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New table tennis table for The Meadows

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Thanks to some hard batting by local resident James McGinley, a new table tennis table is now installed in The Meadows for everyone to enjoy.The table is sited at the east end of...

Discussions held about antisocial behaviour inThe Meadows

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Scottish Labour politicians hosted a crisis meeting on Friday to discuss the violence and antisocial behaviour witnessed in The Meadows over Easter weekend.Daniel Johnson MSP and Ian Murray MP chaired a virtual community crisis...

Police and council have an action plan for the Meadows

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Police and council chiefs have launched a ‘Meadows action plan’ – including a dedicated policing operation, a council surveillance van and park ranger patrols – to deal with the antisocial behaviour and violence witnessed...

What is to be done about The Meadows?

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Over the weekend social media was awash with photos and video of people gathering in The Meadows on Friday and on Saturday afternoons and evenings.Even the First Minister mentioned The Meadows in today's media...

Sshhh – there are plans for a quiet route from Greenbank to the Meadows

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Liberal Democrat councillor Neil Ross's attempts to delay the introduction of a Quiet Route from Greenbank to the Meadows by imposing a requirement to hold three months of consultation were thwarted today.After almost...

Letter to the Editor – Manifesto for the Meadows called for

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Following the disgraceful mess left in The Meadows yesterday evening, we have received the letter below from a local resident.Author Ian Rankin who lives in the area tweeted a photo at 6am this...

Looking for the best Christmas present? How about this…..?

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MAKE A MEADOWS LODGE THE BEST CHRISTMAS PRESENT AT THE MEADOWS, FORFARThe Meadows in Forfar has released additional luxury turnkey lodges for sale, from just £70,000. The popular park, just eighteen miles from Dundee,...

Sound technology to understand people and nature

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As part of The University of Edinburgh's Internet of Things project it has begun the CitySounds project to try and understand how people and nature co-exist.By placing sensors in The Meadows they will record...

Friends of the Meadows and Bruntsfield Links – November meeting

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If you have any interest in what happens in The Meadows and Bruntsfield Links then their next meeting will be held at Quartermile on 6 November 2017.The agenda is below

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 – The Hogwallops

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Lost in Translation Circus are bringing their hit show The Hogwallops to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Roald Dahl, considered by many to be the world's greatest storyteller. It...

Jawbone Arch should return to The Meadows in the autumn

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The City of Edinburgh Council appointed Nicolas Boyes Conservators to undertake the careful removal of the Jawbone Arch in July 2014. The bones are being repaired and preserved and it is expected the works...

Police issue e-fit of Meadows attacker

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Edinburgh Police have issued an e-fit drawing of what it is believed the man who attacked a 19 year old woman last weekend may look like.They wish to interview a man answering this likeness...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Armistice Day: Prayer and Meditation. The Memorial Chapel will be open for prayer and meditation. 10.45-11.15am, St Cuthbert's Parish Church, Lothian Road.TOGETHER Remembrance Event: marking the eleventh day of the eleventh month with a musical reflection...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2014Pakistan Society Heritage Project presents Rural Reflections: an exhibition of rural scenery of Pakistan and Scotland. 'Here we share the stories of ten members of the 50+ group of the Pakistan...

Police seek witnesses to Meadows robbery

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Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in the Capital.The incident happened around 12.50am today in the Meadows.The 20-year-old was walking through Middle Meadow Walk toward Bruntsfield, after a...

Witness appeal after attempted robbery in the Meadows

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Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery that happened in the Meadows area of the Capital on Sunday.A 19-year-old woman was walking along Leamington Walk, the main pedestrian/cycle walkway through...

Police seeking help with investigation of November robbery

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted and robbed in Edinburgh, and CCTV images have been released.The incident happened around 10.15pm on Monday 19 November 2012 in the...

Many areas of Edinburgh under threat of floods

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With four SEPA flood warnings currently in force, the Council's flood prevention team is operating 24-hour standby, monitoring all areas at risk and taking appropriate action as necessary.As at 4.00pm today SEPA has issued flood...

Tennis – Get along to The Meadows for some pre-Wimbledon fun

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The Meadows City Tennis Club (www.meadowstennis.co.uk) is a friendly, LTA (Lawn Tennis Association)-affiliated club, established in 2002, offering social/competitive tennis for adults, and a dedicated juniors club.The club is quite unusual in that it is based play...

Meadows Marathon secures Highland Spring sponsorship

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Highland Spring, the UK's leading supplier of bottled water, have donated 2004 litres of their organic bottled water for the runners in this year's Meadows Marathon taking place on Sunday 4 March 2012. The event,...

Occupy now resident in The Meadows

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ANTI-capitalist protesters have moved their tents, placards and guitars in to one of Scotland’s most genteel open spaces.The Meadows is a 60-acre playground for Edinburgh’s middle classes, surrounded on all sides by homes worth...

Meadows Marathon runners encouraged to share training stories

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It is the start of another year and many people will be returning to work with inflated waists and deflated bank balances. There is an upcoming event that ticks a number of the common...

Meadows Marathon returns in 2012 for the Sixth time

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Registration for one of Scotland's biggest running and fundraising events is now open. The Meadows Marathon 2012 sees the return of the 5.6km fun run and half marathon to the Meadows on Sunday 4th...

Taste of Edinburgh 1-3 July 2011

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Taste of Edinburgh is back for a fifth year and is set to whet the appetite with a fantastic new venue, summertime date and mouth-watering line up for 2011.As well as returning...

Taste of Edinburgh 1-3 July

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Taste of Edinburgh is back for a fifth year and is set to whet the appetite with a fantastic new venue, summertime date and mouth-watering line up for 2011. As well as returning...

On your marks for The Meadows Marathon 6th March 2011

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The Meadows Marathon will take place this Sunday. The Reporter is not running, but was interested in how this is all organised by a volunteer body of students. So how did it all start?...

Freshers’ Festival

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Scotcampus, Scotland's biggest national paper for students, is holding its first ever Freshers' Festival in Edinburgh. After a similar event on Glasgow's George Square in previous years which has subsequently become the largest student event...

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