New parking controls proposed for Leith, Gorgie and Shandon
The next steps will be taken toward introducing new Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) to help alleviate parking pressures around Edinburgh, if approved by councillors this week.
Spaces for People update looks beyond pandemic
The latest review of Edinburgh’s Spaces for People programme proposes a citywide consultation and assessment criteria for retaining some of the schemes implemented once COVID restrictions are eased.
New chapter for old Royal High School after Committee decision today
The Council’s Finance and Resources Committee in a private session today agreed that the old Royal High School on Calton Hill will be remarketed.
Safer walking, cycling and wheeling set for Lanark Road
Work on measures to significantly improve cycle safety on Lanark Road, Longstone Road and Inglis Green Road as part of the Spaces for People programme will begin next week.
New Diversity & Inclusion Collaboration, Research and Development culture fund opens in the Capital
A new £10,000 fund to support ethnically diverse freelance artists and creatives in the Capital’s arts and culture sector has opened for applications.
Eligible households and businesses reminded to prepare for Edinburgh’s Low Emission Zone
Edinburgh’s Transport Convener is reminding residents that funding is available to help some households and businesses prepare for the introduction of a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) in Edinburgh.
Council welcomes government decision to reject short term let appeals
Convener and Vice Convener of our Planning Committee respond to the welcome announcement.
Conveners and Vice Conveners on priorities for 2021
Committee Conveners and Vice Conveners set out their key priorities for 2021.
Transport Convener: We need to do everything we can to limit the impact of COVID
Transport and Environment Convener Councillor Lesley Macinnes writes in today's Edinburgh Evening News on the need to continue Spaces for People measures - and how we can learn from them long term.
Stay away from planned demonstration at the Scottish Parliament tomorrow
This is the message from our Council Leader who is urging members of the public to stay at home and not attend a planned demonstration at the Scottish Parliament tomorrow.