City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Council Plans Co-operatively Funded Solar Project

Edinburgh City Council is planning to install community-owned solar panels on 25 Council buildings throughout the city.

Employment Accolade for Festival City Theatres Trust

Festival City Theatres Trust, which operates the Festival and King’s Theatres in Edinburgh, was announced in position 84 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work For 2015 at a

Global Divestment Day in Edinburgh

The fossil fuel era is over. The coal (in particular) and the oil and gas sectors are sunset industries.

Royal Highland Show

Royal Highland Show - Sheep and Goats

Around 175,000 visitors attend the four-day annual trade show for those involved in the farming, food, and countryside sectors. Huge numbers of different classes of pigs, cows, horses, and other livestock are on parade as well as farm machinery and locally grown produce. There's also a broad range of events for the lay person, with culinary demos in the Food Hall being one of the big draws.

Scotland Votes No To Independence

Scotland has voted No to independence by a clear margin - 55% to 45% (2,001,926 No votes to 1,617,989 Yes votes).

Edinburgh Book Festival: Ian Fraser, The Bank That Came Back From the Brink

In Charles Ferguson's excellent documentary Inside Job, Nouriel Roubini (famously dubbed Dr Doom for his accurate prognostications of

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.

MacTaggart Lecture 2013: Kevin Spacey

When Netflix premiered political drama "House of Cards" on 1 February, 2013 it released the whole season of 13 episodes internationally on its streaming service.

Council Approves Plans To Build In Edinburgh Old Town Gap Site

Following an 18-month consultation period, revived plans to develop a gap site in the Edinburgh Old Town were approved by the City of Edinburgh Council’s Development Ma

Fossil Free Europe Tour Brings Divestment Message To Edinburgh

Bill McKibben by Steve Liptay

The e-mail trailer for said "Time to make some noise" and followed this with the comment "On Sunday, we’ll start our tour across Northern Europe and kick off the loudest and mo