Post Category: News


Work due to start soon at Black Springs and Easter Bavelaw Reservoirs

Update from City of Edinburgh Council Engineers


Trust is awarded ‘Community Climate Asset Funding’ which means our own cargo bike in the spring!!

This week we were delighted to learn that we have been successful in our bid to reduce our carbon footprint.


Happy New Year and COVID update from the Trust

We can’t wait to get all our work streams flowing again.


Santa’s helpers take to the river on the final boat clean-up in Leith of the year

Santa’s helpers in Leith might have had a fun morning but I am not sure anyone wants to receive what is collected in these sacks!!


Volunteering Tasks in 2020 were different but just look at the hours clocked up

2020/21 was a very different year for our volunteer team. From May our work to maintain the walkway and control …


Shops Open!! Books, masks, river pins and walkway bottles for sale

We have taken the decision to bring back some of our stock items, new products and books for sale at …

Brian Henderson

Sad news as Brian Henderson former Trustee and Scotland Rugby Cap passes away

Every organisation need there own ‘action man or woman’ and for nearly two decades Brian Henderson was ours. Trustee David …


8 months on – what have we been up to?

On 17th March we closed the doors of the centre and paused all operations due to the rise of a …


Funding Boost thanks to Baillie Gifford

Supporters of the Trust – Baillie Gifford – have been very generous again and have gifted us a donation to …


Latest from Scottish Water on the CSO upgrading works at Juniper Green and Colinton

Latest from Scottish Water – We have set up the compound at the site at Juniper Green and have completed …


AGM goes online and our Annual Report and Accounts are ready to view

These unprecedented times means many of our usual activities for the year have had to be cancelled however we cannot …


Sewage in the River is discussed at CEC Council meeting

Historically the Water of Leith was Edinburgh’s sewage disposal route and as a consequence the cities main sewer still runs alongside …