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If you would like to join FoMBL, all the details are given here. The subscription is currently £8 per year for individual members (£5 for srudents and under 25s), £15 for organisations.

Membership Renewal and Donations

(Standing Order and renewal forms also available here)

Newsletter 66

Newsletter 66, Spring 2024, is now published and can be found here.

Older Newsletters

Older Newsletters can be found on our Newsletters page.

Bruntsfield Links Tree Planting

The recent copse/hedgerow planting was agreed by CEC Parks, James Gillespie’s school and Friends of the Meadows and Bruntsfield Links as part of the council's biodiversity strategy. Read more here


FoMBL works with other agencies on a variety of projects in the Meadows and Bruntsfield Links. Read the latest report (April 2024) here

Volunteers needed

Can you spare a couple of hours on Saturday morning once a month? If so we'd love you to join us. There are always plenty of jobs to be done, and not enough volunteers to do them.

Next session - 25th May

See our Volunteering page for dates and other information


Have you seen the new toddlers' playground on Bruntsfield Links?

See the big picture


We won't see the original Jawbones on the Meadows again, but we might see a replica. Read more...

Tree Group Activity

The FoMBL Tree Group have been very active this year. See what they have done and plan to do.

Storm Tank

Scottish Water have started construction of a storm tank on Bruntsfield Links between Warrender Park Terrace and Leamington Walk. Read more....

New trees on North Meadow Walk

New oak tree 9 new trees have been planted along North Meadow Walk, including Oak, Lime, Walnut, Beech and Hornbeam. Read more...

Bird boxes on the Meadows and Bruntsfield Links

21 bird boxes have now been installed across the Meadows and Bruntsfield Links. Read more...

Bird box

Our Leaflet

See our introductory leaflet

Area character appraisal

The Marchmont, Meadows & Bruntsfield Conservation Area Character Appraisal is now available here (8.4MB, opens new window)

Marchmont, Meadows & Bruntsfield Conservation Area Character Appraisal

New life for the Pavilion?

Share your views on the future of the Pavilion. Read more....


Payment by Text

It is now possible to make donations to FoMBL by text message.

See the details

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