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Portobello and Leith Community Wind Turbine hits stumbling block in land negotiations

Portobello and Leith locals show their support for a community owned turbine at Seafield Regular Greener Leith readers will know that we have been ...

Zero Waste Podcast 3: Charity Shops & Clothes Swaps

In a consumer culture, clothes generate cash. The UK fashion industry brings in over 20 billion pounds every year. Fashion changes and we keep buyi...

Leith and Portobello community wind turbine project receives loan boost

A predicted view of how the turbine might look Scotland’s first community-owned urban wind turbine took a step closer to reality today with t...

Number 10: Eco Bus

Have you not seen? Have you not heard? A beautiful, electric-diesel, retro-chic low carbon hybrid bus is here in Leith! Lothian Buses&nbs...

Hibee Irvine Welsh planned to sink Hearts, claims friend

By Kirsty Topping HIBS fanatic Irvine Welsh tried to sabotage deadly rivals Hearts by applying for the job of manager at Tynecastle, a new book cl...

Zero Waste Podcast 2: The Joy of Poo & Real Nappies

  Real nappies are funky, fun and come in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials. With eight million disposable nappies going...

The Twisted Tale

Pic Katielee Arrowsmith/Deadline News The Paper Doll Militia perform a preview of This Twisted Tale, their new dark and fantastical aerial theatre ...

Lungs eleven as bingo hall installs smoking shelter

A SCOTS bingo hall is to build a giant smoking shelter outside which will allow customers to have a cigarette while they play. Customers will be gi...

46-year-old rescued from burning flat

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after a fire broke out in her home. The 46-year-old was rescued from the ground floor flat on The Shore in Edinburgh....

How many times must Leithers pay for failed regeneration projects?

 Once upon a time a waterfront promenade would have run over here. In early May, Ray Perman, posted an excellent blog post calling for a new v...

John Muir: Art Eco Lab Leith

Last weekend, environmental artists and environmental scientists united to explore the legacy of John Muir in an 'Art Eco Lab' at the Edinburg...

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 ...

Nature's Calendar: June

Wellies on, it’s time to get wet for the the June edition of our Nature’s Calendar Podcast . Meet a Leith Leech, discover who&rsqu...

Royal wedding prompts surge in Royal yacht tourists

By Kirsty Topping   VISITOR numbers to the Royal Yacht Britannia have surged thanks to the ‘Will and Kate effect’. Following the Royal wed...

Innertube Map Postcode Cycle Challenge

On Sunday 12th June over 500 people took part in the Edinburgh Innertube Map Postcode Challenge. The 'treasure hunt on wheels' helped to publicise ...

Mooncup winners announced

Our Mooncup Monday series followed three Leith ladies for one month as they tried a safer, cheaper and more sustainable sanitary product, the reusa...

Newhaven: Sunset on a windy day

The Harbour: Sunset on a windy day from Emily Dodd on Vimeo. I walked to Western Harbour last night to film the terns, I'd enjoyed Colin Brown's gu...

Cables Wynd Serious Assault

Another violent assault on Monday morning saw a man in his 20s left in a serious condition in Leith. Police said the victim suffered a serious head...

Nature's Calendar: May Roundup

Hello and welcome to our monthly Nature Roundup. May is a magnificent month to head outdoors and enjoy wildlife... National Nature This week is be ...

Man attacked in car park

A MAN was repeatedly stabbed in a car park after an argument with a group of people. The 35-year-old was walking along the Water of Leith walkway n...

Mooncup Monday: Week 3 (using it)

Men, you may wish to stop reading now... In the penultimate part of Mooncup Monday, our three brave Leith ladies put their Mooncups (a greener...

Carjack woman was councillors daughter

By Kirsty Topping A councilor has told how his daughter was carjacked in broad daylight by a man who escaped from Reliance officers. Catriona Perry...

Cyclist robbed at kinfepoint outside work

A 21-year-old cyclist was robbed at knifepoint as he arrived for work. He was chaining his bicycle to a railing when he was approached by a man wit...

It's Compost Time

It's International Compost Awareness Week! Composting is a fantastic way to reduce the amount of waste you send to landfill and make a beneficial p...

Introducing the Eco Brand

20% of Planet Earth's energy is used in electric lighting. If we converted all of our lighting to LED bulbs the figure would decreased to just 1%! ...

Nature’s Calendar: April Roundup

Following on from our April Nature’s Calendar podcast, here’s a roundup of some of the best of nature links and activities I've seen th...

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 ...

Armed stand-off between police and man allegedly threatening to cause gas explosion Map_icon

By Kevin Duguid POLICE were called to a major disturbance after a man was alleged to have threatened to blow himself up. The 28-year-old was arrest...

Guinea pigs dumped in cardboard boxes

  TWO guinea pigs have been found dumped in cardboard boxes. The Scottish SPCA has appealed for information after the animals were found abandone...

Scotland to get taste of Far East boat race this summer Map_icon

SCOTLAND is to get a taste of the Far East this summer when a new charity boat race inspired by a Chinese holiday to celebrate the dragon launches....

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