City of Edinburgh Council

Outdoor classroom helps young people build better futures

Almost 150 young people in Edinburgh have improved their health, wellbeing and job prospects thanks to a Dunedin Canmore project and the great outdoors.

Published 18 December 2015

Leith Fort affordable housing work started

An ambitious project to build a new community of affordable homes in Leith is now underway.

Published 1 December 2015

Edinburgh unveils plans for 8,000 homes to tackle low-cost housing shortfall

The City of Edinburgh Council has set out plans to build 8,000 homes in an attempt to address the shortage of affordable housing and tackle the impact of soaring housing costs in the private sector.

Published 6 November 2015

CALA to submit plans for 206 new Edinburgh homes

A detailed planning application by CALA Homes to build over 200 homes at Newmills Road, Balerno, as included within Edinburgh Local Development Plan, has been submitted to the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 2 November 2015

Edinburgh plans to build 14,000 new homes over next decade

The City of Edinburgh Council has unveiled plans to build 14,000 homes in the next ten years costing the local authority nearly £300 million.

Published 26 October 2015

Care and Repair Edinburgh adds new key safe service for older residents

Key safes can be invaluable for older people and the disabled providing many benefits for those who are vulnerable, as well as their carers and loved ones.

Published 13 October 2015

Edinburgh Council to further consider compulsory redundancies

The City of Edinburgh Council has asked for further discussions about the issue of compulsory redundancies as it attempts to address a £126 million budget shortfall over the next four years.

Published 28 September 2015

Edinburgh Council to consider 2,000 job cuts amid budget shortfall

As many as 2,000 jobs could be lost at the City of Edinburgh Council as the authority considers a number of proposals to address a £126 million budget shortfall over the next four years.

Published 18 September 2015

Approval granted for 177 new homes in Pennywell

Planning approval has been granted for the development of a further 177 houses and apartments in Pennywell, north west Edinburgh.

Published 17 September 2015

Government unveils details of £195m Help to Buy successor scheme

The Scottish Government has unveiled more details of its plans to spend £195 million over the next three years on a successor to the existing Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme.

Published 2 September 2015

Business leaders urged to back £1bn city region deal bid

Business leaders throughout Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland are being urged to pledge their support for a proposal designed to accelerate growth in the region.

Published 17 August 2015

Hillcrest delivers 18 new affordable homes in Edinburgh

An eye-catching and much-needed development of 18 new flats for social rent was handed over to delighted tenants in Edinburgh last week.

Published 5 August 2015

New chief executive takes the reins at City of Edinburgh Council

The new chief executive of City of Edinburgh Council is set to begin work today.

Published 27 July 2015

Silver lining for Edinburgh housing development

An Edinburgh housing development has received a silver award from The Considerate Constructors Scheme.

Published 22 July 2015