New Town - The Shore

The Journey of Waste

This post was written by Emily Dodd, a member of the public What happens to our rubbish when we chuck it? Starting at Powderhall Waste Transfer Station, travel from bin to bucket-lorry, from claw to compactor, from train to tipping on the journey …

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Water of Leith news round-up this week (so far)

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Updates on the Water of Leith cycle paths this week: Starting with excellent news from the City of Edinburgh Council’s site listing improvements to the Dean village pathway, with a ramp added to Roseburn Cliff steps, and new drainage and resurfaci…

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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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Wildlife Podcast: Water of Leith

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This post was written by Emily Dodd, a member of the public Wellies on, it’s time to get wet and wild in the Water of Leith in June. Meet a Leith Leech, discover who’s making a tunnel from tiny rocks and find some fat fish (they’re pregnant): Gree…

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Armed Forces events and displays this week

I’ve had ‘armed forces day’ marked on this Saturday of my calender for a few months now, but wasn’t sure what it would entail until I read this on STV local. The event in full actually lasts for three days – Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and consis…

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