This is Edinburgh marketing campaign declared a £50m success

This is Edinburgh the marketing campaign that cost the city £1 million has been declared a success fifty times over. During the two years that the campaign has been running average footfall in the city has grown by almost 3% which they say equals £50 million in economic impact for Edinburgh. The campaign was launched in February 2014 following a More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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Edinburgh Councillor blogs: Councillor Joanna Mowat

by Councillor Joanna Mowat Conservative councillor for City Centre Raising residents issues Today saw a small step forward in the long process of trying to achieve a better quality of life for the residents of More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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Edinburgh Councillor blogs – Councillor Chas Booth

Contributed by Councillor Chas Booth Green councillor for Leith and Green spokesperson on the environment. City Council Complacent on Air Pollution   Air pollution is one of the biggest silent killers in Scotland. More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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TERLive! The City of Edinburgh Council meeting 4 February 2016

The City of Edinburgh Council meets today to discuss its latest business. You will find the council papers here and you can follow online below and if you wish watch the council webcast here. Live Blog The City More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, February 1st, 2016
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Cycle path Protesters to hand in petition to council

This Wednesday residents, cyclists and traders who say they will be affected by the council’s proposed plans to develop a new cycle route from Roseburn to Leith will go to the City Chambers to present More...

By admin On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Edinburgh Councillor blogs – Councillor Maureen Child

by Councillor Maureen Child   Dear All Castlebrae Community High School’s Red Cafe will cook you a fabulous lunch every term-time Tuesday and you’d all be welcome.  Please book in advance by contacting castlebraered@gmail.com. More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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16,000 affordable homes for Edinburgh

Representatives from housing associations and senior Council officials signed an agreement this morning to build 16,000 affordable homes in Edinburgh over the next decade. Six not-for-profit housing associations More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016
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Increased council charges – what does it mean for you?

The Council has set out its plans as to how it will spend just under £1billion of revenue next year. But it has deemed it necessary to put some charges up too from 1 April 2016, and while most of these More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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Edinburgh Councillor blogs – Maureen Child

Councillor Maureen Child represents the Portobello/Craigmillar Ward in the city. Here is her weekly round-up of news from the area.   Dear All I warmly welcome the imminent return of local charity Caring More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Greens call upon the council to be bolder in protecting services

The city council needs to be bolder in protecting public services say the capital’s Green councillors. In the aftermath of the city council’s budget meeting today Green councillors said they were disappointed More...