City of Edinburgh Council

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

Barratt Homes to deliver affordable homes across the capital

Barratt Homes has unveiled plans to deliver 96 affordable homes at three housing developments across Edinburgh, which are collectively worth in excess of £10 million.

Published 21 July 2015

Edinburgh takes first steps towards health and social care integration

The first official step towards a jointly led health and social care service will take place on Friday when the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board meets for the first time.

Published 16 July 2015

Prevention strategy credited with driving down Edinburgh homelessness

Edinburgh has a smaller proportion of rough sleepers than any other city in Scotland, according to new figures released by the Scottish Government.

Published 7 July 2015

Edinburgh homeless organisation to close services amid funding cuts

An Edinburgh homeless charity has warned that vital services in the city are being closed or cut back because of a reduction in funding from the council.

Published 30 June 2015

Housing minister opens pioneering age friendly development in Edinburgh

Housing minister Margaret Burgess has visited the first residents at a recently completed development that is set to become a new model of housing for older people.

Published 24 June 2015

PoLHA training programme receives over £200,000 funding

Port of Leith Housing Association’s (PoLHA) training programme for young people Training Opportunities in Lothian (TOiL) has secured over £200,000 funding which will allow it to expand its services into East Lothian.

Published 19 June 2015

Green light for new phase of NHT homes in Edinburgh

The Scottish Government has given the go ahead for 80 new affordable homes in Edinburgh, part of almost 1,000 homes earmarked for sites across the city.

Published 17 June 2015

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