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Crossing to the Botanics

Cllr Iain Whyte is delighted to report that the Council is improving walking and cycle access to the Royal Botanic Gardens from Inverleith Park.

Edinburgh Conservatives oppose Council Tax hike

Edinburgh Council’s Conservative Group today set out proposals in an alternative budget that would maintain and improve key Council services whilst making a general Council Tax increase unnecessary.  Setting out the plan which he will propose at tomorrow’s Council Budget meeting Cllr Iain Whyte,

Briggs congratulates Lothian Buses’ Police Award.

Miles Briggs, Lothian Tory MSP, is congratulating Lothian Buses after it won the Policing Partner of the Year Award at the Scottish Police Excellence Awards.

Miles has lodged a Parliamentary motion congratulating the company on its achievement.

Speaking today Miles commented:

Council has a change of heart on Salvesen Steps - Graham Hutchison

Tucked away on the picturesque River Almond Walkway, roughly halfway between the Cramond Brig and Cramond Village, lie the Salvesen Steps.  Given as a gift to the city in 1966, the steps form a vital link over a rocky outcrop and without them the walkway as a continuous path would not exist.