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Weekly Planning applications 6 June 2011

On the council website there is a page devoted to weekly planning applications as decided by The City of Edinburgh Council.This week's planning applications which in our view are worthy of note, include the...

Meadows Festival

The Meadows Festival returns to Edinburgh on Satuday 4th - Sunday 5th June.  The event will offer live music, a funfair, entertainment for children, stalls, and even a dog show.For the first time in its history,...

Edinburgh Reporter chats Sophy Green – the new CEO of Streetwork

Sophy Green is the new CEO of Streetwork - an Edinburgh based organisation dedicated to helping some of society's most vulnerable people. Their reach is vast, working with homelessness, domestic violence, drug addiction and...

Inverleith Neighbourhood Partnership – Meeting 24 May 2011

The Inverleith Neighbourhood Partnership meet today in Stockbridge Library on Hamilton Place. The agenda is below. Some of the items which will be discussed include the community grants fund and an Inverleith performance report.Agenda...

Development Management Sub-Committee meeting 25 May 2011

The Development Management Sub Committee meets this Wednesday. The agenda is below.devsub_25.05.11__10am_agenda(function() { var scribd = document.createElement("script"); scribd.type = "text/javascript"; scribd.async = true; scribd.src = "http://www.scribd.com/javascripts/embed_code/inject.js"; var s = document.getElementsByTagName("script"); s.parentNode.insertBefore(scribd, s); })();All but...

Planning Committee Meeting 19 May 2011

By George Ward and Jenny KassnerAfter a heated debate at today's Planning Committee meeting, councillors agreed to heed the Court of Session's ruling against the Council's plans to build on the greenbelt in Newcraighall.Residents lobbied  the Council...

Ban plastic bags – in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is set to be the first Scottish city to work towards banning the use of plastic bags in our shops. At a meeting of the Transport, Infrastructure and Environment committee of the council...

Edinburgh in Bloom – Allotments in the City

This year will see the Edinburgh in Bloom competition return to Edinburgh's allotments. The event is held annually by City of Edinburgh Council and FEDAGA (Federation of Edinburgh and District Allotments and Gardens Associations), and...

Property to let in Royal Terrace Gardens

The City of Edinburgh Council has a very unusual property to let in Royal Terrace Gardens, a leafy green setting just beside London Road. The property has been used as a house in the...

Charles II statue to be re-installed in Parliament Square

Edinburgh's oldest statue is coming back to town after a painstaking restoration. The equestrian lead statue, depicting Charles II, was restored as part of the Twelve Monuments Restoration Project, a joint initiative of the City...

Edinburgh Trams chairman abdicates the hot seat

David Mackay, Chairman of Transport Edinburgh, Lothian Buses and Edinburgh Trams has today made public his decision to step aside, with immediate effect, from his position as Chair of all three organisations. A report...

No butts please

City centre environmental wardens have been encouraging shoppers on Rose Street to dispose of their cigarette butts in a clean way by handing out free 'mini bins' over the last few days.The...

Carbon monoxide monitors to be installed in Edinburgh homes

Carbon monoxide monitors will be installed in every council home in Edinburgh with a gas supply over the next two years.The decision was taken today (5 October) at the meeting of the City of...

New boss at City of Edinburgh Council

The City of Edinburgh Council has offered the post of Chief Executive to Sue Bruce following the conclusion of short-list interviews by the recruitment committee. The appointment still has to be ratified by the...

Launch of check and send facility by council

Applying for British citizenship has been made easier thanks to the launch of a document "check and send" service in Edinburgh.People who use the Nationality Checking Service offered by the City of...


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