Edinburgh and Glasgow will today (21 June) urge the private sector to get behind their joint appeal for Scotland to be included in the UK’s High Speed Rail Network from the outset.
Edinburgh is zooming ahead as it hosts the first European ECO Stars conference in Scotland this week.
The official Armed Forces Day flag has been hoisted above the City Chambers in Edinburgh today (Monday 20 June) as the Capital prepares for a packed weekend of events to honour the Armed Forces.
Edinburgh's Grassmarket redevelopment has been recognised for its 'Excellence in Walking and The Public Realm'.
Lorraine Kelly became a military action woman to officially kick off the build-up to 2011 UK Armed Forces Day on 25 June.
The City of Edinburgh Council's Regulatory Committee appointed Cllr Rob Munn as the new Convener today replacing Cllr Colin Keir who resigned from the post following his recent election to the Scottish Parliament.
Julia Donaldson, author of hit children's book The Gruffalo, today paid a visit to McDonald Road Library for the official launch of the Circus Stars Summer Reading Challenge.
The relationship between the Council and the city's universities and colleges is to be re-invigorated in a signing ceremony later today.
For the second year in succession, and despite all the pressures on public finances, the City of Edinburgh Council's unaudited accounts for the year to 31 March 2011 show that all departments have come in within budget.
Primary six pupils from Craigour Park Primary School have revealed their new children's book, Liam and the Alien.