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This is for the Friends of King George V and Scotland Yard Parks in Edinburgh

New look

We are just changing our site to fit our new logo and look. Hoping this helps develop our community and encourage even more participation in looking after our wonderful park.

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Spring!

At last, some nice weather to appreciate all the new growth. Tete a tete narcissi planted by children from Stockbridge Primary in November are looking great.

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Thanks for your help

Thanks to all the people who joined us on  Sunday to clear litter and help with a bit of gardening.    As well as a bit of weeding we started on sorting the path edges.  All were agreed that it’s … Continue reading

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Springtime?

The spring bulbs are blooming well already including the ones planted outside The Yard by children from Heriot Hill Nursery.

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Are you interested in helping?

We have organised two clean ups per year, usually in the spring and autumn and we will continue to do so.  These usually prove popular and we will continue to organise them. We have often been asked if we organise … Continue reading

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RSPB Bioblitz on 3 August

We’re pleased to let you know that the RSPB have chosen our wee park to do a Bioblitz on 3 August.  It’s fun and free.  see you there.   More details  

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Fun Day was fun

The fun day in the park went well yesterday.  Fun activities from Calum and team from the council youth service and great bug hunting with the RSPB (who will be back on 3 August).  Lesley and Jacqui from the Friends committee … Continue reading

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Fun day this Monday and free BBQ

Please join us between 2 and 4 pm on Monday 25 July.  Calum from Community Education is running Family Fun in the Park, as he has for the past two years.  It is a free event with lots of great activities … Continue reading

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Redevelopment of the RBS site bordering the park

Below is the response of the committee to the latest and final stage of the consultation process.  The formal application for Planning Permission in Principle is expected to be lodged sometime in April.  Depending on where you live you may receive … Continue reading

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Exhibition now open!

Please do visit the excellent “Hold Me Dear” exhibition More information on the HERE + NOW website

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