Category Archives: Children & Young People

City Plan 2030 – Children and Young People Engagement

As we start to prepare City Plan 2030, we have been visiting secondary schools across Edinburgh, coinciding with the 2018 Year of Young People. We have been asking young people about what they think about their area, and what issues … Continue reading

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World Heritage at the Meadows Festival: 2-3 June 2018

It’s almost the Meadows Festival and for the third year, the World Heritage Team will have a stall to promote the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site. At previous Meadows Festivals we spoke to people about the … Continue reading

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World of work – Firrhill High School and planning

Last week, pupils from Firrhill High School, spent two days with the planning service to experience the range of work we do and to give us their ideas on what the city could be like in the future.  The programme … Continue reading

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Engaging children and young people in Planning

The planning service has over the years undertaken various events, workshops and engagement exercises with children and young people to help share what we do and get their views on planning in the city.  This has included The Forth Bridge … Continue reading

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Junior Road Safety Event and air quality

On 13 and 14 September we held workshops at the Junior Road Safety Event at The City Chambers to show school kids how everyday activities contribute to air pollution.  The event is organised by colleagues in Road Safety and Active … Continue reading

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#SYPC2017

I have titled this post with a hashtag, as we were asked to promo the event on social media. Emma’s blog post #4: #SYPC2017 SYPC stands for Scottish Young Planners Conference. The conference consisted of morning lectures with Q&A sessions, … Continue reading

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Summer students – final blog

Hello everyone, Today is our final day of our summer placement with the Planning and Transport team here at the Council.  We would like to thank the team here for a great summer full of invaluable experience.  We’re really going … Continue reading

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