City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Safety Warning Issued About Baby Bling

Baby bling shoes

Trading Standards officers from the City of Edinburgh Council have issued an alert regarding ‘bling’ products which pose a risk of choking babies and young toddlers.

Mess Review

Caroline Horton in Mess

Inspired by the true wartime stories of her grandmother in Paris, Caroline Horton wrote her one woman play, “You’re Not Like the Other Girls, Chrissie” for which she won the Best

4.48 Psychosis Review

It is very hard to see 4.48 Psychosis solely as a play. It is, and always has been, so much more than that. I wish that it weren’t.

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. 

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.

York Place to Close For Major Tram Works

Bus station entrance St Andrew Square

Princes Street, west of Waverley Bridge, including the Mound, is set to re-open to buses, cycles and taxis by the end of the month.

Legionnaries' Update

This is the latest update from the Scottish Government Resilience Room (SGoRR) on the Edinburgh Legionnaires’ disease outbreak show that there are now 24 confirmed cases and 37 suspected cases.

Banish Blues In A Wood of Bluebells

Bluebells wood

Overworked or overstressed? Nature charity the Woodland Trust has a potential cure for you. The Trust is suggesting people take a relaxing walk in the woods to enjoy bluebell season.

Local Charities Receive Banquet Cheques

Lord Provost with Geoff Leask (left) and David Tolley (right)

Last month, the Lord Provost's Charity Banquet raised a total of £28,514 for two nominated charities. Today heads of the two charities, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh's Hamlin Fistula Appeal and The Prince's Scottish Youth Business Trust, received their cheques from the Lord Provost at Edinburgh City Chambers.

World Asthma Charity Open Day - Edinburgh Salt Cave

To celebrate World Asthma Day on May 1st 2012 the Edinburgh Salt Cave is having an open day where anybody can come along and try out the treatment completely free of charge.