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Edinburgh Canal Festival – where it all started

The third Edinburgh Canal Festival will be held on Saturday 9th July this year. Have you ever wondered how the event started? In the summer of 2008, Robert Weetman, a local resident, began to feel that he wanted to see more people using the Union …


Weather windows – grab them!

One thing you can rely on in Scotland is the unpredictability of the weather. Especially in summer. So every little weather window has to be grabbed with both hands! Wasn’t this evening stunning!? There was so much going on on my cycle commute hom…


New entrance for the Union Canal

Work is coming to a close on a new entrance to the canal towpath from the East side of Harrison Park. This will create a route from the canal through the park to West Bryson Road. At the same time, work is continuing to instal experimental solar p…