More cycling racks to be installed in Edinburgh

More cycle racks are to be installed in the city to increase the amount of bike parking available. 233 racks (which means 466 spaces) will be installed in the city on many key routes including Princes Street, Leith Walk and Nicolson Street. (full list below) During 2016 some 400 racks were already installed across the city to meet public demand. Improvements Transport More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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#Edinburgh2050 Council Leader wants young people to have their say

The conversation about a city vision for Edinburgh as to what it will look like in 2050 is ongoing. Here Councillor Andrew Burns the Council Leader shares with us the reasons why Edinburgh needs to think about More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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Council candidate wants enforcement on dog ASBOs

Callum Laidlaw is the Scottish Conservative and Unionist candidate for Portobello Craigmillar and this week he has called for more Dog Control Notices. This follows a report that across Scotland the number of More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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Garden waste to be collected every three weeks from March

  The City of Edinburgh Council is making changes to the way that garden waste is being collected in the city. Until now garden rubbish has been collected every two weeks in the summer and every four weeks More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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#Edinburgh2050 – Liz McAreavey believes in a bold and clear vision

Liz McAreavey, Chief Executive, Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce   The #Edinburgh2050 City Vision was launched in September 2016, designed to discuss main ideas which will shape all sorts of decisions in the capital, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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#Edinburgh2050 – John Donnelly on promoting the capital

The next in a series of blog posts from thought leaders on the #Edinburgh2050 City Vision, Marketing Edinburgh Chief Executive John Donnelly tells us what Edinburgh needs to do in the future to compete on the global More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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#Edinburgh2050 – Peter Proud wants innovation and change

Last September the #Edinburgh2050 conversation was launched at the Edinburgh offices of Cortex. The Cortex Founder and Managing Director Peter Proud names Bill Gates as one of his former employers and friends. More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, February 12th, 2017
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Edinburgh councillor blogs – Housing Convener

by Councillor Joan Griffiths MBE who represents the Craigentinny/Duddingston Ward and who was recently appointed as  Housing Convener. The council passed its 2017/18 budget on Thursday which included an allocation More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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#Edinburgh2050 Julia Amour Director of Festivals Edinburgh on her vision for the city

This year will see the Edinburgh Festivals celebrate our 70th anniversary, a remarkable achievement in a world where cultural trends seem to have an increasingly short shelf life. What has sustained the Festivals More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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Cost of getting hitched has gone up in Edinburgh

For those romantics among you who plan to get married at one of Edinburgh’s registrars’ offices the cost has gone up by 4.44%. Following the setting of the council budget on Thursday the council has More...