Tag: City of Edinburgh Council

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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Work starts on Meadows-Innocent Railway path link

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Monday 9th March sees the start of work on the new cycle connection between North Meadow Path and the Innocent Railway path, as described here: http://www.innertubemap.com/2013/11/council-plans-to-link-meadows-with-the-innocent-path/ http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/news/article/1785/improving_cycle_links_between_the_meadows_and_the_innocent_path

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A90 cycle path upgrade – your views sought

A90 path upgrade

The City of Edinburgh Council, in partnership with Sustrans and Transport Scotland, is developing a scheme to enhance the pedestrian and cycle path that parallels the A90 between the Burnshot and Dalmeny junctions. They are improving the path in five sections (see the plan) and are currently developing designs for Sections 2 and 3 which [...]

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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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Leith Links to Portobello – more improvements planned

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Talk Porty have posted online the council’s proposals for more upgrades to the cycle route between Leith Links and Portobello – a route that was significantly upgraded in 2012. Two main improvements are planned – the widening and improving of the path as it runs alongside St Mary’s RC school on Leith Links, and the [...]

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Scenic outdoor gym lands at Cramond foreshore

A gym with a view

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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