Finalised proposals for a Low Emission Zone in Edinburgh
A final proposed Low Emission Zone (LEZ) for Edinburgh has been published for approval ahead of its planned introduction in spring 2022.
Edinburgh Star Baker Peter Sawkins toasts new role as Honorary Burgess
Edinburgh-born and bred accountancy student Peter Sawkins made history last year when he was crowned the youngest ever - and first Scottish - winner of the Great British Bake Off.
Celebrating 200 years of the Union Canal
A line-up of events is being developed to celebrate the Union Canal’s bicentenary next year.
Blooming marvellous as Edinburgh parks scoop more than half of all Green Flags in Scotland
Thirty eight Capital parks – including 35 managed by the Council - have been awarded Green Flag status by Keep Scotland Beautiful in 2021, the highest number of flags ever received in the city.
Council urges landlords and homeowners to get ready for new fire safety legislation
The City of Edinburgh Council is reminding all city landlords and homeowners that every home in the Scotland must comply with new fire safety legislation which will come into force early next year.
Edinburgh launches ‘Million Tree City’
Edinburgh has officially launched its ambitious target to become a Million Tree City by 2030 as part of its commitment to be net zero by the end of the decade.
New City Art Centre exhibition to explore the changing concepts of tapestry
13 November 2021 - 13 March 2022, City Art Centre, Free Entry
On-street electric vehicle charging roll-out begins in Edinburgh
Work has begun to install the first of 132 on-street electric vehicle charging bays in the initial phase of a project to implement charging points across Edinburgh.
Edinburgh’s Welcome Centre reopens its doors for people facing homelessness this winter
The City of Edinburgh Council and national homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust announce the re-opening of the Welcome Centre this winter.
More than 50 miles of safer cycle routes set for the Capital
An updated five-year programme of investment will see more than £118m invested in schemes to help people walk, wheel and cycle in Edinburgh.