Haymarket - Cramond

Drylaw skatepark – work underway

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Many years in the making, the proposed skatepark in Easter Drylaw Park, alongside the Telford Path, is finally underway.   The new skatepark is the result of a collaborative project between the Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre, Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust and local community organisations, to develop, fund and deliver a new skatepark in Easter Drylaw [...]

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Doors Open Day 2015

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Sunday 27th is day two of the 2015 Edinburgh Doors Open Day – a chance to visit buildings and sites not usually open to the public, or extra events being held at places which are accessible year round. Many are on or near the paths, perfect for visiting as many as possible by bike. Download [...]

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Free Dr Bikes in Edinburgh this Summer

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The Bike Station’s Dr Bike is out and about this summer in Edinburgh! Come along to any of the free events below to get a free bike safety check, chat to our staff about cycle routes and travelling around the city by bike, and improve your cycling confidence and brush up on your skills with [...]

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Pedal on Parliament feeder ride from Fiveways

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Saturday 26th April is POP 2014, the now annual and ever-growing mass bike ride from the Meadows to Holyrood. Last year over 4,000 cyclists thronged their way through the city centre to demand more and better cycle facilities in Scotland. Why not join a feeder ride to get there as part of a group? As [...]

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Upgrades to Craigleith Junction set to start

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The next two months will see a major improvement project underway at Craigleith Junction – part of which will see it re-named Craigleith Quarry Junction. The junction is seen as a major entry point to the path network, serving the nearby shopping centre linking it to Maidencraig Crescent, and is the junction between the Roseburn [...]

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Scenic outdoor gym lands at Cramond foreshore

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Brand new to Cramond foreshore is Edinburgh’s latest outdoor gym from TGO (the Great Outdoor) gyms on Silverknowes prom – billed as the first seaside gym in Scotland. Free to use, there is a recumbant bike, a cross trainer, a chest press and a rowing machine. And all with a great view over the Firth [...]

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Halloween mural Drylaw tunnel

Over the last weekend myself and some friends have created a new mural on the railway tunnel below Telford Road (there are two tunnels this is the smaller one) around a Halloween theme it’s been a while since we’ve painted at this location however we have a long history of creating artworks in these tunnels. [...]

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More volunteer vegetation pathwork

Clearing an obstructed path access at Wardie Road

This Saturday saw another successful morning of volunteering out on the North Edinburgh paths tackling overhanging branches, obstructed lights and corners where undergrowth was hiding sightlines of oncoming people. Two sections of Himalayn balsam were also tackled. Organised by Sustrans North Edinburgh volunteers, the first section to be tackled was at Drylaw, where brambles and [...]

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Sunday bike rides with the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

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In amongst the various events planned for the last day of the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling tomorrow (Sunday 23 June) are several organised bike rides along traffic-free routes. The Greener Leith ride heads to Portobello from Victoria Park, leaving at 10am, via the path through Leith Links and then onwards to Portobello Prom. There’s more [...]

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