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Celebrating the Scottish Bard Down Under

Residents are gearing up to a traditional Burns Night to the sound of the bagpipes and taste of haggis and whisky. But along this Princes Street, Frederick Street and Water of Leith,  it’s a balmy 20 degrees!

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New Year's vision

As 2017 takes hold, all of us are reflecting on the highs and lows of the past year and what we hope the next 12 months will bring.

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Have mercy this Christmas

This Christmas we reflect on a year of joy and sadness.

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Edinburgh's condolences

On behalf of all of the people of Edinburgh, our thoughts are with the citizens of Berlin and the rest of Germany.

This tragic event echoes the horrific attack in our twin city Nice this summer. Today, our heartfelt condolences are with all of those affected.

Donald Wilson

RT Hon Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh

Everybody needs good neighbours

I was delighted to host the civic reception in honour of the Good Neighbour Awards this week and present certificates to reward those tenants and residents in Edinburgh who go the extra mile in their local communities.

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Edinburgh to dazzle during Diwali!

The Indian Festival of Diwali - the bright Festival of Lights symbolising victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair - will be observed in Edinburgh on Saturday 12 November from 2pm.

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Lest we forget

Today I opened Edinburgh’s Garden of Remembrance at a ceremony with Fiona Hyslop MSP, Lieutenant General Sir Alistair Irwin KCB CBE and many representatives from the emergency services, Legion Scotland and Regimental Associations.

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Vote for the Edinburgh Remakery!

It was my absolute pleasure to meet with the Edinburgh Remakery this week and I would like to thank them for their impromptu deputation to Council! 

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Dusherra on Calton Hill

This weekend, you'll find me at the flagship event of SIAF, the Scottish Indian Arts Forum. 

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Congratulations Sir James Fraser Stoddart

Congratulations to the Edinburgh born scientist, Sir James Fraser Stoddart, who has won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for his work on the production of molecular machines.

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