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New lights for the New Town

Instameet in Edinburgh

Walking Football

Blipfoto is back in focus

Canal stories

Edinburgh World Heritage have a new look for some of the lights in the New Town which are actually very old and a bit decrepit. Hooray!

It’s a project we are working on with the Road Lighting department of the City of Edinburgh Council and manufacturers…

Posted by Edinburgh World Heritage on Wednesday, 25 March 2015


Last week the instagrammers of Edinburgh were allowed free rein in the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art to take any photos they wanted to….and here are the results! These are from a variety of instagrammers and you can find out who took which one by clicking here.



”Hutchison vale Community Sports club is introducing ‘Walking Football’ to the senior population in the local…

Posted by Stenhouse, Saughton Mains and Whitson Community Council on Wednesday, 25 March 2015


The daily photo journal site Polaroid Blipfoto has new investors and its future is again assured according to a post by Joe one of the founders earlier in the week.

So keep on uploading your photos and if you don’t have an account – get one today!


Members of the local community are invited to share their canal-related stories, photographs, maps and objects with young canal college volunteers aboard the Lochrin Bell boat, moored on the Union Canal at Edinburgh Quay on Thursday 23rd April.

This day of oral reminiscence (running from 11am until 3pm), organised by Scottish Waterways Trust with support from Re-Union Canal Boats, will be led by the Edinburgh branch of Scottish Waterways Trust’s youth employability programme canal college.

The latest group of 16-25 year old recruits who are not in employment, further education or training will record stories and collect photographs and memorabilia aboard the barge, then use the materials to create unique heritage boxes.

These boxes will then be used in community groups and schools to inspire future generations to make memories of their own on the Union Canal.

For more information on Scottish Waterways Trust visit www.scottishwaterwaystrust.org.uk

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