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Rather than embracing social media, a large building firm seems to be trying to stop people from tweeting from public planning meetings. Barratts, the firm behind a plan to build 241 flats on the former Post Office site on Brunswick Road have claimed that “unfair” public Twitter commentary from an employee of the Cockburn Association […]
The council is taking the first steps towards building at The Fort now that the site is cleared. As part of this they’re looking for ideas from the public for naming the new streets, but there’s also a fascinating series of events being planned that will give local folk a chance to take part […]
Contrary to what you may have read in the Evening News recently, campaigners hoping to find a permanent berth for HMS Edinburgh in the city that bears the ships name have confirmed that it may still be possible to find space for it in Leith Docks after all. The news emerged after a meeting this […]
A mesmerising time lapse film that moves gracefully around The Leith Shore at night has seen nearly 1000 views in just four days. The short film, made by painstakingly linking nearly 400 photos together, was reportedly produced by fourteen year old Daisy Mason and her Dad, Pete.
Edinburgh Leisure clearly missing a trick by not letting this happen more often. This excellent, and slightly poignant video, was made by the Harvest Skate Co. Should you be wondering, the skaters had permission from the owners to skate the pool, and they also plan to release a longer version of this video later on.
Forth Ports own and manage a lot of land in North Edinburgh. They also manage a Port and despite being a private company, still have statutory responsibilities that it inherited from its predecessor – publicly owned – body the Forth Port Authority. Despite having these statutory responsibilities, and being the recipient of a great deal […]