2014_Sept Edinburgh11

Council’s 20 mph Speed Limit Consultation

Polling Stations across Edinburgh

Family Fun Day – today

StockFest 2014

Jazz night


The council has raised proposals for introducing 20mph zones across the city centre and there will be a public meeting on 16 September, at 7pm, in the City Chambers.

(An exhibition of the proposals will be available in Central Library, George IV Bridge until today 14 September)

More information here.


The council have produced a handy map of all the polling stations in Edinburgh so that you can find yours on Thursday. We are planning a live blog on Thursday night from the Edinburgh count at Ingliston. It will be a long but exciting night – we hope you will join in the fun with us!

View Situation of Polling Stations for Edinburgh – Scottish Independence Referendum 18/9/14 in a larger map




The annual festival in Stockbridge starts next week. Find out what is on in the brochure below:


There’s a lot going on at this year’s Midfest – with arts, music and cultural  activities throughout Midlothian.

The festival runs until today and to go out with a ‘bang’ a special finale has been lined-up at the historic Melville Castle.

The event tonight is due to feature the smooth and classy ‘Singing Butcher’, Iain Hunter with his band.

And returning to Midfest for a second year is the Kennedy Cupcakes performing show-stopping routines to popular hits of the Golden Era.

The jazz night is all set in the grounds of the beautiful Melville Castle – one of the county’s historical landmarks.

A spokeswoman for Midlothian Council, said: “What a fantastic way to end our second Midfest with this dazzling jazz evening. It’s sure to be a night to remember and we’d urge both locals and people further afield to get involved in this spectacular event.”

Tickets for this event are £25 each or £230 for a table of ten. The event also includes a buffet dinner. Tickets are available from: www.midlothian.gov.uk/midfest