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because of the covid-19 crisis.
New Mural for the Meadows
on the Tennis pavilion
Newsletter 54,Spring 2020, is now published and can be found here
Older Newsletters can be found on our Newsletters page
General Maczek Memorial
The memorial bench has now been unveiled at the City Chambers. Read more...
Heaher Goodare, former convener of FoMBL was honoured at a ceremony on 31st October. Read more...
Jawbones Update September 2018
Here is the latest update from Edinburgh World Heritage :
We are sad to announce the death of Richard Ellis, former stalwart of the FoMBL committee.. Read more...
Storm Hector has left its mark on the Meadows, with a tree down across North Meadow Walk. Read more...
A Big Thank You to all our lovely FOMBL friends who ran the stall during the Meadows Festival!
What now for Sick Kids?
Sick Kids is moving to Little France - so what happens to the old buildings?
Read the latest news.
New Toddlers' Play Equipment
The toddlers playground by the tennis courts on East Meadows has some new kit
Dogs where they shouldn't be
The Meadows are a great place to exercise your dog, but some areas should be kept dog free.
It is with great sadness that we announce that Robin Morris, our treasurer, died on 4th February.
Read Heather Goodare's tribute to Robin here.
We have produced some very attractive postcards for you to buy to support FoMBL.
See them here.
Children from Primary 6, George Heriots, have been working with Heather and Yusef doing some little jobs around the Meadows.
Training on the Meadows
At our Autumn meeting on Friday, 18th November, we had a fascinating talk from Martin Hyman who runs training sessions on the Meadows every Tuesday evening. To read more click here.
No Change for Events
The Council has said "No" to 15 day events. The policy remains at 23 days for Festival Fringe events. Despite a deputation lead by FoMBL Convener, Heather Goodare, Green Party councillors failed in their bid to change the policy. Read more....
Birds on the Meadows and Bruntsfield Links
The Meadows and Links are great places for bird spotting.
to see a poster of birds you can see on the Meadows and Links, and here
to see our pictures of redwings, winter visitors to the Meadows.