• Trams

    Following the signing of a settlement agreement with the contractors in September, works on the tram project resumed across the city. While ...

The Royal Mile Project

Lib Dem candidate for the City Centre, Iain Coleman has welcomed news on The Royal Mile Project. As part of the Project, the Council held a design workshop in mid-January to look at the many issues facing this world-renowned street. The event featured presentations from Diarmaid Lawlor (Head of Urbanism, Architecture + Design Scotland) and James […]

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Licensing

The Licensing Enforcement team and the Police have concluded a pilot of the Best Bar None national accreditation scheme. Supported by the Scottish Business Crime Centre the scheme aims to improve standards in the licensed trade and promote positive relations with partnership agencies. This leads to better run licensed premises and fewer incidents of anti […]

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Drumbrae Library Hub

Edinburgh is one of the only cities in the UK which is bucking the national trend and OPENING new libraries! The £5.7 million new library hub at Drumbrae opened to the public on Tuesday 31 January. The Hub brings together a variety of services under one roof making it easier for the public to contact […]

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Edinburgh on Film

2011 was a very successful year for filming in the city. Over 350 individual projects including 8 feature films and 7 TV dramas plus documentaries, light entertainment shows, stills photography and commercials gave Edinburgh and the city region a significant profile around the world. Between them these productions shot for the equivalent of 1042 days and […]

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Lib Dems Investing £26 million in Edinburgh

Liberal Democrat Council Leader, Jenny Dawe has issued the following statement about the Council budget, which was agreed yesterday: “I am pleased that the Council yesterday approved a balanced and sustainable budget for 2012/2013 which will benefit frontline services through a £26million investment in priority areas. Investment is made in our children and our schools, […]

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