Haymarket - Silverknowes / Dalmeny

Christmas cupcakes delivered by pedal power

Xmas cupcakes

Yesterday I received my first ever delivery by cargo bike – a very thoughtful (and unexpected) gift from web design company who created the Innertube Map site, Gecko New Media. What a nice experience! I had a chat with the courier, who was from Pr…

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Folding bike on the Edinburgh-Glasgow train!

Today’s the first time that I’ve taken a folding bike onto the train with me. I’m on my way to Glasgow to do some social media training, and I’ve got a couple of miles to go at the other end – so it will save me the taxi fare. It will also be the …

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Russell Road diversion at Haymarket

The Haymarket tramworks have lead to the temporary closure of the Russell Road exit at the end of the route. As well as the tramworks, it looks as though the exit from the route to the road (which then leads to an ideal cycle route up to the canal…

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Brown line upgrade finally completed

User of the Brown line would have been delighted that the work to improve access to the cycle path at House O Hill and Wester Drylaw has now been completed. Back in June we reported that the project had ground to a halt as the contractor had gone …

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Fun on the farm

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During the school holidays, Gorgie City Farm run hugely popular sessions for kids who want to get a proper taster of farm life. Aimed at 8–12 year olds, the sessions take place on weekday mornings and involve tasks such as leading the cows up to…

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Red Arrows Wow Crowd

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The Red Arrows display on Friday night was watched by hundreds on the Purple Line between Cramond and Silverknowes. This was the first time the Red Arrows have done a display in Edinburgh for 23 years. The 30 minute spectacle was sponsored by SELE…

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