New job opportunities at North Edinburgh Arts

North Edinburgh Arts provides opportunities for individual and community development through contact with the professional arts. NEA has received funds from the Big Lottery Community Spaces Scotland Fund for the North Edinburgh Grows project to redevelop the garden. We now seek a 1. Community Growing Co-ordinator (Full-time, 35hours per week)to develop and coordinate the North [...]


Volunteer path improvements at the Shore

In places half the path was obstructed

The stretch of path between the Shore and Coburg Street is the latest section to be improved, thanks to the help of staff from the Safer Communities Division of the Scottish Government. This section of path, alongside the Water of Leith, is quite narrow and congested, and it’s not helped by overgrowing weeds and bushes [...]


Innertubemap Greenspaces version coming soon!


The greenspaces version is at the printers and we’re eagerly awaiting our delivery!  If you would like supplies of the map for your organisation, please contact us at  Thank you to players of the People’s Postcode Lottery for supporting this project and to Mark Sydenham for creating the map.   Posted from Edinburgh, Scotland, [...]


Granton harbour

Re Granton water front: A revised plan has been submitted, but it’s still no better for cycling. Shared footpaths where cyclists have to cede priority at every junction. Perhaps you should re-publicise your blog article…? – See more at: Posted from Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.


Tramworks force monument relocation?

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Peter Stubbs"

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 [...]


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 [...]


Innertube Map stencils

Innertube Stencil

We had an exciting delivery at the Innertube Map office yesterday – some lazer cut plywood stencils of bike logos and arrows, which I am hoping to use to help people find their way onto some of the harder to find Innertube routes. The idea is to use clean graffiti techniques, in which you clean [...]


Himalayan Balsam Bashing – 1 July 2013


Join us to help control the invasive species, Himalayan Balsam on the North Edinburgh cycleway on Monday 1st July, 6.30-8pm. Himalayan Balsam is an invasive species not native to Britain. It takes over large patches of damp ground, making it very difficult for our native plants, such as bluebells, to grow as there is not [...]


Sunday bike rides with the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling


In amongst the various events planned for the last day of the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling tomorrow (Sunday 23 June) are several organised bike rides along traffic-free routes. The Greener Leith ride heads to Portobello from Victoria Park, leaving at 10am, via the path through Leith Links and then onwards to Portobello Prom. There’s more [...]