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The Edinburgh Christmas Market: overpriced tat or festive fun?

Edinburgh’s annual Christmas market celebrates its 24th anniversary in 2023. It’s a festival beloved by residents and tourists alike, filled with fantastic food and flashy attractions. It was also listed…

Preparing Edinburgh for net-zero: Edinburgh Council’s climate plans

Having declared a climate emergency in 2019, Edinburgh council is currently on track to meet its target of net-zero emissions by 2030. The plan aligns with the Scottish Government’s target…

City of Edinburgh Council experiences over 1,100 data breaches in the last five years

It has been revealed in a Freedom of Information request that the City of Edinburgh Council has seen 1,103 data breaches in the last five years. This was part of…

Cyclists make nearly 200 successful legal claims to council after accidents on tramway

Cyclists have made 196 successful claims against the City of Edinburgh Council after accidents involving the city’s tram tracks. A recent freedom of information request has revealed that the accidents…

Edinburgh strippers to launch judicial review of council strip club ban

A group of Edinburgh strippers have announced that they will be launching a judicial review of City of Edinburgh Council’s strip club ban. United Sex Workers (USW), the union branch…

Public consultation to be held on Edinburgh’s links to slavery

A public consultation has been opened on Edinburgh’s links to colonialism and slavery. The Edinburgh Slavery and Colonialism Review Group was launched in the wake of the Black Lives Matter…

Fife chemical plant disrupts lives, inspires community action

On Sunday October 4th, Mossmorran, a petrochemical plant in Fife, started an unscheduled flaring, which led to local residents experiencing disruptive noises, light, vibrations, and health issues. ExxonMobile, who operate…