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Scotland Capital's Schools to Get 39,000 iPads in 'Edinburgh Learns for Life' Initiative

All school pupils in Edinburgh, Scotland, between the ages of 10 and 18 are set receive an iPad as part of the capital's "Edinburgh Learns for Life" program, the city's council has announced. The initiative, which begins in September and runs through to the end of 2022, will see the local government issue 27,000 new iPads to pupils and staff, and 12,000 refreshed iPads for pupils and staff. Younger pupils will also receive iPads, however the city has yet to provide the exact number of units...
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Edinburgh council writes off £1.3m worth of parking fines

City of Edinburgh Council failed to collect more than 17,000 fixed penalty notices in the last 12 months.
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Edinburgh Council to support moves to have abortion clinic buffer zones

Edinburgh councillors agree to work with other councils and the Scottish government in a bid to implement 150 metre no-protest zones.
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'Cheaper' to carry on with Edinburgh tram extension, says report

City of Edinburgh Council has been reviewing the project in light of the Covid pandemic.
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City of Edinburgh Council selects services-slinger CGI for £102m contract despite abandoned Unit4 ERP project

Oh never mind, the project was 'reset' It was all smiles when the City of Edinburgh Council announced the extension of its managed IT services contract with supplier CGI in September. But talk of smart city services using artificial intelligence and IoT belied a sorry tale of an abandoned Unit4 ERP project which led two suppliers to the courtroom door.…
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Parents sent exam results for wrong Edinburgh school pupils

City of Edinburgh Council said the email mistake involved "a small number of pupils" at Portobello High School.
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Coronavirus: Edinburgh parents brand school trip cancellation 'premature'

City of Edinburgh Council has cancelled a P7 residential trip in December due to coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Council's plans for return to school not 'strong enough'

City of Edinburgh Council is planning for only a third of pupils to be in school at one time.
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Coronavirus: Bonfire ban to protect those self-isolating

City of Edinburgh Council bans burning of garden waste after it suspends collections.
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Council probe after workers burn memorial benches in Edinburgh

A whistleblower claims managers told Edinburgh council staff to torch the benches instead of repairing them.
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Car ban and tram extension proposed in 10-year vision for Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh Council publishes its draft city mobility plan and aims to be carbon neutral by 2030.
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City of Edinburgh Council criticised for 'sitting on' millions of pounds

Money paid to City of Edinburgh Council by developers is said to have "languished unused" for years.
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Council criticised for 'sitting on' millions of pounds

City of Edinburgh Council held on to the money earmarked for improving services for years, report reveals.
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Sports club fees plan scrapped at council facilities in Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh Council had proposed charging clubs £35 an hour to use council facilities out of hours.
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Charity questions homeless law-breaking by Edinburgh Council

City of Edinburgh Council has been placing families in temporary B&Bs for longer than the legal limit.
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Repairs investment for high rise flats in Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh Council has allocated £7.5m to repair and modernise high rise flats in Muirhouse, Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh Council in talks over future of hacked road signs

Edinburgh council says signs which were altered by an artist will be removed but it is looking to preserve them.
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Hacked street signs in Edinburgh are illegal, council says

City of Edinburgh Council says the signs will be removed but it is looking to preserve them.
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Child pub curfew considered in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Council's licensing board is asking the public to have their say on a future curfew.
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Meadowbank Stadium site consultation 'misleading'

Campaigners accuse Edinburgh Council of attempting to mislead the public over the future of the stadium.
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Scottish FA move to Murrayfield 'right decision' say Edinburgh Council

The Scottish FA has been urged to "make the right decision" for football fans in Scotland and move to Murrayfield by Edinburgh council boss
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New designs for part of Edinburgh tram extension

City of Edinburgh Council will work with the emergency services to refine plans to extend the route.
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No confidence vote for firm responsible for 17 Edinburgh schools

City of Edinburgh Council called Edinburgh Schools Partnership's handling of building crisis "deplorable."
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Edinburgh Council has 'no confidence' in school repairs consortium

The council is now calling for regular inspections by independent surveyors of Edinburgh's 17 PPP schools.
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City of Edinburgh Council apology over injured pupil

Parents complained that an ambulance was not called after a head injury left their child confused and with memory loss.
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Parking permit rise to fund Sunday parking charges in Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh Council says the move would help pay for extra wardens.
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Council abandons Edinburgh music school plan

The City of Edinburgh Council says it is no longer proposing to split the school among four sites.
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City of Edinburgh Council proposes 3% council tax rise

The City of Edinburgh Council is considering the rise as it tries to make £21m savings.
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Fund will promote Edinburgh festivals' legacy

The City of Edinburgh Council is to invest millions in enhancing the status of its cultural celebrations.
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City of Edinburgh Council to be run by coalition

The SNP and Labour parties form a coalition to run the City of Edinburgh Council.
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