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  • Edinburgh Joint Carers' Strategy

    The City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian recognise the crucial role that carers contribute to their communities across Edinburgh. A range of good quality support needs to be available to carers at the right time and place. This is to ensure that the individual needs of carers are met.... More
    Closed 4 years ago
  • Edinburgh Parks Manifesto Consultation

    We have begun a public consultation on our Edinburgh Parks Events Manifesto and we need your help to raise awareness and encourage members of the public to complete our survey. We take great pride that the City’s parks are home to a number of high profile festivals and events every year.... More
    Closed 4 years ago
  • Towards an Edinburgh Autism strategy

    The Scottish Strategy for Autism was issued by the Scottish Government in 2011 and required each local authority to produce a local autism strategy by November 2013. A planning group comprising of people with autism, carers and various professionals met to review what services and service... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Commissioning of mental health and well being services

    Commissioning is the term used for all the activities involved in assessing and forecasting needs, agreeing desired outcomes, considering options, planning the nature, range and quality of future services and working in partnership to put these in place. The City of Edinburgh Council and NHS... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • 20 mph Speed Limits for Edinburgh

    Following a successful pilot in South Edinburgh, the Council is proposing to extend 20 mph speed limits to all residential streets, main shopping areas, city centre streets and roads with high levels of pedestrian and cyclist activity. Further information about the consultation including a... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Marchmont to King’s Buildings Cycle Route Consultation

    We are currently developing a scheme to improve cycling conditions between Marchmont and the University of Edinburgh King’s Buildings campus. The scheme is part of the delivery of our Active Travel Action Plan and we welcome your comments on these proposals. The route between Marchmont and... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Craiglockhart - Developer Funded Traffic Calming

    We are asking for your views on the introduction of traffic calming on four residential streets within the Craiglockhart area. More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Developing the Tenant Participation Strategy

    Through conversations with tenants and other customers, the Council is reviewing its Tenant Participation Strategy. We are looking for your views on ways to improve tenant participation by 7 November 2014. More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Hunter's Hall Park - Cycling Hub Options

    The Council is looking to create a cycling hub in Hunter's Hall Park where the Jack Kane Sports Centre and Community Wing is based. This would provide opportunities for adults and young people to develop their cycling ability and help to improve their confidence on the road. It could... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Queensferry Conservation Area Character Appraisal

    The City of Edinburgh Council is reviewing the Queensferry Conservation Area Character Appraisal. Conservation Area Character Appraisals help to manage change in a conservation area. They describe what is special about each conservation area, and help in making decisions on proposals that affect... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Taxi Fare Review 2014

    The City of Edinburgh Council reviews taxi fares every 18 months and must consult on any proposals to change the taxi fare tariff. The suggested new taxi tariff includes a small fare increase (2.1%) and simplifies the festive tariff. More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Edinburgh’s Budget Challenge

    The City of Edinburgh Council is facing a budget challenge. We need to change the way we allocate resources across our services and reduce the amount of money we spend each year by 7% by 2018. So we have some decisions to make about where we invest our money and where we need to save. ... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Review of Community Access to Schools

    The Review of Community Access to Schools began in 2012 with the aim of introducing a more consistent approach to how we manage community access to our schools and to allow the Council to bring greater consistency to charges for use of school facilities across the city. The overall aim of the... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • The Lord Provost’s Fair Trade Awards 2015

    Edinburgh is a Fairtrade City (2014 marked 10 years of Fairtrade City status). Each year the city celebrates Fairtrade Fortnight and the Lord Provost presents the Lord Provost Fair Trade Awards. The Awards acknowledge those who have gone the extra mile to support and promote Fair Trade in... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Edinburgh Integration Joint Board - draft Integration Scheme

    The Scottish Government has introduced the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 (the Act). It requires that NHS Lothian and The City of Edinburgh Council create a new Integration Authority for Edinburgh with responsibility for delivering the national Health and Wellbeing Outcomes.... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • School Streets Project- Proposed Experimental Traffic Regulation Order - Prohibition of Vehicular Traffic (During School Travel Periods)

    The Council is seeking the views of stakeholders and the public on its school streets proposal. This will introduce school streets at 11 primary schools across Edinburgh for a period of 18 months. These locations have been experiencing on going road safety issues caused by drivers bringing their... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Leith Economic Framework

    Summary During 2014, the Council carried out an analysis of future jobs potential in Leith. The study sits within the Council’s Economic Strategy: A Strategy for Jobs 2012-17 . This study looked at: Leith’s distinctiveness as a place Leith’s business potential; and ... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Change to Licensing Conditions for Taxis and Private Hire Cars – December 2014

    The City of Edinburgh Council has to consult on proposals to change the standard Licensing Conditions for Taxis, Private Hire Cars, Taxi Drivers and Private Hire Car Drivers, to consider whether the existing conditions should be altered. A report was presented to the Council's Regulatory... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Better Health and Well Being for Everyone

    What’s this about? People in different parts of Edinburgh and different social groups experience different levels of health and wellbeing. Many local services can help people to feel better and healthier and we would like to hear what sort of help works for you. We are not... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Integrated Services for Children and Young People

    The City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian Board know that we can do more to bring children and young people’s health, education and social work services together and manage them in a more joined-up way. Edinburgh has lots of services for children, young people, parents and carers... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Saughton Park Master Plan Proposals

    The Council has been working with the Royal Caledonian Horticulture Society, the Friends of Saughton Park and the local community to develop plans to improve Saughton Park. The proposals aim to revitalise the park and include the restoration of the walled gardens, bandstand and winter... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Leith Decides - your views on taking part

    Each year Leith Neighbourhood Partnership gives the decision-making power on the allocation of community grants over the people of Leith in a programme called £eith decides. The fifth £eith decides took place in February when 1,625 people made the decision to allocate £22,092 to 25 local... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Proposed changes to licensing conditions for second hand dealers

    The Council has proposed certain changes to the licensing requirements for second hand dealers. The proposed conditions cover all second hand dealers, including those dealing in clothing and textiles. The proposed conditions aim to help to modernise and improve the Licensing Service. More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Student Housing in Edinburgh

    This issues paper presents background research on student housing. It asks for your views to inform a revision in how the Council manages the housing requirements of the city’s growing number of students. It specifically asks about the support given to: the growth of learning in the... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • New Fountainbridge Park

    Regular users of the Union Canal Towpath will have noticed a lot of construction activity near the eastern part of the canal. The site between Gibson Terrace and Viewforth is where the new Boroughmuir High School is being built, opening in August 2016. Part of the contract to build the school... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Public Toilets survey

    The City of Edinburgh Council has taken a step back from implementing a £600,000 reduction for the Public Conveniences budget, which would have resulted in the closure of 22 public toilets across the city. However, a budget decision was taken in 2011 to remove £300,000 from the service... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Out of School Care Survey

    The City of Edinburgh Council would like to find out what parents and carers think about out of school care services – after school clubs, breakfast clubs, holiday provision and child minders. We'd like to know which services parents/carers use, what they think about them and if there is... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Flood Risk Management

    The Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009 has been introduced which promotes a proactive approach to Flood Risk Management. All possible sources of flooding are now being identified and possible areas of flooding considered on a catchment wide basis to ensure that any action taken does not... More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Care at Home Contract

    The City of Edinburgh Council held a consultation meeting with providers on Tuesday 19th May 2015 on the Specification of Requirements for the new Care at Home contract. The Council would welcome comments from interested parties and you are requested to respond by Monday 8 th June 2015. More
    Closed 3 years ago
  • Towerbank Primary Catchment Changes

    There are now a lot more young children in Portobello and Joppa than ten years ago. The local school Towerbank Primary is much busier. More pupils start primary 1 than leave P7 every year. The building is nearly full and there is a limit to how many classes that we can run. If we make the... More
    Closed 2 years ago
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