City estate set for Local Nature Reserve status

Edinburgh’s Cammo Estate is to become the city’s newest Local Nature Reserve.

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Trade waste scheme clears city streets of clutter

The second phase of an initiative to rid Edinburgh’s streets of business waste has seen the number of trade bins being kept in public drop by 73%.

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Work begins on the City Observatory

Today (Wednesday 26 October) saw the foundations being laid for Edinburgh’s new world-class contemporary visual arts space on Calton Hill.

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We're building for the future so people can afford to live in our incredible city

Housing leader Councillor Cammy Day explains how the Council is tackling the capital's acute housing shortage and lack of affordable homes. This article first appeared in The Scotsman on Wednesday 26 October 2016.

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Billion pound boost for Edinburgh

The new Edinburgh St James development offers a fine example of the public and private sectors working together, says Economy Convener, Cllr Gavin Barrie, in today's Evening News.

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Play your part in changes to culture and sport, writes Cllr Lewis

Culture and Sport Convener, Councillor Richard Lewis, asks residents to play their part to help decide how services are provided in today's Evening News

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Employers gearing up for Christmas rush says Economy Convener

Employers are gearing up for their busiest time of year, and that's good news for jobseekers, says Economy Convener, Cllr Gavin Barrie in the Edinburgh Evening News.

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Celebrating the city's newest Green Flag

Volunteers, park rangers and local residents gathered to raise Edinburgh’s latest Green Flag on Saturday.

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Edinburgh's Hogmanay announces 'Night Afore Concert'

Organisers of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay have announced that due to overwhelming demand and for the first time in the Festival’s history, a second concert in West Princes Street Gardens featuring Festival headliner Paolo Nutini will take place on Friday 30 Dec.

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The Capital’s wonders of the world

The Forth Rail Bridge, Edinburgh Castle and the Scott Monument have been voted three of Scotland’s greatest man-made wonders in new research by VisitScotland and as part of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016.

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