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The 369 Gallery – a glorious movement in Scotland’s cultural landscape

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 18:55
It was a remarkable movement in Scottish art which emerged in Edinburgh in the latter part of the last century. Now the 369 Gallery has sprung to life again with the first of two major retrospective exhibitions at Summerhall, the multi-arts complex on the Meadows. 369 Gallery Remembered: The Women, features the work of the […]
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Scotch Whisky Experience wins top visitor attraction award

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 18:50
One of the capital’s major tourist attractions, The Scotch Whisky Experience (SWE), has won top prize for its 30th anniversary marketing campaign at the Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions awards today. The whisky centre celebrated their month long digital birthday message celebrating the connections between the whisky industries and tourism, and SWE’s position in both […]
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At the Gilded Balloon Rose Theatre in December – Sing Sistah Sing!

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 18:03
This could be the Christmas show you have been waiting for. A bit of a different twist on some Christmas classics, and some not so traditional tunes for this time of year. Andrea Baker, the internationally-renowned mezzo soprano, and pianist Richard Lewis will present a tinsel-tinged edition of Sing Sistah Sing! This will be a […]
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First Minister says Neil Lennon conducted himself with ‘great dignity’

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 17:15
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said that Hibs’ Head Coach Neil Lennon conducted himself with ‘great dignity’ at the press conference after he was struck by a coin during the Edinburgh derby on 31st October. Lennon was struck after celebrating a disallowed ‘goal’ near the end of the ill-tempered game which finished goalless. He later described […]
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Aldi looking for charities to use their unsold food – register now

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 16:00
Aldi wants all charities and food banks to register with them for a free donation this Christmas. They propose to redistribute any fresh unsold food left in their stores this Christmas Eve to local charities. So if you are involved with a charity or a good cause then get in touch with the company’s Corporate […]
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Sam Skinner debuts on Hogg’s return from Injury

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 15:32
Glasgow Warriors’ and British & Irish Lions’ full-back, Stuart Hogg, returns to Scotland’s starting line-up for this Saturday’s Autumn Test against Fiji in front of a capacity crowd at BT Murrayfield Stadium (kick-off 2.30pm). Hogg has been absent from competitive action since having surgery on an ankle injury he sustained in September, while representing his […]
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Old Curiosity Gin – that’s curious!

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:22
The gin made in the Secret Herb Garden just outside Edinburgh might just transform your Christmas this year. Certainly when you put it in a glass with tonic water it changes colour from a festive blush to vibrant pink! The change comes about as a result of a natural reaction and adjustment of the PH […]
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Places Gym Club opens on Saturday

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:49
A new gym will open this weekend in Leith. On 10 November 2018 the latest Places Gym Club will open on Leith Walk as part of the ongoing Engine Yard development. Places Gym Edinburgh is the first club to open in the new boutique style. With investment over £700k, the Club provides high quality facilities […]
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Three Hibs’ players in ‘Socceroos’ squad for South Korea and Lebanon fixtures

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:37
Three Hibs’ players have been included in the ‘Socceroos’ squad for the games against South Korea and Lebanon later this month. Jamie MacLaren, (pictured), Mark Milligan and Martin Boyle will all travel to the fixtures. Australia’s manager Graham Arnold has singled out MacLaren in particular as being a player he is keen to see in […]
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Ice hockey – Hartmann added to Britain’s coaching staff

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:50
Edinburgh-based Richard Hartmann has been appointed as an assistant coach of Great Britain under-20s. The 43-year-old replaces Martin Grubb who was named as head coach of Great Britain under-18 squad in August. The Slovakian-born forward completes the under-20 coaching staff and will work alongside head coach Slava Koulikov and fellow assistant Aaron Nell. Hartmann has […]
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Bethany asks you to buy an ethical Christmas tree this year

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:05
Bethany Christian Trust would like to suggest that you help their work by purchasing an ethical Christmas tree. You can buy a Grade One Nordman fir tree and the money raised will go towards providing hot meals and a safe place to sleep at Bethany’s Winter Care Shelter. Caring Christmas Trees is a unique social […]
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Hibs’ long-serving full-back Lewis Stevenson signs contract extension

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:42
Hibs’ long serving full-back Lewis Stevenson has signed a contract extension, keeping him at the club until 2021. The 30-year-old Academy product, who has played 424 times since coming through the youth ranks is delighted to have put pen to paper on the deal. Stevenson was man of the match in the CIS League Cup […]
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Witness appeal following unprovoked Grassmarket attacks

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:25
Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted murder and two serious assaults in the city centre which happened around 3.35am this morning within the Grassmarket. Two women were standing at the vennel next to the Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel when they were approached by a man who engaged them in conversation before walking off towards Lothian Road. A […]
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Scottish SPCA release 12-week-old gannet at Aberdour

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:18
The Scottish SPCA recently released Boat, a 12-week-old gannet, who was rescued as a young chick in August near Bass Rock on the Firth of Forth. Scotland’s animal welfare charity has cared for Boat for three months after he was separated from his parents during a storm with high winds. National Wildlife Rescue Centre Manager […]
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Theatrical work at Edinburgh Napier University highlighting war trauma

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 08:21
A new theatrical work to be staged next week at Craiglockhart Chapel at Edinburgh Napier University will highlight the causes and effect of shellshock. The university’s School of Arts and Creative Industries commissioned the special piece written and directed by Anna Furse who is a professor at Goldsmiths University of London and artistic director of […]
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New look for the New Town and George Street on display today

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 00:01
The new look for George Street and the New Town, which is a concept design only and not the final blueprint, is going on display today at the City Art Centre. This is the result of discussions with those who run businesses in the city, community groups and special interest groups. There is a real […]
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Man who sexually abused children in Fife and East Lothian jailed for 10-years

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 21:15
A 51-year-old man who sexually abused children between 1983 and 2016 in Fife and East Lothian has today been sentenced to 10 years in prison at the High Court in Edinburgh. Raymond Oldham  pled guilty to six charges of sexual abuse at the High Court in Glasgow on 3 October, which included offences of rape […]
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Police investigate deliberate fire at a pavilion in Dalkeith

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 20:23
Police are appealing for witnesses following a deliberate fire at a pavilion in Dalkeith which was reported around 6.40pm on Tuesday 6th of November in the Newmills Road area of the town. Detective Inspector Paul Batten said: “A fire was deliberately started at the pavilion and the building was severely damaged. Fortunately no one was hurt. “Officers are […]
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Renewed appeal after police link two robberies in Bathgate

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 20:08
Police  are renewing their appeal for information following two armed robberies in Bathgate which officers are linking. The first happened at a bookmakers in Hopetoun Street on Friday 2nd November at around 7.20pm when a man who had been using a gaming machine inside the premises threatened a female member of staff with a meat […]
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Contract extensions for two Hibs’ teenagers

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 19:39
Jamie Gullan and Josh Campbell have both signed contract extensions with Hibernian, keeping them at the club until 2022. Both have been regular features in the Hibs Development Squad over the past few seasons. 19-year-old Gullan who has two first team appearances to his name, told Hibernian Media: “I was over the moon to sign the deal. I […]
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