Category: Leith

Botanics’ Spring Festival is perfect ending to National Gardening Week

It’s all grow at The Botanics this weekend! To mark 2016’s National Gardening Week, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is hosting a Spring Festival as People’s Postcode Lottery’s national Charity of the Week....

Forthview: going forth across the city

Forthview Primary pupils will return to school next week – but in classroooms scattered across Edinburgh. Dealing with the temporary closure of seventeen schools has been a logistical nightmare for council officials and it’s...

PPP1 school closures: Faults found at ALL schools

The city council has confirmed that construction faults have been found at all seventeen buildings built during the first PPP contract. The degree of repairs required varies, but council leader Cllr Andrew Burns has...

Closed schools: contingency plans swing into action

Back to school – at West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre? Royal High senior pupils to return on Wednesday The City of Edinburgh Council has drawn up contingency plans to ensure all primary and special school...

CLOSED SCHOOLS: DETAILED SURVEYS UNDERWAY

‘The safety of children and our staff is our main priority’ – City Council Chief Executive Andrew Kerr The Chief Executive of the City of Edinburgh Council and senior education officials met with directors of...

Closed schools update: Scottish government offers ‘full support’

“Public confidence needs rebuilt as well as school walls: and fast” – Green Candidate Andy Wightman The Scottish Government’s resiliency committee has met to discuss the emergency closure of seventeen PPP schools across Edinburgh...