A new tool library hub for South West Edinburgh
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Edinburgh Tool Library is bringing a "hub" to SW Edinburgh, in collaboration with SW Edinburgh 20 Minute Neighbourhood and CVE
- Oct 11, 2022
Reusing IT sources discarded computers from businesses & organisations , and repurposes them for the benefit of a host of charities
- Jul 14, 2022
Tormain Hill - "I was here"
It is here that I have found what I am looking for. On a few of the surrounding boulders of the outcrop are curious markings.
- Jul 5, 2022
The vanished village of Oakbank
Oakbank had a life-span of 120 years, from 1864 as a working village for the Oakbank Oil Works, til the last resident moved out in 1984
- May 11, 2022
2022 marks 200 years since the Union Canal was completed. To celebrate, a huge flotilla is planned for the weekend 20th-22nd May
- May 6, 2022
Mission to Seafarers Scotland
Seafarers are an invisible army without whom worldwide logistics would grind to a halt
- Apr 14, 2022
When choosing glasses is an indulgent personal styling experience
When was the last time you chose new glasses, were thoroughly pampered and walked out feeling fabulous?
- Mar 16, 2022
The Lang and Winding Whang
Little more than a dirt track for millenia, the Lanark Road has seen plenty of action, at times on the edge of momentus events
- Mar 16, 2022
Spring cleaning? Don't despair, donate - to local charities
Persuading your little darlings to part with things is only half the battle. What do you do with it after that?
- Mar 10, 2022
Support a good cause by eating cake!
When you order delicious cakes & savouries from The Larder’s Bakery, the money you spend helps families locally experiencing food poverty
- Feb 10, 2022
The Battle of Rullion Green
The battle was sparked when an elderly man was beaten by soldiers for being unable to pay a fine for failing to attend an approved church
- Jan 31, 2022
Blood Bikes Scotland - supporting the NHS
“Behind every journey made on the bikes, there’s a patient – someone is waiting for a critical test result, medication or equipment."
- Dec 21, 2021
When it’s cold, squirrels will tuck themselves away in their drey high up in the canopies and will use their fluffy tails as insulation
- Dec 20, 2021
This Mum Loves Christmas…but it’s still a lot of work!
Two words that strike white-hot fear into most parents: Christmas shopping.
- Dec 17, 2021
Singergie: The beauty of a choir
We don’t care if you think you can sing or not – that’s the beauty of a choir; there’s safety in numbers
- Dec 9, 2021
Prime Sports Physiotherapy
"People come not only from a point of injury, but from a point of health to get even fitter and stronger"
- Dec 4, 2021
FLOAT your way to relaxation and well-being
Enter a deeply restorative, meditative state by weightlessly floating, with all external stimulation completely removed
- Nov 19, 2021
Six hour shortcake
Are there ever occasions where we should just accept that good food will be wasted and throw it in the bin?
- Nov 19, 2021
A prayer of godwits
It can be really tricky to identify these birds, they don’t have the nickname “little brown jobs” or “LBJ’s” for no reason!
- Nov 16, 2021
Avoiding traditional rules
I avoid the ‘rules’ of traditional wine pairing and don’t automatically pair a white wine with white meat and red wine with red meat
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