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By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 12th, 2018

Tourist tax….the discussion continues

  Although many cities in Europe have decided to impose a transient visitor levy or the so-called ‘tourist tax’, Edinburgh has not yet taken that step, and according to the British Hospitality More...

By admin On Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Opinion – Education Convener has his say on the schools review

Cllr Ian Perry Education Convener by Councillor Ian Perry who is the Education Convener at The City of Edinburgh Council. The council announced plans in November of ways that they would look at dealing with an increased More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

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 More...

By John Preece On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017


Museums & Galleries Edinburgh, the collection of 14 venues owned and managed by the City of Edinburgh Council, has a new website designed to inspire residents and visitors through rich stories and beautiful More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, December 18th, 2017

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 Thursday, December 14th, 2017

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

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 Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

LiveBlog – All over Picardy Place

The liveblog will start at 8.00am on Tuesday 12 December 2017 and will run till noon on 13 December 2017 to allow everyone with a view to have their say. Picardy Place is an important area as a part of our city 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

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...

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