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Friday
Aug282009

Treasure Hunt 6th September in Dells Island aaarrhhh

Treasure Hunt Flier

Plans are well underway for next Sundays Pirate Themed Treasure Hunt. Please download the flier or email it on to friend or family who you think may enjoy the event.

See you there.

 

Tuesday
Aug182009

Clean-up this Sunday at St Marks Park

We have one of our regular Sunday clean-ups on the 23rd, starting at 10.00am. We will be meeting at the car park for St Marks Park off Warriston Road, by the play park. Equipment and teas provided. Do let us know if you plan to come along. I have attached a link to google maps;

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=warriston+road+edinburgh&sll=37.926868,-95.712891&sspn=31.501982,56.337891&ie=UTF8&ll=55.968731,-3.194439&spn=0.000686,0.001719&t=h&z=19

Friday
Aug142009

Dead Ducks in Leith

There are many things which can kill ducks; foxes, dogs, air rifles, disease, pollution to name but a few, but the report of a number of dead ducks outside the Malmaison Hotel in Leith is very unusual for the Water of Leith. If you live in the area be vigilant and if you see more please report them to DEFRA 08459335577. Follow this link to The Scotsman newspaper for more information.

http://news.scotsman.com/education/Health-fears-after-series-of.5541627.jp

Friday
Aug142009

Pirates Wanted!!

We are planning a Pirate Themed Treasure Hunt for Sunday 6th September around the Dells starting at the Water of Leith Visitor Centre. More details of how to join the event will follow soon, but at the moment we are seeking volunteers who would be happy to dress as a pirate and undertake activities for the afternoon. The hunt will be based on Robert Louis Stevenson's story Treasure Island, so we need lots of fun characters and nautical paraphernalia. Perhaps you have a secret yearning to be a pirate or have a costume you could lend us, we are even looking for a small boat!! email helen@waterofleith.org.uk if you can help.

Friday
Aug142009

Greener Leith - how do you get around this city

Greener Leith conducted a travel survey earlier this year and are keen to work out the best ways to encourage more Leithers to walk, cycle or take public transport. There ideas have now been published and you can vote on the best and worst ideas, or even add your own suggestions. Take a look and join the debate.  Vote on this web page: http://weloveleith.uservoice.com/