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By admin On Monday, April 30th, 2018

Transport Convener writes on Trams to Newhaven

The public consultation Edinburgh Trams to Newhaven has just ended and here Councillor Lesley Macinnes, City of Edinburgh Council Transport Convener says thank you for the contributions from all members of the public.  Illustration More...

By admin On Friday, March 23rd, 2018

SPOKES meeting about cycling and trams is timely

by Councillor Scott Arthur, Labour councillor for Colinton/Fairmilehead. With the consultation for the completion of Edinburgh’s tramline to Newhaven now taking place, SPOKES picked a good time to hold their More...

By admin On Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Edinburgh councillor blogs – Councillor Gordon Munro

Gordon Munro is Labour Councillor for the Leith Ward. Here he tells us about the questions he has asked and what he thinks about the answers to them. Gordon writes: “I have asked questions at each Full Council 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 admin On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Alexander McCall Smith has a vision for Edinburgh’s future

Edinburgh now and in the future by Alexander McCall Smith Alexander McCall Smith submitted his views to the Edinburgh 2050 Vision project. In 2016, the city of Edinburgh began a conversation about its future to More...

By admin On Monday, December 11th, 2017

Blackwell’s recommends – Brian Catling’s strange creations

by Eris Young of Blackwell’s Edinburgh Brian Catling isn’t a newcomer to the literary scene—he’s been writing poetry since the late nineties and creating unnerving, esoteric visual art for far More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Opinion – Cllr Alasdair Rankin wants you to have your say on council finances

by Cllr Alasdair Rankin, Convener of the Finance and Resources Committee We all know that Edinburgh is a great place to live and work in. As the city’s population grows, however, there are greater demands on More...

By admin On Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Opinion – Polly Purvis – now is the time to start in tech

By Polly Purvis, chief executive of ScotlandISThere has never been a better time to start a technology business. Digital is enabling new products and services and improving productivity in industries as diverse More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Lord Provost visits Poland

The Lord Provost the Rt Hon Frank Ross visited Poland to represent Edinburgh at the Tartan Festival in Krakow. He writes: Lord Provost Frank Ross has presented the Mayor of Krakow Jacek Majchrowski with Krakow’s More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce 7th annual Business Awards

Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce to Launch 7th Annual Business Awards in September The Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce this year celebrated their 6th Annual Business Awards which saw record breaking numbers of submissions, More...