The Innertube Grows Wild

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The Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust team has been taking part in a pilot project on the Innertube for Grow Wild, a dynamic £10.5m campaign to bring people and communities together to sow, grow and support UK native wild flowers. Grow Wild – a new campaign funded by the Big Lottery Fund – aims to [...]

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Do The Math! Film Screening at North Edinburgh Arts

Art For All is delighted to announce that North Edinburgh Arts has agreed to host a film screening of the ground-breaking film by the 350.org team Do The Math! This film is important in the global and local sense as it encapsulates the current state of the environmental predicament. It poses tough questions that we [...]

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The first Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

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 By Tracy Griffen Sometimes it can be frustrating dodging potholes cycling about Edinburgh. It’s easy to get frustrated with traffic and forget just how good riding a bike can feel. However, cyclists are a proactive lot and the 4,000 strong crowd at the recent Pedal on Parliament is a good example of this. Instead of [...]

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Wildflower planting & Dusk Chorus on Trinity Path tonight

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Just a reminder that we will be working at Trinity Station tonight from 6.30pm, firstly working with a youth group, preparing the ground and planting wildflowers, then off for a guided walk to listen to the Dusk Chorus at 7.30pm.  Please join us at the entrance to the cycleway at Lower Granton Road/Trinity Road at [...]

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It’s tomorrow: Pedal on Parliament

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A lot of people have put a lot of effort into organising tomorrow’s Pedal on Parliament (and we thank them), a major show of cycling strength which last year saw some 3,000 cyclists gather on the Meadows and cycle through the city centre to Holyrood to demand more action to make Scotland better for cycling. [...]

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Dusk Chorus & Wildflower Planting with free wildflower kits!

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The Greenspace Trust will be holding a community drop-in wildflower planting session and guided ‘Dusk Chorus’ walk on Thursday 23rd May at 7.30pm running until roughly 9pm. Join us for one or both of the sessions – we’ll be meeting at the entrance to the cycleway at Lower Granton Road and Trinity Road at 7.30pm, [...]

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Pedal on Parliament, this Sunday – the Meadows 2pm

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This coming Sunday 19th May is one of the biggest cycling events on Edinburgh’s streets – the second Pedal on Parliament. Last year, some 3,000 cyclists came along to the first event to call for better cycling facilities for us all and across the country to make Scotland a truly cycling country. This year promises to [...]

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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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