Newhaven Road South Bridge – strengthening works

This post was written by Michael MacLeod, a member of the publicAnyone who’s cycled along the path as it passes under Newhaven Road will have seen the rusting ‘temporary’ scaffoling propped up on wee blocks of wood – apparently holding the bridge …


Things to do in Portobello this weekend


This weekend brings a double whammy of village fairs in Portobello. On Saturday in Brighton Park, PEDAL’s organic market celebrates its first anniversary. As well as the usual tempting stalls of locally grown or made produce, there will be a pedal…


Edinburgh Mela on Leith Links this weekend

Friday 2nd, Saturday 3nd and Sunday 4th September see the return of the Mela , a festival of multicultural community multimedia. There will be live music, dance, fashion, food, theatre and stalls from around the world for the 17th year of this loc…


Conservation Volunteering – Monday 29 August

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This post was written by Liz Stewart, a member of the publicLast call this season for volunteers to bash that Himalayan Balsam! We’ll be meeting at the Ferry Road cyclepath entrance opposite Clark Avenue at 6.30pm, working until around 8.30pm. All…