Traffic and Schools Hit by Severe Winter Weather

Submitted by edg on Thu, 8 Dec '11 7.37am

Edinburgh City Council has announced that Edinburgh schools will shut today at noon (Thursday 8 December 2011) due to the severe weather, with gale-force winds forecast later today.

Robin Hood Tax March & Festival

Submitted by edg on Thu, 27 Oct '11 9.03pm

Occupy Edinburgh continues to camp out in St Andrew Square, the heart of Edinburgh's historic financial district. Participants are acting out of solidarity with the global Occupy movement which is seeking action on the iniquities caused by the bank bailouts and to stop the financial and ecological debt that is being diverted onto future generations.

Primary School Placement Refusals Triple

Submitted by edg on Thu, 27 Oct '11 8.01pm

Statistics released today show a record number of refused out-of-catchment requests for primary school places for the 2011/12 school year, at nearly triple the previous year's

Edinburgh Schools to Get WiFi and 9000 Computers

Submitted by edg on Wed, 26 Oct '11 9.41pm

Edinburgh pupils could soon find it much easier to access the internet through a spectrum of devices, ranging from mobile phones, to tablets and laptops, after the council announced that its schools and the majority of community education centres will get Wifi as part of a £5.3 million investment in technology.