Council welcomes £7.7m Zero Waste Scotland funding for Edinburgh
The funding is from the Scottish Government's recycling improvement fund.
Council asks residents to support small businesses and buy responsibly this Christmas
Edinburgh’s Small Business Champion Cllr Lezley Marion Cameron is encouraging residents to buy local this weekend and support Small Business Saturday tomorrow (4 December).
New strategy to deliver a Stronger, Greener, and Fairer economy
As Edinburgh’s economy continues to navigate its way through changing and uncertain times the City of Edinburgh Council has set out its plans for a Stronger, Greener, and Fairer economy.
Councillors approve a one-year pilot for Winter Festivals
Councillors today (Tuesday 30 November) gave unanimous backing to a proposed route map for the future of Edinburgh’s Winter Festivals, following the findings of a major independent survey.
2030 Climate Strategy sets out a greener, fairer, climate ready future for Capital
A comprehensive and ambitious plan to deliver a net zero, climate ready city by 2030, a healthier environment and a thriving, inclusive Capital has been approved by Councillors today.
Applications invited for Diversity & Inclusion Fund
A £100,000 fund to support the development of work by Edinburgh’s diverse communities of artists, practitioners and producers in the Capital’s culture sector is open for applications.
Council Leaders urge citizens to help limit Covid spread
Council leaders in Scotland's Capital have urged residents to continue and renew efforts to help limit the spread of the Covid virus following the emergence of the new Omicron variant in Scotland.
Edinburgh Squadron of the Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry to receive Freedom of the City
The highest honour a city can bestow will be awarded to the Edinburgh Squadron of the Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry (SNIY) following a motion by the Lord Provost and unanimous support today.
Council reports record greenhouse gas emissions fall for the 6th year running
The City of Edinburgh Council greenhouse gas emissions have continued to fall for the sixth year running.
Future of Edinburgh’s Winter Festivals – feedback published
Survey reveals overwhelming support for continuation of winter celebrations in the Capital, but with a revised format.