed their training You looked down on me with contempt in your eye. You said “I’d a choice”- My choice was to die. You shunned my quiet plea for a quid to get by. You walked away laughing- whilst I sat...

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Unlock your potential: Leighanne’s story

Unlock your potential: Leighanne’s story

Young people’s lives are full of choices and it can be difficult to figure out what you want from your future and the best way to get there. Move On feels that a mentor can help you make important choices about your future, at a time in your life when you may need it...

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My story – James Frame

My story – James Frame

Around the beginning of 2012 I had heard of a charity called Move On who were running an employability skills course called ‘Smart Move’. The point in my life I was at back then was chaotic, sofa surfing, partying, overall just having the worst of times. No luck...

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Aye Write 2016

Aye Write 2016

Our literacies tutors took a group of students to Glasgow's Aye Write Festival 2016.  Here's some of their recent writings: Alan Biruk Frank Jill Natasha Peter Steven See our Literacies page for more information about this...

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