Planning and the environment news
Published on Friday 10 May 2013
The prospect of stopping for a bite to eat while shopping on Princes Street is moving a step closer thanks to proposed changes to allow cafes and restaurants on Scotland's most famous street.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
City companies who want to improve the fuel efficiency of their vehicles are being urged to take advantage of a free advice and assessment service.
Friday 30 November 2012
A new initiative was launched today (Friday 30 November) to help Edinburgh residents protect their homes from flood damage.
Monday 12 November 2012
A unique community project to improve the appearance of streets in Leith starts today (Monday 12 November).
Monday 10 September 2012
Five innovative City of Edinburgh Council projects are going for gold in prestigious UK public service awards.
Friday 7 September 2012
The Council is to continue talks with the Government and local government umbrella body COSLA over a funding shortfall for the 2nd and 3rd phases of flood prevention works on the Water of Leith.
Wednesday 8 August 2012
Edinburgh’s bid to become the greenest city in Scotland will officially get underway today (Wednesday 8 August) as Beautiful Scotland judges tour the capital.
Thursday 24 May 2012
The plan to kick start the renaissance of the popular Union Canal won a prestigious national waterways award last night (23 May).
Friday 30 March 2012
The City of Edinburgh Council has increased its monitoring patrols of the local area around Seafield waste water treatment plant.
Thursday 1 March 2012
Edinburgh is the best performing of the four major cities in Scotland when it comes to looking after its historic buildings.
Monday 27 February 2012
An action plan to promote and protect the iconic status of the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site will be launched this week.
Wednesday 22 February 2012
The first new council home to be built for a generation in Edinburgh will be officially handed over to the new tenant today (22 February).