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Merchiston Leaf Clearing Update

Merchiston Leaf Clearing Update

The Merchiston Community Council Leaf Clearing Project — devised by Joan Houston and run by her with Helen Zealley — ...
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Let's Clear Some Leaves this Autumn!

Let’s Clear Some Leaves this Autumn!

Why fallen leaves are a problem The colour of trees turning in autumn can be glorious and we are blessed ...
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Greens, Grapefruit & Gratitude: Dig-In's 8th AGM

Greens, Grapefruit & Gratitude: Dig-In’s 8th AGM

Please join us for our 8th Annual General Meeting of Dig-In Bruntsfield, your local community greengrocer. The AGM will be ...
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Photo of John Livingston Garden

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

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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Photograph of trees on the Meadows

Next FOMBL Volunteer Session — 28 November 2020

28th November is the 333rd day in the year, and we are running our 11th Saturday volunteer session. If you would like ...
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A New Local Organisation: Fountainbridge Blue Green Community Development Trust

A New Local Organisation: Fountainbridge Blue Green Community Development Trust

Re-Union Canal Boats and Fountainbridge Canalside Initiative are planning to create a community-led organisation that combines enterprise and creativity to ...
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Street view of disused police box

The Police Box Project — Reimagining an unused police box

Hello! We are Tommy and Jane. We recently started this project after living near the unused police box at the ...
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Friends of the Meadows & Bruntsfield Links - Next Volunteer Session Saturday 25 July

Friends of the Meadows & Bruntsfield Links – Next Volunteer Session Saturday 25 July

As the Merchiston Community Council has a corporate membership with FOMBL, we would like to share the following from FOBML: ...
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Artistic interpretation of Edinburgh street o reflect the idea of the citizens of Edinburgh collaborating to find a way forward after lockdown.

Places and Communities: Envisioning Edinburgh after Covid-19

Illustrator Katie Quinn’s interpretation of Daisy Narayanan's future vision of Edinburgh In a recent blog post Shaping a resilient future ...
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Fountainbridge Canalside Initiative AGM, 12th March  2020

Fountainbridge Canalside Initiative AGM, 12th March 2020

Fountainbridge Canalside Initiative (FCI) are holding their AGM at 6.30 pm on 12th March 2020 at King’s Church Hall, 104 ...
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Group photo of cleanup team

Friends of Harrison Park clean up the Caledonian Railway Path

On Saturday 4th January a large group of us, led by local councillor Gavin Corbett, grabbed litter pickers, bin bags, ...
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View of Union Canal towpath with pedestrians and dogs

Overcrowding on the Union Canal towpath

Peter Brett, a member of the public, presented his views on the Union Canal towpath at the Merchiston Community Council ...
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Edinburgh Citizen Network

Edinburgh Citizen Network

Citizen is a new initiative, building "a network of people working to re-imagine the city as a sustainable place for ...
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Edinburgh Local at the University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Local at the University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Local describes initiatives at the University of Edinburgh to work with local communities. Perhaps of particular interest, the Community ...
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Fountainbridge Canalside Initiative (FCI) 2019 AGM

Fountainbridge Canalside Initiative (FCI) 2019 AGM

The Fountainbridge Canalside Initiative 2019 AGM will take place on on Thursday 4th April at 6.30pm in the King's Church ...
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Open Meeting 28 February: Community purchase of St Oswald's Church

Open Meeting 28 February: Community purchase of St Oswald’s Church

Bruntsfield Primary Parent Council,  in partnership with the Eric Liddell Centre,  are aiming to acquire St Oswald's church (formerly Boroughmuir ...
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Dig In Bruntsfield: AGM, 25th February 2019

Dig In Bruntsfield: AGM, 25th February 2019

Dig In Bruntsfield’s AGM will be held 6-8pm, Monday 25th February 2019, at Christ Church Morningside, 6a Morningside Road, Edinburgh, ...
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