City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Scotland Says Goodbye to Coal Power

Scottish Power: Longannet

The last coal-fired power station in Scotland shuts down today.

Seasons in Colour - Botanic Lights 2015


Following its extraordinary inaugural success last year when it attracted over 23,000 visitors and won ‘Best Large Event’ at the Scottish Events Awards, Botanic Lights<

Information and advice to reduce heat loss from windows

This free Home Energy Scotland event is designed to help householders to reduce heat loss from windows in single glazed historic buildings in Edinburgh.

Video: Cockenzie Power Station Demolition

Today a piece of Edinburgh's local landscape was transformed with the demolition of the two 500-foot towers of the Cockenzie coal-fired power station in East Lothian.

Cockenzie Smoke Stacks Demolition

After almost half a century of standing proud on the East Lothian coast, the twin chimneys of the Cockenzie coal-fired power station, just outside Edinburgh, will bite the dust.

Video: Rap Guide to Climate Chaos - What's Beef?

Here's a teaser for the Fringe show Rap Guide to Climate Chaos.

The RSNO Takes the Train

Scotrail and RSNO

Musicians from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) are being encouraged to leave the car and take the train to concerts across Scotland.

FOEE Campaign Planning Meeting & AGM

Friends of the Earth Edinburgh planning meeting and AGM ahead of the UN talks in Paris in December.

Richard Dixon, Director of FoE Scotland, will be speaking on:

21st Edinburgh Mela Programme Announced


The full programme for the 21st Edinburgh Mela launched today, offering its usual enticing mix of world music, dance, interactive craft sessions and a smorgasbord o

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

Green Bike Lane Sign

Edinburgh marks UK-wide Bike Week with its Festival of Cycling. After coming together in 2013, in 2014 the Festival of Cycling offered over 80 individual events at 46 different venues.