Author Archives: Greenspace Trust

What’s happening at Fountainbridge?

Plan of Fountainbridge

A partnership between EDI, City of Edinburgh Council and Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust is seeing the site of the old Fountain Brewery, tucked away behind the big hoardings between the canal towpath and Dundee Street, being transformed as part of a temporary greening project, which aims to turn empty land into greenspace while it [...]

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Help plant trees in Harrison Park

Harrison Park tree planting

Get your hands dirty and help plant some trees at Harrison Park with Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust and Friends of Harrison Park. What is planned is some low, hedgerow-style planting on the bank between Harrison Road and East Harrison Park by the canal, providing a windbreak and giving some year-round interest on an otherwise [...]

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Springtime events on the paths

Bird walk events poster

The Greenspace Trust have two free events on the calendar to help you learn more about the paths and their surroundings. On Sunday 30 March, come along to Spring Tonics, a herbal guided walk to learn about the different herbs and plants growing wild along the path verges on the North Edinburgh paths. That one [...]

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3,500 new trees planted along the paths

Tree planting on the Goldernacre path

In the past couple of weeks, Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust has been busy planting some 3,500 new trees alongside the North Edinburgh path network – a mixture of smaller species that won’t tend to block the light and sightlines, such as silver birch, rowan, hazel, cherry, hawthorn and alder, and some larger specimens – [...]

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Spirit of Scotland Awards 2012

The Bike Station and Innertubemap project are in the running for the Spirit of Scotland Award in the Scotsman. The awards scheme gives people the opportunity to vote for the Scots who excel in their field and are pioneering new developments across…

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The Science of Autumn

The Science of Autumn

After what feels like the soggiest summer I’ve ever experienced, I’m absolutely loving the ‘proper autumn’ we’re having. I may be looking through rose tinted spectacles, but the changing tree colours seem even more intense than usual and the autum…

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Bike Station Cycle Safely Roadshow

Posting for the Bike Station today as they’re out on their bikes at the moment – but just a reminder that the team is out with Dr Bike and the Cycle Safely Roadshow at Portobello Prom today (Wednesday 10th October) from 3 – 6.30pm Well worth stopp…

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Art on the Paths Gallery

Art on the Paths

We had a fantastic time at the Art on the Paths day at Fiveways junction last week, with over 120 people taking part in our environmental art sessions along the Innertube. This is part of the ongoing project funded by the players of People’s Postc…

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