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Contractors working on the conversion of the former Leith Waterworld into a softplay centre have been accused of leaving an “unsightly danger” of dumped materials outside the building. Simon Shields was among those to raise concerns the council more than a week ago, when he tweeted a series of photos to officials on November 22. […]
After weeks of speculation the council has confirmed that it has agreed a deal with National Museums Scotland to buy Leith Customs House for a reported £650,000, with a view to setting up a Leith Museum in the building. Needless to say, the locals leading the Leith Museum campaign are delighted, despite arguing that National […]
Just in time for the mid-term break, the council has announced that it is to provide free swimming sessions for kids at three Edinburgh pools, including Leith Victoria. The free kids sessions at Leith Victoria will take place from Saturday 12th – Sunday 20th October at these times: The free holiday swimming sessions are funded […]
Edinburgh Leisure clearly missing a trick by not letting this happen more often. This excellent, and slightly poignant video, was made by the Harvest Skate Co. Should you be wondering, the skaters had permission from the owners to skate the pool, and they also plan to release a longer version of this video later on.
As it became clear the council were determined to sell-off Leith Waterworld, people took to the internet to share their views. Few supported the sale...
A £1million bid for Leith Waterworld from a private soft play firm will be considered by councillors at next week’s full council meeting. If the council decides to take the money, the popular leisure pool may never re-open as a community run pool – even though 6500 people signed a petition calling on the council […]