Since it started in 2012, FRAW has worked tirelessly to maintain and improve the River Almond Walkway for the benefit of residents and visitors. Our Chair, Richard Adlington, helped to set up the group and his energy and enthusiasm have driven it (and us) forward ever since. Unfortunately, Richard has just advised us that he will be stepping down as Chair for family health reasons with immediate effect. Continue reading FRAW Trustees April 2021
Important News – Dowies Mill Weir
Greetings to all members
We hope that you are keeping well and in as good spirits as
possible. There are signs that we should before too long
start returning to what we at one time regarded as normal
something to look forward to.
Most of you will by now be only too familiar with Continue reading FRAW News March 2021
Greetings and Happy 2021 to all our members!
Please accept our apologies for the lateness of this message – lots of excuses that we will not bore you with! Last year was difficult for so many but for some of us there was compensation provided by our living in such a lovely place. Let us hope that there is now some light at the end of the tunnel and that life will be able to open out progressively as the year advances. Continue reading Greetings and Happy 2021 to all our members!
Salvesen Steps Update – November 2020
You may recall that earlier this year we joined a meeting with the council and consulting engineers where at last, a costing was revealed for the route around the rock-face that has been pursued for so long. The outcome was that the estimated cost had risen to a level far outside the range of anything realistically practical under present arrangements. On 27 October we took part in a meeting with officials of CEC Parks, Greenspaces & Cemeteries in which they put forward their proposal. Continue reading FRAW News – Salvesen Steps Update – November 2020
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It’s time to renew…….
Here we are again at the beginning of a new “Membership Year” and we would be very grateful as existing members if you would continue to give us the valuable support of our work.
Your subscriptions and generous donations have enabled us to buy necessary equipment for work parties – tools, plants etc. Our volunteers have put in many enjoyable hours helping with work parties which enable us to improve and keep the Walkway attractive for everyone’s enjoyment. Continue reading Membership Renewals
July 2019 – Second work party clearing entrance at Cramond
August 2019 – FRAW response to CEC Dowies consultation report
September 2019 – Meeting Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP to discuss Dowies Weir
October 2019 – Meeting with CEC with partner local groups to discuss Dowies Mill Weir – CEC agrees to consider alternative to their preferred option Continue reading FRAW News Updates – July 2019 – December 2019