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 at 10am. There are lots of papers, but probably the most exciting (at least for council employees) is that there is to be a big reshuffle More...

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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...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Portobello High School – Building begins officially today

Portobello High School is a long awaited addition to the council’s school estate and today marks the beginning of the building process at Portobello Park. The Edinburgh Reporter is at the park waiting for More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Five things you need to know today Edinburgh

Planning application in Balerno Portobello Community Council meeting More council meetings webcast Edinburgh College of Art Live! Scottish International Storytelling Festival Today’s meeting of the Development More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Witness appeal following Montgomery Street assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a domestic assault incident that took place at the junction of Windsor Street and Montgomery Street last night. The incident occurred at around 7:40pm when a man, aged 21, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Government launches Ready for Winter? campaign

Complete with six rather well-behaved Westies the Transport Minister was also accompanied by British Red Cross Operations Director for Scotland, David Miller, and COSLA President David O’Neill today when he More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Trafalgar Day celebrated in Edinburgh

  On top of Calton Hill there is a great display of flags celebrating Trafalgar Day. Today is  is the celebration of the victory won by the Royal Navy, commanded by Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, over the More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

North Edinburgh Grows Drop-In Sessions: for ages 16+. Learn valuable gardening skills to grow vegetables, fruit and herbs. 1-5pm today and every Tuesday, North Edinburgh Arts, 15a Pennywell Court. Free. Keep More...