What The Dickins: A Tale Of Edinburgh City

Edinburgh Council loses a second STL Judicial Review….

We are DELIGHTED to let you know that Lord Braid published his decision in the Judicial Review which Iain Muirhead and I,  Louise Dickins of Dickins Edinburgh Ltd, brought against Edinburgh Council’s STL planning Guidance for Business and we WON. Or should that be we won JR2 too. What a…

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Meet our Team – Flo Simone
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We’d love you to Meet Our Team! This blog introduces the wonderful Flo Simone, our Sales and Guest Relations Executive. And if you didn’t already know it, after reading Flo’s story, you’ll know why we love her so much. Enjoy! Meet Our Team – Flo Simone  What brought you to…

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In Edinburgh, look up!

One sunny Saturday afternoon in September after working since 6am, my youngest son and I packed a bag with swimming costumes, a flask of tea and a packet of Island Bakery Lemon Melt biscuits (the best ever biscuits with pleasingly pretty packaging) and headed to an East Lothian beach with…

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Red Flags and Solutions for STL in Scotland

Our MD, Louise Dickins, attended a meeting with the Minister for Housing, Paul McLennan MSP, together with ASSC CEO Fiona Campbell on 11th July 2023. We were asked to highlight the red flags for our sector and report back. The Minister had our Red Flags and Solutions for STL in…

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Save Self Catering in Edinburgh – Judicial Review

In the week leading up to Christmas, I became one of four petitioners who brought a Judicial Review against Edinburgh Council’s Short Term Lets Licensing Scheme. When legislation is laid there is a three month window to challenge it and if you miss that timeframe, all opportunities to challenge at…

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