Drylaw skatepark – work underway

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Many years in the making, the proposed skatepark in Easter Drylaw Park, alongside the Telford Path, is finally underway.   The new skatepark is the result of a collaborative project between the Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre, Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust and local community organisations, to develop, fund and deliver a new skatepark in Easter Drylaw [...]


Tackling overgrowth and undergrowth at the Shore


The glorious early Autumn sunshine was a welcome treat for the group of volunteers from the Scottish Government’s Centre for Housing Market Analysis. A team of 16 people worked along the stretch of path from Coburg Street to the end of the Water of Leith path, clearing overhanging vegetation and litter picking.   Over the summer, [...]


Here-Now photo exhibition in Rodney Street Tunnel


Bring a picnic and pop along to King George V Park on the grass next to Rodney St tunnel for live jazz, mural painting, cycle tours, and speakers to celebrate the launch of a unique outdoor exhibition in an old railway tunnel! Hold Me Dear: Four Cities, [Extra]Ordinary Places is co-created exhibition of photographs submitted [...]


Doors Open Day 2015


Sunday 27th is day two of the 2015 Edinburgh Doors Open Day – a chance to visit buildings and sites not usually open to the public, or extra events being held at places which are accessible year round. Many are on or near the paths, perfect for visiting as many as possible by bike. Download [...]


£300,000 for new paths through Little France Park


Transport Scotland, via the Sustrans Community Links Fund, has awarded ELGT £300,000 towards the design and implementation of a new high-quality walking and cycling route through what will become Little France Park – currently under development.  Running through the new park, behind the Bioquarter and the Royal Infirmary, the new route will link the new [...]


Hawthornvale path clean up – 3rd May, 11am

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Join in an effort to clean up a section of Hawthornvale Cycle path on Sunday 3rd May.  Organised by Jaimie MacDonal and Sheila Masson, they are both keen to creatively improve local greenspaces for the health and happiness of the community and to add to the great work that is already done along the cycle [...]


Gardening & Cycling: They go together

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When you cycle along the union canal coming from Harrison Park cycling towards the city centre (Lochrin Basin) you will see a lovely community garden on your left just before Leamington Lift Bridge . The garden is called The Grove Fountainbridge Community Garden. So when you cycle along come in and say hi if you [...]


26 April – Fiveways Junction makeover day

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This coming Sunday is a chance to get directly involved in the landscaping at Fiveways Junction at an afternoon event organised by Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust. Come along and get stuck in planting bushes and shrubs around the junction to make it a greener, bushier place for years to come. We have got a [...]


Major path upgrades in Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park

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There are major path upgrades being undertaken by Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust in Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park. Some 600m of path are being widened and tarmacked, making for a far-improved cycle connection between Gilmerton Dykes Street at the southern end and Gilmerton Dykes Crescent/Guardwell Glen at the northern end. Some sections of this stretch [...]