Tag: places of interest

Tramworks force monument relocation?

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Peter Stubbs  www.edinphoto.org.uk"

History repeats itself, and so it was that tramworks on Princes Street in 1926 led to the removal of a famous Edinburgh landmark – the Sinclair Fountain at the West End, which can now be found on the cycle paths, at Stedfastgate, overlooking the Water of Leith. The Sinclair Fountain was erected by novelist and [...]

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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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The Science of Autumn

The Science of Autumn

After what feels like the soggiest summer I’ve ever experienced, I’m absolutely loving the ‘proper autumn’ we’re having. I may be looking through rose tinted spectacles, but the changing tree colours seem even more intense than usual and the autum…

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Wonderful Walks along the Almond

This post was written by Robin Stewart, a member of the publicJust wanted to share the wonderful walks along the River Almond, from the Cramond Brig down to the Forth. A wonderful place to walk on a sunny day, with lots of ducks and swans. Does an…

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Orchards for the 21st Century

The Scottish Orchards Gathering will celebrate orchard and fruit growing from around Scotland. Organisers Scottish Orchards will be inviting people from communities and schools, plus farmers and gardeners, cider and jam makers to come together, to…

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Missing canoeist on Blue Line

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User of the blue line would have noticed tonight that it was more blue light than the blue line cycle path. Unfortunately earlier on last night four canoeists got into difficulty just off shore at Gyps Brae and only three of them made it back asho…

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Brown line upgrade finally completed

User of the Brown line would have been delighted that the work to improve access to the cycle path at House O Hill and Wester Drylaw has now been completed. Back in June we reported that the project had ground to a halt as the contractor had gone …

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North Edinburgh community festival

This Saturday in North Edinburgh will see two Community Fun Days taking place. The first being held in the Forthquarter Park (behind Telford College). This is the North Edinburgh Community Festival and it starts at 12pm and on offer they have face…

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