Light night for Mound Christmas Tree and special Christmas Rainbow
Edinburgh’s Christmas lights have been switched on with a specially lit 30 metre Christmas Rainbow on the Mound to accompany the Tree gifted by Norway.
Revised timetable for radical plan for future growth
Councillors on our Planning Committee are being asked to consider a revised timetable next week, for a radical plan to build a more sustainable future as the Capital grows in the coming years.
Next steps for controlling short term lets in the Capital
The Council has today published its response to the recent Scottish Government consultation on short term lets.
Accounts Commission praises Council ambition and leadership while calling for more work to fulfil its potential and to deliver best value
"The City of Edinburgh Council is an ambitious council that needs to do more to maximise its potential".
Edinburgh unveils plan for ending poverty by 2030
The City of Edinburgh Council has unveiled a ten-year delivery plan outlining the actions it will take to help eradicate poverty in the Capital by 2030.
Inquiry into wider Council culture gets underway
Current and former Council employees and members of the public are being encouraged to come forward as an independent inquiry into the Council's whistleblowing and organisational culture starts.
Edinburgh International Festival launches projects to boost arts access in schools
The Edinburgh International Festival has launched two engagement projects to boost arts access in schools across the capital and encourage young people to play on in the absence of live art.
Edinburgh urged to stay local
Edinburgh residents are being encouraged to keep sticking to COVID-19 rules as travel restrictions become law.
Spread some festive cheer and shop here this year
This festive season we're calling on Edinburgh residents to celebrate what’s on our doorsteps — in a new campaign encouraging shoppers to support local businesses when looking for the perfect present.
First tracks in the ground for Trams to Newhaven project
Work to construct the Trams to Newhaven route is well underway, with the first tracks being laid in Leith.