Public, Third and Business sectors meet Minister for Housing Paul McLennan to discuss Edinburgh’s Housing Emergency

  • Public, Third and Business sectors meet Minister for Housing Paul McLennan to discuss Edinburgh’s Housing Emergency

    1st December 2023

    Today, key representatives from SHAPE – the Strategic Homelessness Action Partnership for Edinburgh – the City Council and the Business Community will meet Minister for Housing Paul McLennan to discuss the impact of the housing emergency on every sector in the city and how all three sectors can support the…

    Read Story
  • New exhibition focusing on the impact of war in Kyiv to open at the Museum of Edinburgh

    21st September 2023

    A photography exhibition entitled ‘Kyiv is the Unbreakable Heart of Europe’ will open this Saturday (September 23) at the Museum of Edinburgh. The exhibition is made up of 32 images of Kyiv and its surrounding areas and was commissioned by the Kyiv City State Administration. These images illustrate the stark reality of…

    Read Story
  • Edinburgh marks Organ and Tissue Donation Week 2023

    18th September 2023

    The Capital is gearing up to celebrate Organ and Tissue Donation Week 2023 which runs from September 18-24. This annual campaign is all about raising awareness for the ongoing need for organ donation, encouraging people to make a decision about whether they wish to opt in or out of donation, and making…

    Read Story
  • Residents rewarded and visitors invited to come back for more as new Forever Edinburgh campaigns go live

    15th September 2023

    Visitors invited to ‘Experience the Beauty’ of Scotland’s capital with stunning new visitor campaign taking viewers behind famous scenes and showing the city in a new light. Newly launched city destination website promotes local businesses, features ‘UK first’ ChatGPT chat box and new interactive city, neighbourhood and regional maps to make…

    Read Story
  • Official launch of refurbished park tennis courts and booking system across Edinburgh

    14th September 2023

    Thirteen tennis courts across four park tennis venues in Edinburgh, alongside a new booking system, have been officially launched after a £190,000 renovation, managed by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), and funded by the City of Edinburgh Council, the UK Government and LTA Tennis Foundation. The Council contributed £33,000 towards the total…

    Read Story
  • Travelling Gallery announces final section of 2023 programme

    14th September 2023

    Travelling Gallery is pleased to announce its season three tour, the final part of its 2023 programme, which takes a new approach to touring with environmental concerns and community partnerships at its heart. Season three hits the road this Friday (15 September 2023) with the first stop at Edinburgh’s Calton…

    Read Story
  • Recycle your tech for a good cause!

    12th September 2023

    Residents in Edinburgh are being encouraged to hand in their unwanted laptops, phones, tablets, cameras and chargers to be refurbished and repaired for reuse as well as being passed on to people who suffer from digital poverty. The City of Edinburgh Council has partnered with the Edinburgh Remakery, an award-winning…

    Read Story
  • A new haven for Hutchison as Edinburgh’s ‘Growing Together’ project beds in

    8th September 2023

    Housing estates are in store for a bumper harvest thanks to a number of new and growing community gardens in the Capital. The Edinburgh Growing Together project, which began gardening last year after a survey of plots in 2021, has reported a busy summer with new planters and raised beds being…

    Read Story
  • Five years of progress for Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal

    5th September 2023

      Five years after it was signed by the Prime Minister and First Minister, the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal has helped 15,000 people secure employment, and improved the skills and knowledge of over 103,000 of the region’s citizens. The delivery milestones are captured in the Deal’s latest…

    Read Story
  • Council Leader marks International Overdose Awareness Day in Edinburgh

    31st August 2023

    At a meeting of the City of Edinburgh Council today, Council Leader Cammy Day spoke of the importance of International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD). IOAD takes place on 31 August each year to create better understanding of overdose, reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths, and create change that reduces the…

    Read Story