City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

"Green" Government Lifts Tolls on Forth Road Bridge

Drivers were able to cross the Forth and Tay road bridges free of charge from midnight last night as all tolls were abolished after more than 40 years.

Testing the Echo Review

There's a momentary hesitation in the opening of David Edgar's 'Testing the Echo', as actors cross the stage, sitting down only to move again - possibly a reflection on the unsettled lives of migrants in a globalising world

Council Approves Controversial Edinburgh Old Town Development

Edinburgh City Council today approved controversial plans for Caltongate, the huge property development in Edinburgh's Old Town.

Climate Change is Hot at 20th Edinburgh International Science Festival

The former chief scientific advisor to the British government, a scientist from the British Antarctic Survey, and the head planner of the design company behind a chinese "eco-city" (and the new Forth Bridge) are among guest speakers tackling Climate Change at the 20th Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Edinburgh Castle Web Site Part of Brand Make-over

It might be surprising that Scotland's most visited, paying tourist attraction, with 1.2 million visitors a year, did not have its own web site up until last month.

Edinburgh Makes Top 10 Cities in the World


Clarinda Review

Robert Burns, our Scottish bard: ploughman, poet, intellectual and humanist. While his childhood sweetheart Jean Armour became his long suffering wife, he was a notorious womaniser but of all the lassies he fancied, it was Nancy McLehose who became his muse and the love of his life. Clarinda, a new musical play, relates the story of their four year affair

SNP Targets 80% Emissions Reduction By 2050

The SNP government today launched its ambitious plans to tackle climate change with the publication of the Scottish Climate Change Bill Consultation.

Rethink of Relocation Policy Is Good For Edinburgh

The SNP government announced yesterday it will scrap the relocation policy of the preceding government where civil servants were moved out of Edinburgh.

Wedding Fair & Fashion Show 2008 Dates Announced

Getting hitched? The ‘Wedding Fair & Fashion Show 2008' at the Corn Exchange from 16-17th February 2008 will be offering ideas for those preparing forthcoming nuptials.