City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Hollywood Park Road Closures For Bonfire Night

Holyrood Park will once again be closed to traffic on Bonfire Night as a special safety measure. Park roads will be closed to traffic from 6pm to 11pm on Friday, 4th November and Saturday 5th November.

Edinburgh Is UK's Second Most Congested City, Says Report

In June, SatNav company Tom Tom issued a news release saying that Britain is the most congested country in Europe. Edinburgh made the top 10 of gridlocked cities.

Edinburgh Prepares For More Trams Works on Princes Street

Tram Works on Princes from Calton Hill

Months of tram works on Princes Street are due to begin soon, with traffic diversions being introduced over the coming weekend (17 and 18 September 2011).

Scottish Speedfair and Classic Car Festival


The Scottish SpeedFair and Classic Festival returns to Knockhill for the sixth time with 250 show cars from yesteryear, and a Classic competition schedule, featuring Racing, Rally, and Autotest.

Film of the Week: Cars 2

Lightning in Cars 2

I have to confess, whilst I’ve always been a huge fan of Pixar, I was never a fan of the original Cars. I only watched the first half before switching it off, having become utterly bored and unimpressed, a rare low I felt for a Pixar production.

Scottish Car Show

Modified metal, hot hatches, classic, retro, customs, Euro scene, JDM imports, high performance plus sports, prestige and extreme luxury - all cars apparently that will be appearing at this motor s

Scottish Motor Show


Historic British car brands Aston Martin and Lotus are showing four of the feature cars of this year's Motor Show: the Aston Martin Rapide four door grand tourer will be joined by the unique Cygnet

Now Is Peak Season for Deer Collisions, Motorists Warned

Motorists are being told to watch out for young deer straying across the motorway while driving in the Central Belt.  Government agency Scottish Natural Heritage says deer-vehicle collisions often peak in late April to mid-May, as juvenile deer are out on their own for the first time.

Residents Voice Concerns About Trams Causing More Pollution

Air quality monitor

Edinburgh residents say their concerns about air pollution, caused by re-routing city centre trams traffic, is falling on deaf ears after a Council committee hearing yesterday.

Consortium Chosen to Complete Third Forth Bridge

Forth Road Bridge Replacement Crossing

The Forth Crossing Bridge Constructors (FCBC) consortium, comprising Dragados, Hochtief, American Bridge International and Morrison Construction, has been chosen to build the new Forth Bridge Crossing it was announced yesterday.