The Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) has criticised the City of Edinburgh Council over its failure to notify a landlord that his tenant’s housing benefit would not be paid. An investigation report laid before the Scottish Parliament revealed that Mr C, who is the landlord for his brother
A housing development of over 1,300 homes in Edinburgh has edged closer after councillors gave initial plans the green light. A narrow vote of seven to six in favour of granting approval of the New Brunstane Masterplan will now allow the City of Edinburgh Council’s arms-length developer EDI Group
A £280 million development near Edinburgh Airport consisting of 1,400 new homes, hundreds of which would be affordable homes, has been recommended for refusal by council officials. Work on the Maybury development, which would also include a primary school, shops and offices, had been hoped to
Court of Session A former member of the armed forces who claimed he was entitled to a larger discount on the purchase price of his council home than he was offered under “right to buy” legislation has had his appeal refused.
The City of Edinburgh Council’s latest Edinburgh People Survey has found that residents continue to be satisfied with life in the Capital. The annual study, which is the largest of its kind in the UK, found 94% of the 5226 respondents are satisfied with the city as a place to live, while two third
(from left) Dunedin Canmore chair Tom Mitchell, tenant Gary Mitchell and housing leader Joan Griffiths Work has started on 111 new affordable homes for rent as part of a major regeneration project in an Edinburgh community.
PARC Craigmillar transformed the site of the former Niddrie Mill Primary School into a residential development of private for sale and affordable housing The City of Edinburgh Council has made the decision to change current arrangements for city development by providing a new, in-house one stop shop
Plans have been drawn up for a new 46-flat development on a brownfield site at Royston in Edinburgh. The scheme is part of the City of Edinburgh Council’s programme to which will deliver 40,000 affordable and mid-market homes across the city over the coming decade.
The City of Edinburgh Council’s new Local Development Plan provides a clear framework to manage the capital's growth, says Councillor Ian Perry. Edinburgh is a hugely successful city which is expected to grow by about 10 per cent in the next decade.
Pupils Tianna McCoy, Neftali Duran Calderon, Tyler Hamilton, Akram Arshad and Shaakir Abbasi put their mementoes in the time capsule, with Garry Bryce from building contractor G Griggs & Sons, Dunedin Canmore surveyors David Baptie and Stuart Pendreich, Councillor Cammy Day and Dunedin Canmore m
A derelict piece of land in North Sighthill is to be completely transformed after the City of Edinburgh Council finalised contracts with Keepmoat for a £35 million regeneration scheme that will also provide investment in the wider community. Work is due to start on site in February 2017 and will co
The team behind Social Bite is working with EDI Group, City of Edinburgh Council and other homelessness charities on Scotland's first homeless village. The social enterprise hopes to raise £500,000 by Christmas to build 10 purpose-built homes in Granton by next summer, which will house up to 20 hom
Detailed plans to tackle antisocial behaviour have been drawn up by the City of Edinburgh Council and partner agencies. Prevention, intervention, enforcement and community engagement are key elements of the Edinburgh Community Safety Partnership’s Antisocial Behaviour Strategy 2016-2019, which