Tag archive for ‘The City of Edinburgh Council’
By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, February 19th, 2017

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 More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, February 18th, 2017

#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

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

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 Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Edinburgh Printmakers bouncing their way to Fountainbridge

Edinburgh Printmakers have big plans for the Castle Mill Works in Fountainbridge. This was occupied by the North British Rubber Company, and is an iconic industrial building which will be saved from demolition More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

#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 Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

#Edinburgh2050 Hugh Rutherford’s view on Edinburgh

In the latest edition of the #Edinburgh2050 blog series, Hugh Rutherford tells us about the Edinburgh Business Forum’s involvement in creating a vision for the city… Mr Rutherford is Chair of Edinburgh More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, February 13th, 2017

#Edinburgh2050 – the tourism perspective

At the Edinburgh Tourism Action Group Conference 2017, held recently at Edinburgh Zoo, the council commissioned an information video featuring some of the main players the city’s tourism industry. They were More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

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

Every little litter picker helps

Phase Two of Our Edinburgh begins. Environmental Warden Kevin Annan helped the Environment Convener Lesley Hinds and children from Dalry Primary School  The P2 pupils from Dalry Primary School were very excited More...