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Single lane traffic on Forth Bridge on Wednesday

On Wednesday morning the Forth Bridge will be reduced to single lane traffic in each direction to allow for a further detailed inspection to be carried out below the southbound roadway. It appears that a...

Council to pilot school streets scheme

Have you ever gone past a school at dropping off time and marvelled at the bad parking and driving? Then this idea from the council's Transport Committee would seem an eminently sensible one. They...

M8 reopens after fatal collision

The first part of the M8 from Hermiston Gait was closed all day today to allow investigations following a fatal collison. Police have confirmed the motorway has now fully reopened  The incident happened around 6.15am on...

Edinburgh Councillor blogs – Nigel Bagshaw on being a pedestrian

Virtually all of us are pedestrians – so why not make life easier for us all?Pedestrians sometimes get a poor deal in this city of ours. They don’t have a motoring lobby to fight...

Residents say New Town traffic diversions are a nuisance

We all know that for some time now the city has been a network of traffic diversions with consequent noise and mess. So what can you do about it? Well this week there are...

TER LIVE! – New Town Community Council meeting talking trams

The New Town Community Council is meeting to discuss one topic tonight at Broughton St Mary's Parish Church on Bellevue Crescent:- Trams and road diversions through the City Centre and the New Town in...

Council agrees to give more information on city centre road closures

At the first real meeting of the new coalition administration today there was much to be discussed, but you could have easily missed one of the more important points affecting the city centre. Conservative...

Drivers – watch your speed in Holyrood Park

Historic Scotland, the City of Edinburgh Council and Lothian and Borders Police have joined forces to raise drivers’ awareness and reinforce measures to protect and preserve the natural beauty of Holyrood Park.Historic Scotland has...


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