Edinburgh News: environment
Low level offenders on community service were out clearing snow and ice in Stockbridge, Edinburgh this morning.
Some may be feeling highly exasperated at this stage, but many children will be having a fourth snow day tomorrow Thursday (2 December) as Edinburgh services continue to be disrupted by the unprecedented snowfall and icey conditions.
Snowvember is over, but as Edinburgh enters December there is little sign of the unusually snowy weather abating.
Edinburgh's Snowvember: Nice weather for penguins, but not all fun and games.
Edinburgh woke up this morning to a real Christmas scene (again) - just four weeks early! But in spite of this the children loved it, particularly those who found that the weekend had been extended by a day when their school was closed.
The wintry Christmas weather has come early to Edinburgh and across Scotland, although travellers will not be feeling cheered by the blizzard conditions.
Large deposits of snow this morning and the previous night caused roads to be blocked and problems for cars on the main roads within the capital.
Edinburgh Airport is now the fifth largest airport in the UK in terms of passenger numbers according to figures released from the CAA.
The fires of Bonfire Night may be burning bright tonight, but Edinburgh City Council has been reminding people that they can only burn wood and standard coal to heat their homes this winter with certain kinds of smokeless appliances and stoves which are up to a government standard.
Edinburgh and Glasgow councils today launched a campaign to have the UK High Speed Rail project extended to Scotland.
Community safety teams from the City of Edinburgh Council have spent the week taking down "dangerous homemade bonfires" across the city in the run-up to Bonfire Night tomorrow.
Scientists investigating the mysterious spate of fatal ‘corkscrew’ injuries to seals in the UK believe that boats are to blame.
In Spring 2003 volunteers from Leith Festival ran Leith FM 1, a successful short term broadcast (RSL) over the Leith Festival week. In Winter 2003/4 Leith Community Mediaworks (LCM) was set-up to deliver Community Radio & TV for and by the people of Leith.
City centre environmental wardens are encouraging shoppers on Rose Street to dispose of their cigarette butts in a clean way by handing out free 'mini bins'.
Scientists from the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) and TRACE Wildlife Forensics Network based in Edinburgh helped investigators bring a criminal to justice after they provided genetic
Edinburgh has been chosen as one of four UK cities to help save declining pollinating insects, in particular bees.
Increasing awareness of food miles, the recession, and a broad interest in growing your own vegetables and flowers has meant the City of Edinburgh Council is looking to create more allotment plots.
Garden Designer Steven Hunter, talks about his Sustainble Highland Garden a showcase garden at Gardening Scotland in June (and days earlier at the Chelsea fl
The upcoming visit of the Pope to Scotland added colour to First Minister's Question Time yesterday (9 Sept 2010).
Prince Charles launched his START initiative tour, aimed at encouraging people to lead more sustainable lives, in Scotland yesterday.