Author Archives: Mark Sydenham

History: Leith Links, home of Golf?

Leith Links was home to Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, and golf has been played here since at least 1552. The first official rules for a golf tournament were written here in 1744 and they form the basis of the modern gold rules, as playe…


Considering cycling for the school run?

The Bike Station and Spokes are working together on a project to provide practical advice and training to support families in everyday cycling, especially for families with younger children who cannot cycle independently, and usually use a car.The…


Innertube Postcode Cycle Challenge

Sunday is the day of the Postcode Cycle Challenge on the North Edinburgh Path network – a prize-winning excuse to cycle round and see all the places the network can take you. Ten organisations will have set up stands around the network, you’ll nee…