City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Weather


Olympic Cheerleaders Feel the Chill

It promised "belly dancing, hula-hooping and a samba conga to West Princes St Gardens from Edinburgh's Big Screen on Festival Square.

Edinburgh Medal Address by James Hansen

James Hansen's Edinburgh Medal address, entitled The Case For Young People and Nature, will offer people a chance to hear one of the world's pre-eminent and passionate climate scientists talk about a moral issue of unprecedented scope – climate change.

Transport Companies Clear Backlog After the Storm

More wind is being forecast, although less than the gusts of up to 102mph that were recorded today at Edinburgh's Blackford Hill and which caused the Met Office t

Wind Warning Issued After Snowless Christmas

It was a green christmas for most of the UK, with no snow falling in major cities.

Edinburgh Forecast Is For A Warm Christmas

Christmas tree in Charlotte Square, Edinburgh New Town

This year's Christmas weather is shaping up to be very different from the heavy snowfall and icy conditions of last year.

Bawbag Takes Web By Storm

The high winds in Edinburgh are now easing, with transport and schools expected to be back on a normal footing tomorrow. Bawbag is receding.

Gales and Volcanic Ash Cause Travel Disruption

Edinburgh Airport is warning passengers to check ahead with their airline to see if their flight has been affected by ash from the Grimsvotn volcano in Iceland tomorrow.

More Weather Disruption At Edinburgh Airport

You thought it was over? Seems BAA, who run Edinburgh Airport, are still getting to grips with the local snow. The airport was closed again early yesterday after a larger than expected overnight snowfall.

Community Groups Invited To Bid For Climate Change Cash

Cyclists on Teviot Place

Communities, small and large, across Scotland, are being encouraged to get proactive in the fight against climate change with the help of government funding. The Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) has been extended and is open to applications for the 2011/2012 round.

December Was Second Coldest Month In Scotland In A Century

Car under snow at Ratho

The Met Office has today confirmed that December 2010 was not only Scotland's coldest December on record, but that it was also the second coldest month that the country has experienced in 100 years, beaten only by February 1947.