Cllr Lewis on hosting a world famous Hogmanay

With the Hogmanay street party growing ever more popular, careful planning has gone into making it safe, says Richard Lewis.

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Tell us your new year’s resolution and win tickets to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party

We have a couple of pairs of tickets to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party to give away!

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75,000 New Year revellers fly to Edinburgh

New figures from Edinburgh Airport have today been welcomed by Gordon Dewar and Edinburgh City Council showing that the city is set to have its greatest ever number of arriving passengers in the pre-Hogmanay period.

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Edinburgh's Hogmanay road closures

A series of road closures will be put in place to help accommodate New Year celebrations.

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Work to begin on second phase of Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme

New work is set to begin on the multi-million pound Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme (WoLFPS) following the signing of a contract by the City of Edinburgh Council.

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Bid to turn Old Royal High School into a luxury hotel is rejected

Councillor Ian Perry, Planning Convener for the City of Edinburgh Council, has responded to today's decision to reject plans to turn the Old Royal High School into a luxury hotel.

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Free NightBus service for Hogmanay party animals

Organisers of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay have once again teamed up with premium drinks company, Diageo, Lothian Buses and Essential Edinburgh to provide a Free Hogmanay NightBus Service to get revellers home after the city’s world famous celebrations.

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Last call for budding young writers!

The Council's Museum of Childhood has teamed up with Sainsbury’s for a short story writing competition for children aged up to 16.

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Forth Road Bridge closed until New Year

Council Leader Andrew Burns responds to today's announcement by the Scottish Government that the Forth Road Bridge is to shut until the New Year for repairs following the discovery of defective steelwork.

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Safety warning about Christmas "must have" hover boards

Christmas shoppers in Edinburgh are being warned by Trading Standards not to buy self-balancing scooters – or "hover-boards" – after tests found some of them to be unsafe.

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