EdinburghApps require creative thinkers

Innovative thinkers are being challenged to come up with solutions to help improve the lives of people living in Edinburgh with an icebreaker event on 5 September followed by a Hack Day in October. Edinburgh Apps, run by City of Edinburgh Council, pits teams and individuals against one another to create fresh and creative concepts using Council and More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Edinburgh to welcome its Commonwealth athletes

CAPITAL TO CELEBRATE LOCAL ATHLETES Members of Team Scotland including six medal winners will take to the open air quadrangle of Edinburgh’s City Chambers next week for a public homecoming celebration of their More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Consultation on scheme to introduce new speed limits

The council has plans to roll out twenty mile per hour zones across the city and they are now running a consultation.   They are keen to engage with a wide range of people to hear their views. The consultation More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Council to fly the Palestine flag for a day

Green councillor Chas Booth, put forward a motion to Council today arguing that the City Council should fly the Palestinian flag as a gesture of solidarity with the ordinary people of Gaza. This is what he said More...

By Kevin Harris On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Edinburgh council offers nationality checking service

A new ‘check and send’ service has been launched to help people in Edinburgh to apply for British Citizenship. People who use the Nationality Checking Service offered by The City of Edinburgh Council increase More...

By Kevin Harris On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Council need your views on community payback orders

Edinburgh residents are being asked to comment on a scheme which orders offenders to work unpaid in the community as part of their sentence. Community Payback Orders can be imposed on offenders by the courts as More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, August 17th, 2014
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New seats and bins for Figgate Park

Locals want picnic tables, extra seating and new litter bins to be placed in the Figgate Park on the south side  of the city. The results of the recent survey have now been collated and the council will produce More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
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Exam results out today

And Edinburgh schools appear to have done rather well. The waiting will finally be over today  as thousands of pupils across Edinburgh receive their exam results. Early indications are that candidates in Scotland’s More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, August 4th, 2014
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Portobello High School – work to start soon

Work will begin soon on the new Portobello High School now that the Act is finally passed. The City of Edinburgh Council (Portobello Park) Act 2014 received Royal Assent on Friday 1 August and came into force on More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
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Jawbone Arch removed for renovation

The Jawbone Arch has graced Middle Meadow Walk with its presence for just over a century, but the council decided recently to remove it for restoration. The bones were removed earlier this week and will be stored More...