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Launch Confirmed at Scotland’s Most Upmarket New Development

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 09:45
First glimpse of apartments ranging from £950,000 to £1,925,000. The most upmarket collection of new apartments to launch in Scotland’s recent history will finally start welcoming guests and prospective buyers from Saturday 19 January. Unlike anything ever launched in Edinburgh – and more akin in ambition and level of high-end style to a development built […]
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#MaryQueenofScots Scottish premiere in Edinburgh

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 19:25
The Scottish premiere of Mary Queen of Scots is being held in the Cameo this evening. The cast and some crew were at the castle for the First Minister’s reception at Edinburgh Castle, where the real queen spent some of her life, and gave birth to her only son. The film explores the turbulent life […]
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Investigation underway following serious assault

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 18:19
A police investigation is underway following the report of a serious assault in Armadale. The incident took place around 3.40pm on Sunday 13th January, when a man was seen being attacked by two men in a layby of the B8084/Station Road, near to the junction of Southdale Way. The two men are described as wearing dark […]
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Police confirm death of William Scott

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 17:15
Police have confirmed that the body of a man found in the Water of Leith is that of missing man William Scott. Mr Scott was reported missing on Tuesday, December 11th, from the Chesser area of the city. He was later found on Friday, January 4th, in the Water of Leith near to Victoria Bridge […]
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Greyfriars Bobby remembered

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 16:03
Lothian Labour MSP, Kezia Dugdale and her new puppy Brodie, a golden cocker spaniel puppy, supported the Dogs Trust at the annual Greyfriars Bobby commemorative event at Greyfriars Kirk today marking the 147th anniversary of the death of the Skye Terrier. The Dogs Trust have this year taken on the privilege of organising the annual […]
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Elderly woman robbed in own home

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 14:05
Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was robbed within her home in Niddrie Mill Avenue just after 7pm last night. The 88-year-old victim answered her door to a male who pushed past her into the property, before grabbing her purse and making off. Local officers were then contacted and inquiries are ongoing […]
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Hockey – Grove take over from Inverleith at the top

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:19
Division One (men): Grove Menzieshill 10, Grange 2; Dundee Wanderers 3, Clydesdale 3; Grange 3, Western Wildcats 2; Kelburne 4, Dundee Wanderers 4; Inverleith 1, Grove Menzieshill 7; Clydesdale 7, Dunfermline 4; Western Wildcats 6, Inverleith 3; Grove Menzieshill 9, Dundee Wanderers 1 (all at Dundee International Sports Centre). Grove Menzieshill have taken over at […]
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Do you own a star cat? – then enter the National Cat Awards!

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:37
You are invited to put your cat forward for one of the titles offered by the Cats Protection League in their competition. is your cat the Hero, or the Most Caring, or a Furr-Ever Friend? Now is your big chance to enter your favourite feline for the National Cat Awards  The final will be held […]
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Chinese New Year 2019 – Edinburgh celebrations planned

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:16
A Chinese Dragon met a mythical unicorn on the National Museum of Scotland rooftop this morning as the programme for Scotland’s largest ever Chinese New Year celebrations was announced Chinese Consul General Mr Pan Xinchun was joined by Edinburgh’s Lord Provost Frank Ross along with Professor Ian Baxter of the Confucius Institute at Heriot-Watt University. […]
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First Minister makes referral to independent advisers

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:34
Following the settlement of the action for Judicial Review raised by former First Minister Alex Salmond against the Scottish Government, it emerged that he had several calls and meetings with Nicola Sturgeon. In order to deal with speculation about the nature of those meetings, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday confirmed that she will make a […]
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Leading UK Network Provider Goes Platinum

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 06:33
ONE of the UK’s leading network providers has become one of only a select band of companies in the country to have been recognised with a prestigious industry accolade. Commsworld has been awarded ‘Platinum Partner’ status by Mitel, the globally-recognised leader in business communications.  Platinum Partner is the highest accreditation given by Mitel, distinguishing those […]
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Ice hockey – Reid stars as Racers win again

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 20:46
Elite League: Manchester Storm 7, Fife Flyers 4; Glasgow Clan 8, Milton Keynes Lightning 3; Dundee Stars 6, Sheffield Steelers 1. Scottish National League: Murrayfield Racers 7, Dundee Tigers 2. Ethan Reid was Man of the Match as Murrayfield Racers skated to a 7-2 home win over Dundee Tigers (picture above by Ian Coyle) in […]
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Hibs top ten refereeing injustices

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 17:34
Following almost weekly criticism of Scotland’s referees, I am taking a look back at ten decisions, some going back over 50 years, that still infuriate Hibs’ fans. 10 – On 18 November 1996, Hearts’ striker Stephane Paille confronted Hibs’ captain John ‘Yogi’ Hughes during an Edinburgh derby at Tynecastle. Yogi smiled at the Frenchman and […]
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Scotland’s property market may slow down due to uncertainty over Brexit

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 10:37
Scotland’s property market will continue to perform at a slower pace due to the uncertainty over Brexit before experiencing a boost in 2019, according to a leading estate agent. Matthew Gray, who heads Gilson Gray Property Services, believes conditions for buyers and sellers will remain as they were in 2018 until a resolution is made […]
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MSP calls for Holyrood to donate old computers to Africa

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 09:35
Gordon Macdonald MSP raised the matter of computers in his Members’ Debate in the Scottish Parliament last week, when he thanked the innovative partnership work that the Rotary Club and Turing Trust has undertaken in assisting over 41,000 students to gain vital digital literacy skills. Gordon Macdonald has written to The Scottish Parliament Corporate Body, […]
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Fashion – Craig Banks Tailoring for your best look

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 06:07
Craig Banks is a perfectionist. He admits that the reason he started up his own business on Thistle Street a year ago was to make his clients look the best they can. He himself is always immaculately turned out, and is the absolute poster boy for what his business sets out to do. His gorgeous […]
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Speedway – magnificent Max Fricke races to Aussie title

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 22:08
Former Edinburgh Monarchs star Max Fricke is celebrating after winning the Australian Championship. Rohan Tungate won the final round on his home circuit at Kurri Kurri circuit with a maximum but Fricke was second and that was enough to take the title. Fricke said: “It’s awesome. The win on the night would have been a […]
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Ice hockey – Ricci treble as Sheffield left seeing Stars

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 22:01
Elite League: Saturday: Sheffield Steelers 3, Dundee Stars 6; Milton Keynes Lightning 5, Fife Flyers 6 (after sudden death overtime) Glasgow Clan 2, Cardiff Devils 4. Fabrizio Ricci claimed a treble as Dundee Stars skated to a 6-3 win at play-off rivals Sheffield Steelers. Stars other marksmen were Drydn Dow, Matt Marquardt and Francois Bouchard. […]
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Edinburgh College and Universities to benefit from increased budget funding

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 21:10
Gordon Macdonald MSP has challenged political opponents to back the Scottish Government’s draft budget that will secure “substantial” funding for the Capital. The MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands has challenged political opponents to back the Scottish Government’s draft budget that plans to maintain investment in Scotland’s universities at over £1 billion as well as increasing spending […]
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Mary Queen of Scots to be premiered in Edinburgh

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 19:31
Mary Queen of Scots starring Saoirse Ronan with Jack Lowden, James McArdle and Karen Dunbar will have its Scottish premiere on Monday 14 January 2019 at the Cameo Picturehouse. It will follow a reception held by the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at Edinburgh Castle earlier in the evening for some of the stars. “Mary Queen […]
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