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Essential Edinburgh Gets Official Approval

Essential Edinburgh has received a timely thumbs-up for the quality of its work. BIDs Scotland, which oversees Business Improvement District […]

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City Centre – Working well now and even better in future

These are exciting times for Edinburgh, and in particular for our city centre. But as we look ahead in the […]

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Planning for more success

That great American inventor and businessman, Thomas Edison, had a saying that should be pinned to the wall-planners of event […]

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Roddy Smith – Bidding to be Best

How businesses improve the city centre experience Edinburgh’s city centre Business Improvement District, or BID, is one of the largest […]

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Roddy Smith – Many hands make light work of enhancing the Capital for everyone

No less a leader than Winston Churchill said: “Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing, but reflection…” So with […]

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Year in Review 2016 – 2017

Like many companies, each year we look back at the previous 12 months and evaluate the projects, activities and initiatives […]

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Essential Edinburgh Win Place Marketing Award

We are delighted to have won the Place Marketing Award at the National BID Awards 2017 for our work with […]

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Essential Trends – BID Market Intelligence, October issue

Essential Edinburgh produces a monthly e-bulletin to highlight a wide range of performance data relating to the city centre, providing […]

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Roddy Smith: There’s a lot going on behind the scenes to make Edinburgh festival city of the world

The dust has now settled on another summer ­festival season, with this year being especially important as it was the […]

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Dedicated Partnership To Police City Centre

An innovative new project will see businesses in Edinburgh city centre working closely with Police Scotland in a new partnership. […]

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