Think ahead before travelling during COP26 urges campaign
Edinburgh’s travelling public have been urged to plan ahead during the COP26 conference, as part of a new communications campaign launched today by the City of Edinburgh Council and its partners.
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.
Investing in accessible streets for everyone
The Council has reaffirmed its commitment to safer, more accessible footways with a boost in funding for measures to improve our pavements and footpaths.
Nominations now open for the Edinburgh Award 2021
The search begins for the next deserving recipient of the Edinburgh Award as nominations open today (Friday 8 October).