Everything you need to know ahead of the Council election

The Council Elections will take place on May 4.
The Council Elections will take place on May 4.
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With hustings taking place across the Capital, including live on the Edinburgh Evening News Facebook later tonight, we take a look at all the key information you need ahead of the council elections.

The battle lines have been drawn, the manifestos launched, so what else do you need to know ahead of the key day on May 4.

Policies

Much has been made about how parties would improve investment, local services and other issues. Here’s a breakdown of some of the policies in the Capital.

Jobs and business

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Sport and facilities

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Key local issues

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Housing

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Wards

COLINTON/FAIRMILEHEAD - SIGHTHILL/GORGIE - INVERLEITH - CORSTROPHINE/MURRAYFIELD

Who’s standing and who took your ward last time? Here’s everything you need to know if you stay in one of the wards listed above.

LEITH - SOUTHSIDE/NEWINGTON - LIBERTON - CRAIGENTINNY/DUDDINGSTON

Major changes could be afoot in these wards, with everything still to play for.

CITY CENTRE - LEITH WALK - MORNINGSIDE - FOUNTAINBRIDGE/CRAIGLOCKHART

Will there be a change in these seats?

ALMOND - PENTLAND HILLS - DRUM BRAE/ GYLE - FORTH

These key battle grounds could hold the key to the City Chambers