Ewan Klein

Short Life Working Group on Tourism and Communities

The following consultation document seeking input from groups and organisations has been circulated to Merchiston Community Council on behalf of Councillor Donald Wilson, Convener of Culture and Communities. Tourism in Edinburgh contributes in excess of £2.6 billion per year to the city economy and supports around 40,000 jobs. Edinburgh is the UK’s premier tourist destination …

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Sculpture uprooted

The sculpture known as Tree of Knowledge, created by Svetlana Kondakova and Maja Quille, was removed from Fountainbridge Green on 6 March 2019, after views were sought from Merchiston Community Council, Fountainbridge Canalside Initiative and Fountainbridge Sounding Board. It was commissioned by Edinburgh Napier University to form part of their new Fountainbridge halls of residence …

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