City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Environment


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.

Scotland's Big Nature Festival

A family, nature festival on the 134 hectare Levenhall Links park in Musselburgh – just behind the racecourse.

Edinburgh Science Festival 2015 - It's An "Ideas Factory"

EISF 2015

The Edinburgh International Science Festival (4-19 April, 2015) wants visitors to see it as "The Ideas Factory" - a hub for information, ideas and innovation.

Global Divestment Day in Edinburgh

The fossil fuel era is over. The coal (in particular) and the oil and gas sectors are sunset industries.

Scotland Declares A Moratorium on Fracking

Fergus Ewing MSP

Activists and Central Belt residents were cheering a decision today by the Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing to bring in a moratorium on fracking.

Solar and Renewables Event

Come along to our free event to meet our specialist advisors and get help with any questions you may have on renewable technology.

InnovationEnergy

InnovationNation, a year long series of public lectures, will launch on Wednesday 18th February 2015 with InnovationEnergy.

Royal Highland Show

Royal Highland Show - Sheep and Goats

Around 175,000 visitors attend the four-day annual trade show for those involved in the farming, food, and countryside sectors. Huge numbers of different classes of pigs, cows, horses, and other livestock are on parade as well as farm machinery and locally grown produce. There's also a broad range of events for the lay person, with culinary demos in the Food Hall being one of the big draws.