City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


It's Sir Chris and Mrs Hoy MBE in New Year Honours

Triple Olympic cycling gold medallist Chris Hoy has been awarded a Knighthood for services to sport following his triumph in Beijing while his mother, Carol Hoy, receives an MBE for services to healthcare.

Video: Innocent Railway Tunnel in Edinburgh

The Innocent Railway Tunnel is a huge tunnel that passes along the edge of Holyrood Park in Edinburgh. Formerly used to haul coal uphill by train it now forms part of the Innocent cycleway.

Glasgow Honours Triple Gold Winner Chris Hoy

Glasgow City Council has paid tribute to Chris Hoy's Olympic success by announcing that the new National Velodrome being built for the 2014 Commonwealth Games will be named in his honour.

City Centre Biker Race Hits Edinburgh Saturday

Over 250 pro mountain bike riders from all over the country will be racing on a course through Edinburgh streets, stairways and alleyways for what the organisers are calling the "World's First Nighttime Urban Downhill Race" on Saturday night, 6th October between 7pm and 9.30pm.