Family fun Day 13 July

Now becoming an annual event, you are warmly invited to join us in the park on 13 July from 2pm to 4pm

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St Bernard’s FC on STV

St Bernard's Pitch Post WW1

St Bernard’s Pitch Post WW1

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!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWe 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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Join us to raise the Green Flag!

As you may know, the park was awarded a Green Flag.
Please join other friends of the park at 11am on Wednesday 10 December 2014.
The flag pole is ready and waiting near the infants play area.
All welcome!

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Green Flag

We are very pleased that the park was awarded a Green Flag this year. Here is a photo of the flagpole!

20140925-100947.jpgYou can vote for us as your favourite Green Flag park if you want before 30 September.

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A fun day had by all

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWhat 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 of the play park in the tunnel area which Edinburgh and Lothian Greenspace Trust undertook last year on behalf of the City Council with funding from Biffa.

John Hedge inspired with his demonstration of Parkour skills, circus skills were tried by people young and old and prizes were handed out to the teams who completed the quest

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAn excellent barbeque was served by Lesley, Jacqui and Maggie and we appreciate the contribution kindly provided by Tesco.

Thank you to all who helped to make this event a success.

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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 at about 2pm..

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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) and Calum from Community Education.  

Open to all – we hope you can join us!

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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.

Parkour flyer

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