City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh City Council


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.

Bus Station To Stay Open During Tramworks

Bus station entrance St Andrew Square

Edinburgh's bus station at St Andrew Square will now stay open during the next phase of the tram works on York Place and buses will have access all the way along Princ

Dutch Elm Table Presented to Edinburgh Lord Provost

Edinburgh Lord Provost receives a commemorative table

Edinburgh's Lord Provost was presented with a commemorative table hand-made by the Scottish Furniture Makers Association (SFMA) at a special ceremony in the C

Edinburgh City Council To Webcast Meetings

Alexander and Bucephalus

The City of Edinburgh Council will be webcasting its meetings live as part of a one year pilot programme.