Ricky Henderson: Addressing assessment waiting times

The length of time people are waiting for care assessments in the Capital has fallen by almost 50% under the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB), writes its Chair, Councillor Ricky Henderson.

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Our thoughts are with Paris

The Lord Provost writes to the Mayor of Paris following the outbreak of fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral.

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Fit for a Queen’s Award

The Lord Lieutenant of Edinburgh, Frank Ross, urges readers to nominate their friends, colleagues, relatives, or community leaders for the 2019 Queen’s Awards.

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Council HQ awarded for encouraging cycling

The City of Edinburgh Council’s headquarters has been certified ‘cycle friendly’ by Cycling Scotland.

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Lord Provost presents the Edinburgh Medal

The driving force behind the Paris agreement Christiana Figueres has been presented with Edinburgh Medal.

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New Nelson Monument exhibition charts ‘Edinburgh’s Forgotten Astronomer’ Charles Piazzi Smyth’s place in the city’s history

A fascinating free new exhibition – part of a year-long series of events - opens in Edinburgh aiming to establish Charles Piazzi Smyth’s place in Edinburgh’s history.

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Vote for Edinburgh Diwali

Edinburgh Diwali, the city’s annual festival of light, is calling for public votes to secure £50,000 of National Lottery funding as part of this year’s People’s Projects.

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Culture and Communities Convener: Our vision for the Gardens is bearing fruit

Culture and Communities Convener, Councillor Donald Wilson writes about the exciting next chapter for West Princes Street Gardens in today's Edinburgh Evening News.

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Last days to register for vote in Leith Walk by-election

Edinburgh’s Returning Officer has urged people living in the Leith Walk ward to make sure they are registered to vote in the area’s forthcoming by-election.

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Driving forward a visitor levy for Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s Finance Convener Cllr Alasdair Rankin has welcomed the latest commitment from the Scottish Government to progress levy raising powers for Councils without delay.

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