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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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St Bernard’s FC on STV

STV had a nice piece by historian Dan Gray recently on the fascinating story of St Bernard’s Football Club, winner of the Scottish Cup, whose ground was in our park.  Here is the link to the 4 minute clip.

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Green Flag now flying!

We braved the wild wind to raise the green flag together with Jen, our council park ranger  and Ross from the Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust, who delivered the new play facilities.  See their write up

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A fun day had by all

What a great turnout and great to meet so many people from the local community.  we reckon 300 people of all ages joined us and the youth workers from community education led by Callum McLeod. This  event celebrated the upgrading … Continue reading

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Family Fun Day – Monday 4 August

Please join us between 2 and 4pm for Barbeque Parkour Demonstration Portable Football Pitch Circus Skills It’s a free event!   You could also do the Inverleith Challenge before – It starts at Blackhall Library and ends in our park … Continue reading

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Date for the diary – 4 August

Please join us on 4 August from 2 to 4 pm for the grand opening of the new play area! Full plans to be revealed soon.  We will be joined by Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust (who managed the project) … Continue reading

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