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Springtime events on the paths

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The Greenspace Trust have two free events on the calendar to help you learn more about the paths and their surroundings. On Sunday 30 March, come along to Spring Tonics, a herbal guided walk to learn about the different herbs and plants growing wild along the path verges on the North Edinburgh paths. That one [...]

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3,500 new trees planted along the paths

Tree planting on the Goldernacre path

In the past couple of weeks, Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust has been busy planting some 3,500 new trees alongside the North Edinburgh path network – a mixture of smaller species that won’t tend to block the light and sightlines, such as silver birch, rowan, hazel, cherry, hawthorn and alder, and some larger specimens – [...]

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Dr Bike at Fiveways Junction Sat 18 January

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Dr Bike is back on Edinburgh’s cycle paths!!!  If you want your bike safety checked for free come along to one of our sessions.This Saturday (18th January) you can find us at Fiveways Junction, from 10am to 1pm. Speak to one of our staff and get some advice, free maps, lights, bell and cycle computer… 

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Works complete – King George V playpark

Upgraded climbing wall in King George V Park

Soon to be officially opened, Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust have been working on a brand-new play area at the south end of the Rodney Street tunnel in King George V park, right alongside the cycle path and on the edge of the New Town. Once a railway turning yard, a coal yard and part [...]

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Saturday Dr Bike at Fiveways

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Bike Station’s Dr Bike will be at Portobello Promenade beside the Swim centre this  Saturday 10-1. Come and get your bike checked over, chain oiled and tyres pumped up. Free lights, bell and cycle computer for those who fill out our cyclist survey.

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Innertube Bat Walk – Wednesday 25 Sept 2013

A reminder that we are running one of our popular (and free) bat walks on Wednesday evening, meeting at the entrance to the cyclepath by Tesco on Broughton Road at 7.15pm.  We’ll have a bat expert on hand to answer your questions and some bat detectors so that we can hear as well as see [...]

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Wildflowers at Trinity Station

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Dropped by Trinity Station yesterday to see how the flowers were coming along and was excited to see the corn poppies coming into flower! This was part of a Grow Wild Lottery funded project led by the Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust.  We worked with members of the Fet Lor Youth Group to clear and [...]

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Bad news from Tesco’s at Canonmills.

A big goodbye right at the entrance

The Tesco’s supermarket at Canonmills, right alongside a busy cycle path, has recently spent heavily on new tarmac, road markings, car park and other improvements. But things are not so rosy if you are trying to get to their store by bike or on foot – it is now even more dangerous and inconvenient than [...]

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