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New Town Quarter – planning decision

Unfortunately, on 17th February 2021 the Council’s DevelopmentManagement Sub-Committee granted consent by seven votes to four to allthree planning applications which are going to affect the the park soadversely – 20/03034/FUL, 20/03655/FUL and 20/03661/CON (all stillavailable for viewing on the … Continue reading

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AGM 2020

The following documents relating to the AGM 2020, which was held in the park on 27th Aug 2020, can be accessed by clicking on the appropriate link below: Agenda Report of the Trustees for 2019-20 Financial Summary for 2019-20

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Impact of Coronavirus

Impact of Coronavirus on Activities in the Park – March 2020 Sadly the Friends of the Park are having to draw in their horns for the foreseeable future, so no gardening sessions or clean-ups are planned.  We hope we can … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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