Edinburgh Union Canal Society Rowing Boat Hire Final Weekend

Edinburgh Union Canal Society (EUCS) are hiring out their rowing boats on Saturday 23rd (12 pm – 4.30 pm) and 24th September (2 pm- 5 pm), opposite the boat house on the towpath at Ogilivie Terrace, for the last time in this year. For more information and to book online see www.eucs.org.uk. On Saturday 23rd. …

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Our Next Public Meeting May 21st

Join our next Online Public Meeting Tuesday May 21st 7 – 9 pm on Zoom Join the meeting here Raise and discuss local concerns that are important to you. Keep abreast of local and city-wide issues with reports from local councillors and our planning and licensing leads. 

Tales from the Towpath – Free trips exploring the history of the Union Canal

Edinburgh’s Union Canal, a historic waterway connecting the city with Falkirk, is about to take centre stage in a unique theatrical production by Citadel Arts Group. Titled ‘Tales from the Towpath,’ the series of plays aims to uncover the hidden stories and mysteries surrounding the canal’s rich history. Inspired by the intriguing circumstances of George Meikle …

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What’s happening to the Pavements in Polwarth? An update on the Polwarth Pavements Project and the council’s work along Polwarth Gardens.

POLWARTH ROUNDABOUT So much money spent, so little achieved  Many of you have been asking about the works underway at the roundabout. This project is about resurfacing the pavements.  Only that.  Nothing more. The City Council decided to press ahead with this work, at substantial expense, despite pleas from Merchiston Community Council to delay the …

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The Polwarth Project hits the Media!

The Edinburgh Evening News has today – March 25th 2024 – published an article about Merchiston Community Council’s now long-running Polwarth Pavements Project, which endeavours to improve safety for pedestrians, parents with buggies, wheelchair users and cyclists, while enhancing the immediate vicinity of this small but important hub. To read the article follow this link.

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