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VIDEO – Edinburgh Trams – #carefulnow! for a bit longer

 Trams are still being tested on the route which runs between Edinburgh Airport and York Place, and there is no announcement from the council as yet about the date when passengers can start using...

The Nice Way Code launched today

The Scottish Government has spent some money on advertising new rules for cycle safety called The Nice Way Code. Pedal on Parliament has held two cycling rallies in Edinburgh in 2012 and 2013 when...

Police launch city centre personal safety drive

Police in Edinburgh have launched an initiative aimed at preventing crime in the city centre over Christmas. Operation Astrodome, now in its fifth year, is the Lothian and Borders Police response to the increasing numbers...

Police launch Edinburgh cycle safety campaign

Lothian and Borders Police are launching an autumn and winter campaign to promote cycle safety in the South of Edinburgh.The initiative, which starts tomorrow 2 October 2012, will see officers engage with motorists and...

Schoolchildren asked to play it safe with trams

Hundreds of children in Edinburgh’s West End are being asked to play it safe this summer and stay away from tram construction sites. Project staff paid visits to two City primary schools in the...

SPOKES Bike Breakfast 2012

The council provided the bacon sandwiches, orange juice and the coffee while cycling organisation, Spokes, organised people to attend the Bike Breakfast at the City Chambers this morning.Feeder rides came from all areas of...

Cycling Safety Week

CYCLE SAFETY IN EDINBURGH STEPS UP A GEAR DURING NATIONAL BIKE WEEK Efforts to promote cycle safety in Edinburgh will be stepping up a gear this week as the city’s road safety partnership, Streets Ahead,...

Cycling is on the political agenda in Edinburgh

More news about the ways that cycling is being highlighted and discussed in Edinburgh.Lib Dem candidate, John Knox, standing for election in the Liberton/Gilmerton Ward, is highlighting the fact that the Liberal Democrats want to...

AUDIO – Don’t give fire a chance this Christmas

Scottish Fire Chiefs have united to urge Scots to protect their homes over the festive season as new statistics show that fire casualties rise by a third at this time of year.As homes come...

Be safe with Fireworks

As Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service gears up for one of their busiest nights of the year they are urging the public to heed key fire safety messages to make sure this...

Marchmont and Sciennes Community Council 26 October 2011

Last night, the community council of Marchmont and Sciennes met at the St Catherine's Argyle Church Hal, as they do every fourth Wednesday of the month, and the members were already looking ahead to...

Safety Advice

The City of Edinburgh Council and Lothian and Borders Police are issuing advice to members of the public on how they can stay safe as the severe weather continues. People are urged to take extra...


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