City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh City Council


Edinburgh Tram Ticket Prices Revealed

Edinburgh Trams awaiting use

A ticket for Edinburgh's new trams, due to be running by May 2014, will be the same price as a bus ticket Edinburgh city leaders have announced.

Battle of Flodden Exhibition at Museum of Edinburgh

One of the most famous battles in Scotland’s history is to feature in a unique museum exhibition opens on Saturday 17 August in Edinburgh.

Floral Clock Marks 100th Centenary of Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo Floral Clock

A team of gardeners, using 40,000 plants, took two months to create this year's animal themed floral clock marking the 100th anniversary of

New Street Festival Hub For Edinburgh New Town

High Street at Festival Time

One of Edinburgh New Town's iconic streets will be restricted to traffic as part of a pilot project to create a major Festival hub in the city centre.

Launching Edinburgh's Fairtrade Fortnight 2013

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Edinburgh's Lord Provost Donald Wilson and Scotmid's Malcolm Brown joined children from Stockbridge Primary School outside the Scotmid store in Raeburn Place, formerly a Woolworth store, to launch thi

Rare Japanese Handscroll Discovered In Edinburgh Collection

Japanese handscroll

A rare Japanese handscroll painting, dating back to the early 1700s, has been discovered in the special collections of Edinburgh’s Central Library

Elizabeth Blackadder, Queen's Painter in Scotland, To Receive Edinburgh Award 2012

Dame Elizabeth Blackadder with Alex Salmond

Elizabeth Blackadder, who is the Queen’s Painter in Scotland, is to receive this year's Edinburgh Award, joining previous winners Ian Rankin, JK Rowling, Sir Chris Hoy, George Kerr and Profes

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.

Remembrance Sunday 2012 in Edinburgh

North Bridge Statue

Scotland's national remembrance ceremony will take place on Remembrance Sunday at the Stone of Remembrance on the Royal Mile.

Edinburgh Gets £10.7m for Broadband and WiFi Expansion

Edinburgh is to receive funding of £10.7m to bring 90% of Edinburgh residents and businesses high speed broadband by 2015, the UK Government announced today.