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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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Starting to flower

It is good to see the first flowers in the meadow. Some small white alyssum blooms are visible. Soon it should be a riot of colour’

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Outdoor Parkour Classes

We are delighted that the parkour classes in the park are going so well!  See the poster below for details and this video on YouTube, some of which was shot in our park.

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More improvements!

It’s pleasing to see continued improvements implemented by the council. New paint and a nice sign (painted by local artist Kathy Parker) to replace the old one the small children’s play area. And the wild flowers are starting to grow.

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Improvements in the park!

You may have noticed some work going on in the park last week.  This was to fix the drainage where the path has completely flooded at times in the last few years.   Many thanks to Jen and Ritchie at … Continue reading

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New Play Area

The revamped play area has been in use for a couple of weeks now.  We welcome any thoughts on it.    There has already been some debate in the Spurtle

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