"Without this grant, we'd be touch and go" - help arrives for small businesses
More than 10,000 small businesses in communities across the Capital are set to receive non-domestic rates relief and emergency cash grants over the coming weeks.
We are acting like one city as never before - thank you
The following article by Council Leader Adam McVey was published in today's Edinburgh Evening News:
Wide range of support for families in Edinburgh
We’ve put in place a wide range of much-needed support for families of children with additional support needs during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Thanks everyone for helping us through this pandemic!
There’s been a great response from the people of Edinburgh to help the city through the current coronavirus pandemic.
Appeal for businesses in Edinburgh to follow government guidance
Legislation passed by the Scottish Government is in place to allow our regulatory team and Police Scotland to make sure that businesses in the city are correctly adhering to government guidance.
Changes to waste collections will help protect workers' safety
Changes will be made to waste collections in Edinburgh to ensure the continued delivery of essential services and to protect the health of frontline workers and residents.
Our parks can be a haven for us all - if we all respect the guidance
Edinburgh’s Council Leaders have urged the public to follow social distancing guidance when spending time in our parks.
Craigentinny/Duddingston by-election set to be postponed
A by-election to select a councillor for the Craigentinny/Duddingston ward will be postponed as the city deals with the coronavirus crisis.
Edinburgh takes ‘profoundly difficult’ decision to cancel 2020 August festivals
Edinburgh’s Council Leaders and the organisers of the five August festivals have today announced that this year’s events will not be held due to concerns around the Coronavirus pandemic.
Licence holders given three month extension
We’ve granted a three month extension for licence holders in the city whose renewals were due from 16 March to help them through this extremely difficult time.