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Fishing – Cramond confirm their season ticket prices

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 11:34
Cramond Angling Club (CAC) have confirmed their season ticket prices for next season on their eight-mile stretch of the River Almond from Cramond foreshore to Kirkliston. They are £45 for adults and £35 for seniors with a £5 charge for juniors. Students tickets are £20. Chairman Adam Cross said that the season ticket price represents […]
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Neil Lennon believes Hibs deserved something from derby

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 10:06
Hibs’ Head Coach Neil Lennon believes that his players deserved ‘something’ from last night’s Edinburgh derby. A wonder goal from Oli Lee separated the sides with Hibs almost equalising when Steven Whittaker’s long range effort stuck the inside of the post but spun along the goal line and out of play. Lennon knows that his team […]
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Six arrests at Edinburgh derby

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 09:24
Six people were arrested at last night’s Edinburgh derby, including a 65-year-old man for the alleged racial abuse of a Hearts player. 20,200 spectators attended the match and near the end television footage caught a supporter apparently directing abuse at Hearts’ player Clevid Dikamona as he was being led off the pitch to receive treatment for an injury. […]
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An OBE for the ‘father of optometry’

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 06:05
A leading proponent of Scotland’s drive to achieve the highest standards of eyecare in the world has been awarded an OBE in the 2019 Queen’s New Year’s Honours. Donald Cameron, 64, from Edinburgh was delighted to learn that he had been nominated by colleagues and shortlisted for the prestigious honour which is given in recognition […]
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The Mac Twins will lead the street party at Hogmanay

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 05:20
Alana and Lisa otherwise known as The Mac Twins are ready to play you a selection of tunes and see in the New Year here in Edinburgh With long johns at the ready and chat already well-honed these two are looking forward to Hogmanay in their hometown. They posed for photos yesterday with the Johnnie […]
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Edinburgh East MP criticises number of peers in Lords

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 00:01
SNP MP Tommy Sheppard has spoken out against the increase in the number of peers in the House of Lords in the past year. UK Parliament statistics show that 22 new Lords were appointed between January and December 2018, bringing the number of peers in the second chamber to nearly 800 – far exceeding the […]
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January’s rugby fixtures

Sat, 12/29/2018 - 21:59
5 Jan 7:35pm Edinburgh Rugby v Southern Kings, BT Murrayfield. 12 Jan 2:00pm Edinburgh Academicals v Hawick, Raeburn Place. Currie Chieftains v Heriots, Malleny Park. 3:00pm Watsonians v Glasgow Hawks, Myreside. 18 Jan 7:45pm Edinburgh Rugby v Montpellier HR, BT Murrayfield. 19 Jan 2:00pm Stewarts’ Melville v GHK, Inverleith. 3:00pm Boroughmuir v Stirling County, Meggetland. Watsonians v Currie Chieftains, […]
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Lee strikes gold to give Hearts victory at Easter Road

Sat, 12/29/2018 - 21:08
Hibernian 0 Heart of Midlothian 1 Ladbrokes Premiership, Saturday 29th December 2018 – Easter Road Hearts recorded their first league win at Easter Road since April 2014 when a spectacular Olly Lee goal in the first half was enough to ensure the Jambos earned the bragging rights in the capital city after a typical blood […]
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Hogmanay fireworks are all set

Sat, 12/29/2018 - 18:19
Titanium Fireworks, one of the largest fireworks companies in the UK are the masters behind Edinburgh’s Hogmanay fireworks. We were treated to a close up look at what has been put in place ahead of the iconic Midnight Moment fireworks around the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle. There are lots of fireworks already set there in […]
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Letter from Scotland

Sat, 12/29/2018 - 14:48
The year 2018 was one of the most depressing years of the century so far. Scotland fared better than most but we were still beset by austerity, a cramped economy, deteriorating public services, environmental damage and political stalemate. The year began with temperatures down to minus 5 degrees Celsius – even here in Edinburgh – […]
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Air restrictions at Torchlight procession and Hogmanay

Sat, 12/29/2018 - 11:01
Police are advising the public that a no-fly zone will be in place for aircraft during both the Torchlight Procession and Hogmanay Street Party. The air restrictions will be within a two mile radius of the junction between East Market Street and Jeffrey Street. This covers all areas from this centre point to: * Figgat […]
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Edinburgh emergency services officers recognised in the honours list

Sat, 12/29/2018 - 09:00
Sara Buchanan, Detective Superintendent, Police Scotland has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List. DS Buchanan’s dedication and commitment during her thirty year policing career has both inspired her peers and enhanced and improved the delivery of policing services to communities across Scotland. Early in her career, Sara moved into the specialist area of covert policing and has undertaken […]
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