City of Edinburgh Council



Work begins on sixth new care home in Edinburgh

Construction work has begun on a major project to build Edinburgh’s latest new, fit for purpose care home as part of continued investment in services for older people.

Published 8 June 2015

Link completes new affordable housing in Granton

Link Group Ltd’s new affordable housing development at Shortbread Court, Granton has been officially opened by the City of Edinburgh Council’s housing convener, councillor Cammy Day.

Published 3 June 2015

City of Edinburgh Council backs renting reform campaign

The City of Edinburgh Council has passed a motion in support of a campaign calling for reform of the private rented sector.

Published 28 May 2015

Edinburgh housing development sails off with top award

The Sailmaker Apartments in Leith, which were built by the City of Edinburgh Council and its partners, have won an esteemed industry award.

Published 22 May 2015

Edinburgh youngsters offered lessons in life skills to help reduce homelessness

An innovative pilot scheme has been launched to teach young people in Edinburgh the skills they need to stay off the streets and to find work.

Published 20 May 2015

City of Edinburgh Council names Andrew Kerr as new chief executive

Andrew Kerr has been announced as the preferred candidate for the post of chief executive for the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 19 May 2015

Edinburgh’s Local Development Plan moves to next stage

The City of Edinburgh Council has agreed that its Local Development Plan should be moved on to be examined by the Reporter appointed by the Scottish Government, before the final plan is agreed.

Published 15 May 2015

Councillors urged to ‘stop procrastinating’ over Edinburgh’s Local Development Plan

Home builders have urged Edinburgh councillors preparing to meet tomorrow to move ahead with submitting the draft Local Development Plan to the Scottish Government for examination in order to start addressing the city’s housing shortage and avoid further delays.

Published 13 May 2015

Edinburgh approves prescription boilers scheme

Edinburgh Council has approved a ‘boiler on prescription’ scheme to improve residents’ health and reduce emergency NHS admissions.

Published 29 April 2015

Viewpoint holds latest Health and Wellbeing event

Stockbridge played host to the latest of Viewpoint’s Health and Wellbeing events.

Published 7 April 2015

Edinburgh commits £3m towards warmer private homes

The City of Edinburgh Council is to spend at least £3.3 million to make private homes across the capital warmer, more environmentally friendly and cheaper to heat.

Published 7 April 2015

£5.8m development boosts quality of life for Edinburgh’s frail and elderly

A £5.8 million housing development built to enhance the quality of life for the frail and elderly in Edinburgh is now complete.

Published 7 April 2015