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Tollcross, Gorige/Dalry and Corstorphine Town Centre Supplementary Guidance Review

What is the Town Centre Supplementary Guidance? We produce Town Centre Supplementary Guidance for each of our town centres, that aim to guide the change of use of buildings. The Guidance contains policies to manage change of use within the … Continue reading

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Open Space 2021: Edinburgh’s Living Landscape

Ian Mackenzie from Scottish Wildlife Trust gave the second in a series of talks to raise awareness of Open Space 2021, Edinburgh’s new Open Space Strategy. Ian manages the Trust’s Living Landscape programme across Scotland. The Edinburgh Living Landscape is … Continue reading

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National Clean Air Day

National Clean Air Day The UK’s first ever National Clean Air Day is being held on 15 June 2017.  The aim of the day is to encourage everyone to take simple actions to improve our health and reduce air pollution.  … Continue reading

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Open Space 2021: Greenspace and Health talk

To raise awareness of some of the key themes of Open Space 2021, Edinburgh’s new Open Space Strategy, we are holding a series of lunchtime training sessions for staff. Professor Catharine Ward Thompson from the University of Edinburgh gave us … Continue reading

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World Heritage and Conservation Areas at the Meadows Festival – 3 and 4 June 2017

This weekend is the Meadows Festival!  The World Heritage Team will have a stall to promote the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site.  There will be information about the Site with cool maps, information leaflets on conservation … Continue reading

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Help out with a Swift survey

In Edinburgh we’ve been working since 2000 to help our declining population of swifts.  This summer, in partnership with the RSPB, we are carrying out the first full survey in 10 years to identify where these amazing birds are nesting … Continue reading

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Guidance for Householders Review

Our Guidance for Householders is being reviewed and we’d like your comments on the proposed changes. What the Guidance is for The Guidance is for people considering altering or extending their house.  This includes dormers, conservatories, extensions, decking, garages and outbuildings.  It … Continue reading

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