City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: environment


December Snow Continues To Dump on Edinburgh

Snow on Waverley

Snowvember is over, but as Edinburgh enters December there is little sign of the unusually snowy weather abating.

Edinburgh Snowed Under at St Andrew's Day

Snowy Prince Albert Statue

Edinburgh's Snowvember: Nice weather for penguins, but not all fun and games.

The Snow Brings Out the Best!

Snow on Edinburgh Castle

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.

Snowvember in Edinburgh Brings Traffic Delays and Closures

New snowfall

The wintry Christmas weather has come early to Edinburgh and across Scotland, although travellers will not be feeling cheered by the blizzard conditions.

First Snow in the Capital

Snowvember Snowman

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 Now Fifth Largest In U.K.

Edinburgh Airport is now the fifth largest airport in the UK in terms of passenger numbers according to figures released from the CAA.

Don't Keep Home Fires Burning Wood and Coal, Warns Council

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.

Council Leaders Push For High Speed Rail to Scotland

High Speed Rail proposal

Edinburgh and Glasgow councils today launched a campaign to have the UK High Speed Rail project extended to Scotland.

Bonfire Night Sees Launch of Edinburgh Antisocial Strategy

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.

Boats Likely To Blame For Seal Deaths

Scientists investigating the mysterious spate of fatal ‘corkscrew’ injuries to seals in the UK believe that boats are to blame.