Edinburgh marketing chief reportedly quits

THE head of the body which markets Edinburgh has reportedly quit.

Writes Paul Hutcheon, in the Sunday Herald, Lucy Bird has stepped down as chief executive of Marketing Edinburgh.

Earlier in the year, Marketing Edinburgh was embroiled in a row – reported by Hutcheon – over a slogan to market the city, Incredinburgh.

The story was splashed yesterday in the Edinburgh Evening News, under the heading: Bird Stuffed by Turkey.