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…

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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…

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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…

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