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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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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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World Heritage Day 2017

Promoting diversity of cultural heritage of humanity, their vulnerability and the efforts required for their protection and conservation… or something like that idk. Emma’s blog post #5: World Heritage Day 2017 World Heritage Day 2017 is on Tuesday 18th April, … Continue reading

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Reviewing the Edinburgh Design Guidance – your views

The Edinburgh Design Guidance is being reviewed and we’d like your comments on the proposed changes. The revised draft guidance has a number of key changes including the Parking Standards (for new developments), advice on Build to Rent Housing and … Continue reading

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