Hawthornvale path clean up – 3rd May, 11am

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Join in an effort to clean up a section of Hawthornvale Cycle path on Sunday 3rd May.  Organised by Jaimie MacDonal and Sheila Masson, they are both keen to creatively improve local greenspaces for the health and happiness of the community and to add to the great work that is already done along the cycle [...]

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Gardening & Cycling: They go together

Cyclists visit The Grove Garden

When you cycle along the union canal coming from Harrison Park cycling towards the city centre (Lochrin Basin) you will see a lovely community garden on your left just before Leamington Lift Bridge . The garden is called The Grove Fountainbridge Community Garden. So when you cycle along come in and say hi if you [...]

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26 April – Fiveways Junction makeover day

Launch poster 26 04 2015

This coming Sunday is a chance to get directly involved in the landscaping at Fiveways Junction at an afternoon event organised by Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust. Come along and get stuck in planting bushes and shrubs around the junction to make it a greener, bushier place for years to come. We have got a [...]

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Major path upgrades in Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park

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There are major path upgrades being undertaken by Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust in Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park. Some 600m of path are being widened and tarmacked, making for a far-improved cycle connection between Gilmerton Dykes Street at the southern end and Gilmerton Dykes Crescent/Guardwell Glen at the northern end. Some sections of this stretch [...]

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Work starts on Meadows-Innocent Railway path link

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Monday 9th March sees the start of work on the new cycle connection between North Meadow Path and the Innocent Railway path, as described here: http://www.innertubemap.com/2013/11/council-plans-to-link-meadows-with-the-innocent-path/ http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/news/article/1785/improving_cycle_links_between_the_meadows_and_the_innocent_path

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Restriction to Roseburn Path

Network Rail are closing Russell Road for railway bridge works. The bridge runs parallel to the tram bridge so the closure is at the same place. It comes into force on the 19th Jan 2015 for 6 months. There will be no access from Gorgie/Dalry to the cycle paths so diversion via Haymarket (!!) or [...]

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