Parks, gardens and open spaces news
Published on Tuesday 2 April 2013
Details have been announced of a new park to be created in Edinburgh on the site of the former Drum Brae Primary School playing fields in the west of the city.
Wednesday 1 May 2013
Giant faces constructed out of tree branches and leaves have taken root in Holyrood Park today (1st May).
Monday 3 December 2012
Edinburgh has been recognised for protecting the most number of parks and green spaces in the UK at a prestigious award ceremony last week.
Wednesday 8 August 2012
Edinburgh’s bid to become the greenest city in Scotland will officially get underway today (Wednesday 8 August) as Beautiful Scotland judges tour the capital.
Friday 9 September 2011
The City of Edinburgh Council’s Parks Team has been voted the best out of all the local authorities in the UK.
Thursday 9 June 2011
Pupils from Pirniehall Primary School today joined the city's Economic Development convener, Cllr Tom Buchanan, to officially open the latest section of the Edinburgh Promenade.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
A number of parks in Edinburgh are due to be chosen to go forward for a very special award which will see them protected for more than a lifetime.
Friday 20 May 2011
A new draft strategy has been launched so locals and visitors to Edinburgh can enjoy the many benefits of the Union Canal.
Tuesday 22 March 2011
Over 100 local residents are to join the City of Edinburgh Council to celebrate the city’s achievements in parks and greenspace.
Monday 14 March 2011
An overgrown corner of the New Town is set to be transformed into community allotments and gardens.
Thursday 27 January 2011
Plans have been approved and funding applications have been successful for environment improvements to East Harrison Park.
Friday 19 November 2010
Three city parks are set to get new and improved play facilities.
Wednesday 4 August 2010
Judges from Beautiful Scotland will be touring Edinburgh on Thursday 5 August 2010 to examine the many plants and flowers which decorate the city.
Wednesday 17 February 2010
For the first time in over 40 years, the City of Edinburgh Council is making a comprehensive plan for open space in the city, and it wants your views.