Andrew Burns 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.
Housing association representatives with housing leader Councillor Cammy Day, health, social care and housing convener, Councillor Ricky Henderson, the City of Edinburgh Council chief executive Andrew Kerr, council leader Councillor Andrew Burns and deputy leader Councillor Sandy Howat Edinburgh is
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. The £950m budget, the fir
Andrew Burns 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.
The City of Edinburgh Council has granted planning consent for plans to build up to 400 new homes at Fountainbridge, according to developers. The Grosvenor Group said the consent unlocks the potential for its proposed build-to-rent scheme in the former industrial area close to the city centre.
(from left) Derek Grant, Scott Cunningham, James Cunningham, first minister Nicola Sturgeon and Johnny Smith Almost 150 young people in Edinburgh have improved their health, wellbeing and job prospects thanks to a Dunedin Canmore project and the great outdoors.
An ambitious project to build a new community of affordable homes in Leith is now underway. Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and the City of Edinburgh Council have started work on the Leith Fort housing development, with the first homes due to complete in 2017.
Cllr Cammy Day 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.
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. The 206 properties will provide a wide variety of new homes including 68 three, four and five bed
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. The proposals, which are designed to tackle the city’s growing population, are to be present to the council’s finance and resources committee on October
Andrew Finlayson, Care and Repair Edinburgh’s new dedicated key safe fitter with a key safe 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.
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. The local authority had earlier suggested that as many as 2,000 jobs could be lost but councillors have aske
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. A report to the council’s finance and resources committee on Thursday will propose cost-saving action