City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Environment


Wojtek the Bear Review

Sue Muir, James Sutherland (Wojtek) and John McColl in Wojtek the bear

For those of a certain generation and set of experiences, both in Edinburgh and beyond, Wojtek the ‘Polish’ bear evokes particular memories.

Photos Show Edinburgh Tram Works "On Schedule"

Tram works July '12 - Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Council has released a series of images showing that Edinburgh's troubled tram appears to be taking shape, with track being laid in the city ce

Recycling Push Sees End of Weekly Wheelie Bin Collection

Food compostables

Wheelie bins will be collected in Edinburgh every fortnight instead of every week from September as a measure to encourage Edinburgh residents to separate their "waste" before it goes out

Edinburgh Parks Increase Tally of Green Flags

Corstorphine Hill Dog Walker

Edinburgh's Parks and green spaces have won a record 24 Green Flag Awards in the UK competition this year.

Video: Greenpeace Hits Shell Petrol Stations

Yesterday, Greenpeace activists said that they successfully shut down 77 Shell petrol stations ("some more than once") in Edinburgh and London in protest at Shell's plans to drill in the ecologically fragile Arctic. 

"Taste" Cancels as Flooding Hits Edinburgh

July in Edinburgh, and residents are cleaning up after after torrential rain turned roads into rivers and fields into swimming pools (see fo

Free Festival Parking for Edinburgh Motorists

Parking in the city centre will be free from 5pm during this Summer's Edinburgh Festivals, from 6 August until 1 September.

Top Wildlife Photography Show Opens at Botanic Garden

Pine Marten

A new exhibition of nature photographs by 20 top British photographers is now on show at the Royal Botanic Garden.

Edinburgh's Town Centres Team On Award Shortlist

Bruntsfield - from top of a bus

Given the monstrous mismanagement of the Edinburgh trams project, and all the accompanying pain the saga has brought citizens over the years, it's sometimes a surprise to learn that actually parts of our local authority are quite respected by their profession.

Summer Beach Clean at Cramond

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Put a spring in your step by spending the morning at the beach!