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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Fit for a Queen’s Award

The Lord Lieutenant of Edinburgh, Frank Ross, urges readers to nominate their friends, colleagues, relatives, or community leaders for the 2019 Queen’s Awards.

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Council HQ awarded for encouraging cycling

The City of Edinburgh Council’s headquarters has been certified ‘cycle friendly’ by Cycling Scotland.

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Lord Provost presents the Edinburgh Medal

The driving force behind the Paris agreement Christiana Figueres has been presented with Edinburgh Medal.

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