City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Environment


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

MelaLaunch.jpg

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.

Council Plans Co-operatively Funded Solar Project

Edinburgh City Council is planning to install community-owned solar panels on 25 Council buildings throughout the city.

Gardening Scotland

Garden Scotland designer garden

The major Scottish showcase for gardening and outdoors lifestyles returns as we enter the Summer months. Gardening Scotland brings together experts, designers, and exhibitors to help people to grow their own, from sewing seeds to nurturing your plants, to picking your produce at the optimum time.

UK General Election 2015

Britain votes for a new government today - at least, those who haven't already voted in advance by post.