Fiveways Junction

26 April – Fiveways Junction makeover day

Launch poster 26 04 2015

This coming Sunday is a chance to get directly involved in the landscaping at Fiveways Junction at an afternoon event organised by Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust. Come along and get stuck in planting bushes and shrubs around the junction to make it a greener, bushier place for years to come. We have got a [...]

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Free Dr Bikes in Edinburgh this Summer

Dr Bike Edinburgh Bike Station

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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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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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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Saturday Dr Bike at Fiveways

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Bike Station’s Dr Bike will be at Portobello Promenade beside the Swim centre this  Saturday 10-1. Come and get your bike checked over, chain oiled and tyres pumped up. Free lights, bell and cycle computer for those who fill out our cyclist survey.

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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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