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Colony of Artists 2018 – open today between 12 noon and 6pm

1 hour 25 min ago
Colony of Artists takes place today. To find out more visit www.colony-of-artists.com These two-storey dwellings are a unique architectural feature in Edinburgh. They were originally built in the 19th century to provide quality homes for the city’s artisan workers. The exhibition was the idea of resident artist Gill Smith, inspired by the Pittenweem Arts Festival where artists […]
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Lord Provost throws the first stone at Edinburgh Curling Club

1 hour 25 min ago
Work is now complete at Edinburgh Curling Club at Murrayfield.  A new £850,000 ice pad  has been installed there,  with more than £500,000 raised by club members as part of a £1.1 million project which will include replacing the building’s external cladding. An estimated 1600 members from 80 clubs based at the rink will benefit […]
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‘Mass Serve’ launches Craiglockhart’s Festival of Tennis.

1 hour 32 min ago
New courts welcomed in with Exhibition tennis and drop-in taster sessions Edinburgh Leisure’s flagship tennis facility at Craiglockhart has been set up with six new outdoor tennis courts, having secured funding from Tennis Scotland and sportscotland. The front four courts have been reconfigured and extended to create five courts, all with floodlights and a centre […]
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Thomas Agyepong credits Neil Lennon with instilling braveness in his wingers

2 hours 32 min ago
Thomas Agyepong is enjoying his football and credits Neil Lennon with instilling a confidence and braveness in his wingers to express themselves. The  Ghanaian international who is on-loan from Manchester City is becoming a cult figure amongst the Easter Road fans with his direct style of play. His performance last week against Kilmarnock had the fans on […]
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Holiday homes for your weekends away

3 hours 25 min ago
BUSY AUTUMN AHEAD AT BALLOCH PARK   – Buy to let lodges attract savvy Capital investors     With a new show lodge about to launch, a busy autumn beckons at Balloch Park, the residential and buy to let development at Mains of Taymouth Country Estate and Golf Course at Kenmore. Stunning two and three bedroom […]
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At The Scottish Arts Club this month

3 hours 57 min ago
A membership to the Scottish Arts Club is not essential to joining in with all of their events, but you might find it useful! The club is a great place to stop and have a coffee at the West End or a light lunch in their restaurant. Here is what they have on offer this […]
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Nikki puts them under starters orders at Race for Life Pretty Muddy

4 hours 24 min ago
Nikki Martin sounded the horn at the Race for Life Pretty Muddy yesterday the signal for more than 3,700 women and children to begin the mud-splattered event at the Royal Highland Centre. The event was a fundraiser for Cancer Research UK, and Nikki was chosen as she was diagnosed with breast cancer after life-saving open heart surgery. […]
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Ice hockey – Beattie expected to make debut

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 22:15
New signing Sean Beattie is expected to make this Murrayfield Racers debut when they clash with Dundee Tigers at Murrayfield on Sunday in the Scottish National League. The face-off is 6pm and Racers come into the game after earning a 3-3 draw at reigning Scottish National League champions, Dundee Comets on Tayside on Saturday night. […]
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Fishing -big fish still being hooked at Harlaw

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 21:23
Day permits have been reduced to £20 from £25 because of the low water level at Harlaw and Threipmuir reservoirs and anglers are reminded to be careful on the steep banks. Big fish are still being hooked. Ronnie Robinson took his 7lb 8oz fish on a Viva-based rabbit zonker in black and green with a […]
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TAKE OVAR for Target Ovarian Cancer!

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 21:06
When Michael Jamieson’s friend Katie died four years ago she was just 21. On the day when she should have been attending her graduation ceremony, Katie’s Edinburgh University professors drove to her home in the north of Scotland to present her with her degree. Shortly afterwards Katie died, half way through a course of chemotherapy. […]
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League Leaders Draw a Blank at Tynecastle

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 20:46
Heart of Midlothian 0 Livingston 0 Ladbrokes Premiership – Saturday 22nd September 2018 – Tynecastle Park One hour before kick-off on Saturday came the first inkling that this wasn’t going to be Hearts day. The league leaders announced their team for their Ladbrokes Premiership meeting with Livingston at Tynecastle Park. The name of Uche Ikpeazu […]
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Have a Highland day out with all the family this autumn

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 19:34
SWAP PAVEMENT POUNDING FOR GOLD PANNING and CITYSCAPES FOR MOUNTAIN PEAKS Something for all the family at Highland Safaris this Autumn Swap pavement pounding for gold panning, people watching for nature spotting, and cityscapes for mountain peaks! Award winning visitor attraction, Highland Safaris, in the small hamlet of Dull near Aberfeldy, has everything City families […]
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Hibs move into second place with impressive 3-0 win over Dundee

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 18:26
Hibs moved into second place in the table thanks to an impressive 3-0 away win over Dundee at Dens Park this afternoon. Neil Lennon made three changes to the starting XI that beat Kilmarnock last weekend with Mark Milligan, Paul Hanlon and Vykintas Slivka replacing Ryan Porteous, Steven Whittaker, and Emerson Hyndman. Jamie Maclaren missed out […]
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Get out of town to Karelia House for all your crafting supplies

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 15:31
CITY CHOICE.. COUNTRY FEELING!  Karelia House Crafting Centre has as much choice, if not more, as top city centre department stores – and is a day out in itself! If you’re creative, and looking for an Autumn Day Out, or want to start your Christmas shopping for the craft lover in your life, Karelia House […]
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Living out of town – with a bespoke new home

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 13:31
Contemporary homes with superior specification, plus games rooms or separate apartments, can be tailored to suit your individual taste and lifestyle   With reduced prices now from £435,000, webster homes is offering five luxury country homes at its development at Gairneybank, Kinross, all of which can be tailored to suit buyers in terms of layout, extra […]
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Edinburgh volunteer manages cancer by helping others

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 13:12
An Edinburgh man has won a prestigious award from a Scottish charity for his work in ensuring local people, including those with cancer and dementia, don’t miss out on regular walks in their local community. Paths for All presented Tony Lewty with the Health Walk Volunteer of the Year award at the Scottish Parliament on […]
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Lost Voice Guy brings the house down at AGM

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 12:23
BRITAIN’S Got Talent winner, Lee Ridley, performed a special show to help promote the work one of Scotland’s leading providers of care and specialist housing for people with disabilities. Lee, who shot to fame by winning this year’s series of the ITV talent show, performed a laughter-filled routine as the main guest at the AGM of Blackwood, which explored his […]
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William Hill Scottish Cup returns this weekend

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 12:11
The William Hill Scottish Cup returns this weekend, with 34 teams from across the country looking to book their place in the second round of the competition. Civil Service Strollers make the trip to face Forres Mechanics, who find themselves on an 11 match scoring run in the competition, while East Stirlingshire travel north to […]
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Edinburgh-based charity unveils ambitious expansion plans

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 12:05
As it announces its 5,000th successful operation, Edinburgh-based charity Kids Operating Room (KidsOR) has revealed shocking statistics on the preventable deaths of millions of children in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Despite great strides to reduce global child mortality, research shows that approximately 1.7 billion children with routinely treatable conditions lack access to safe, affordable surgical […]
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David Gray expects tough game against bottom of the league Dundee

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 10:30
Hibs’ skipper David Gray is anticipating a tough game against bottom of the table Dundee at Dens Park this afternoon. Neil McCann’s side have lost their opening five games and many believe that his future could rest on today’s result. Gray expects the Dundee players to respond accordingly but he believes that Hibs have the […]
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