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thanks to the City of Edinburgh Council, the L&G Neighbourhood Partnership, the Big Lottery Fund
and Forth Environment Link for providing financial backing for projects
connected with the Park.
We've been up and running
as a group for over 10 years. We constituted ourselves in 2010. and in that time
there have been substantial improvements to the Park Benches and picnic tables
have been, goal posts erected, installed, garden plots dug and planted with perennials,
name-stones put in place and school children have planted bulbs in November
each year from 2010 to 2013 They have also planted wild flowers. The most recent addition has been a multi-gym to as an aid to fitness for all.
A ‘young team’
from Domino Pizza’s carried out autumn and spring clean-ups in 2011 and 2012,
Lots more improvements are on the way!
Pathways have been upgraded. A
new metal bridge across the Stenhouse Burn adds significantly to the
accessibility of the Park for all users.
In November 2014, a very young pine tree was planted and is doing
fine. Display notice boards provide
information on the diversity of plants, birds and and animals to be spotted in
In October 2015
we were presented with a 'thriving '
certificate by taking part in the 'It's Your Neighbourhood' assessment project
run by Keep Scotland Beautiful on behalf of the RHS.
Our goal for 2017 is to do better
still in 2017, aiming for 'outstanding'!
If you want to find out about our activities and also how to join us in
our friendly gatherings and improvement work please don't hesitate to Contact Us.
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