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Primary school pupils in Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Lewisham receive free breakfasts thanks to new initiative

School pupils in some of London’s poorest areas, including Hackney, Lewisham and Tower Hamlets, are to receive free breakfasts as part of an initia...

Certain roads will be affected during the Games

Lochend Road residents are being targetted by a billboard that seeks to alert them to the potential of congestion on 'certain roads' in a city 331 ...

Trying to get Conservation Area Status for Pilrig

Annette O'Carroll is a member of the Leith Central Community Council planning sub-committee. The group has put a huge amount of volunteer work into...

I love you because you pick up your dog poo

Regular followers of this blog will know we have a thing about sharing home made dog fouling notices, partly because we wonder whether they're more...

Introducing: The Constitution Street Blog

Have you noticed the Constitution Street blog? The blog is a fantastic addition to the wonderful world of Leith websites and needless to say w...

Greener Leith AGM: Speaker confirmed

Although we've already posted about the 2011 Greener Leith AGM, last time we hadn't confirmed a speaker. We're now pleased to be able to announce t...

The Granton Trawler

It's amazing what local cinematic gems you can dredge up from YouTube.  Here's an old film that has recently been uploaded to the site that fo...

Homegrown at the Botanics

We asked film reviewer Mark Davidson to get on his bike at Botanics and review 'Homegrown' as part of the Take one Action Film Festival.  Mark...

Edinburgh Trams: Action needed now to repair damage done to Leith

  A version of this comment piece by Chair of Greener Leith, Charlotte Encombe, was originally published on STV Edinburgh on Thursday. On Frid...

URTV Leith to launch neighbourhood TV station in July

Judging by an email received by Greener Leith this weekend it would appear that an online only TV station dedicated to Leith will be launched this ...

What makes a place? Newhaven Habour memorial benches

Tourists who arrive in Scotland, are sometimes surprised by our fondness for memorial benches. These photos of the plaques on the memorial benches ...

Guest blog: Welcoming the terns back to the Forth

Colin Brown, of Dudley Gardens, took a walk around Western Harbour after the recent storms, and was kind enough to share his thoughts with us. We'r...

How to use social media to get your stolen dog back

Dylan Lisle is a local artist who lives on Leith Walk. He has a marvelous Doberman Pup, which he has painted several times. He had his dog stolen o...

How we voted in 2011: Edinburgh Northern and Leith

Whilst everyone in Leith probably knows that Malcolm Chisholm held onto the North and Leith Constituency by a very slender margin in last week's el...

Nature's Calendar: April

Welcome to the April edition of our nature’s calendar podcast, bringing you the best of nature here in Leith. This month’s we’re ...

Edinburgh Local Economy Day

Yesterday, around 40 people from all over Edinburgh gathered to discuss what role community groups could play in helping to build a more resilient ...

What should we do about climate change?

Last week, Alastair Tibbitt, representing Greener Leith, was invited by Stop Climate Chaos to join the panel at a Cross Party Group on Climate Chan...

A changing climate

Greener Leith is delighted to publish this guest post by Leith resident Claire Wood, on behalf of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Recently the orga...

Automagically updated local event posters for Leith geeks

That image to the left is a link. It's a link in the form of a "QR code" that people with some types of mobile phones can read by taking a photo of...

What's Greener? Shop Local or Shop Online?

It seems that some Leithers have decided that skiis are currently the best way to get across Leith Links to the shops. But whilst this years "unpre...

The problem with privatised public spaces

Most people would probably agree that Multrees Walk is fairly attractive public space. There's no traffic, it has a high quality 'retail experience...

New stats exorcise ghost town Leith tag

Last week we wrote about a report that branded Leith the Ghost Town of Scotland, as Leith alledgedly had the highest number of empty shops in Scotl...

Leith hit by state funded flyposting and graffiti

Filed under things that happen in Leith that would never happen in the New Town, and hot on the heels of news that Leith tops the league table of e...

What do we tweet about?

We made a Wordle of our tweets using TweetStats and we quite liked it. You can follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/greenerleith

Infographic: World Energy Resources and Consumption

We found this graphic that illustrates what we know about World Energy resource and consumption. If you click on the image, you can see a larger ve...

Festival of Politcs: Zero Carbon Event Report

We couldn't make it to the 'Zero Carbon Scotland' session at the Festival of Politics yesterday, so we're delighted that prolific Edinburgh blogger...

Tales from the Allotment: Dora and the naughty fox

Last week, we posted an audio interview with Dora on her allotment. Well Dora's back! In the audio clip below she tells the story about the naughty...

Try to follow the money

Last weekend, Greener Leith went to the first Scotgovcamp. This was an event that brought people who are interested in how new technology can impro...

The unavoidable budget - in Leithers tweets!

This year the HM Treasury tried a new approach to getting the word out about the budget. They worked with Talk About Local to send selected 'Hyperl...

Montgomery Street guerilla gardeners anonymous

This marvelous addition to Montgomery Street looks far too delicate to be the work of the council. We'd love to know who did this, as someone has c...

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