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Upgrades to Craigleith Junction set to start

Craigleith cover picture

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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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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A full weekend of cycling in Edinburgh….

Sky Ride route

There are likely to be extra numbers of cyclists out on the paths and streets of Edinburgh this weekend either going to, taking part in or going home from one of the three cycling events scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, as well as overnight in between. First off is the Edinburgh Sky Ride. This one [...]

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Granton Innertube map mural

Skatepark and skater. Plans are in motion to build a skatepark in Drylaw in the near future.

Back in November 2012 I was contacted by Thomas Brown from The Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre about the potential for a large scale mural project which would take place in a rather neglected underpass under West Granton Road. The project would involve the participation of young people from the Fet Lor Youth Centre working alongside MSCreative [...]

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Sustrans volunteers get stuck in to improve paths

Scraping back the edges and solving the flooding

Sustrans North Edinburgh volunteers got stuck in to making some path improvements on Wednesday evening at the Craigleith Junction. Long frustrated by mud and puddles taking up half the width of the path, and soil and grass encroaching on the edges, a team of six assembled with spades, shovels and brooms to try and tackle [...]

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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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Cycle Path Helping Hand

This post was written by Hart’s Cyclery, a member of the publicJust to let everyone know that I’m at Craigleith every Monday, 4-6pm, to give a helping hand to passing cyclists. Tyre-pumping, gear/brake adjustments, wheel-truing etc. All free! Pop …

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Roseburn path improvement works to start

Roseburn path

A four-week programme of vegetation management is to start this week on sections of the Roseburn paths, co-ordinated by Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust, and with the support of the People’s Postcode Lottery. To improve lighting, branches o…

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