Ferry Rd (Clark Ave)

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 [...]


Warriston volunteer path improvements

The path at Warriston with nicely scraped back edges

The second monthly path-works session organised by volunteers from Sustrans North Edinburgh tackled a very overgrown stretch of the path between Ferry Road and Warriston Gardens. One of the major problems on this section of route was a succession of thorny bushes growing out over the path at head height, restricting the path width and [...]


Postcode Challenge 2013 Gallery

Scarlett keeping dry - great way to travel.  Does the umbrella slow things down?

Thanks again to everyone who came along to last weekend’s Postcode Challenge and made it such as success – stallholders, participants, the People’s Postcode Trust and of course my lovely colleagues who organised it – Ruth, Espe and Lyndsay from ELGT, plus Ruth, Ruairidh and Mark. Around 300 people finished the course, despite some pretty [...]


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 …


Skating on the cycleway

This post was written by Liz, a member of the publicI loved this shot showing that the paths are not just for cycling and walking. Such concentration.. Thanks to Anita Leveridge for the image