News & Blog

Read the latest business news, blogs and thought leadership articles from our members, as well as updates on the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce's work in the city.

News & Blog
  • Keeping Edinburgh Moving Whatever The Weather

    Keeping Edinburgh Moving Whatever The Weather

    17th January 2018

    The City of Edinburgh Council is set to keep the city moving throughout wintry conditions forecast this week. With freezing…

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  • Restalrig – Edinburgh’s 50th Conservation Area

    Restalrig – Edinburgh’s 50th Conservation Area

    13th December 2017

    Edinburgh’s 50th conservation area, Restalrig, was announced on Monday (11 December 2017) by the City of Edinburgh Council.

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  • Homeless People Allocated Extra Homes

    Homeless People Allocated Extra Homes

    11th December 2017

    Around 275 permanent housing association and council homes are to be provided to homeless people living in Edinburgh. This is in addition to over a thousand social lets already provided to homeless people each year.

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  • Innovative Electric Vehicle Charging Zones Planner for Edinburgh in Scottish First

    Innovative Electric Vehicle Charging Zones Planner for Edinburgh in Scottish First

    6th December 2017

    Strategic charging zones for electric vehicles could be rolled out across the Capital as part of Edinburgh's first Electric Vehicle Action Plan published this month [December].

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  • Review of Schools in the West and South West of Edinburgh

    Review of Schools in the West and South West of Edinburgh

    28th November 2017

    Plans to tackle the expected increase in pupil numbers in the west and south west of Edinburgh have been drawn up by the City of Edinburgh Council.

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  • War Hero and Suffragist Dr Elsie Inglis Honoured at Central Library

    War Hero and Suffragist Dr Elsie Inglis Honoured at Central Library

    28th November 2017

    A memorial to pioneering doctor and founder of the Scottish Women's Hospitals, Dr Elsie Inglis, was unveiled on Friday at Edinburgh Central Library, 100 years on from her death.

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  • Councillor Neil Gardiner Appointed As New Planning Convener

    Councillor Neil Gardiner Appointed As New Planning Convener

    24th November 2017

    Councillor Neil Gardiner has been appointed as the new Convener of the Council’s Planning Committee.

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  • Should Diesel Cars Incur A Parking Permit Surcharge in Edinburgh?

    Should Diesel Cars Incur A Parking Permit Surcharge in Edinburgh?

    25th October 2017

    That's the question posed in a new consultation being run by the City of Edinburgh Council as it carries forward Edinburgh's Parking Action Plan.

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  • Outline Business Case Published for taking Tram to Newhaven

    Outline Business Case Published for taking Tram to Newhaven

    29th August 2017

    The Outline Business Case (OBC) for taking Edinburgh’s tram service down to Leith and Newhaven has been published on the…

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  • City of Edinburgh Council – Active Travel Challenge: FREE ENTRY

    City of Edinburgh Council – Active Travel Challenge: FREE ENTRY

    26th July 2017

    The City of Edinburgh Council are about to launch an Active Travel Challenge which is open to everyone working or living in Edinburgh.

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