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The Colinton environment is enjoyed by many and we should look after it. This section will provide information on environmental issues and initiatives.
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The Environment/Roads Walkabouts restarted again for Colinton on Thursday 1st June 2017. We'll be looking for suitable areas for the next Walkabout.

Redford Woods Clean Up – Look after your Litter!

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We’ve become aware of a specific littering problem in Redford Woods, through reports from walkers and our Community Police Officer.

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New Estate Environment Walkabout Plan

The South West Locality has been looking at a better structure for the local Walkabouts. This is where local community bodies get together and look at what potential environmental improvements might be considered. The proposal will remove "service" issues from the discussions which will be held twice* a year and concentrate on reviewing areas in the community where money might be better spent making an area more attractive.

Colinton Community Council wishes to work with the various constituted bodies in Colinton as well as community members to examine what we can do to make Colinton a better place.

Examples of Walkabout Suggestions & Service Issues

* It is possible that this may only occur once a year.

Edinburgh Living Landscapes

Edinburgh Living Landscape is a long-term, city-wide programme being carried out by City of Edinburgh Council in partnership with the Scottish Wildlife Trust, Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust and Greensurge. The programme is made-up of a range of projects that will create, restore and connect green areas of the city to make attractive and biodiverse landscapes, enjoyed by residents and visitors.

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Pentland Beacon

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Welcome to the latest edition of the Pentland Beacon. If you haven’t explored these (virtual) pages before, you’re in for a treat. The Beacon collates articles from outdoor professionals across the Pentland Hills area, letting you know what’s been happening in the hills, and about upcoming activities.

Plans are being drawn up for a week of volunteer public tree planting at Dreghorn and Castlelaw Ranges on the edge of the Pentlands this May.
The Woodland Trust is marking the 100th anniversary of World War I by planting Centenary Woods in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.

    Pentland Hills Regional Park website