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Restalrig Cycle Path Tree Planting & Cleanup

  • Restalrig Circus, Edinburgh, EH7 6, United Kingdom (map)

One of our volunteers, Tori decided to plant some trees and clean up Restalrig Cycle Path from Restalrig Road along Spartan Gym towards Seafield. Please give her a hand.

Date: 16th March 2019
Time: 1pm – 2.30pm
Meeting point: 21 bus stop on Restalrig Rd opposite The Tor Bar.
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Hi all!

I walk my dog along the cycle path from the bridge entrance on Restalrig road down to Leith Links and there's so much litter in the bushes - there's lot's of birds in this area so I think it would be great to have a clear out of what we can before the bushes grow in.

I know that a clean up was done round here recently so would be great to add further to those efforts!

In addition, I have permission from the council to plant some extra trees along the cycle path as there's some bald patches we could fill up, so would be great if we could also get them in!

In total I've purchased 45 native trees from the woodland trust - holly, hazel, wild cherry and rowan.

Let me know if you're able to come by clicking attending!

We'll give you bin bags, gloves and litterpickers but if you have your own please bring it with you. Cheers.

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The organisers are not liable for any injuries. You participate in the event at your own risk. If you’re bringing children it’s your responsibility to look after them. We ask you to read carefully the following health and safety advice.
Dress appropriately for the weather, wear warm waterproof clothing if it’s wet and windy. Wear sturdy boots or shoes and clothes you don't mind getting dirty.
We'll bring litter pickers but if you have your own please bring it with you.
Bin bags: we will supply us with large bin bags.
Protective gloves: We'll bring them too but if you have your own please bring them with you.
Potentially toxic waste such as unidentified cans or canisters, oil drums, poisons, insecticides, clinical waste and other hazardous substances should be left alone. Take a note of their location and report it to the organisers. We'll have sharps boxes for needles.
Any sharp object or rusted metal should be treated with extra care.
Anyone who has been picking up litter should clean their hands, thoroughly afterwards.