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Roseburn Park Walking Guide

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Map of Roseburn Park used in walking guide. (c) Hamish Ross

Friends of Roseburn Park have published a walking guide for the park, written by the amazing Rosie Bell: http://www.friendsofroseburnpark.org.uk/2021/04/25/launch-of-new-walking-guide-for-roseburn-park/

You can also download the guide for free from their website's history page.

It's amazing how much there is to this small piece of green space.

The route is estimated to be 35-40 minutes, but you could spend longer in the area by combining it with Rosie's other tour, of Coltbridge and Roseburn, which can

In search of lost keys (notice)

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Lost keys notice on planter on Old Colt Bridge. (c) J Yellowlees

A 10 April 2021 notice on the Old Colt Bridge seeks news of a large bunch of keys:

"Assortment of keys with old brass bell attached. If found, please hand in to one of

  • the Saughton Park Bistro Cafe
  • Park office
  • Security staff
  • Local police station

...

Thank you Thank you Thank you Thank you

"

 

Image credit: J Yellowlees

£176k Roseburn Park Pitch Improvements

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Pitch drainage works in Roseburn Park, March 2021, (c) J Yellowlees

Work by Murrayfield Wanderers has begun on ground improvements in Roseburn Park, designed to improve pitch surfaces and drainage. It is another substantial investment in the general amenity of park.

You can read all about it:

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Missing trees to be re-planted

Community Council News
Support frames of missing trees on Pansy Walk 18 Feb 2021. (c) J Yellowlees.

The loss of 7 of 13 trees, planted to the north of Saughtonhall Bridge on Pansy Walk, was raised at the meeting of 16 February 2021. The Chair wrote to the City Council and was pleased to be informed that the trees are to be re-planted as part of the Million Tree City planting scheme. The planting will take place once work can continue, which will likely be October.

Image credit: (c) J Yellowlees

Parking consultation, including Saughtonhall, Murrayfield, Roseburn, opens 15 Feb 2021

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Pin in calendar. Shutterstock 416411410 (Under License)

From Project Centre Limited:

Project Centre Limited, working on behalf of City Of Edinburgh Council will be undertaking an engagement exercise in your area. This exercise concerns the potential introduction of parking controls as part of the Council’s Strategic Review of Parking and will be starting on 15th February 2021.

The Review assessed parking across Edinburgh, as a means of identifying areas that might benefit from controlled parking. The outcomes from that review were

Most Bashed Bridge

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Rail bridge over Balgreen Road. (c) J Yellowlees 30 January 2020

On 30 January a vehicle carrying a crane struck the Balgreen bridge, which carries the main railways to Glasgow and Fife across Balgreen Road, and rail traffic had to be halted while the bridge was inspected to ensure that there had been no damage. The train worst affected, the 0921 Edinburgh Waverley to Dunblane, was held up for 88 minutes, and terminated at Linlithgow.

The bridge is one of the most bashed in Scotland according