City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


South Edinburgh Bike Corridor Opens

Matt Davis Sustrans with Cllr Orr and Emma Crowther of Edin Univ

A new 3km, on-road bike route was formerly opened yesterday, running from the King's Buildings Campus in South Edinburgh to George IV Bridge in the city centre.

Triathlon and Dogmanay To Return To Hogmanay

Edinburgh's Dogmanay bike sleighs

Two popular events from Edinburgh's Hogmanay in previous years return for the 2012/2013 celebrations in Edinburgh: the New Year’s Day Triathlon a

Thousands Cheer Sir Chris Hoy, Freeman of Edinburgh

Sir Chris Hoy on open top bus on Mound

An estimated 30,000 people lined the streets of Edinburgh yesterday to cheer on six-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy and Olympic and Paralympic athletes’ as they rode an open top bus

Holyrood Park Road Closures For Festival Fireworks

Holyrood Park will be closed to vehicle traffic during the end of the Edinburgh Festival Fireworks Display.

Sir Chris Hoy to be Granted Freedom of Edinburgh

Chris Hoy, Edinburgh Award Winner 2009

Edinburgh City Council yesterday voted to award Sir Chris Hoy the Freedom of the City.

Olympic Legacy Should Start in Hoy's Home Town

Leith Walk - view from above

Britain's cyclists have proved indomitable at the London Olympics winning seven out of ten golds at the London velodrome, with track sprinter Chris Hoy's sixth gold medal making British Olympic his

Edinburgh Parks Increase Tally of Green Flags

Corstorphine Hill Dog Walker

Edinburgh's Parks and green spaces have won a record 24 Green Flag Awards in the UK competition this year.

Free Festival Parking for Edinburgh Motorists

Parking in the city centre will be free from 5pm during this Summer's Edinburgh Festivals, from 6 August until 1 September.

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.

York Place to Close For Major Tram Works

Bus station entrance St Andrew Square

Princes Street, west of Waverley Bridge, including the Mound, is set to re-open to buses, cycles and taxis by the end of the month.