Haymarket - Silverknowes / Dalmeny

Doors Open Day 2015

DOD

Sunday 27th is day two of the 2015 Edinburgh Doors Open Day – a chance to visit buildings and sites not usually open to the public, or extra events being held at places which are accessible year round. Many are on or near the paths, perfect for visiting as many as possible by bike. Download [...]

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Free Dr Bikes in Edinburgh this Summer

Dr Bike Edinburgh Bike Station

The Bike Station’s Dr Bike is out and about this summer in Edinburgh! Come along to any of the free events below to get a free bike safety check, chat to our staff about cycle routes and travelling around the city by bike, and improve your cycling confidence and brush up on your skills with [...]

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A90 cycle path upgrade – your views sought

A90 path upgrade

The City of Edinburgh Council, in partnership with Sustrans and Transport Scotland, is developing a scheme to enhance the pedestrian and cycle path that parallels the A90 between the Burnshot and Dalmeny junctions. They are improving the path in five sections (see the plan) and are currently developing designs for Sections 2 and 3 which [...]

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Pedal on Parliament feeder ride from Fiveways

PoP1 photo

Saturday 26th April is POP 2014, the now annual and ever-growing mass bike ride from the Meadows to Holyrood. Last year over 4,000 cyclists thronged their way through the city centre to demand more and better cycle facilities in Scotland. Why not join a feeder ride to get there as part of a group? As [...]

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Upgrades to Craigleith Junction set to start

Craigleith cover picture

The next two months will see a major improvement project underway at Craigleith Junction – part of which will see it re-named Craigleith Quarry Junction. The junction is seen as a major entry point to the path network, serving the nearby shopping centre linking it to Maidencraig Crescent, and is the junction between the Roseburn [...]

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Halloween mural Drylaw tunnel

Over the last weekend myself and some friends have created a new mural on the railway tunnel below Telford Road (there are two tunnels this is the smaller one) around a Halloween theme it’s been a while since we’ve painted at this location however we have a long history of creating artworks in these tunnels. [...]

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A full weekend of cycling in Edinburgh….

Sky Ride route

There are likely to be extra numbers of cyclists out on the paths and streets of Edinburgh this weekend either going to, taking part in or going home from one of the three cycling events scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, as well as overnight in between. First off is the Edinburgh Sky Ride. This one [...]

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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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Sustrans volunteers get stuck in to improve paths

Scraping back the edges and solving the flooding

Sustrans North Edinburgh volunteers got stuck in to making some path improvements on Wednesday evening at the Craigleith Junction. Long frustrated by mud and puddles taking up half the width of the path, and soil and grass encroaching on the edges, a team of six assembled with spades, shovels and brooms to try and tackle [...]

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Big path clean up – 14th April

Cycle path clean up poster

The annual big litter pick on the North Edinburgh paths needs your help on Sunday 14th April. Organised by local volunteers, this annual clean up is one of the best ways of eradicating litter and dumping along large stretches of paths to make a no…

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