CITY leaders have effectively subsidised a payday loan company with £700,000 of council taxpayers’ money – despite their public opposition to the controversial lenders who charge massive interest rates to some of the city’s most vulnerable people.
Portobello High School to move on site this autumn, February 2014, News, Architecture and the built environment is an integral part of our society and we hope to provide a useful platform for debate, information and inspiration.
The fight is on to save one of Edinburgh’s finest Fringe venues from closure
The Edinburgh Reporter's insight:
St Stephen's Church has been put on the market for sale by the Church of Scotland. A community bid is likely to be made to try and keep it out of the hands of private developers. But there are restrictions on the future uses of the building in the titles, meaning that any developer might be restricted in what they could do with this large building.
Origami orchids, textiles dyed with plants and sculptures from storm-felled trees all feature in a new exhibition of work by artists with learning difficulties opening at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh today.
A PRIMARY school stage in an Edinburgh suburb isn’t where you would expect to find your average Mercury Music Prize nominated artist performing on a chilly Monday night in February, but then Kenny “King Creosote” Anderson has always liked to do things differently.