City of Edinburgh Council

Most Recent

  1. Video content

    Video caption: BBC Disclosure: My mouldy flat is bad for my health

    A BBC Disclosure investigation finds residents waiting up to five years for mouldy homes to be fixed.

  2. Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens to remain shut on Thursday

    Angie Brown

    Edinburgh and East reporter

    Princes Street Gardens

    Princes Street Gardens is to remain shut on Thursday following severe weather warnings in Edinburgh.

    Lauriston Castle will also remain closed on Thursday and The City Art Centre and Museum of Edinburgh will not reopen until 13:00.

    Household Waste and Recycling Centres have closed across the city and people are being advised to rebook their slots online.

    Mobile Covid testing units were closed early on Wednesday, although community testing centres remain open.

    The council's Forestry Service has also published advice should anyone have concerns around trees, including hanging branches and trunk movement, encouraging them to contact the service.

  3. 'Stay inside and lock doors and windows'

    Fallen tree

    City of Edinburgh Council has urged people to stay indoors during Storm Dudley.

    It said people should prepare for potential problems by:

    • Securing loose objects that could be blown away
    • Locking doors and windows, and especially large doors such as those on garages
    • Parking vehicles in a garage or keeping them clear of buildings, trees, walls and fences
    • Closing and securing loft trapdoors
    • Moving beds away from areas directly below chimney stacks, if the stacks are tall and in poor condition

    Officials said people should also not go outside to repair damage.