Hawes Pier incident – police appeal for witnesses

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses after a road traffic accident at Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, this afternoon. The accident happened around 1.15pm when a refuse lorry crossed the road More...

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Community groups and trade unionists against council cuts

Anti-cuts campaigners say that The City of Edinburgh Council’s draft budget proposals for 2015/6 will significantly damage services for those most in need. They say they are More...

Is now the time for the Tourist Tax in Edinburgh?

  Green councillors in Edinburgh have called on the city council to renew its case for a transient visitor levy as new First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon seeks to refresh More...

Parks have an economic benefit to the city

The council is responsible for around 140 parks in the city. You can find out where they all are and what you can do in them on the Edinburgh Outdoors website or by using the More...

Wave Energy Scotland to be established

  Scotland is to establish a wave energy technology development body to encourage innovation in the industry Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism Fergus Ewing announced More...

First Minister appoints new Cabinet

The Scottish Government’s new Cabinet has today been announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, subject to the necessary parliamentary approval. As the First Minister More...

Edinburgh wave energy company Pelamis in administration

Leith-based wave energy company, Pelamis, have published an announcement on their website today that the company is in administration More...

Edinburgh now linked to JFK with new direct flights

Another direct route to and from Edinburgh will begin next year with the announcement of the American Airlines More...

John Muir Winter Carnival

The final countdown has begun to the John Muir Winter Carnival on  29th November, 10am-4pm at...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Edinburgh Steiner School Christmas Market: handmade gifts and crafts, puppet shows and fairground games, raffle, tombola, complementary...

Get ready for Edinburgh’s winter events

Edinburgh – Get Ready for what’s on this weekend The Scottish Government launched its Get Ready...

New exhibition at Castle Fine Art

The works of critically acclaimed abstract artist, Alex Echo, will be on display at an Edinburgh gallery this More...

Edinburgh art gallery showing art good enough for a pope?

Edinburgh art gallery showing art good enough for a pope? Urbane Art Gallery on Edinburgh’s Jeffrey Street is exhibiting work by..

New art exhibition at the palace from today

A new exhibition begins today at Holyrood Palace. This exhibition of Italian art will be shown in the Queen’s Gallery and..

Castleview plays a big part in Book Week Scotland launch

Castleview Primary School had some visitors, and they arrived with free gifts. The pupils got their hands on More...

The Children’s Giving Tree at Blackwell’s

If your home is like mine, with every shelf sagging under the weight of reading matter, you may find it hard..

Book Review – Never Mind the Jambos

  Hearts supporters continuing to follow their team by bus and car, and then again by railway, would do well to..

Christmas lights will be switched on this Sunday in Edinburgh

The theme of this year’s Light Night, Edinburgh’s Christmas’s Opening Ceremony, is Christmas Songs and Carols. Edinburgh’s Lord Provost, the Rt..

Crowdfunding for a movie to be made in Edinburgh

Film Director, Magnus Wake is hoping to make a new movie in Edinburgh next year but he needs just over £1m to..

Review – Marco’s Pool Hall and Pizza Bar

Having recently opened Marco’s Pool Hall and Pizza Bar is a boutique pool hall in Edinburgh, and is the latest project..

John Muir Winter Carnival

The final countdown has begun to the John Muir Winter Carnival on  29th November, 10am-4pm at Foxlake, Scotland’s first cable wakeboarding..

Mind Your Language – It’s Apparently Christmas…

Today’s society does like to use acronyms in everyday language. In an age of instant communication there seems to be an..