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)

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

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

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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