Finance Convener Councillor Alasdair Rankin welcomes balanced budget for 2013/14

As we get ready embark upon an extensive public consultation to help shape our budget for 2015/16, it’s heartening to reflect on the news that the Council has met its financial targets for the 5th year running.

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Being prepared is key to future school plans

Education Convener, Councillor Paul Godzik, writes about the Council's plans for tackling the issue of rising rolls.

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Edinburgh's part in the Scottish Independence Referendum: 10 facts

As Scotland goes to the polls, have a look at the numbers and facts that go into running the Referendum for Edinburgh's voters.

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Voters encouraged to plan ahead for Scottish Independence Referendum

Postal voters are being urged to return their postal votes as soon as possible before the Scottish Independence Referendum.

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Capital is awarded the title of UK's safest destination

Community Safety leader Councillor Cammy Day writes in today's Evening News about Edinburgh being Britain's safest city.

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Digitally savvy at the Firrhill Technology Hub

A new centre that will help disabled people to become more digitally savvy has opened in Edinburgh.

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One hundred and sixty nine pupils sign up for pioneering academies project

A total of 169 lucky school pupils from Edinburgh have secured their place on a pioneering academy project which aims to boost educational and career opportunities for 15 to 18-year-olds.

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Councillors approve planning application for Craighouse campus

Cllr Ian Perry, Planning Convener comments on today's decision.

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Final day to apply to vote by post or by proxy

Edinburgh’s voters have until the end of today (Wednesday) to apply to vote by post or by proxy in the Scottish Independence Referendum.

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And the winners are... Edinburgh's Athletes and Annual Sports Awards

On Friday, Edinburgh’s coaches, clubs and up-and-coming stars were recognised at an awards ceremony in Edinburgh’s City Chambers.

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