Haymarket-Ocean Terminal / The Shore

Chloe Windsor Micro Resident

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We would like to welcome Chloe Windsor to Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop as she starts her Micro Residency, the final resident of the 2013/14 programme year. Chloe Windsor graduated from Dundee University with a BA HONS in Art, where she also won two artist awards, the Gold prize in the Young Athenians Exhibition and the Moray [...]

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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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TANK, Courses & Tours

KISS THE SHUTTLE - Mairi Lafferty

 TANK A new exhibition will be opening in TANK at the end of this month, welcoming artist Mairi Lafferty to ESW with her work ‘Kiss The Shuttle’. Kiss the Shuttle is a new installation that explores the Gothic undertones of industrialisation through pattern, code and gesture.Kiss The Shuttle is part of TANK – a year-long [...]

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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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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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New Repair Shop in Leith

http://www.pedalforth.co.uk in Leith, located just off the Water of Leith cyclepath We are a small independent Edinburgh bike shop (the new kid on the brake block). We opened our doors for business, June 2013, because Richard (as an “all-year-round-wine-swilling-bike -commuter”) thought there was demand for a “polite” bike service shop & Sean likes chains ,lube [...]

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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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