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Save Our Meadows

The Campaign continues


We are delighted to announce that a project which has been in gestation for the last nine months has now been born. It takes the form of a mural sited on the wall of the Scottish Power substation. Read more.

Deputation to the T&E Committee

Fombl Convener, Heather Goodare, is leading a deputation to the Council's Environment Committee when they consider the latest proposals about events in parks on August 26th. See the text of our petition here.

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Princes Street Ferris Wheel

As you can see from the Evening News article here, events money can be used to fund park improvements. Could this principle be applied to the Meadows?

Newsletter 37

Newsletter number 37, Summer 2014, has now been published and can be found here.

Wild flower plot

A new wild flower plot has been created on the Meadows. Read about it here.

Jawbones to go!

According to the Edinburgh Evening News, the famous Jawbone Arch is to be removed because of safety concerns. See the article here

A fund has been set up to pay to restore the Arch. Find out about the campaign here.

Anyone for Chess?

You can now hire chess pieces to use on the giant chess board on the Links See the details.

Letters Page

See our Letters page. Your correspondence is invited! Please write to

Meadows Chamber Orchestra

Although they are nothing to do with FoMBL, the orchestra are good friends of ours, so we like to give them some publicity here.

For further information see their website.

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