City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: environment


Hermitage Demonstration Garden Will Be Hands On

Hermitage Wildlife Garden Ground Breaking Ceremony

Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Nature Reserve is already a popular beauty spot with a variety of striking landscapes: mature broadleaved woodland, a wildflower meadow, a wetland spot, a good-sized pond, a disused quarry, and a river, the Braid Burn, that flows through the reserve.

Will Edinburgh Win Bid For Green Bank?

Edinburgh Castle from Calton Hill

The team bidding to make Edinburgh home of the UK's new Green Investment Bank made a final push to secure the bank for the city today.

Edinburgh's Parks Win Gold COSLA Award

Princes Street Gardens West

The quality of Edinburgh’s parks and greenspaces has been recognised with a gold award at last night’s COSLA Excellence Awards.

Council's £26m Budget "Boost" Targets Children and Vulnerable

Edinburgh City Chambers

The Lib Dem/SNP coalition announced that the passage of the Council's budget yesterday will see "a massive boost" of £26m investment in priority areas such as children and the most

Edinburgh Pledges To Go For Gold on Sustainable Wood

Edinburgh City Council is the first Scottish local authority to make the World Wildlife Fund’s Gold Pledge on forest products procurement.

Video: Edible Garden Project at RGBE

With food security and food miles increasingly on people's minds, and lengthy allotment waiting lists, the Edib

Botanics To Launch Scotland's First Festival of Science and Food

Neil Forbes, chef

The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh (RGBE) has announced that is launching a new foodie festival this Spring - Science on a Plate.

Salmond Invites Energy Innovators to Edinburgh

First Minister Alex Salmond has invited some of the world's top energy innovators at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi to come to Scot

Edinburgh Trams Huge Damage to the Environment

The reports that the hugely unpopular Edinburgh trams project has caused the City Council to cut down some

Royal Highland Show Voted Top Agricultural Show in UK

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The Royal Highland Show has been voted the top show in the UK by readers of a national farming magazine.

Local Success Story Kicks Off Year of Co-operatives in Scotland

Dusk in the Pentlands

A special event at Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative on Thursday marks the UN's International Year of Co-operatives in Scotland on Thursday.

Wind Warning Issued After Snowless Christmas

It was a green christmas for most of the UK, with no snow falling in major cities.

Edinburgh Forecast Is For A Warm Christmas

Christmas tree in Charlotte Square, Edinburgh New Town

This year's Christmas weather is shaping up to be very different from the heavy snowfall and icy conditions of last year.

The Rollercoaster: A Walk in the Pentlands

Pentland's Rollercoaster trail in snow

The Pentland Hills Regional Park on the edge of Edinburgh is a great place for visiting throughout the year.

Video: Pandas Meet Their Public at Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo's celebrity guests, Tian Tian and Yang Guang, met their public today.  The breeding pair of giant pandas arrived in Edinburgh on 4th

Bawbag Takes Web By Storm

The high winds in Edinburgh are now easing, with transport and schools expected to be back on a normal footing tomorrow. Bawbag is receding.

Traffic and Schools Hit by Severe Winter Weather

Edinburgh City Council has announced that Edinburgh schools will shut today at noon (Thursday 8 December 2011) due to the severe weather, with gale-force winds forecast later today.

Video: The Pandas Have Landed

Two giant pandas landed at Edinburgh Airport yesterday en route to their new home at Edinburgh zoo, with all the razzmatazz that you'd expect for a couple o

Birds, Seals, Dolphins, and a Killer Whale Viewed at Isle of May

Merlin on Isle of May

Scottish Natural Heritage’s Isle of May reported an increased numbers of visitors and a few unusual ones this passed season.

Today's News Is Rubbish

Holey Bin Bags, Edinburgh New Town

Edinburgh City Council voted to scrap plans to outsource rubbish collection in the Scottish capital.

Edinburgh World Heritage Offices Move to the Canongate’s Acheson House

Acheson Plan

Across the road from the Canongate Kirk is the Museum of Edinburgh and alongside it an A listed building that goes back to

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