Tag: organisations

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 [...]


Dusk Chorus & Wildflower Planting with free wildflower kits!

Dusk Chorus Poster

The Greenspace Trust will be holding a community drop-in wildflower planting session and guided ‘Dusk Chorus’ walk on Thursday 23rd May at 7.30pm running until roughly 9pm. Join us for one or both of the sessions – we’ll be meeting at the entrance to the cycleway at Lower Granton Road and Trinity Road at 7.30pm, [...]


Dr Bike on the Meadows – 31/10/2012

Dr Bike

The Edinburgh Bike Station’s Dr Bike will be setting up on Middle Meadow Walk for the monthly bike maintenance session – to help you keep your bike in good working order for a smoother ride. Turn up between 3 and 6.30pm (with your bike…), it’s f…


Spirit of Scotland Awards 2012

The Bike Station and Innertubemap project are in the running for the Spirit of Scotland Award in the Scotsman. The awards scheme gives people the opportunity to vote for the Scots who excel in their field and are pioneering new developments across…


Stan the Man with the Stick

His name is Stanley McWhirter, he’s the ‘unofficial’ litter picker on the Union Canal. He cares about his community and picks litter every week, usually without a thank you. It was a cold December afternoon when I met Stan. I peered out of the can…