Granton Innertube map mural

Skatepark and skater. Plans are in motion to build a skatepark in Drylaw in the near future.

Back in November 2012 I was contacted by Thomas Brown from The Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre about the potential for a large scale mural project which would take place in a rather neglected underpass under West Granton Road. The project would involve the participation of young people from the Fet Lor Youth Centre working alongside MSCreative [...]


Innertube Map stencils

Innertube Stencil

We had an exciting delivery at the Innertube Map office yesterday – some lazer cut plywood stencils of bike logos and arrows, which I am hoping to use to help people find their way onto some of the harder to find Innertube routes. The idea is to use clean graffiti techniques, in which you clean [...]


Himalayan Balsam Bashing – 1 July 2013


Join us to help control the invasive species, Himalayan Balsam on the North Edinburgh cycleway on Monday 1st July, 6.30-8pm. Himalayan Balsam is an invasive species not native to Britain. It takes over large patches of damp ground, making it very difficult for our native plants, such as bluebells, to grow as there is not [...]


Sunday bike rides with the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling


In amongst the various events planned for the last day of the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling tomorrow (Sunday 23 June) are several organised bike rides along traffic-free routes. The Greener Leith ride heads to Portobello from Victoria Park, leaving at 10am, via the path through Leith Links and then onwards to Portobello Prom. There’s more [...]


Babes on bikes at the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

There’s still two days left to go of the first Edinburgh Festival of Cycling – and they’ve saved some of the best events till last, including a load of events today particularly aimed at female bike fans. Yes, today there is a special series of events for velo loving ladies called Heels on Wheels (I’d [...]


New green Innertubemap previews at Festival of Cycling

New version of the Innertubemap - the Greenspace Edition!

We’re looking forward to the Festival of Cycling’s Heels on Wheels event at the Meadows tomorrow, where we will be previewing the brand new version of the Innertubemap - the Greenspace edition.  This is one that we (as greenspace types) are particularly excited about, so please come along and tell us what you think and place your bulk order [...]


A successful project launch and kick-starter exhibition


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 [...]