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Council welcomes new apprentices

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:12
An induction day has been held for 22 new apprentices joining the Council to work in the housing service.
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More bike and pedestrian-friendly layout agreed for Silverknowes roundabout

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 14:55
Changes to the layout of Silverknowes Roundabout have been agreed to help make it safer and more user-friendly for those on two wheels, as well as pedestrians.
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Crash simulators and drunk goggles send strong message to young drivers

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 11:52
Hundreds of sixth year pupils from across Edinburgh will test out crash simulators, drunk goggles and even sit behind the wheel of an electric bus as part of a fun but hard-hitting road safety event.
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Pioneering two-stage right for cyclists on Edinburgh's Leith Walk

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 13:53
A new two-stage right turn junction to help keep cyclists safe is being introduced on one of the Capital's major thoroughfares - the first such junction of its kind in Scotland. 
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Edinburgh's City Art Centre reveals its Hidden Gems

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 17:41
Hidden Gems opens at Edinburgh’s City Art Centre on 7 October 2017
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Building a future for early years learning in Edinburgh

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:01
Young children across the Capital are benefitting from an innovative approach to transforming the early years learning and childcare landscape by the City of Edinburgh Council. 
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Council agrees motion to smooth Brexit transition

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 15:35
The City of Edinburgh Council is to produce a report which will set out how the local authority will support EU citizens during the uncertainty of the Brexit process. 
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Gaelic Language Plan published for consultation

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 09:47
A city that develops and supports more fluent and confident gaelic speakers and promotes thriving gaelic communities and cultures is the vision behind a new ‘Draft Gaelic Language Plan’.
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New cycle lanes to make crossing tram tracks safer at key locations

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 09:12
New red-surfaced cycle lanes are to be installed at a number of key points along the tram route in Edinburgh's city centre. 
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Commitment to boost veterans services across the Lothians

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 13:39
A commitment has been made in the East of Scotland to strengthen the services and support available to the Armed Forces and Veterans community, and to raise awareness of the Armed Forces Covenant.
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Councillors approve Outline Business Case for taking tram to Newhaven

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:52
The Outline Business Case (OBC) for taking trams to Newhaven was approved today by the City of Edinburgh Council. 
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Multi-million pound funding boost for Edinburgh's active travel future

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:45
Two innovative City of Edinburgh Council active travel projects have been awarded millions of pounds in funding, it was announced today.
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New ice adventure and giant advent calendar part of spectacular Christmas for Edinburgh

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 14:06
The programme for Edinburgh's Christmas this year has been unwrapped.
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Edinburgh by Numbers demonstrates city's growth and economic strength

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:11
Edinburgh continues to be the most prosperous UK city outside London and has the fastest growing population in the UK, with the exception of Manchester, according to the latest Edinburgh by Numbers.
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Removal of Leith Street bridge makes way for revamped east end

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:41
A footbridge across Leith Street is set to be removed this weekend as part of works to facilitate the delivery of the Edinburgh St James development.
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University Principal Sir Timothy O'Shea to receive 2017 Edinburgh Award

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:13
Sir Timothy O’Shea, the Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh and Chair of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, has been chosen to receive the prestigious Edinburgh Award.
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New lease of life for Meadowbank

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 09:20
After a run of almost 50 years, Edinburgh’s Meadowbank Stadium will shut its doors on 3 December 2017.
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Festivals cleansing pays off with waste calls halved in city centre

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:14
Complaints over key waste and litter issues across the city during this year’s summer festivals dropped by almost a third compared to 2016, the latest figures have shown.
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Alan Spence put forward as new Edinburgh Makar

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 10:46
Poet Alan Spence has been nominated to become the Scottish Capital’s next poet laureate.
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Rag’n’Bone Man to headline Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2018

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 09:40
Following his triumphant year as the biggest UK breakout star of 2017, Rag’n’Bone Man, AKA Rory Graham, is set to headline Edinburgh’s Hogmanay.
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