Short term lets appeals dismissed

Three appeals have been dismissed by the Scottish Government challenging our policy to take enforcement action when properties are being misused as short term lets.

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Transport Convener: Roads repairs are on the up

Councillor Lesley Macinnes has stressed the Council’s commitment to improving road conditions following recent publicity around road repairs.

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Fly me to the moon this January

The spectacular Museum of the Moon will be coming to St. Giles’ Cathedral in January as part of the new Burns & Beyond Festival.

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Licensed venues across the city recognised for best practise

Pubs and restaurants across Edinburgh have been recognised for best practise as licensed premises.

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Planning for the future reaps rewards

The City of Edinburgh Council won two awards this week at the Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning 2018.

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70% of businesses back plans for a Tourist Tax

The results of a survey published by the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce reveal most Capital based businesses would support the introduction of a 'Tourist Tax' in Edinburgh.

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Council welcomes news of £1 billion funding for schools

A Scottish Government announcement of a £1 billion investment for rebuilding and refurbishing schools across the country has been welcomed by the City of Edinburgh Council.

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Care site is just the job - and don't forget the jab!

The following article by Chair of Edinburgh Integration Joint Board, Cllr Ricky Henderson was published in the Edinburgh Evening News on 21 November 2018:

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More farm-assured meat on school menus

New figures announced by Food for Life Scotland (FFLS) to celebrate Roast Dinner Day 2018 show a huge increase in spend on Scottish meat by local authorities holding the Food for Life Served Here award for their school meals.

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Funding boost for Saughton Park's green energy project

Edinburgh’s £7.3m Saughton Park restoration project has received a major boost thanks to funding from the Scottish Power (SP) Energy Networks Green Economy Fund.

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