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Work begins on major new housing development in Craigmillar

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 17:05
Work has begun on a major new housing development at Craigmillar town centre for the City of Edinburgh Council.
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Council set to appoint contractor to build new Meadowbank

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 15:51
Next week councillors are set to appoint a contractor to deliver a new state-of-art Meadowbank Sports Centre for Edinburgh.
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Secure on-street cycle parking to be rolled out across the city

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 14:57
Secure, on-street bike parking is set to be introduced across the Capital, under recommendations approved today (Thursday).
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New primary school officially opened in Portobello

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 08:10
Deputy First Minister John Swinney opened the latest state of the art new school in Edinburgh at a special ceremony this morning (Thursday 4 October).
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Drive and thrive: hard-hitting messages for young motorists

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 16:08
Fledgling motorists from across Edinburgh are getting a hard-hitting introduction to the risks of driving at a popular road safety event this week. 
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Top UK poverty expert to lead new Poverty Commission in Scotland's capital city

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:00
The City of Edinburgh Council has today appointed an independent chair to lead the Edinburgh Poverty Commission.
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Engagement begins on how Council is "Planning for change and delivering services"

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 15:42
Edinburgh residents are being asked by the Council for their views as part of 10-week public engagement developing a four-year strategy to meet the changing demands of the city and its services.
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Edinburgh blazes green trail with new electric vehicle infrastructure plan

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 09:18
A pioneering plan to introduce a strategic, citywide network of electric vehicle charging points will be considered by councillors this week [Thurs 4 October 2018].
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Community invited to see how their input has shaped Trams to Newhaven plans

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 11:03
Earlier in the summer, the Council's Trams to Newhaven project team embarked on a major public consultation inviting residents and businesses to help shape designs and plans. 
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Public feedback informs plans for West Princes Street Gardens

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 10:17
A new report sets out proposals for the future management of West Princes Street Gardens following a major public consultation exercise.
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Consultation key to growing case for a TVL

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 10:55
The City of Edinburgh Council today outlined details of how a transient visitor levy, or ‘tourist tax’, could look if it were introduced in the Capital.
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Council seeks views on long term plans for change

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 15:13
The City of Edinburgh Council has outlined its plans to engage with residents on developing a four-year strategy to meet the changing demands of the city and its services.
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Full programme announced for 25th Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:12
On behalf of City of Edinburgh Council, Underbelly today announced the full programme for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 19 in their second year of producing the festival.
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Extra investment in activity clubs for young people with disabilities

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:28
Children and young people with disabilities are set to benefit from increased holiday and weekend activity clubs thanks to a £600,000 funding boost from the City of Edinburgh Council.
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Have your say in major Edinburgh placemaking consultation

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 16:40
Members of the public are being invited to have their say in a major new consultation about how people want the heart of Scotland's Capital to look, feel and function.
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Rugby giant Doddie Weir to receive the Edinburgh Award

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 10:49
Scottish rugby legend George “Doddie” Weir has been chosen to receive the esteemed Edinburgh Award.
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Learning in the great outdoors

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 11:38
Edinburgh’s iconic Holyrood Park will be transformed into the country’s largest outdoor classroom for two days next week.
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Equality to be at the heart of Edinburgh's new sports and physical activity strategy

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 15:06
A new strategy will be developed to tackle inequality and promote access to facilities for getting fit and active in Edinburgh.
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Council backs Forth Forum's aims to boost Bridges tourism

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:23
The City of Edinburgh Council has endorsed the aims of ambitious plans to promote the Forth Bridges as Scotland’s new 'must-visit' tourist destination.
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Tattoo partners with Council to launch Culture Fund

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 13:01
A £97,700 fund to support artist-led cultural projects in communities across the Capital opens for applications today (Monday 10 September). 
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