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Fishing – Almond weir consultation dates

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City of Edinburgh Council, Forth Rivers Trust, the Scottish Government and the Scottish Environment Protection Association are focusing on Mid Calder Weir after adapting two weirs on the River Almond at Kirkton and Howden.A...

Proposals for a city operation centre and updated CCTV network

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The city council will bring forward proposals to set up a citywide operations centre to oversee a new CCTV system instead of improving the Capital’s current network which would be “a waste of money”. The...

Fishing – Clubbiedean opens on Saturday

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Clubbiedean Trout Fishery in the Pentland Hills above Colinton opens for the season on Saturday with a fun day.Boats are already booked out but there will be bank fishing available and there are prizes...

Lothian bus boss thanks staff

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More than 8,500 queries were handled by Lothian on its social platforms during a 48-hour period at the peak of the recent extreme weather.And their customer services team dealt 500 calls and Richard Hall,...

Keeping you wind and watertight

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Edinburgh Council is keen to encourage flat owners to work together to keep their properties in good repair as we move towards winter.And they are promoting a step-by-step toolkit which is produced by the...

Initiative launched to promote safe driving and parking around schools in Leith area.

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Police and their local authority partners in Edinburgh have launched a new initiative to promote safe driving and parking around schools within the Leith area.The Safer Schools Safer Links project is a roads safety...

Hibs and council work together to provide Christmas presents to children in care

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Hibernian Community Foundation are working in partnership with the City of Edinburgh Council to provide £1000 worth of Christmas presents to children and young people in care.Edinburgh has corporate parenting responsibly for around 1350...

Big Hearts Community Trust – Making A Real Difference

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This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Big Hearts Community Trust – the official charity of Heart of Midlothian Football Club. Since it began in 2006, Big Hearts has raised over £1.5m for...

Spotlight to fall on Canongate during New Waverley development

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The council has just announced funding for community groups working to improve the look of the New Waverley development in the Old Town during the time of its construction. The projects to be funded will...

Five things you need to know today

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Southside Community Council will meet soonHonour for 19th century vetCharitable status for Historic Environment ScotlandEH1 Festival Young Scot have advice for students under 18A new community council is to be formed in Southside following a successful...

Five things you need to know today!

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Corbyn is new Labour LeaderEdinburgh Riding of the MarchesStockfestLeith DocksInverleith Festival of Walking and Cycling is today! Jeremy Corbyn who went from being a reluctant candidate to the favourite was elected as the new Labour...

Five things you need to know today!

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Leith Walk By-Election results Tickets to see Chris Hadfield go on sale today Asda Chesser and their fundraising Border Biscuits Baking Bonanza Aid for Syria The following people stood for the council by-election held in Leith Walk yesterday:DONALDSON, Marion...

#LeithWalkVotes – the 2015 results

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The Leith Walk By-Election results were announced this evening at Waverley Court.The announcement was made on Friday, 11 September 2015 by Returning Officer for Edinburgh, Andrew Kerr.Two new Councillors have been elected to the ward...

#LeithWalkVotes – the results

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The votes have been cast and these are the results of the September 2015 Leith Walk By-Election:[vimeo 138932476 w=500 h=281]#leithwalkvotes The Edinburgh Reporter NEWS from Phyllis Stephen on Vimeo.

Remade in Edinburgh expanding beyond the capital

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Remade in Edinburgh is rolling out its innovative reuse and repair centre – the Edinburgh Remakery - to other cities in the UK.Since 2012 Remade in Edinburgh has offered a place where anyone can...

Leith Late – Abbeyhill studios open this weekend

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Art studios in the Abbeyhill area are opening their doors this weekend (12 and 13 September) to give the public a chance to access spaces which aren’t regularly open and meet the artists selling their work. The...

Edinburgh to extend ‘warm welcome’ to 100 Syrians

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Over the next twelve months Edinburgh will welcome 100 Syrian refugees. The council had already decided to offer housing and assistance to 25 earlier in the year, but in light of recent events that total...

TERLive! Leith Walk Ward by-Election – coverage of the count

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The Edinburgh Reporter will be covering the count following the Leith Walk by-election on Thursday 10 September and will have exclusive access behind the scenes.Following the resignation of Councillors Deidre Brock and Maggie Chapman,...

Speaking to Chief Executive Andrew Kerr about Leith Walk by-election

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Voters in Leith Walk go to the polls today from 7am to 10pm and after that the job of overseeing the counting of the votes falls to Chief Executive of the City of Edinburgh...

Support for organ donation highest in Edinburgh

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A survey just released has shown that residents in the capital offer the highest support for organ donation than in the rest of  the UK. The UK-wide research, carried out by Populus on behalf of NHS Blood and...

Leith Walk Ward – Natalie Reid – SSP candidate

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Natalie Reid is the SSP candidate for Leith Walk Ward in the September by-election. She lives in the area and works in the city centre in retail. You can read more about the Scottish...

Small Business Saturday launches in Edinburgh

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The Scottish launch of the event called Small Business Saturday was held in the European Room at the City Chambers this evening. Our photograph shows Deputy First Minister John Swinney with Michelle Ovens the...

Leith Walk By-Election – Bruce Whitehead – Left Unity Party

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Bruce Whitehead is one of the candidates for the Leith Walk Ward by-election. He stood in the General Election for Edinburgh North & Leith,  and is passionate about his anti-austerity message as you will see...

Borders Railway officially opened by The Queen

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On the day that Her Majesty the Queen became the longest reigning British monarch, she broke off from her annual holiday at Balmoral to officially open the Borders Railway by boarding a steam train...

Five things you need to know today!

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Aviva Tour of Britain comes to Edinburgh todayFireworks display tonightFirst Minister visit to Wester HailesCALAID need storage spaceCraigentinny & Telferton Allotments - updateThe children at Royal Mile Primary School were practising their flag-waving when we...

Watch out for Sir Bradley Wiggins #TOBEdinburgh

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Children from the Royal Mile Primary School will wave welcome flags for the Tour of Britain participants when they pass by tomorrow, and we met them today when they were practising their flag-waving!The cycling...

Edinburgh councillor blogs – Councillor Maureen Child

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by Councillor Maureen Child, Portobello/Craigmillar Ward It’s been a bit of a long-running saga, but the railway bridge at Brighton Place/Southfield Place is to be inspected starting this weekend and the wire-mesh ant-pigeon measures put in once...

Top jobs on offer at Lothian Buses and Edinburgh Trams

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Candidates are being sought for three of the most senior positions in the Scottish transport sector, with vacancies advertised this week for a Transport for Edinburgh Chief Executive, Managing Director of Lothian Buses and...

CIty Region Deal reaches a milestone today

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The £1bn Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland City Region deal will reach a major milestone today as the six bid partners submit their proposal to the Westminster and Scottish governments. The bid partners, East...

Five things you need to know today!

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Petitions CommitteeChronicle OnlineTV Licensing rules for studentsLeith Walk By-ElectionRoad closures for Pedal for ScotlandThe council's Petitions Committee meets this afternoon at 2:00pm and you can watch online or attend in person.There are a couple...

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