Lord Provost ‘unveils’ this year’s Floral Clock

Earlier today the Lord Provost, the Rt Hon Donald Wilson, along with the Transport and Environment Convener, Councillor Lesley Hinds presented this year’s Floral Clock in Princes Street Gardens to  Secretary and Treasurer of Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS), Neil Baxter.  More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 15th, 2016
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Message from the Lord Provost to the people of Nice

The Lord Provost the Rt Hon Donald Wilson recorded a short message for us this morning to send out over social media in support of the people in Nice. Nice is Edinburgh’s twin city and over 80 people are now More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 7th, 2016
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Edinburgh councillor blogs – Councillor Keith Robson

Councillor Keith Robson represents the Liberton/Gilmerton ward in the city. Do you want to take part in a pilot project which will give children in your street to play out safe from vehicles? The City of Edinburgh More...

By Ailean Beaton On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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24 Edinburgh families caught in school catchment fraud

Twenty-four families have lost their school places for the 2016/17 session after being caught giving false statements to get their children into popular Edinburgh schools, The City of Edinburgh Council announced More...

By Ailean Beaton On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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Work begins on Water of Leith flood defences

Councillors and local contractors convened in Roseburn Park this morning to mark the beginning of construction of the long-awaited multi-million pound Water of Leith flood protection scheme. The scheme, which aims More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Edinburgh councillor blogs – Councillor Frank Ross

SNP Councillor Frank Ross represents the Corstorphine and Murrayfield Ward and he is also Deputy Leader of the council. He writes: “Over recent years there is evidence to indicate that Scotland has become More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Send a Get Well card to Tom Gilzean BEM

Tom Gilzean is a charity fundraiser and you will all have spotted him on the High Street or one of his other favourite spots outside Jenners, sitting on his electric scooter shaking his collection tin. He is 96 More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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EU referendum – Greens say Edinburgh City Deal now in doubt

A multi-billion pound programme of investment in the economy of Edinburgh and surrounding region hangs in the balance after the UK narrowly voted to exit the EU. According to Green councillors, the City Region More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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New developments planned across Edinburgh

Building on the success of the Edinburgh 12, a new programme to spark development across Edinburgh is being launched by the City of Edinburgh Council today. The programme is outlined in a report, which will More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Christine McDiarmid Black receives her BEM from the Lord Provost

Badminton star and community coach Mrs Christine McDiarmid Black has been presented with the British Empire Medal in recognition of her dedication to sport and coaching in her community. The Lord Provost, acting More...