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Proposal for development of nursery in Tollcross

The City of Edinburgh Council Children and Families Department has agreed to consult on proposals to relocate Grassmarket Nurse...

New edition of Edinburgh Economy Watch is now available

The new edition of Edinburgh Economy Watch, compiled by the City of Edinburgh Council is now available.   The Ed...

Submit a petition - make a change...

Submit a petition – make a change Do you have an idea for a new service or think the Council should make a change in the city? Then, this is y...

South Central Neighbourhood Partnership: 26 Nov at 6pm

The Edinburgh South Central Neighbourhood Partnership is meeting at 6pm on Mo 26 November in the City Chambers on the High Street.   Members o...

City of Edinburgh Council: New Petitions Committee

Members of the public and local businesses are being given a voice to influence Council decisions in the city by way of the new Petitions Committee...

Joint Commissioning Plan for Older People 2012 -2022

NHS Lothian and the City of Edinburgh Council in partnership with Scottish Care and Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations Council (EVOC) are ...

Comments sought on revised planning guidance

City of Edinburgh Council are in the process of consolidating aspects of their planning guidance. The aim is to make it easier for applicants and t...

Locals reminded of dog ban in Warriston Cemetery

All this week the council and the Police have been conducting joint patrols in Warriston Cemetery to try to deter dog owners from walking their dog...

Great Junction Street bridge repairs to get underway

  The council has just confirmed that work on repairs to the Great Junction Street bridge is to get underway on April 23rd. Locals will be ple...

Henderson Street to close for 16 weeks after Shore upgrade complete

The council team managing the extensive improvements taking place on the Shore have circulated a new update on progress of the works.  Work ha...

Leithers asked to help save historic lamp posts

Not long ago we wrote to highlight the discrepancy between the way the old ornate lamp posts on the Shore were being managed, and the sad neglect o...

Tenement dwellers offered help with bike parking

Following some excellent research by SPOKES, that showed that problems with bike storage in tenements is a significant barrier that stops more peop...

Zero Waste Podcast 3: Charity Shops & Clothes Swaps

In a consumer culture, clothes generate cash. The UK fashion industry brings in over 20 billion pounds every year. Fashion changes and we keep buyi...

Early plans for 113 new homes on West Bowling Green Street

View Larger Map Councillors are due to consider a "proposal of application notice," for a big development proposal by building firm Smarts next wee...

Edinburgh Council Alternative Business Model briefing

Council officials are busily working on an Alternative Business Models programme in the council that could see a large range of council services ou...

September 2011 edition of Edinburgh Economy Watch

The September 2011 edition of Edinburgh Economy Watch, compiled by the City of Edinburgh Council's Economic Deve...

Note of meeting of Edinburgh Community Councils with CEO Sue Bruce

The Edinburgh Association of Community Councils held an open Q&A meeting with the Chief Executive of the City of Edinburgh Council, Sue Bruce o...

What do you think of the Play Area Action Plan?

Comments are invited on the City of Edinburgh Council Play Area Action Plan until 18th November 2011.   The plan aims to guide ...

New Leith Links path revealed

Yes, it was way back in 2007 that we first started campaigning for improvement to the path link between Leith and Portobello. Although there is a t...

Public Question Time: Appearance Matters

The next Leith Neighbourhood Partnership Meeting will take place at 10.30am on Saturday the 24th at the MacDonald Road Library. The focus of the me...

Council employee of the century

Some Greener Leith members have very long memories. And for as long as our collective memory goes back, we've always been told that it would be imp...

Edinburgh Engage and Edinburgh4Community

The Information and Digital Team at Central Library, have been in touch in order to promote a couple of  local services which they believe cou...

Economic Review findings published

The City of Edinburgh Council has recently completed a review of the economy of the City and the surrounding area, and the findings ...

Forth Energy kick Leith Biomass plant into the long grass

An artists impression of the biomass plant, made using Google Earth. This view looks down Constitution Street from a tall building.If you take a lo...

Edinburgh Trams: Action needed now to repair damage done to Leith

  A version of this comment piece by Chair of Greener Leith, Charlotte Encombe, was originally published on STV Edinburgh on Thursday. On Frid...

Tories team up with trots to trounce libdem tram plan

In the latest twist to the ongoing Edinburgh tram saga, the Conservative group at the council have teamed up with Labour to back their proposal to ...

Leith left out of play park plans?

Improving the quality of local play facilities in Leith has long been high on local residents agenda for neighbourhood improvements. Recently the c...

Apple not healthy for council finances

By Kirsty Topping   A SCOTTISH council splashed out £2,500 on trendy iPads, only to replace them with iPad2s just months later. And another l...

Zero Waste Podcast 2: The Joy of Poo & Real Nappies

  Real nappies are funky, fun and come in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials. With eight million disposable nappies going...

Slightly more affordable homes bound for Lochend

126 new homes will be built in at the Lochend Butterfly development by 2013 after the council signed contracts with developer, Places for People, t...

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