Category Archives: News & updates

Do you have a problem with a neighbour’s high hedge?

We might be able to help. If you’ve been unable to resolve the problem with a neighbour’s high hedge you can apply for a High Hedge Notice. Read our guidance here, and once you have followed the required steps in … 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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Community Council training

June 2018 Presentations from the 14 June training on the Planning Performance Framework and the next Local Development Plan are available below. Planning Performance Framework New Local Development Plan February 2018 On 27 February we held Community Council training on … Continue reading

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Development in Bonnington

Historically, Bonnington was a milling village that grew around the Water of Leith. The area has since been home to business and light industry, including the John Lewis depot, the former Crawfords Biscuits warehouse and the original Chancelot Mill (before … Continue reading

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Edinburgh – a natural capital

Every three years, all public bodies in Scotland report to the Scottish Government on how they’re meeting the legal requirement to further the conservation of biodiversity.  Our report sets out how we’ve looked after our valuable natural environment and worked … Continue reading

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