City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Urbanathlon 10K Race with a Twist

Urbanathlon Edinburgh is back for the third year!

Canal Cycle Ride

Cycling is a great way to keep fit and what better way to get started than a Canal Cycle Ride on traffic free paths! Challenge yourself to cycle 25 or even 50 miles!

Subway Sandwich Shop Fined For "Filthy Conditions"

A City Sandwich Shop in Edinburgh Old Town has been fined a total of £4,000 after pleading guilty to two charges under the Food Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations 2006.

TEDGlobal 2011

TED goes to Ed for the first time with TEDGlobal.

What You Should Do If Someone Falls Through The Ice

The Pentland Ranger Service is telling people not to venture on to frozen reservoirs in the Pentland Hills this weekend. The rangers warn that the ice forming on the reservoir is of varying thickness and could be extremely unstable. There have been three incidents in the Pentland Hills in the last ten years, one resulting in a fatality.

Psychiatry Ethics Film Festival

A candid documentary about comedian Stephen Fry, who almost killed himself before he discovered he was bipolar, is one of several films screening at this mini film fest looking at ethical issues around mental health. The six films - three documentary, three drama - will be followed by an audience discussion with an expert panel. There are also three special school screenings.

Bonfire Night Sees Launch of Edinburgh Antisocial Strategy

Community safety teams from the City of Edinburgh Council have spent the week taking down "dangerous homemade bonfires" across the city in the run-up to Bonfire Night tomorrow.

Jackie Stewart To Speak at Dyslexia Awareness Week

Jackie Stewart

Former World Champion racing driver Sir Jackie Stewart today gets a week-long programme of events to mark

Jackie Stewart - Hidden Dyslexia

Racing champion Sir Jackie Stewart, 71, is the keynote speaker at Dyslexia Awareness Week,starting today.

Swap A Ladder, Maybe Save A Life

Did you know that falls from height are the main cause of fatalities at work?

Nationally, in 2008/09, ladders were involved in nearly a quarter of all falls from height.