City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Saughton Skatepark Opening Demos

Edinburgh bikers and skaters show off some impressive tricks at Saughton Skatepark opening day.

European Cycle Messenger Championships 2012

Cyclists from around the UK and the continent descend on Edinburgh on Friday for the European Cycle Messenger Championships 2012.

Edinburgh Union Canal Plan Wins Award

Union Canal Boat House

A plan to build on work in recent years in revitalising the 200-year-old Union Canal got a resounding thumbs up last night after winning a prestigious award.

Two Capitals Cycle - Dunfermline to Edinburgh

There are now a number of major bike rides from Edinburgh to other towns and cities including St Andrews, Glasgow and this one to Dunfermline. If St Andrews strikes you as too far then this shorter ride across the Forth should appeal. The ride starts in Pittencrief Park in Dunfermline and ends in Victoria Park in Edinburgh.

Road Safety Campaign Aims Squarely at Bike Boxes

Cycle box on Edinburgh road

Bike boxes are the focus of the latest road safety initiative by Edinburgh City Council and Lothian and Borders Police.

Interview: Simon Gage, Edinburgh Science Festival Director

Simon Gage, director of the EISF

The longtime EISF director explains the art of science communication and why warnings from this year's Edinburgh Medal winner need to be heeded.

Edinburgh to Borders Railway Takes Step Forward

The Edinburgh Waverley to Borders Railway took another step forward with Network Rail awarding a £2 million contract to BAM Nuttall to further develop designs for the route, including bridges, tunnels and stations.

Edinburgh's 20mph Zone Pilot Road-tested

Children walk in new 20mph zone

Pupils from Sciennes and Gillespie’s primary schools tested out a new 20mph (32kph) Limit Pilot in South Central Edinburgh earlier today by walking a route between their two schools.

Climate Cash For Green Heritage Project

New Town Edinburgh

Edinburgh World Heritage's Green Heritage project and Transition Heriot-Watt are among the latest beneficiaries of a new round of £6.9 million funding to combat climate change.

Edinburgh Plans Bike Leasing Scheme

Cllr Gordon Mackenzie and Ian Maxwell

A project to help city residents get on the bicycle saddle could receive the green light next week as part of a bid to increase cycling in the capital. A new bike leasing scheme would offer the public the chance to try travelling on two wheels without the commitment of having to buy their own bike first.