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Edinburgh celebrates 100 days to go till the Commonwealth Games

With only 100 days to go until the start of the Commonwealth Games, the City of Edinburgh Council and Dance Base are urging residents to show their online support for Scotland’s second teams for the chance to win tickets to Glasgow 2014 events. The Support a 2nd Team programme, which is led by sportscotland, aims to encourage local communities More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Council turn their attention to the West End next week

Anybody notice what’s missing here…? The initial phase of a project to spruce up Coates and Atholl Crescents in Edinburgh’s West End will start next week. Work beginning this Monday 14 April More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Boroughmuir High School gets the green light

  As we mentioned this morning further detailed planning permission for the new Boroughmuir High School was granted today by the City of Edinburgh Council’s Development Management Sub Committee who approved More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Lighting improved on canal path

  COUNCIL AND SCOTTISH CANALS LIGHT THE WAY FOR WALKERS AND CYCLISTS More cyclists and walkers are using the Union Canal towpath, thanks to new LED solar powered lights installed by the City of Edinburgh Council More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 5th, 2014
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Council to tidy up Rutland Place

DESTINATION RUTLAND PLACE A new destination for open air performances and attractions is on the cards for Edinburgh’s West End thanks to a Council project which will create a brand new event space in the area. A More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Surveys completed on all Edinburgh schools

Following Tuesday’s tragic incident at Liberton High School, the Council has taken immediate steps to visit and inspect its school estate in order to provide reassurance to parents, pupils and teachers. From More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Nominations invited for Lord Provost’s Inspiring Volunteering Awards

These awards are intended to celebrate the volunteers in our city who bring many economic and social benefits through their voluntary activities. The ceremony will be held on 4 June 2014 and is by invitation only. So More...

By Reader On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Edinburgh Council challenged over stressed staff

A quarter of long-term staff absences at Edinburgh Council last year were caused by stress or mental health issues, new figures reveal. The latest figures, obtained through Freedom of Information legislation, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Royal Mile spruced up for spring

Spring clean for the Royal Mile A team joined forces this morning to clean up one of Edinburgh’s most iconic streets for residents, visitors and tourists alike. Volunteers and Council staff gave the Royal More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Richard Demarco – latest recipient of The Edinburgh Award

RICHARD DEMARCO RECEIVES LOVING CUP AT EDINBURGH AWARD CEREMONY The seventh person to be honoured with the much-coveted Edinburgh Award received his accolade at the City Chambers tonight.​ Richard Demarco C.B.E More...

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