A successful project launch and kick-starter exhibition

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The Wasteland Collective, an Edinburgh based group working to explore the potential and missed opportunities of urban land, had their kick-starter exhibition last Friday 7th June.  Many thanks to all who attended and contributed to our research, sharing ideas for wasteland projects! The room was full of energy and enthusiasm for improving Edinburgh’s wasted streets [...]

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Warriston volunteer path improvements

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The second monthly path-works session organised by volunteers from Sustrans North Edinburgh tackled a very overgrown stretch of the path between Ferry Road and Warriston Gardens. One of the major problems on this section of route was a succession of thorny bushes growing out over the path at head height, restricting the path width and [...]

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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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