The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, vehicle-free Sundays and Summertime Streets, North Bridge refurbishment, Royal Mile barriers, Oor Wullie Big Bucket Trail, Fishmarket Close elephant, coloured limewash in the Old Town, review by Donald Smith of Aspects of Edinburgh: poems by Stewart Conn with drawings by John Knight photo-essay on "plastic flowers", events and happenings; OTA activities.
City of Edinburgh Council initiatives including vehicle-free Sundays, Active Travel Action Plan, City Centre Transformation Project, City Mobility Plan and Low Emission Zones; proposed transient visitor levy ("tourist tax"); restoration of Edinburgh panorama; early appearances of the famous; photo-essay on "ghost signs"; events and happenings; OTA activities.
Vehicle-free Sundays; City Council aspirations; cycle hire scheme; silent discos; historic wooden water pipes; Christmas trees: cheers and boos; reading list of University of Edinburgh course Edinburgh in Fiction; Edinburgh City Archives, events and happenings; OTA activities.
Tourism destroying living community of the Old Town; Banning pavement advertising, with photo-essay of advertising "sheds"; commemorating the 1918 Armistice in Edinburgh; restoration of Picturesque Bits from Old Edinburgh; reviews of The Edinburgh of John Kay by Eric Melvin, The Other Robert, Fergusson the Poet Who Inspired Burns by Rick Wilson, and Book Lovers' Edinburgh by Alan Foster; new membership leaflet, events and happenings; OTA activities.
Report of AGM; holiday lets destroy communities; our unpleasant streets (précis of report by Old Town Community Council); all change at Abbey Strand; remembering Elsie Inglis; virtual tour of National Museum of Scotland; events and happenings; OTA Activities. Also available to download is the Review of 2017.
Balancing the needs of residents, businesses and visitors: Christmas lights, tartan tat, Edinburgh (Scotland) and Dunedin (New Zealand), Airbnb in New Zealand, busking controls, cafés reverting to shops, portait of Anna Morton donated to the Patrick Geddes Centre, events and happenings; OTA Activities.
Too many visitors; Women in War; Photo-essay on bus stops and police boxes - real and filmic; By Leaves We Live, new sculpture at Riddle's Court; Book Review: Enlightenment Edinburgh by Sheila Szatkowski; Election results for Westminster and Edinburgh City Council; Events and happenings; OTA Activities.
Threat to the Former Royal High School; Elections to the City of Edinburgh Council; Canongate Stars and Stories; Sibbald's Walk; classic books for ther Cowgate Under 5s; Secret Edinburgh – An Unusual Guide by Hannah Robinson; St Cecilia's Hall re-opens; photo essay on Old Town murals.