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Lord Provost opens new dining area for veterans at Whitefoord House

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The Rt Hon Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh Frank Ross opened a newly refurbished dining area at Edinburgh’s Whitefoord House today.The charity Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) invested over £160K in the...

Lord Provost cooks up a storm in the kitchen

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At Fort Kinnaird today Wren Kitchens invited the Rt Hon Lord Provost of the city of Edinburgh, Frank Ross, to open its 86th showroom.The new outlet will create 27 new local jobs. The new kitchen...

National Remembrance Service held on the Royal Mile

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More than 90 wreaths were laid at the Stone of Remembrance on the Royal Mile earlier today. The ceremony was led by the Rt Hon Lord Provost and Lord Lieutenant of the city of...

No idea what to book? Check out the Inspiration Machine on The Mound

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BE INSPIRED AT THE 2019 EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGEThe Edinburgh Festival Fringe officially got underway today, Friday 02 August, with the unveiling of a brand new ‘Inspiration Machine’ on the Mound.As the greatest celebration of...

Opinion – Lord Provost loves Edinburgh’s virtual libraries

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by the Rt Hon Lord Provost Frank RossEdinburgh’s public libraries may have been serving the capital since 1890, but things have moved on dramatically since then! The city now has one of the best...

Lord Provost throws the first stone at Edinburgh Curling Club

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Work is now complete at Edinburgh Curling Club at Murrayfield.  A new £850,000 ice pad  has been installed there,  with more than £500,000 raised by club members as part of a £1.1 million project...

New bench unveiled in Roseburn Park

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When the flood works were being carried out in Roseburn, Friends of Roseburn Park (FoRP) wanted to secure some of the felled trees for recycling.Sadly the tree that was removed from the park was...

Portrait of former Lord and Lady Provost unveiled

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The portrait of the former Lord and Lady Provost, Councillor Donald Wilson and his wife Elaine, was unveiled by the current Lord Provost Frank Ross earlier today at a small ceremony.The portrait painted by...

Fair Trade status renewed in Edinburgh

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The Rt Hon Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh, Frank Ross, visited the One World Shop at St John's Church recently to receive the renewal of the city's Fair Trade status in a...

Tattoo performers entertain the Lord Provost

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Arriba!Performers from the Banda Monumental de México raised the noise level at this year's The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo by giving a one-off performance at the City Chambers on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile as guests of...

Treasures at the City Chambers – the mace

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No, by treasures we are not talking about councillors here. But there are some real treasures at the City Chambers both old and new.The City Chambers as a building is fascinating since it ranges...

Centenarian with a cause

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The Rt Hon Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Frank Ross, held a birthday party for Doris Keir to celebrate her 100th birthday. Doris revealed that her long life can be put down to staying active,...

#NYCTW 2018 Louise is piping her way to New York

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Piper Louise Marshall is off to New York City for Tartan Week to pipe in the parade down Sixth Avenue. As the official World Fair Trade Tartan piper she is part of a delegation...

Rugby – The Auld Alliance Trophy – day begins with a memorial service

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The Rt Hon Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh, Frank Ross laid a wreath this morning at Edinburgh Castle as part of a memorial service for the captains of the Scottish and French...

Lord Provost’s Burns Supper – raising money for OneCity Trust

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The Rt Hon Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh Frank Ross held his 2018 Burns Supper in January at Prestonfield House.This year the dinner raised over £30,000 in ticket sales and donations. It...

Lord Provost censured by Standards Commission

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The Lord Provost Frank Ross was censured for breach of the councillors' code of conduct at a hearing convened in Edinburgh this morning by the Standards Commission for Scotland.Councillor Ross made a written declaration...

Edinburgh calls for peace in Myanmar

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The Lord Provost of Edinburgh is to write to the state leader of Burma calling for a peaceful resolution to the Rohingya crisis.At a meeting of the Full Council on Thursday elected members agreed...

Lord Provost visits Poland

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The Lord Provost the Rt Hon Frank Ross visited Poland to represent Edinburgh at the Tartan Festival in Krakow.He writes:  “Edinburgh has been partnered with Poland’s Royal Capital, Krakow, since 1995 – a relationship which...

British Empire Medal for Macmillan nurse

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When the Honours Lists include British Empire Medals, it may be that the person is not so well known as those among the knights and dames. But the medal is given by Her Majesty...

Today is Armed Forces Day in Edinburgh

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The Lord Provost raised the Armed Forces Flag above the City Chambers on Monday to mark the start of the week which honours the forces past, present and future. Today the armed forces community...

Lord Provost sets the troops on their way

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Edinburgh’s Lord Provost helped 20 soldiers set off on the country’s first ever ‘Tour de Troops’.The group of British Army bomb disposal experts were waved off from Craigiehall yesterday morning   on a 1,500-mile...

Edinburgh sends condolences to London

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The people of Edinburgh have expressed condolences for the victims of the London attack. Speaking on behalf of the city, Lord Provost Frank Ross said in a statement: "This has been a horrific attack on innocent...

Former Lord Provost is running the Edinburgh Marathon

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After what seems to have been a marathon five years as Lord Provost, Councillor Donald Wilson is running the Edinburgh Marathon this Sunday. You can support him through JustGiving, the link is below.Here he looks...

SNP choose their Lord Provost

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The SNP have announced that former Depute Leader of the Council, Councillor Frank Ross  has been selected as their nominee for Lord Provost, and it is proposed that he will be installed at this...

Lord Provost runs the London Marathon

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Edinburgh’s Lord Provost Donald Wilson finished his third Virgin Money London Marathon today.Here's the @LordProvostEdin after completing the London Marathon ! Well done! pic.twitter.com/FJ6SwUoIk7 — Edinburgh Reporter (@EdinReporter) April 23, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsRunning in his trademark ‘chain’ of...

Lord Provost running two marathons for the OneCityTrust

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Edinburgh’s Lord Provost the Rt Hon Donald Wilson is taking on two marathons this spring.First he will run the Virgin Money London Marathon (Sunday 23 April) and then the Edinburgh Marathon Festival (Sunday 28...

Lord Provost running two marathons this year

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The Lord Provost is in training for two marathons this year, first the Virgin Money London Marathon in April and secondly the Edinburgh Marathon in May.He is raising funds for his charity, the OneCity...

Lord Provost thanks the city’s panto stars

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Earlier in the week the Lord Provost the Rt Hon Donald Wilson held a small reception for the city's panto stars Allan Stewart, Grant Stott and Andy Gray.The trio turned up without make up...

Caitlyn Vanbeck helps the Lord Provost launch the 2017 Burns Supper

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Last night at the City Chambers the Lord Provost was joined by many of those who have been helped by the charity OneCity Trust to launch his 2017 Burns SupperCaitlyn Vanbeck the young singer...

Lord Provost to judge Scotch Pie competition

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The Lord Provost of the city of Edinburgh, the Rt Hon Donald Wilson will be visiting Fife  next week to join the judging panel of the World Championship Scotch Pie Awards.Now anyone who knows the Lord...

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