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Fishing – fly dressers to fore in city and Penicuik

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 16:39
The Edinburgh Fly Dressers Club has started its winter session and it meets every Wednesday at Slateford Bowling Club, Lanark Road, Edinburgh at 7:30pm. The programme features demonstrations and also provides structured sessions for beginners and anybody interested is invited to visit. In Penicuik, Fishers are hosting Thursday sessions in their shop in November and […]
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Police believe the Captain’s Road acid attack victim was ‘targetted’

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 14:13
A police investigation is underway after a 37-year-old woman was badly burned when acid was thrown in her face by a man in a dark hooded tracksuit as she answered the door of a property in Captain’s Road at 20:40 last night. Detectives believe she was the victim of a targeted attack and appealed for help to trace […]
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Light up a Life Appeal for St Columba’s

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 13:22
On 10 December at 6.30pm the Tree of Remembrance will be lit up in Charlotte Square Gardens. Before then you can donate to the Light Up a Life Appeal by making dedications and donations online. This year, the hospice marks its 40th anniversary and with it, four decades of its Light Up A Life appeal. […]
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The Changing Room invites men to Easter Road meeting on Monday

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 12:51
The Changing Room invites men to come along to Easter Road Stadium on Monday 12 November at 6pm to chat all things football – with a focus on mental strength in football. For 90 minutes we’ll talk football, Hibs and kick-off the conversation about men’s mental health in an environment that regularly brings men together. […]
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Christmas Ads 2018……

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 12:19
Yes here they come. The Christmas ads – or those which we have found so far. If you know of any others then do send us the link in the comments below. Some of them are pretty. Some cost a fortune. All to entice you to get your purse or wallet out this Christmas and […]
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Take a look at the new lighting at the Ross Fountain

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 10:43
The Ross Fountain in Edinburgh’s West Princes Street Gardens glistened for the first time when the new lighting was switched on last week. The recently restored water feature in West Princes Street Gardens is now fitted with a low energy, state of the art, waterproof LED system integral within the fountain pools which will project […]
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Open air service in Leith today to remember the Quintinshill Disaster

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 09:13
Remembering those from Leith who died in the Quintinshill Disaster There is a restored railway coach from the same type of train used to take soldiers to Liverpool in 2015 in Leith just in front of the Malmaison. 498 members of The Royal Scots were on their way to Liverpool to embark for Gallipoli when […]
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Government looking at 20mph rollout across Scotland

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 08:57
The Scottish Government is to consider whether speed limits in built up areas should be reduced across the country from 30mph to 20mph. They have designated the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee who will invite views from the public and other interested parties as to whether they would support such a move. The Restricted Roads(20mph […]
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THEIR NAME LIVETH – Remembrance event at Holyrood on Sunday

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 08:51
On Sunday evening there will be a projection of the names of all the 134,712 people whose names are listed in the Scottish National War Memorial Roll of Honour. These include servicemen and women, nurses, Merchant Navy personnel and overseas servicemen who fought for Scotland. Beginning at 5.00pm the event will conclude at midnight with […]
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Defensive error costs Hibs at wind-swept Pittodrie

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 08:40
A defensive error just before half time cost Hibs a share of the points against Aberdeen at a wind-swept Pittodrie last night. Neil Lennon made four changes to his starting XI that lost to St Johnstone last Saturday  with Ryan Porteous, Darren McGregor, Vykintas Slivka and Flo Kamberi replacing Steven Whittaker, Daryl Horgan, Emerson Hyndman and […]
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Important colourist work included in upcoming sale

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 07:26
At the end of November the Edinburgh auction house Bonhams will include some important works including that by the major Scottish Colourist, Samuel Peploe (1871-1935) in their Pictures Sale. Bonhams Head of Scottish Art, Chris Brickley said, “Peploe spent his entire career striving to achieve the perfect Still Life. He would often arrange and re-arrange […]
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Ann Budge Vows To Ban Those Guilty of Violence

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 22:19
Hearts owner Ann Budge has said any fan found guilty of what she described as ‘acts of violence’ will face an indefinite ban from Tynecastle. Mrs Budge issued a statement on the official Hearts website and declared that anyone found guilty of damaging Tynecastle, or any other stadium, throwing objects on to the field or […]
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Archaeologists believe this is where Edinburgh began

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 17:00
Archaeologists believe they have found the remains of a 12th century home in the Cowgate which was built before Edinburgh itself. The building lies alongside what the archaeologists believe would have been the town wall, offering the first evidence of occupation in an area away from the castle where most people at that time would […]
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Enjoy the gift of time from CALA this November

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 16:40
CALA Homes (East) is offering the ‘Gift of Time’ this Christmas by enabling buyers to reserve select homes by the end of November at a reduced fee of £500, with nothing more to pay until February 2019. With a choice of 3, 4 and 5-bedroom homes and 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments available at locations throughout Edinburgh and […]
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Kevin Harper follows in the footsteps of Hibs’ legend Joe Baker

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 16:39
  Former Hibs’ striker Kevin Harper has followed in the footsteps of club legend Joe Baker by taking over the manager’s post at Albion Rovers. The 42-year-old started his career under Alex Miller at Easter Road, making his debut as a 17-year-old. His goals against Hearts in the Edinburgh derbies made him a favourite amongst […]
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MP backing award-winning disability employment programme

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 16:14
Joanna Cherry QC MP is backing Leonard Cheshire’s award-winning Change 100 disability employment programme and is urging employers to sign up for the innovative scheme.   The charity’s Change 100 programme brings together top employers and talented students and graduates with disabilities to offer three months of paid work experience. Since its launch in 2014, […]
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Man and woman charged with Bathgate robberies

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 15:49
Police have charged two people in connection with three armed robberies on business premises in the Hopetoun Street, George Street and Millburn Road areas of Bathgate which took place between Friday 2nd November and Thursday 8th November. During this time quantities of cash were stolen and local resources were supported by specialist colleagues as officers […]
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Hibs to hold a Burns Themed Night on Friday 25 January 2019

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:17
Hibs are holding a Burns Themed Night on Friday 25 January 2019. The evening will take place within in the Edinburgh Suite for an evening full of entertainment to celebrate the life and work of Robert Burns. Doors for the Burns Themed Dinner will open at 7pm with a piper welcoming guests as they enter […]
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The Royal Regiment of Scotland Boxing Night 2018

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:05
Last night (Thursday) at the Oriam Sports Performance Centre Edinburgh, The Royal Regiment of Scotland (SCOTS) competed, internally, in a Regimental Boxing Event. The five Regular battalions and the two Reserve battalions were represented by boxers competing for battalion pride and ‘bragging rights’. This was the third iteration of the bi-annual event, which was first […]
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Cutting edge eco-friendly offices in Fife – coming soon

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:03
IMAGES REVEALED OF CUTTING EDGE, ECO FRIENDLY OFFICE HUB COMING TO KINROSS Development will include new Head Office for construction, storage & leisure firm webster group Entrepreneur Daniel Webster from Kinross, who is behind a burgeoning business group encompassing construction, ballooning, honey production, and self storage, has released CGI images of what his new Head […]
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