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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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Leith Walk byelection – Kevin Illingworth

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 20:05
We asked all #LeithWalkbyelection candidates for interview This is Kevin Illingworth Independent pic.twitter.com/illddj6XGP — 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 – Nick Gardner

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 20:04
We asked all #LeithWalkbyelection candidates for interview This is Nick Gardner Scottish Labour pic.twitter.com/8S7nwhFzEc — 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 – Jack Caldwell

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 20:03
We asked all #LeithWalkbyelection candidates for interview This is Jack Caldwell Liberal Democrat pic.twitter.com/Eg7pbkWs2X — 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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Candidate in the Leith Walk byelection – Steven Alexander

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 20:02
We asked all #LeithWalkbyelection candidates for interview and this is Steven Alexander of UKIP pic.twitter.com/i6Nl0xlTLm — 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 […]
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Poem by Alexander McCall Smith up for auction at Eric Liddell Centre Going for Gold Gala

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 18:35
A poem penned by author Alexander McCall Smith CBE will be one of the auction items at the 2019 Eric Liddell Centre Going For Gold Gala which is on 26 April. Entitled, On running, and trying to run, it will be signed by the 44 Scotland Street author with guests and fans alike now able to […]
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Teenager arrested after armed police called to flats in Gorebridge

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 15:58
Several BB guns were recovered after armed police were called Hunterfield Terrace in Gorebridge, Midlothian, at 4.30pm yesterday. Officer surrounded a block of flats for more than four hours and a 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged with a communications offence. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in Midlothian can confirm that a 16-year-old male […]
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Man due in court following alleged murder bid

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 15:48
A 51-year old man has been charged by police after allegedly trying to kill a woman in a flat in Old Tolbooth Wynd shortly after 1am this morning. A 51-year-old woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries before being released . A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in Edinburgh have charged a 51-year-old man […]
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Fire and Physics at the ESF!

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 14:50
StrongWomen Science is a brand-new circus science show at Edinburgh Science Festival starring two women scientists turned circus performers. If you have ever wanted to know how you balance a chair on your chin, if you can juggle liquid, or how circus performers eat fire? In this fun, lively and fast-paced family show StrongWomen Aoife […]
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Final chance for a golden opportunity in Balerno

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 17:07
A premium home builder is offering buyers a final chance to snap up properties in the desirable suburb of Balerno for a fraction of the price. On offer via the City of Edinburgh Council’s Golden Share scheme, CALA Homes (East) is giving house hunters the opportunity to purchase one of just three remaining ‘Golden Share’ […]
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How to tackle Scotland’s “Munro sized” 5G hurdles

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 17:03
A UNITED approach is vital for overcoming Scotland’s vast geographical hurdles when it comes to 5G, according to a leading telecoms expert. CEO of Commsworld, Ricky Nicol, believes that positive collaboration is required toensure that Scotland does not fall behind because of the challenges of 5Grollout. It is thought that an extra 400,000 phone masts […]
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Blackwood scores high with care watchdog

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 17:00
EDINBURGH-based care specialist Blackwood has been praised by Scotland’s major regulatory body for helping people with disabilities live life to the fullest. Following an inspection from the Care Inspectorate, Blackwood has received commendation for the significant steps it has taken to improve services in Edinburgh and the South East, while placing a focus on technology […]
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Thomas Agyepong returns to action for Development Squad

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 16:52
Thomas Agyepong returned to action in yesterday’s SPFL Reserve League match away to Rangers. The Ghanaian winger played 45 minutes in the 3-2 defeat on his comeback from injury. He last featured in November’s match at home to Dundee, and now aims to play a part in the final five fixtures of the campaign. After […]
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High value theft from car showroom in East Calder

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 16:41
Police are investigating a break-in to Calder Motor Company’s showroom on the Camps Industrial Estate, East Calder which happened between 1.30am and 6am this morning. A white Audi RS3 (registration number YF65 XLF) and two black Audi S3 (registration numbers GU63 NGN and SP65 GBX) were stolen. Together the vehicles have a collective value of […]
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Light up Scotland for Parkinson’s – how you can join in

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 14:35
Parkinson’s UK is calling on people across Scotland to get their cameras out and join in the Light up Scotland for Parkinson’s project which will include 80+ venues who have confirmed they will light up on World Parkinson’s Day, Thursday 11 April 2019. The charity wants people to upload their pictures on to its ‘Photobomb […]
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Marvin Bartley condemns vile racist video

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 08:00
Hibs’ midfielder Marvin Bartley has responded to a vile video circulating on social media which was apparently taken from the corner of the Main Stand at Tynecastle during Saturday’s Edinburgh derby. The video which lasts six seconds is entitled ‘Black C***. Bartley is seen warming up in front of the Hibs’ fans whilst a male […]
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Cautious welcome for eduction in homeless numbers in Edinburgh

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 21:58
The number of people presenting as homeless in the Capital has fallen by 20 per cent in the last five years – despite a warning that high rental costs in the city could hamper progress. Last month, the city council submitted its rapid rehousing transition plan to The Scottish Government, which outlines a costed strategy […]
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Gleneagles raises issue over noise from Impact Centre

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 21:57
Gleneagles, which is developing a hotel in St Andrew Square has raised an objection that they are not mentioned in the noise impact report lodged with plans for the proposed Impact Centre. Management at the Gleneagles Edinburgh Hotel has officially lodged a letter of objection to proposals to built the first concert hall in the […]
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