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It’s been more than a month since someone tried to park a white transit van in the Water of Leith at Coalie Park, but the temporary railings are still in place. Last time someone indulged in a bit of aquatic parking they drove through two sets of railings to land in Newhaven Harbour and it […]
A plan for a block of 24 new flats on West Bowling Green Streets has been modified after 27 separate comments or objections were sent to planners about the proposals, including one from Greener Leith. The revised design is now likely to be approved by councillors on the 29th of May. The vast majority of […]
A mysterious new artwork has appeared by the Water of Leith at Quayside Street. It’s been puzzling some folk on Twitter, and so here’s a brief audio interview with Joost, one of the Leith School of Art students who put it together.
A local resident has been in touch after witnessing a group of youths taking “obvious delight” in attacking ducks and other wild birds on the Water of Leith by throwing stones at them. The eye witness, who wants to remain anonymous, has reported the incident which took place on the stretch of river between the […]
Someone in Leith loves birds, loves the Water of Leith, loves making stuff – or all three. An awesome handmade bird table has mysteriously appeared by the Water of Leith, just up river from the Junction Street bridge. We’d love to find out more about who made this bird table and why? Is it a […]
A plan to build a block of flats on West Bowling Green Street has attracted a series of objections, mainly due to concerns over the impact the development could have over a small, but much loved, wild space by the water of Leith. Amongst those who have sent in formal comment or objections to the […]