City of Edinburgh Council

Edinburgh pilot sees significant rise in tenement recycling

Two pilots to improve recycling provision for city tenements and flats have seen the amount of some materials recycled increase by up to 300 per cent.

Published 9 June 2016

Tenants get keys to new affordable homes at Pennywell

City of Edinburgh Council housing convener, Councillor Cammy Day met with tenants yesterday for a tour of the newest completed homes at the Pennywell site.

Published 11 May 2016

Council tenant discount card launches in Edinburgh

A new City of Edinburgh Council tenant discount scheme has been launched which will save tenants money.

Published 28 April 2016

Edinburgh council satisfaction survey returns record high result

Satisfaction with Edinburgh as a city to live in is the highest it's ever been, the City of Edinburgh Council’s annual residents’ survey has shown.

Published 7 April 2016

Edinburgh care home wins coveted Silver Food for Life Catering Mark

An Edinburgh care home has become the first in Scotland to win a coveted Soil Association’s Silver Food For Life (FFL) Catering Mark.

Published 4 April 2016

Link completes latest affordable housing development in Edinburgh

Link's new affordable housing development at Balmwell Terrace has been officially opened by the City of Edinburgh Council’s vice convener for health, social care and housing, Councillor Cammy Day.

Published 21 March 2016

Pennywell housing project recognised at 2016 Scottish Property Awards

The team behind the regeneration project at Pennywell in Edinburgh is celebrating after being named City Housing Regeneration Project of the Year at the 2016 Scottish Property Awards.

Published 9 March 2016

Funding boost for Pennywell and Muirhouse regeneration

Pennywell and Muirhouse in Edinburgh is set to receive £1.5 million from the Scottish Government’s Regeneration Capital Grants Fund.

Published 4 March 2016

Care and Repair Edinburgh sees 17 per cent rise in demand

Care and Repair Edinburgh assisted over 5,000 older and disabled people to continue to live safely at home in the Capital during 2015 – a 17 per cent rise in demand for its services from the previous year.

Published 26 February 2016

Edinburgh Council’s budget management ‘getting back on track’

The City of Edinburgh Council is on a "far sounder financial footing" than a year ago after making considerable progress towards balancing its books, according to a report from the Accounts Commission.

Published 25 February 2016

CCG begins work on Leith Fort affordable homes

Work has started on a new affordable housing project located in Leith.

Published 15 February 2016

City of Edinburgh Council on target to meet planned £49m savings

The City of Edinburgh Council is on target to meet its planned savings of £49 million for the current financial year after making “considerable progress” in addressing its financial challenges.

Published 8 February 2016

Agreement signed to deliver 16,000 new affordable homes in Edinburgh over next decade

Edinburgh is set for a major housing boost after the council’s ambitious plan to build thousands of new homes was matched by six partner housing associations.

Published 29 January 2016

Edinburgh Council approves annual budget to tackle £126m shortfall

Frontline services for Edinburgh’s vulnerable, older and younger residents will be prioritised in the City of Edinburgh Council’s 2016/17 budget which was unveiled yesterday as the authority attempts to address a £126 million budget shortfall over the next four years.

Published 22 January 2016

Edinburgh council to consider ‘mansion tax’ for high-value properties

The City of Edinburgh Council has unveiled plans to introduce a higher threshold of council tax for the city’s most valuable properties in an effort to balance the books at the local authority.

Published 18 January 2016