New Haddington bus service

Riding of the Marches

Portobello Village Show

Craigmillar Community Council

The University of Edinburgh have made a short video of the regilding of Golden Boy, the sculpture added to the university building in 1888.


There is a new bus service from East Lothian which starts today from Haddington and which will run seven days a week. The fare is from £1.50 single for adults, but can be combined with all three zones and tram travel for up to £7.00. There are all sorts of other deals with Ridacard which allows you travel to the airport too. More information online or at the Lothian Buses information shop.


Today the Riding of the Marches takes place arriving at Duddingston Village at 3:00pm and then at Mercat Cross. The full details are here.


Portobello Village Show takes place today from 2-5pm in Rosefield Park. Baking, brewing, music, competitions, stalls, tea and beer tents, live music, Tug of War, dog parade, duck racing and much, much more. Come along for a fun filled afternoon for all the family.


Craigmillar Community Council meets on Tuesday at 7:00pm at the Hays Community Business Centre, Hay Avenue.  Members of the public are very welcome to come along.  One of the topics for discussion will no doubt be the Local Development Plan (LDP2) proposals for Brunstane and it was good to see people talking about this and gathering signatures at the Portobello Market this morning and promoting a Public Meeting scheduled for 25 September at 7pm in the Kings Manor Hotel, 100 Milton Road East. Residents Groups at Brunstane and Coillesdene are working with groups in Portobello and Newcraighall to make their views known as groups.  It is equally important to make individual representations in writing using the formprovided by 5.00pm on Friday 3 October 2014. Representations can be submitted electronically to localdevelopmentplan@edinburgh.gov.uk or by post to Local Development Plan Team, City of Edinburgh Council, Business Centre G.3, Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8BG.