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Council graffiti stunt backfires

A HIGH-profile bid to bust graffiti ended with red faces after a cherry picker broke down – leaving two council workers stranded 40ft above...

Edinburgh faces flood -prevention fiasco

THE Scottish capital is heading for another trams-style disaster with its controversial flood-prevention scheme, critics warn. Edinburgh City Council is beefing up its flood defences...

Out-reg: Greens propose flogging Provost’s £500,000 personal plate

A LORD provost’s number plate is set to be sold off in a bid to raise cash from a council’s ‘truly useless assets.’ The ‘S0’...

Car park toll for businesses proposed in Scots first

A SCOTS city could become only the second in the UK to charge businesses for using their own parking spaces. The Labour party in Edinburgh...

Council backtrack on £30k spend for provost portraits

A CASH-strapped Scots council has shelved its plans to spend £30k on portraits of provosts after a furious public back-clash. Edinburgh City Council had planned...

Politicians to use public purse to fund provost portraits

A SCANDAL-HIT Scots council is pressing ahead with plans to spend up to £30,000 on portraits of provosts. Edinburgh Council caused outrage earlier this year...

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