City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Hanover Healthfoods Healthy Lifestyle Event

Natural health gurus share their knowledge and expertise across a variety of health topics including the lowdown on Vitamin D and the secrets of superskin.

Edinburgh Trams - Day of Decision?

Tram Works Shandwick Place

With the crucial Council meeting tomorrow (Thursday 30th June) on Edinburgh's Trams the members of the Council are still in the utterly ridiculous situation where they are being denied the facts on which to make a decision concerning what is probably the most complex engineering project in the United Kingdom at this time. Unless they sign a confidentiality agreement they are barred from seeing the figures behind the recommendations - and these figures are so distorted that they have provoked an outcry right across the city.

Edinburgh Residents Ask First Minister To Be "More Active" On Trams

Tram displayed on Princes Street

Following the outcry over the anticipated cost overruns for the crisis hit Edinburgh trams project, Alex Salmond today in first minister's question time called a public inquiry into the project "an excellent thing to do". Salmond and the SNP did not support the trams from the start, and have kept their distance from the project and its ongoing woes, saying it should be dealt with by Edinburgh City Council.

Edinburgh to Build New Autism Unit

A brand new specialist unit is to be built in Edinburgh to cope with the growing number of people with Autism and learning difficulties.

Summer Beach Clean at Cramond

What nicer way to spend a summer morning than at the beach? The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) will be holding a beach clean at Cramond on Saturday 11th June from 10am-12noon, and all are welcome.

Beetle Larva Found in Kebab

An Edinburgh kebab shop owner has been fined £1350 after cooked beetle larva was found in a kebab sold from his takeaway.

Council Dog Poop Campaign "A Great Success"

Edinburgh City Council proclaimed a recent "hard hitting" campaign to encourage dog owners to poop-scoop in the north of the city saw complaints drop by 80%.

Cycle Forth for Stroke (cancelled)

This event has been cancelled

Step Out for Stroke at Holyrood Park

The Stroke Association in Scotland marks Stroke Awareness Day (Tuesday 10 May 2011) with a 5k walk, to encourage people to take exercise as a way of reducing their risk of stroke.

‘Walk-Ed’ Fair

Princes Street Gardens path

A free, public fair aimed at encouraging people to be more active.