COUNCIL chiefs have sent a letter to homeless people in bed and breakfast accommodation telling them their breakfasts are being scrapped to save money.
THE Scottish Government was today accused of “breathtaking” secrecy over the trams project after Transport Scotland responded to a Freedom of Information request with 17 pages of documents almost completely blacked out. Officials took a thick marker pen to page after page of the information, leaving just the odd paragraph intact. 59 Comments
City chiefs are to hold crisis talks with organisers of the Leith Festival about using public money to save it from collapse. 1 Comment
BIN men in the Capital today announced an end to two-and-a-half years of industrial action – in order to stave off the threat of their jobs being privatised.
ROAD users are set to have real time displays of gritting operations across the Capital as part of a major investment to battle severe weather.
The coalition running the Capital has been saved from the brink of collapse after the two warring political groups agreed to continue to work together.
GIVING council staff the day off for the Queen’s diamond jubilee would land the authority with a £320,000 bill, it has emerged.
THE council is to save almost £72 million as part of a proposed shake-up that would see more giant communal recycling bins introduced to the Capital’s streets.
PRIVATE contractors have been called on by council chiefs once again following the latest flare-up in the Capital's long-running bin dispute.
THE number of council officials suspended amid fraud investigations into millions of pounds of property repair contracts has nearly doubled to 14.
USE of the taxpayer-funded newspaper Outlook for information about the city council is "very limited", consultants have told city chiefs.
A FORMER Edinburgh city council employee has told the Evening News how he first raised concerns about the city's property repair department six years ago.
A SENIOR director of the city council has left his role - triggering a huge pension pay-out.
A NEW flare-up has emerged in the Capital's long-running bin dispute, with new protests planned by refuse collectors.
A CITY councillor is considering legal action after a publicly-funded trust he used to work for accused him of "irregularities" in his timesheets.
THE hunt for replacements for two of the city council's biggest earners has been put on hold for a review that could see one of the posts being axed.
A BUILDING firm gained access to confidential information to blow the whistle on the city council's scandal-hit property repair department, it emerged today.
BINS have been left overflowing and unemptied in several areas of Edinburgh because of a shake-up of collection routes.