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

RBS Planning Application – Ref: 16/05454/PPP

The long awaited planning application for outline consent for development of the RBS owned site bordering the park  to the south, south-west and west, has at last been submitted.  If the proposals receive consent they will have a devastatingly destructive … Continue reading

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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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AGM

Our AGM will be on Tuesday 10th May at 6.30 pm in the solar dome in The Yard .  Please enter via the main entrance to The Yard in Eyre Place Land.  All welcome.

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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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Join Here + Now for some walking/cycling route mapping or a DIY exhibition-building day?

You may have heard about the upcoming Hold Me Dear: Four Cities, [Extra]Ordinary Places photography exhibition taking place in the Rodney St tunnel next to King George V Park in Canonmills, Edinburgh as part of City Link Festival. This co-created … Continue reading

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Old railway tunnel given a new lease of life through an innovative new art project

A former railway tunnel will be given a new lease of life this September, becoming home to an open air public art exhibition of work by local Edinburgh residents. From 24th September, a month ­long outdoor photography exhibition will open … Continue reading

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