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Granton Improvement Society – the walled garden



6 years ago the GIS project began to save the Walled Garden and keep it as a community resource. The Walled Garden was discovered derelict by AiA Art in Architecture and with the help of CLU Community Land Use devised the original Granton sur Mer proposal which included its restoration. Granton Improvement Society is now […]

Tell us what you want



The Forth and Inverleith Neighbourhood Partnerships are currently asking people how they prefer to get news and information regarding what’s going on in  their area.  Survey forms will soon appear in community centres, libraries etc., so if you see them, please fill one in and post it back, or leave it at your local library.  […]

Muirhouse Community Shop – 1 year old!



The Community Shop on Pennywell Road will be a year old tomorrow. In conjunction with Pilton Community Health Project and Edinburgh Community Food volunteers offer cookery demonstrations and good quality food.  Try it out. For more information, go here:  

Fidra Kitchen



On Saturday 3 May Pilton Community Gardeners are inviting you to a meal prepared with veggies produced in local gardens.  All welcome! Venue:  Fidra Court, Muirhouse, between 5pm and 7pm-ish.  Also, a look round the community garden at West Pilton Brae is offered.    

Car Boot sale anyone?



Who isn’t interested in a car boot sale and this one is for a good cause. All sales of cakes and refreshments and pitch proceeds to go to Project Zambia (details can be found at   Project Zambia is run by St Andrews Student Services. During summer students will be travelling to Kazemba, Chongwe […]

Regenerate Granton



The Granton Improvement Society has a vision to regenerate the area, aiming to provide employment, training, education and leisure activities. They are holding their AGM on 30th April when they will be electing Trustees and sharing the latest information. Why not go along? 6pm Wednesday 30th April Royston Wardieburn Community Centre Pilton Drive North   […]

Recycling timetable goes digital



A Council spokesperson has informed us that collection dates for the kerbside recycling boxes, which are used for glass, plastic, paper, textiles and other dry recyclables, will no longer be posted door to door.  Instead people are being directed to the Council’s web-site, where they will find relevant calendars ( Paper calendars will still be […]