In our Community

News & Events

Scottish Ambulance Service - New Clinical Response Model - the Scottish Ambulance service have created a new model which has improved the way they respond to emergency calls. Full information can be read here and a 1 page shorter version focusing on the priorities used can be read here

Colinton Railway Tunnel Project - All the latest news about restoring the tunnel to its former glory.   

Clubs, Organisations, Local Services etc

Boroughmuir Rugby Club and Meggetland Sports

Canalside Cafe & Bar at Meggetland in Boroughmuir Rugby Club - open to all 

Craiglockhart Leisure & Tennis Centre 

Craiglockhart Parish Church  - about our parish church and its activities. 

Craiglockhart Pharmacy - Opening Hours

Craiglockhart Post office - Opening Hours  
Our Post Office provides many services including : 
-  Cash withdrawals and Cash and Cheque deposit
-  Bill Payments – eg Council Tax, Utility bills, Vehicle Tax etc 
-  Foreign Currency  
-  Services for Sending Money
-  Mobile Phone Top Ups 
-  Newspaper Deliveries

Cycling Skills on Shared Paths - guidance from Spokes for cyclists and pedestrians on the considerate use of shared pathways such as the Union Canal Towpath.
There is also a background page here. Please also see the Spokes Polite Cycling Code website

Friends of Easter Craiglockhart Hill (formerly Friends of Craiglockhart Woods and Nature Trail)

The objectives of this group are to preserve and improve the woodland area of the Local Nature Reserve and to support access to and the use of the Local Nature Reserve. They have created a War Poets Trail Leaflet  and there is also a Nature Trail Guide produced by Napier University.

Friends of Wester Craiglockhart Hill and Greenbank Community Woodland

Friends of Saughton Park

Redhall Walled Garden - 97 Lanark Road - open to the public to enjoy the garden

St Andrew Boat Club - rowing club based in Meggetland Wynd

The Water of Leith Conservation Trust - situated at the bottom of Craiglockhart Avenue, find out all about the Trust and its activities including the biennial Duck Race. Upcoming Events    

The War Poets Exhibition at Napier University Craiglockhart Campus - the collection includes first edition books and volumes of poetry by Sassoon, Owen and others.

Union CanalScottish Canals is responsible for the maintenance and operation of canals in Scotland 
- Learn all about the Union Canal, both past & present - Union Canal Unlocked 
- Union Canal Towpath Study - the Introduction lists the main recommendations and the Strategy documents give artists impressions etc of possible improvements.

Defibrillators - these can be found at : 
  • Craiglockhart Leisure Centre
  • Edinburgh Leisure Centre at Meggetland
  • Boroughmuir Rugby Club
  • Craiglockhart Parish Church
  • Merchants Golf Club 
  • Water of Leith Visitor Centre - available 7 days a week between 10am & 4pm.