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Hearts to close part of Tynecastle in response to fans misbehaviour

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 21:53
Hearts have announced they will close part of Tynecastle for the final two home games of this season following another outbreak of fans misbehaviour. During last Saturday’s game with Hibernian, pyrotechnics, coins and even a coconut were thrown on to the Tynecastle pitch. In addition, a man has been charged with hate crime and there […]
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Gaël Bigirimana focusing on regaining first team squad place

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 17:26
Midfielder Gaël Bigirimana played in Hibs SPFL Reserve League outing away to Rangers having not featured for the first team since his debut against Aberdeen at the beginning of February. The 25-year-old is now focussing on trying to impress in training and in SPFL Reserve League matches as he aims to help the team in […]
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Man convicted of murdering wife in Pennywell Road home

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 17:12
A man has who killed his partner in Edinburgh last year has been convicted.  Robert Douglas was found guilty at Livingston High Court of the murder of Marie Walker at their home in Pennywell Road on 6th August 2018. Officers were contacted after Marie’s daughter raised concerns for her welfare and, after attending at the […]
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Teenager arrested for hate crime during Edinburgh derby

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 17:06
A 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a hate crime at Tynecastle Stadium. The incident happened on Saturday, April 6, and was reported to police on Monday, April 8. The man will appear at court at a later date. Inspector Kieran Dougal of Wester Hailes Police Station said: “These crimes are […]
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Belmond Royal Scotsman off on a whisky adventure

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 15:28
The Belmond Royal Scotsman was in Waverley at lunchtime before heading for the Highlands on the Scotch Malt Whisky Trail. The guests were off for four nights aboard the luxury train with all meals prepared by Head Chef Mark Tamburrini and served in one of the two dining cars. Mark prepares Kyle of Lochalsh langoustines […]
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Edinburgh Science Festival – Melody and Sam : Record Breakers

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 14:38
Science in the Spotlight, the special theatre-meets-science strand of the Festival returns with another world premiere, Melody and Sam: Record Breakers, a hilarious and tender story of determination, friendship and record-breaking success. Directed by Caitlin Skinner and developed with support from Creative Scotland through the Scottish Government’s Festivals Expo Fund and presented at The Pleasance, the […]
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Jackie Bird steps down from BBC Reporting Scotland

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 14:31
One of the most recognisable fans on BBC news, Jackie Bird, has presented her final bulletin. The presenter has been the main face of Reporting Scotland for the last 30 years. However last night she left the studios with all but a few close colleagues unaware that she’d presented her final programme. “I’m not leaving […]
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Two Edinburgh finalists at the Wella Professional awards

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 12:40
Two of the creative directors at Edinburgh salon, SESH Hairdressing have been named as Scottish finalists in the Wella Professional annual Trend Vision Award for the Male Grooming and Runway category. The Wella Professionals TrendVision Award is an iconic industry competition and a spectacular platform for true creativity, where up and coming stylists, as well […]
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Sweet Charity coming to the Church Hill Theatre next week

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 12:13
Edinburgh Music Theatre, one of Edinburgh’s most celebrated amateur groups, are bringing their production of the Swinging Sixties musical Sweet Charity to the Church Hill Theatre on 16-20 April. Sweet Charity follows the trials and tribulations of Charity Hope Valentine as she searches for love in the strangest places in 60s New York. Charity is […]
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Ocean Terminal unveils outsize Easter Egg hunt

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 12:07
Ocean Terminal which is about to be renamed Porta, has unveiled Scotland’s most outsize indoor Easter egg hunt, as part of its calendar of Easter activities for families visiting the centre. Six giant eggs each measuring 1.5m high with bespoke designs have been placed throughout the centre in the countdown to the Easter weekend and […]
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MSP welcomes space firm to Midlothian Constituency

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:49
AN EDINBURGH-based rocket developer has been praised for its ‘investment in local resources’ during a visit to its new production centre by local MSP Colin Beattie. The MSP for Midlothian North and Musselburgh visited Skyrora’s cutting-edge production facility in Loanhead, commending the rocket firm for their role in boosting Scotland’s space sector. The Midlothian site […]
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Postgraduate photography programme begins this September at Edinburgh Napier

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 10:56
Edinburgh Napier University is adding to its creative portfolio with a new postgraduate programme in Photography. The new programme – which will be taught within the University’s School of Arts and Creative Industries – will lead to either a Masters of Art (MA) or Masters of Fine Art (MFA) degree. The MFA degree in Photography […]
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Speedway – Monarchs go hunting for Wolves

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 09:26
SGB Premiership cracks Wolverhampton Wolves open the Armadale season for The Staggs Bar Edinburgh Moanrchs on Friday (tapes-up 7.30pm). The match is being raced for the Red Box Properties Trophy, and will support Cancer research UK with a collection during the evening. Monarchs’ team manager Alex Harkess admitted that Wolverhampton are formidable opposition. He added: […]
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World Parkinson’s Day – raising awareness is key

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 00:01
Today buildings all over Scotland will light up to signify that it is World Parkinson’s Day. But although we all know the name, it seems that few of us have a real understanding of the condition. More than half of those with Parkinson’s have avoided social situations because of poor public understanding. The condition affects […]
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Cycle route to link Union Canal and The Meadows

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 21:43
Cyclists will soon no longer have to negotiate a “daunting junction” as the city council presses ahead with delayed plans for a safe route between The Meadows and the Union Canal. The council has relaunched a public consultation on plans to provide a new and improved cycle and walking connection between the two destinations after […]
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Save Leith Walk publish alternative plans for Stead’s Place

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 20:42
Campaigners have published their ambitious alternative vision for the heart of Leith Walk. Drum Property Group had controversial plans for Stead’s Place unanimously turned down by the city council’s development management sub-committee in January. The company has not yet launched an appeal or indicated that fresh plans will be submitted. The company proposed to demolish the […]
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Leith Walk byelection 2019 – Lorna Slater

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 20:23
We asked all #LeithWalkbyelection candidates for interview This is Lorna Slater Scottish Greens pic.twitter.com/ftqgcgGwHc — Edinburgh Reporter (@EdinReporter) April 10, 2019 Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm and will be at: Lorne Primary SchoolNorton Park Conference CentreHoly Cross RC Primary SchoolEbenezer United Free Church HallRoyal Navy and Royal Marine Association ClubBroughton NurseryPilrig […]
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Leith Walk byelection 2019 – John Scott, Independent

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 20:19
We asked all #LeithWalkbyelection candidates for interview This is John Scott Independent pic.twitter.com/OfyVkXBgoE — Edinburgh Reporter (@EdinReporter) April 10, 2019 Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm and will be at: Lorne Primary SchoolNorton Park Conference CentreHoly Cross RC Primary SchoolEbenezer United Free Church HallRoyal Navy and Royal Marine Association ClubBroughton NurseryPilrig St […]
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Leith Walk byelection 2019 – Rob Munn

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 20:14
We asked all #LeithWalkbyelection candidates for interview This is Rob Munn SNP pic.twitter.com/d9w7ml6Ejx — Edinburgh Reporter (@EdinReporter) April 10, 2019 Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm and will be at: Lorne Primary SchoolNorton Park Conference CentreHoly Cross RC Primary SchoolEbenezer United Free Church HallRoyal Navy and Royal Marine Association ClubBroughton NurseryPilrig St […]
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Leith Walk byelection 2019 – Tom Laird

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 20:11
We asked all #LeithWalkbyelection candidates for interview This is Tom Laird Scottish Libertarian pic.twitter.com/5x7WZTxqld — Edinburgh Reporter (@EdinReporter) April 10, 2019 Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm and will be at: Lorne Primary SchoolNorton Park Conference CentreHoly Cross RC Primary SchoolEbenezer United Free Church HallRoyal Navy and Royal Marine Association ClubBroughton NurseryPilrig […]
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