City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Scottish Independence Referendum

Polls are open from 7am til 10pm throughout the day on what is likely to be the most important vote that Scots make in their lifetimes.

Edinburgh House Prices Down 4.6% Annually

Smaller properties in Edinburgh are experiencing the biggest decreases in value in today's tough housing market according to the latest house price statistics from the ESPC for November 2012 to Jan

Lothian Bus Fares To Rise in March

Bus Stop Sign by Castle

Travelling by bus just became a little less attractive an option after Lothian Buses, following the lead set by train companies,  announced that it will be increasing its ticket prices from 4th March by almost 10% for some tickets.

Juniper Green Energy Fair

Fair organised by Juniper Green Community Council and Transition Edinburgh Pentlands, offering guidance and examples of sustainable use of energy. For individual householders there will be people offering advice and services to help reduce energy costs as well as how to lower your carbon footprint.

Film of the Week: Inside Job

Inside Job

The face of the financial crisis has taken many forms, from people lining up outside banks desperate to get at their savings, to the dilapidation of newly built suburban homes that have been foreclosed on.

RoS: Edinburgh Homes End 2010 Up 3.9%

Roof tops

Edinburgh no longer has the most expensive homes in Scotland, according to the latest quarterly report from government statistician the Registers of Scotland (RoS).

TEDGlobal 2011

TED goes to Ed for the first time with TEDGlobal.

RoS: Edinburgh House Prices Soar Highest Ever

East Princes Street Gardens

Edinburgh homes have reached their highest ever average property price at £228,697, according to statistics released today by the Registers of Scotland (RoS). The figure for July to September 2010 (RoS's second quarter), represent a 9.9% price increase on the same period last year. This is well ahead of the current rate of inflation, currently 3.1% (CPI).

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.

Shame of our Political Masters

Prior to Thatcher the notion of borrowing tens of thousands of pounds just to get on with life was WRONG!