Edinburgh welcomes over 1,300 Ukrainian refugees
More than 1,300 people fleeing conflict in Ukraine have arrived through Edinburgh’s Welcome Hub, with the significant majority of all arrivals to Scotland coming in through the city.
New tariffs introduced for electric vehicle charging points
Costs for using electric vehicle chargers owned and provided by the City of Edinburgh Council will be introduced on Sunday, 1 May.
Partnership creates new opportunities for young people with disabilities
A programme which provides paths to employment for disabled young adults has returned, with new opportunities for internships in the Capital.
“No longer welcome in Edinburgh”: Council sends clear message to Russian Ambassador
The Council Leader has today written to the Russian Ambassador in London to state that Russia’s Consulate is no longer welcome in Scotland’s Capital city.
Temporary closure of Central Library for planned repairs
Central Library in Edinburgh will be closing temporarily for 17 days for planned maintenance and repairs.
Children's right to be loved, safe and respected
Jackie Irvine, Chief Social Work Officer, Service Director of Children’s and Criminal Justice Services for the City of Edinburgh Council, writes in today's Evening News about Edinburgh’s Promise.
Lord Provost hails quick thinking and collaboration to answer Kyiv call
Thousands of sandbags have been sent to Ukraine after Kyiv called on its twin city Edinburgh for help protecting statues and monuments.
Edinburgh pupil poster designs to help boost school recycling rates across capital
Posters designed by primary and secondary school pupils in Edinburgh are to front a city-wide campaign aimed at boosting recycling rates in classrooms.
Putting our city centre at the heart of economic transformation
Edinburgh will play a central role in Scotland's economic growth post-Covid, according to a report by Scotland’s City Centre Recovery Task Force.
First ever North Edinburgh Community Festival launched today
Saturday 7 May, West Pilton Park, 12pm - 6pm
Putting our children and young people first.
Amanda Hatton, Executive Director for Education, Children's Services and Criminal Justice, writes in the Edinburgh Evening News about support for children and young people.