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Garden Bistro Supper Club for half-term

From Monday 19 October 2020, the Garden Bistro in Saughton Park will give parents and carers a break by hosting their brand new Supper Club.This is aimed at families with seasonal homely dishes...

The Bistro at Saughton Park – a haven for locals

NEW BISTRO CREATES COMMUNITY AND LIFTS SPIRITS POST-LOCKDOWNAs Scotland slowly continues the journey out of lockdown, a new bistro is celebrating the direct impact it has had on one of Edinburgh’s local communities.  Since its...

Saughton Park Micro-hydro Scheme has Bespoke Archimedes Screw Installed

The latest feature in Saughton Park's stunning £8m refurbishment, a 10-tonnes and 10 metres long Archimedes Screw, made quite a splash when it was hoisted into position earlier today .The made-to-measure device, capable of...

Police seeking witnesses to fire raising in Saughton Park

We reported to you last week that there had been a fire at Saughton Park which has caused damage to the train in the newly opened play park.Police  are now  appealing for witnesses following...

Saughton play park vandalised

Friends of Saughton Park have asked for help in finding the person or persons who caused damage to the train in the play park.It appears to have been set on fire.Millions have been spent...
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Funding boost for Saughton Park

Edinburgh’s £7.3m Saughton Park restoration project has received a major boost thanks to funding from the Scottish Power (SP) Energy Networks Green Economy Fund.Almost half a million pounds has been awarded toward the delivery...

Saughton Park is almost ready to open the gates

Saughton Park is almost ready to allow visitors again to every corner including the Walled Garden. It has been extensively refurbished, replanted and 'done up' since plans were first approved in 2012.The car park...

Parts of Saughton Park reopen this week

Saughton Park will begin to reopen to the public this week just in time for the mid-term break, after a major programme of works.Most of the park's revamp is now complete and ready for...

Saughton Park restoration project making progress

The council's £6.7 million restoration project at Saughton Park is coming along nicely, but it will not open to the public till August with some parts only due to be completed at the end...

Saughton Park gets lottery funding!

It has just been announced that the Heritage Lottery Fund has agreed to give the council just under £4m to improve and restore Saughton Park. The walled garden in the park will be restored with...

Saughton Park Heritage Lottery Fund bid

A £5.8m project to transform Saughton Park and Gardens into one of Edinburgh’s best parks has taken a major step forward with confirmation of initial funding support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.The project has passed...


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