Author Archives: Greenspace Trust

The Postcode Challenge is Back!

Postcode Challenge Poster

Take part in a free and fun Cycling Treasure Hunt! Explore the Inner tube by bike or on foot, collect stamps and have the opportunity to win prizes! Sunday 1st July 2012, 11 – 4pm This is an exciting cycling and walking treasure hunt open all ages…


Meadows Festival – 2-3 June 2012


I’m really looking forward to the Meadows Festival this weekend – one of my favourite Edinburgh events and although we’ll be working, well, it’s not like your normal working day, is it? There’s always a fantastic atmosphere and great buzz, with li…


Give and Gain 2012

give & gain day

A fantastic group of volunteers from the Bank of Scotland joined us for a Himalayan Balsam pull, as part of Give and Gain Day, on Friday 17th May. Despite what turned out to be one of the wettest days of the year so far, the group did a great job …


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…


The Wester Hailes Fun Run is back!

Wester Hailes Fun Run

2012 is the year of the Olympics with the torch travelling through Edinburgh on Wednesday 13thJune. A group of organisations and residents have organised a 2012 5K Fun Run to take place on Saturday 16th June, starting and ending in Hailes Quarry P…


New garden for Wester Haven

Wester Haven

This week, the Wester Hailes Health Agency celebrated the opening of their new cancer support centre in Wester Hailes. Westerhaven Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre provides support for cancer sufferers and will also offer informatio…


New season of work

litter black spots

This week saw the start of a new season of work on the Innertube, thanks to further funding from the People’s Postcode Trust. For starters, we’ve been out with a group of volunteers from the Rock Trust on the North Edinburgh cycleway, to clear up …