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Council decides to continue flying EU fl...

The European flag will continue to fly at City Chambers despite the departure of Scotland and the United Kingdom from the EU, the Lord Provost of the capital announced. The UK officially left the European Union on January 31 following the 2016 Brexit referendum. Edinburgh City Council was due to debate whether the Council of […]

Councilors lose their parking privileges...

Nine city councilors were deprived of their free parking spaces in the city center while all officials and elected officials, with the exception of official Lord Provost cars, were banned from parking in the quadrangle outside the rooms from the city. The council’s finance and resources committee has approved the plans, but the quadrangle will […]

Arsenal player ratings vs Leicester City...

It was another day for Arsenal to forget in the Premier League as they lost 2-0 to Leicester City. A tight first half ended scoreless, although Leicester have already shown their authority over the game. The odds thanks to Arsenal’s sloppy play came and went for the Foxes, but Brendan Rodgers’ side couldn’t take advantage […]

Part of Edinburgh’s City Chambers will b

The city chambers section to be affected. Image: TSPL The City Council’s Development Management Subcommittee voted six to four in favor of plans by Lateral City Limited to transform 329 High Street, next to Real Mary King’s Close, and which was once part of City Chambers, in 24 serviced apartments. Read more Read more These […]

Climate protesters hang banners at Finni...

Climate change activists climbed the Finnieston crane and hung banners in Glasgow City Chambers as part of nationwide protests. On Monday, members of Extinction Rebellion Scotland climbed the crane and hung a banner reading “Science, not silence” at Pacific Quay. Police arrived at the site around 7 a.m. and expelled the activists, although no arrests […]

Montreal to Remove 80-Year-Old Crucifix ...

For more than 80 years, a crucifix has overseen civic affairs in Canada’s second largest city from its perch above the Montreal City Council Chamber. Next month, it will collapse for good as the century-old building prepares for renovation – and city councilors have decided it won’t be returned. The removal of the crucifix comes […]

City Chambers chosen for the capital’s n

Visit Scotland Tourist Information Offices atop Waverley Shopping Center / Market are scheduled for a move to the town of Chambers. Photo: Lisa Ferguson VisitScotland will be moving its long-standing Visitor Center from a site near Princes Street to a state-of-the-art facility on the Royal Mile, across from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe headquarters. The change […]

Polish general takes his place in histor...

A STATUE of a Polish war hero is to be erected outside the City Chambers in Edinburgh as the culmination of years of work to recognize the general who protected Scotland in WWII. Permission has been granted for a bronze bench with General Stanislaw Maczek seated at one end to be placed in the main […]

Chris Cunningham leaves Shettleston for ...

Chris Cunningham leaves Shettleston for City Chambers Posted May 12, 2017 Chris Cunningham Following his re-election to Glasgow City Council Last week, Chris Cunningham gave notice to Shettleston Housing Association of his intention to leave the Association in the fall of this year. The process of recruiting his successor will begin immediately. Chris was elected […]

Council elections 2017 – SNP wants to be

The Edinburgh SNP is today launching its election campaign for the city council with the aim of sacking 27 councilors to the City Chambers and thus being in charge. This would make them the largest group in Edinburgh City Council for the first time. The capital’s SNP is putting forward its highest number of candidates […]