Council continues to look at options for city’s schools

The council’s education committee meets next week at a special session to allow ongoing discussion about the future of schools in the west and south west to continue. Since the council announced last November that they would have to examine schools in the west and south west of the city to address building issues and also the changing school More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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New special school to replace St Crispin’s – plans on view today

New special school planned on site of former Burdiehouse Primary School The City of Edinburgh Council is planning to build a new special school to replace the existing St Crispin’s School on the site of the former More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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Further discussion to take place on the Ross Bandstand

The Culture Committee met this afternoon and discussed what they will do to move the project to replace the Ross Bandstand forward. As we explained earlier, fundraising has come to a standstill until such time as More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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Council to discuss the Ross Bandstand today

At today’s Culture Committee they will discuss what is happening in Princes Street Gardens, and what might happen if and when the planned redevelopment of the Ross Bandstand goes ahead. Fundraising has been More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Consultation begins on completing the tram route to Newhaven

As we have already reported to you the council is still considering the completion of the tramline from York Place to Newhaven. It has begun a consultation today. Now is the time for you to have your say whether More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Council turns out the lights for #Earth Hour

Next week The City of Edinburgh Council will once again demonstrate their commitment to action on climate change, joining WWF Scotland for the planet’s biggest environmental event. Earth Hour has been very successful More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Edinburgh Chamber urged to rethink on Sputnik

Councillor John McLellan asked the council today to review the council’s association with Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce if news agency Sputnik’s membership is not ended. There have been other calls More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Councillor asks for action on construction sites

Councillor Cammy Day lodged a motion at today’s council meeting to introduce a construction charter to make building in the city safer for employees. The motion read:  “Acknowledges the importance of a More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Edinburgh councillor blogs – Councillor Maureen Child

Councillor Maureen Child is the Labour councillor for Portobello/Craigmillar. Here she rounds up her mailbox for us and tells us some of the things you can get up to in her Ward. Dear All Try not to miss the Talent More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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West Edinburgh business units opened by council

The City of Edinburgh Council built and has now fully let 16 industrial units in West Edinburgh. East Hermiston Business Park was built using funding from the Council’s Strategic Investment Fund established More...