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Thomas

About Thomas

Hi I am Thomas and I am a youth worker for a voluntary project in North Edinburgh. I am also an Ambassador as part of the Innertube Map Project in Edinburgh. I enjoy cycling as a way of commuting to and from work, i also have a young baby and enjoy walking the cycle path network with him in his buggy.

Cyclone project – in pictures

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Local resident Michael Lindsay was on hand during the three days of the Cyclone Project last week and he has provided us with his images. There are around 130 images for you to view in the gallery which show the level of work that has been involved in this excellent project.   

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Cyclone project gets under way

Work got underway this week on the new Cyclone bike track at Gypsy Brae. The project was organised by MyAdventure, the social enterprise project of Muirhouse Youth Development Group. Yesterday around 40 volunteers turned out to help clear the area of rubbish, and there was lots of that as you can see from the photograph, [...]

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Cyclone Bike Track – Phase 2 – at Gypsy Brae this week

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Cyclone bike track is an exciting new mountain biking trail situated in the heart of the North Edinburgh community (Granton, Pilton, Muirhouse). The circuit was given the green light in 2012 following a Dragons’ Den-style pitch by community activist and MY Adventure employee, Peter Airlie to a panel of investors which included representatives from coffee [...]

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Art project for Granton tunnel

Art project for Granton tunnel

A project initiated by the Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust will see the tunnel at Granton (behind Morrisons) transformed from bare walls to an Innertube map art extravaganza. The project which is being managed locally by the Drylaw Neighbour…

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Inverleith gears up for transport conference

Live in Inverleith? What are your views on local transport issues? Whether it’s bus services, cycling, car parking, potholes or routes for walkers Inverleith Neighbourhood Partnership wants to hear your view! Transport is the theme of the annual I…

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Skatepark proposals get green light

Last week the City of Edinburgh Council’s planning committee granted permission for the creation of a second skatepark in the City. The proposals to create a local community facility in Easter Drylaw received support from various locals as well as…

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Opportunity for allotments on cycle path?

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After a discussion in work earlier this week about the length of time people are waiting to get an allotment it struck me on my cycle home that there are a few areas along the red line at Telford and on the Blue Line at Waterfront Avenue that coul…

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Missing canoeist on Blue Line

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User of the blue line would have noticed tonight that it was more blue light than the blue line cycle path. Unfortunately earlier on last night four canoeists got into difficulty just off shore at Gyps Brae and only three of them made it back asho…

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