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Councillors to scrutinise trams to Newhaven Final Business Case ahead of March decision

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 10:29
Councillors will begin examining the Final Business Case (FBC) for taking trams to Newhaven in fine detail following the opening of a special data room in the City Chambers today [Friday 8 February].
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Edinburgh makes the case for UK's first 'tourist tax'

Tue, 01/29/2019 - 16:14
The City of Edinburgh Council has completed its work to develop and agree a Transient Visitor Levy (TVL) scheme for Edinburgh.
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New Queensferry High School is the tops

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 12:20
A topping out ceremony has today (24 January 2019) been held to mark a key milestone in the construction of the new £40m Queensferry High School.
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New Queensferry High School is the tops with Deputy First Minister

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 12:20
A topping out ceremony has today (24 January 2019) been held to mark a key milestone in the construction of the new £40m Queensferry High School.
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Council and Scottish Futures Trust launch new affordable housing partnership for Edinburgh

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 10:47
Scottish Housing Minister Kevin Stewart yesterday visited the first homes to be delivered as part of Edinburgh Living.
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Council budget engagement enters next phase – and we want your views!

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:47
Have your say by 11 February.
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Scotland’s largest Chinese New Year celebration will see Edinburgh painted red for the Year of the Pig

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 16:15
A diverse programme of events sees cross cultural celebrations connect local audiences and businesses with Chinese visitors and performers in Edinburgh for a brand new festival.
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Work begins to renew Meadowbank Sports Centre

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 14:57
Work begins this morning to remove parts of the former Meadowbank Stadium in a major milestone towards the delivery of a brand new sports centre for Edinburgh.
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Overwhelming support for a tourist tax in Edinburgh

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 13:39
Figures published by the Council today reveal strong support for the introduction of a Transient Visitor Levy (TVL) in the Capital.
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Happy New Year!

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 10:44
The Lord Provost wishes everyone in Edinburgh a great start to 2019.
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Edinburgh shouts ‘We Love You’ from the rooftops as it celebrates Hogmanay in sold-out spectacular style

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 02:41
This year’s Street Party hosted by Johnnie Walker was spectacular!
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Grassmarket finding could shed light on the capture of Edinburgh Castle

Sat, 12/29/2018 - 11:30
Archaeologists believe a late medieval discovery in Edinburgh could shed new light on Edward I’s Siege of Edinburgh.
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Watch: Your virtual 'first visit' to the new Meadowbank

Thu, 12/27/2018 - 10:04
The City of Edinburgh Council has released a computer-generated journey through its soon-to-be-built Meadowbank Sports Centre.
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Christmas comes early for pupils at St Augustine's

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 11:00
Santa’s little helper Marty was on hand to deliver early Christmas prizes to a team of pupils from St Augustine’s RC High School who were crowned winners of Marty’s Coding Party 2018.
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Recycle all the way this Christmas

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 10:51
The majority of kerbside bin collections will continue as usual over this year’s festive period in Edinburgh.
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Leith businesses highlight support needs for potential tramworks

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 10:51
Cargo bikes, local discount schemes, a business continuity fund - these are among the ideas most supported by businesses who would be most affected should the Council vote to take trams to Newhaven.
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Transforming Granton Waterfront: Council and key partners sign agreement

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:45
The Council, National Galleries of Scotland, National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh College, Scottish Government and Scottish Futures Trust have signed an agreement.
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Books for all bright sparks: Lord Provost gifts Muriel Spark books to every Council High

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 14:51
Edinburgh’s Lord Provost will donate almost 500 books to school libraries this Christmas to mark the centenary of Dame Muriel Spark’s birth.
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Groundbreaking centre to be launched for Edinburgh and the Lothians

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 15:41
A pioneering centre for children, young people and adults who have been victims of sexual assault and other forms of abuse and neglect is to be created for Edinburgh and the Lothians.
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Pupil Christmas cards bring festive cheer to Princes Street

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:46
A series of Christmas card designs by Edinburgh school pupils are brightening up Princes Street this festive season by being displayed on all the street’s digital bus shelter screens.
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