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Free Vaccine Transport for people with mobility challenges

HcL Transport are offering free transport for people with mobility challenges to get their vaccine. Any person who has challenges ...
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e-Bulletin from Gavin Corbett

e-Bulletin from Gavin Corbett

Read here for news on Caledonian Railway Path, a new canalside development and a community garden in Hutchison, from local ...
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Merchiston Community Council: A Brief Retrospective

All community councils have as their main focus current issues brought to them by local residents and, hopefully, ways of ...
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FoMBL is looking for a new secretary

Merchiston Community Council is represented on the organising committees of several local community organisations, including The Friends of the Meadows ...
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Edinburgh’s Active Travel Advent Calendar

The City of Edinburgh Council have created an Active Travel Advent Calendar for December 2020. It contains a number of ...
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Newbattle Terrace: Have your say on proposed road changes!

City of Edinburgh Council's proposed road changes on Newbattle Terrace and Pitsligo Road are already causing heated discussion among residents ...
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Map of Quiet Routes for walking and cycling in South Edinburgh

QuietRoutes for walking and cycling in Edinburgh South

City of Edinburgh Council has created a series of downloadable QuietRoutes maps for exploring the city on foot or on ...
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View of pavement outside Montpeliers cafe/bar in Bruntsfield showing effect of street furniture in impeding pedestrians.

Living Streets video shows how to “Cut the Clutter”

Living Streets is announcing the launch of a new video “Cut the Pavement Clutter”. The video explains their project over ...
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