FORMER Lord Provost Eric Milligan has launched an outspoken attack on the finance deal between the Scottish Government and local authorities.
FORMER Lord Provost Eric Milligan wants to reclaim the post after the next council elections, it was claimed today.
WHEN Wynton Marsalis plays the first notes of his concert at the Usher Hall tonight he will raise the curtain on the longest weekend of the year. It will be a moment I will savour as president of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, and marks the start of the festival season of cultural and entertainment events which make the city the focus of the world.
FORMER Lord Provost Eric Milligan today hit back at suggestions he had used a police car as a "taxi service" when he went to watch Hearts beat Rangers in Glasgow.
COUNCIL services are facing a radical overhaul under proposals put forward by city chiefs.
EDINBURGH’S former Lord Provost Eric Milligan has landed a new role as an unofficial ambassador to the United States.
FORMER Lord Provost Eric Milligan has been offered the convenership of Lothian and Borders Police board as compensation for losing the chance to fulfil a record third term of office.
IN THE local parlance, many of Edinburgh’s citizens regard Eric Milligan as a "big galoot".
FAREWELL then, Mr Edinburgh, otherwise known as the city’s long-serving Lord Provost, Eric Milligan.
ERIC Milligan, the Lord Provost of Edinburgh and Britain’s longest-serving civic leader, is to stand down after 13 years in the job. Mr Milligan, 52, had been considering a third term until it became clear he did not have enough support from within his own party to continue.
AXED Lord Provost Eric Milligan has been offered the convenership of Lothian and Borders Police Board as compensation for losing his chains of office.
A FORMER Labour party high-flier, Lesley Hinds’ career appeared to have faltered in recent years.
ERIC MILLIGAN’S 13 years as Lord Provost have been marked by controversy, colour and success.