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Saughton Road Water Mains Project Proceeding Well

The rolling programme to improve the water mains infrastructure along Saughton Road North is progressing well, with the first phase completed ahead of schedule. Phase Two of the work to upgrade the water pipes supplying around 4,000 customers, will take place from Broomhall Avenue to the junction of Broomfield Crescent and is expected to take around More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Have your say on the management plan for Calton Hill

The draft Management Plan was commissioned by Edinburgh World Heritage on behalf of the Calton Hill Management Steering Group to direct the future management and maintenance of the public park and the buildings More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Youth work projects urged to apply for council funding now

The City of Edinburgh Council has £160,000 of funding available in the latest participatory budgeting project and they are specifically looking for applications from youth work projects Participatory budgeting More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Edinburgh councillor blogs – Councillor Maureen Child

Councillor Maureen Child is Labour councillor for Portobello/Craigmillar. Here she delves into her postbag and tells us what is going on over on the east side of the city. Portobello Timebank members completed another More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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It’s all change at Silverknowes roundabout

Proving that sometimes the public can sway what the council does, there are many changes in the new layout for Silverknowes Roundabout. The roundabout will be closed off from 23 October to 5 November to conduct More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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Edinburgh councillor blogs – Councillor Scott Arthur

Scott Arthur is Labour councillor for  Colinton/Fairmilehead. He is newly elected in May 2017, but has found his feet quickly and has views on many diverse issues. You can follow him on Twitter here and Facebook More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, October 7th, 2017
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Cycling – new road layout at McDonald Road offers two stage right turn for cyclists

In what the council describe as a pioneering move there are to be changes to the road layout at McDonald Road to help keep cyclists safe. By the end of the month there will be around 700 metres of segregated cycle More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Picardy Place – more talk and a further report

Everyone knows that the Picardy Place roundabout is a mess for all road users, whether you are a car driver or a cyclist. As a pedestrian it is difficult to find the best way to cross, as a cyclist it is often a More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Council opens new nursery

The council’s Education Convener and Vice-Convener  opened the new nursery at Ferryhill Primary School this week. This is part of a programme of eight new city nurseries which began in August 2015. The state More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Council Leader Adam McVey marks 100 days in the job

Cllr McVey is leader of the SNP Group which scraped into a coalition deal with the Labour Group one month after the Council Elections. This turned the arrangement from the last council administration on its head, More...

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