Transport Convener: Open Streets is a signal of our intent

Transport and Environment Convener, Councillor Lesley Macinnes, writes in today's Edinburgh Evening News, about the inaugural event, and how it will inform plans for the city centre.

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Final call for the Edinburgh Award

There is just one week left to nominate someone for the prestigious Edinburgh Award 2019.

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The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award launches for 2019

Submissions for Scotland's most exciting and prestigious music initiative are now open.....

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Council welcomes Scottish Government consultation on short term lets

Our Housing and Economy Convener Cllr Kate Campbell welcomes the Scottish Government announcement to consult on the regulation of the short term let industry.

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We’re proud of Princes Street Gardens past, but now it’s time to design for the future

Councillor Donald Wilson, Convener of Culture and Communities writes in today's Scotsman about the future of West Princes Street Gardens.

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Council grants planning permission to new concert hall

Edinburgh’s first purpose-built music and performance venue for over 100 years has received planning permission.

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Edinburgh deserves to be properly looked after - Cllr Karen Doran

Picture the scene: a beautiful, sun-soaked spring evening in the Meadows, families and groups of friends gathered to sit out and enjoy the great outdoors with a picnic, whiling away the extra hours of daylight surrounded by the park's rich biodiversity.

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Cllr Macinnes hits back at tram project ‘secrecy’ accusations

Transport Convener Councillor Lesley Macinnes today hit back at suggestions that the Trams to Newhaven project was ‘clouded in secrecy’ (Evening News, 18 April 2019).

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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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