Local services project sees demand rise as cost of living bites

Staff say demand is growing for services, as the cost of living continues to bite

Wester Hailes in Edinburgh is one of the most deprived communities in Scotland.

And it’s also one of the most diverse, home to a melting pot of cultures, faiths and languages.

Now a local project has big ambitions – to tackle racism, combat poverty, beat loneliness and cut carbon emissions.