Is there someone in Edinburgh who can lead Scottish Labour?

  Our photo is from the launch of Edinburgh Labour’s manifesto in March 2012 when the Edinburgh Council Labour group were fighting the local election. Councillor Lesley Hinds and Councillor Andrew Burns were joined by Johann Lamont the Scottish Labour Leader who just last night announced her resignation as leader, although she will continue More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, October 25th, 2014
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Five things you need to know today Edinburgh

Laura is missing The fourth plinth Granton Community Council   Work for Sustrans Penicuik High need your help Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information to help trace a 32-year-old woman reported missing More...

By John Hislop On Friday, October 24th, 2014
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Man charged with Craigentinny bank robbery

Police in Edinburgh have arrested and charged a 32 year old man following an armed robbery at the RBS branch at Craigentinny on Monday 13th October. He will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today.  More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, October 24th, 2014
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Five things you need to know today in Edinburgh

The Smith Commission Flea Market  National Trust for Scotland are the winners WHALE Arts AGM Writing classes Edinburgh’s Liberal Democrat MP, Mike Crockart is encouraging people in Edinburgh West to make their More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Witness appeal following Restalrig break-in

Police are appealing for witnesses following a housebreaking at Restalrig Terrace last night. The incident occurred between 7.30pm and 10.30pm.  Police believe a number of items were taken from the property and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Edinburgh’s Gold Award Entente Florale Europe 2014

There was a short photo call in the chamber today to celebrate the fact that Edinburgh council won the Gold Award in the European Competition for Towns and Villages in Bloom. This was the first time the capital More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Five things you need to know today Edinburgh

  Council meeting today Planning application for Baileyfield site Ready for Winter roadshow School streets consultation Farmers market moving venue The full council meeting takes place this morning starting More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Calling foul on dog owners

The City of Edinburgh Council is calling on tougher laws to help crack down on the issue of dog fouling in the city. Time and again this comes up in residents’ surveys as a problem in many areas of the city. A More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Three men in court following spate of break-ins

Three men have been arrested and charged following a Police Scotland operation to target acquisitive criminals in the North of Edinburgh. Between 5th and 19th October a number of break-ins and thefts were reported More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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VIDEO – Building gets underway at Portobello

The new school at Portobello will take up a large part of the park bounded by Hope Lane, Park Avenue and Milton Road. Almost all of the trees planted at the beginning of this century in the middle of the park More...