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Early autumn bat walks on the Innertube

A reminder that we are running a free, drop-in bat walk tonight (Wednesday 18 September, 7.30pm) at Harrison Park.  Meet us by the play area, accessed from Ogilvie Terrace, Harrison Road and Harrison Gardens.  All welcome, but under 16s should be accompanied by an adult.  It’s getting chilly in the evenings, so please wrap up [...]

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Community Planting at Harrison Park

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 Join us on Sunday 11 August, 10.30-12.30 for a community planting event, to plant up the new herb garden at the dog free zone accessed by Harrison Road.  All welcome, gloves and tools provided.  For further information, please contact esperanza@elgt.org.uk or on 0131 445 4025

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Chinese lanterns light up Harrison Park (East)

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Last Saturday evening we were treated to an unexpected treat in Harrison Park, with the installation of Chinese Lanterns by Napier University art student Jing Shi. Jing told me that the idea behind the project, called Link, was to encourage greater appreciation of Chinese culture and inter-cultural dialogue. Passers by we’re even invited to construct [...]

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For all those who helped plant bulbs on the paths….

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Over the past two years, Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust have been running bulb-planting sessions on several sections of the north Edinburgh cycle paths, supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery and local volunteers. The most recent section to get the floral makeover was at Fiveways Junction back in November. Those that were planted in 2011 are now in their second [...]

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Dr Bike @ Leamington lift bridge

Dr Bike @ Leamington lift bridge

Bikes need extra attention in cold, icy weather – and so, with funding from the People’s Postcode Lottery, Dr Bike is back out at the Canal one stop from Fountainbridge Gilmore Park/Leamington lift bridge stop this Wednesday February 27th from 2-5…

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