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Lockdown puts Edinburgh’s love of walking in the frame

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A story of the life-changing way walking helped an Edinburgh man during lockdown is the focus of a new photography-led campaign.‘Humans of the Walk’ features portrait photography...

Council to decide on temporary active travel measures

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This week the council will discuss proposals for setting up temporary cycling and walking infrastructure to allow the city to open up after Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.
Black and white Sarah and Karine Mather headshot

Photography competition – Humans of the Walk

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Scottish walking charity Paths for All is running a portrait photography competition this May and invites you to enter by sharing images and stories that capture what walking means to you.

Capturing a love of everyday walking

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An exhibition that captures the faces and stories of people who champion the joy of everyday walking in Scotland is launching this weekend.The Humans of the...

Edinburgh volunteer manages cancer by helping others

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An Edinburgh man has won a prestigious award from a Scottish charity for his work in ensuring local people, including those with cancer and dementia, don’t miss out on regular walks in their local...

Edinburgh Walks : Dalkeith Country Park

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Dalkeith Country Park is a large country estate set just on the outskirts of Edinburgh.  Well served by both public transport links and visitor parking, the grounds have plenty to attract visitors with interesting...

Walking in the Pentlands – Glencorse View Walk

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Walking in nature is proven to have heaps of health benefits for both brain and body.  Within Scotland, right here in the central belt, we have extraordinary fortune when it comes to the quality...

Walking in the Pentlands – Castlelaw Hill Walk

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The Pentland hills of Edinburgh have much to offer.  Even if you haven't yet ventured up there, you have most likely admired them from the city's viewpoints.  Whether you are intimately familiar with the...

Netwalking your way to success

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Netwalking for Business comes out of winter hibernation for members of Midlothian and East Lothian Chamber of Commerce (MELCC) in April.It’s a unique concept which provides interrupted talk time with like-minded business people while...

Daily Mile Nation target for Scots

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Schools, nurseries, colleges and universities are being urged to help Scotland become the first Daily Mile Nation.Around 800 Scottish primary schools currently take part in the initiative, which encourages people to walk, jog or...

Heady mix as beer tour company expand portfolio

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An Edinburgh-based company is expanding to include cask ale walking and progressive tasting tours to increase a portfolio of experiences highlighting local makers and small business owners.New special events include Six Nations Scottish Ale Trail...

Five spring walks in Edinburgh

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 All of our walks start from the city centre and are easily manageable with children in buggies. There are no really steep hills either way and some may involve using a bus to get...

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Coburg House's World's Biggest Coffee Morning: Coburg Studios' resident talents present an array of cakes as diverse as their artwork. Homegrown favourites - and Chinese steamed buns! 10am-2pm, Coburg House Gallery, 15 Coburg Street, Leith. In aid...

Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Deaf for the Day: clerical assistant Amanda Gray is going 'deaf for the day' to raise funds for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People - and the charity will be at the centre to show how clever and life changing...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER 2014LGBT Spiritual Space: Conflicts of Sexuality and Faith. Explore conflicts that exist within these two aspects of identity; Maxwell Reay, NHS Mental Health Community Chaplain, offers a supportive space for LGBT...

John Muir Way now open

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Today, on John Muir Day, the First Minister declared the route which goes from west coast to east coast formally open. Muir was born on 21 April 1838, and there is already a John Muir Trail...

VIDEO – Demonstration at St Andrew’s House demands Government investment

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Demonstrators gathered at St Andrew's House today to deliver the message to the Government that more investment is needed for active travel, such as cycling and walking.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LQGg2Pc6PY?list=UUpyjaNvEF_ryiKTJ6QxCkIA]

Council to increase spending on cycling

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Hot on the heels of today's cycling event in the city, the council has announced that it will spend £1.4m on improving cycling in the capital. Initiatives to make Edinburgh a better city for ‘active...

Speed of Light on Arthur’s Seat – with added music!

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Arthur’s Seat will resonate to an electronic score during Edinburgh International Festival 2012. Thousands of walkers will create the music, which is triggered by altitude and movement, as they participate in NVA’s Speed of Light. One...

Can you complete 2012 km for charity this year?

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NSPCC Scotland is calling on people in Edinburgh to take on the ‘2012km Gold Challenge’ to help raise funds for the children's charity.The charity is calling on budding local athletes to cover a distance...

Networking on the move

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'Netwalking is the latest concept in business development which combines networking with walking - networking on the move!' Netwalking Scotland, created by Edinburgh solicitor, Gavin Tosh, is a concept based on networking in an environment...

Wakling for Macmillan in sparkly shoes

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Comedian Susan Morrison donned the sparkly shoes that feature in her stage show as she urged people to take on a charity walk.She was joined by the manger of The Stand in Edinburgh, Kenny...

Walk Edinburgh Week 20-26 May 2011

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Walk Edinburgh Week takes place next month to encourage locals to explore the city while keeping active. Whether you enjoy short, long, flat walks or hill climbing, Edinburgh Walk Week has something for all age...
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