Major improvements ahead on North Meadow Walk

North Meadow Walk, due for refurbishment

Starting in May, North Meadow Walk is to be completely overhauled for its entire length from Buccleuch Place in the east to Melville Drive/Brougham Place in the west. The planned works are quite substantial, coming at a cost of around £360,000, and will solve many of the problems faced on this path by both cyclists [...]

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West Granton underpass artwork close to completion.

Stockbridge Market

Just a quick update on how things are progressing with the designs at the underpass at West Granton. We’re only a few days away from the launch, and I’ve been working hard over the last week to complete all the designs. I’m now at the stage where it’s mostly detail work and touching up line [...]

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Leith Links path improvements

Anyone regularly cycling between Leith Links and Portobello will be glad to see that the narrow strip of path running alongside the allotments between Links Gardens and Seafield Place is being improved as part of the path improvements in Leith Lin…

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Big path clean up – 14th April

Cycle path clean up poster

The annual big litter pick on the North Edinburgh paths needs your help on Sunday 14th April. Organised by local volunteers, this annual clean up is one of the best ways of eradicating litter and dumping along large stretches of paths to make a no…

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Electric bike – ultra cool or cheating

C5

Having mentioned electric bikes in a post yesterday, I thought I’d share this article from the BBC news website today. As I work right at the top of very long hill, the idea of an electric bike has a certain appeal, but it does seem like a bit of …

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British Cycling boost for women cyclists?

Reduced cyclists

The news about British Cycling’s plans to increase the number of women cyclists by 1 million, sparked a fair bit of discussion in our office today. The plans seem to be a little vague about exactly what these plans are likely to be and how much mo…

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