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Council will discuss sporting and community facilities in the west and southwest of the city

The City of Edinburgh Council has confirmed that continuing to provide sporting and community facilities for the west and south west of Edinburgh is a key part of the ongoing review of schools in the area.   Feedback from local communities has meant that the Education Convener has issued a message to the public to reassure them that community More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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Gulls – Cook calls for action again

Morningside Councillor, Nick Cook called for Edinburgh Council to seek fresh information on ways the city can tackle the problem of urban gulls earlier this month. His demands were approved by the Transport and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, December 16th, 2017
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Edinburgh councillor blogs – Councillor Gordon Munro

Plans for a new development in the heart of Leith will be the stimulus to regenerate the wider area according to Councillor Gordon Munro.  Planning approval was given for the long empty site opposite Ocean Terminal More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Council Leader’s report for December 2017

Councillor Adam McVey is the leader of the SNP group and the Council Leader in a coalition with Labour councillors. Each month he issues a monthly leader’s report and below you can read this month’s. He More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Twenty six questions asked at council meeting this morning

At today’s full council meeting in Edinburgh there were 26 questions tabled for written answer by various conveners. This is not a record as there were over 30 asked last month, but it is still many more than More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Hearing set for Wednesday on Ocean Drive development

Ahead of a hearing at the council’s planning committee on Wednesday a letter has been sent in support of plans for Waterfront Plaza from Port of Leith Housing Association, Leith Chamber of Commerce and Ocean More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Recognition for groups working to stop domestic violence

Earlier this week at the City Chambers the Lord Provost held a reception to recognise the work being done in the capital to end domestic abuse. This was held during the UN 16 Days of Action  and marked 40 years More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Construction underway on £35 million Council regeneration project in North Sighthill

  Construction is underway on a £35 million Council-led regeneration project at North Sighthill.   The City of Edinburgh Council’s partner, Keepmoat Regeneration, will deliver a mixed tenure affordable housing More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Council promises to listen on schools

The City of Edinburgh Council has said it will consider all the views from parents and school communities about their proposed plans for schools in the west and south west of Edinburgh. Proposals were published More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Edinburgh councillor blogs – Cllr Maureen Child

Maureen Child is the Labour councillor for Portobello/Craigmillar. Here she rounds up what’s going on in her area from her postbag. It was a privilege to be personally invited by one of my grandchildren to More...

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