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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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Gardening & Cycling: They go together

Cyclists visit The Grove Garden

When you cycle along the union canal coming from Harrison Park cycling towards the city centre (Lochrin Basin) you will see a lovely community garden on your left just before Leamington Lift Bridge . The garden is called The Grove Fountainbridge Community Garden. So when you cycle along come in and say hi if you [...]

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26 April – Fiveways Junction makeover day

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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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Major path upgrades in Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park

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There are major path upgrades being undertaken by Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust in Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park. Some 600m of path are being widened and tarmacked, making for a far-improved cycle connection between Gilmerton Dykes Street at the southern end and Gilmerton Dykes Crescent/Guardwell Glen at the northern end. Some sections of this stretch [...]

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ESW News

New work

‘New Work’ exhibition closes on Saturday Just a reminder that you only have until this Saturday (24th May) to come and see the excellent exhibition by the four Micro Residents from the last year: , Rachel Adams, Michelle Hannah, Chris Walker & Chloe Windsor who each spent 6 weeks at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop developing the [...]

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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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What’s happening at Fountainbridge?

Plan of Fountainbridge

A partnership between EDI, City of Edinburgh Council and Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust is seeing the site of the old Fountain Brewery, tucked away behind the big hoardings between the canal towpath and Dundee Street, being transformed as part of a temporary greening project, which aims to turn empty land into greenspace while it [...]

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ESW-Creative Laboratories, seven months in

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Here are some photos taken today from 2 different angles overlooking the Creative Laboratories construction site. Work has started on various sections of the roof, including the café, where the concrete roof is being poured today.   Here are a few images of the build from different angles with the close-up showing the concrete [...]

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Ting-Tong Chang starts residency at Sculpture Workshop

Pay as you go

Everyone at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop would like to welcome Ting-Tong Chang, an artist who won Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop’s Creative Initiative award, and has just started on his three month residency here. Title: ‘Pay As You Go’  Ting- Tong is from Taiwan, and received his MFA at Goldsmiths University, London. His installations are marked with brevity, [...]

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