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Night czar would be a 'gamechanger' for Edinburgh's late-night economy.

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Night czar would be a 'gamechanger' for Edinburgh's late-night economy

Neil Logan, founder of charity Street Assist, is among the most outspoken campaigners for a night czar post in Edinburgh.

He and his team of volunteers – mostly young trainee paramedics and student doctors – head out on the streets every Friday and Saturday night, helping people get home safe.


Edinburgh Evening News Feature Street Assist 

Edinburgh Street Assist: We meet the people who assist thousands and save lives during nights out in Edinburgh.


'Around 1ish is the witching hour, that's when things start to kick off'


Street Assist redefines team communications in Edinburgh with WAVE PTX

Trainee paramedics and student doctors on hand with Street Assist to help keep people safe on the streets of Edinburgh.

Street Assist are delighted to be working with Radiocoms Systems who have helped identified a reliable and secure radio systems.


STV News Street Assist feature 

Street Assist spoke with STV News speaking about our new partnership with Edinburgh Central Taxis and the exciting work to follow.


Edinburgh Central Taxi Partnership

Street Assist have a new and exciting partnership with Edinburgh Central Taxis - with a £1000 fund available when lone females require a safe route home.


Subway Cowgate Fundraiser

Thank you to the team at Subway Cowgate for hosting a fantastic fundraiser providing amazing continued support of our work!


Street Assist nominated in 2 categories at The Scottish First Aid Awards

Street Assist Edinburgh would like to thank St Andrew's First Aid for hosting us at The Scottish First Aid Awards in Glasgow. 


Volunteering opportunities 
available at Edinburgh College

Volunteering opportunities available for students to enhance their course work and future academic/career prospects! Updates provided on our socials.


Edinburgh University Theatre Company supporting Street Assist

Street Assist are delighted to have received the support of the Edinburgh Theatre Company who on the 22nd & 23rd of March have been performing 'Last Night at Loco's'

Street Assist will be attending the Edinburgh Meadows Marathon

Street Assist will have a stall at the registration point in Teviot Row House, stop by and say hello!

Byron's Story

Street Assist recently received a donation of a bleed kit from Zoe Cooke. Zoe tragically lost her son Bryon to knife crime in 2021 and has been campaigning to raise awareness and fundraise around the Nottingham area.


Street Assist highly recommend Hollie Guard App!

Edinburgh Street Assist joined by Love Island star on busy Saturday night shift

Street Assist have been aware of this amazing app for some time and with permission from the Trust have promoted it on our socials. Hollie Guard was founded due to the tragic death of Holly Gazzard who was murdered by her ex-partner. This app keeps individuals safe when app notifies the trusted contact with location, audio and video evidence.

Priya Gopaldas who was featured on season seven of the reality show and is also a fifth-year medical student, joined the busy team as they hit the streets to help anyone in need on November 12.


Edinburgh Street Assist volunteers save man with “burst artery” in city centre

Street Assist were on hand to potentially save a man’s life after he had “burst an artery” climbing over a fence at Princes Street Gardens.


Little known Edinburgh hack to charge your phone on Princes Street

Vital night time economy charity, Street Assist, have shared a handy little phone charging hack that should ensure those on a night out are never without their phone.


We joined Edinburgh’s Street Assist team on one of the busiest weekends of summer

Pay day weekend with scorching temperatures, just before the Fringe kicks off we knew it was going to be a busy one and we were not disappointed.

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