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Warriston volunteer path improvements

The path at Warriston with nicely scraped back edges

The second monthly path-works session organised by volunteers from Sustrans North Edinburgh tackled a very overgrown stretch of the path between Ferry Road and Warriston Gardens. One of the major problems on this section of route was a succession of thorny bushes growing out over the path at head height, restricting the path width and [...]

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The Innertube Grows Wild

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The Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust team has been taking part in a pilot project on the Innertube for Grow Wild, a dynamic £10.5m campaign to bring people and communities together to sow, grow and support UK native wild flowers. Grow Wild – a new campaign funded by the Big Lottery Fund – aims to [...]

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It’s tomorrow: Pedal on Parliament

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A lot of people have put a lot of effort into organising tomorrow’s Pedal on Parliament (and we thank them), a major show of cycling strength which last year saw some 3,000 cyclists gather on the Meadows and cycle through the city centre to Holyrood to demand more action to make Scotland better for cycling. [...]

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Dusk Chorus & Wildflower Planting with free wildflower kits!

Dusk Chorus Poster

The Greenspace Trust will be holding a community drop-in wildflower planting session and guided ‘Dusk Chorus’ walk on Thursday 23rd May at 7.30pm running until roughly 9pm. Join us for one or both of the sessions – we’ll be meeting at the entrance to the cycleway at Lower Granton Road and Trinity Road at 7.30pm, [...]

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Postcode Challenge 2013 Gallery

Scarlett keeping dry - great way to travel.  Does the umbrella slow things down?

Thanks again to everyone who came along to last weekend’s Postcode Challenge and made it such as success – stallholders, participants, the People’s Postcode Trust and of course my lovely colleagues who organised it – Ruth, Espe and Lyndsay from ELGT, plus Ruth, Ruairidh and Mark. Around 300 people finished the course, despite some pretty [...]

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Drainage works underway on Trinity path

Trinity path flood works

For many years, a stream of water has been running across the Trinity path near Warriston Gardens, and in very wet conditions is often joined by a second stream a few metres away. Usually, this is nothing more serious than an unpleasant, wet and muddy mess, but in the winter the two streams freeze into [...]

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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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