City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: property

Leith Walk To Get £5.5 million Boost

Leith Walk is to get a welcome boost through a £5.5 million improvement programme, the City of Edinburgh Council announced today (25 July).

"Taste" Cancels as Flooding Hits Edinburgh

July in Edinburgh, and residents are cleaning up after after torrential rain turned roads into rivers and fields into swimming pools (see fo

Edinburgh's Town Centres Team On Award Shortlist

Bruntsfield - from top of a bus

Given the monstrous mismanagement of the Edinburgh trams project, and all the accompanying pain the saga has brought citizens over the years, it's sometimes a surprise to learn that actually parts of our local authority are quite respected by their profession.

Cost of Removing Cars From Waverley Station "Up To £1m"

Taxis Descending into Waverley Station

Edinburgh City Council is raising concerns about removing cars and taxis from Waverley Station.

A new use for St Stephen’s?

St. Stephen's Church

Stockbridge Parish Church, originally St Bernard’s, in Saxe Coburg Street merged with St Stephen’s Church, in St Vincent Street at the bottom

Charlotte Baptists to Buy St George's West

St George's West.jpg

Charlotte Chapel, the independent Baptist church at the west end of Rose Street, is poised to buy St George’s West church in Shandwick Place for a reported non-binding bid of £1.55 million.

New Plan To Improve Edinburgh World Heritage Site Experience

Old Town from North Bridge

An action plan for Edinburgh's Old and New Towns will be launched this week to "promote and protect the iconic status" of Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site (WHS).

Tenant Takes Keys For First Council House Built in a Generation

At a photocall yesterday, housing leader Councillor Paul Edie handed the keys to tenant Lynsey Carmichael to one of "the first new council homes in Edinburgh for a generation" .

Sandwich Business Wins £3000 Shop Front Competition

Leith shop front winner

M1 Sandwich Shop on Easter Road has won the £3000 prize in a Leith shop front competition sponsored by Edinburgh City Council.

Royal Mile To Get A Spring Clean

Royal Mile sign

The historic Royal Mile in the Edinburgh Old Town, is to be given a Spring clean. The work will focus on making the street - which stretches from Edinburgh Castle down to Holyrood Palace - "feel better" to walk in and around, including painting utility boxes and litter bins, removing graffiti and weeds and repairs to other property.

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