Missing canoeist on Blue Line

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User of the blue line would have noticed tonight that it was more blue light than the blue line cycle path. Unfortunately earlier on last night four canoeists got into difficulty just off shore at Gyps Brae and only three of them made it back asho…

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Brown line upgrade finally completed

User of the Brown line would have been delighted that the work to improve access to the cycle path at House O Hill and Wester Drylaw has now been completed. Back in June we reported that the project had ground to a halt as the contractor had gone …

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Spooky Stories on the Cycleway!

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This post was written by Liz Stewart, a member of the public The Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust is running a spooky storytelling session on the North Edinburgh Cycleway as part of the Innertube project. Suitable for families, participants s…

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History: Lamb’s House, Leith

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Lamb’s House was probably one of the finest merchants’ houses in Scotland in the 16th and 17th centuries. It is an impressive four storey A listed building with crow-stepped gables, tall chimneys and massive fireplaces. Historians are unsure of it…

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History: Leith Links, home of Golf?

Leith Links was home to Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, and golf has been played here since at least 1552. The first official rules for a golf tournament were written here in 1744 and they form the basis of the modern gold rules, as playe…

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History: Golf on Bruntsfield Links

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Golf has been played on Bruntsfield LInks since the 15th century, and the Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society, formed in 1761 with members playing over a 6 hole course, is the fourth oldest golf club in the world and celebrated its 250th anniversary…

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