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Eight-year-old boy injured following hit and run collision on Ferry Road

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 23:17
A police investigation is underway after an eight-year-old boy was struck by a motorbike on Ferry Road around 18.35 this evening. The rider left the scene before the emergency services arrived and the boy was taken to hospital with serious leg and hip injuries. A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police Scotland are appealing for information […]
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Boy, ten, seriously injured in motorbike hit-and-run

STV News - Edinburgh & East Scotland - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 22:50

An ten-year-old boy has been seriously injured after being struck by a motorcyclist in a hit-and-run.

The collision happened on Ferry Road in Edinburgh at 6.35pm on Saturday.

The child was struck by a motorbike before the driver fled near Drylaw Police Station.

It is understood the boy was with his sister when the collision happened.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "The boy was taken by ambulance to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children of Edinburgh with serious leg and hip injuries.

"Information at this time indicates that a number of motorcyclists were seen in the area driving in what can only be described as a dangerous manner."

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101.

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Speedway – Bandits secure rare win as they sting Scorpions

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 21:37
SGB Championship: Berwick Bandits 48, Scunthorpe Scorpions 42 Nick Morris powered to 17 points to steer bottom club Berwick Bandits to a rare win in the SGB Championship. The talented Aussie won five of his six outings against second-bottom Scunthorpe Scorpions. He was backed up by skipper Kevin Doolan with ten points and his countryman […]
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Hearts Earn Point at Ibrox

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 18:24
Rangers 0 Hearts 0 Ladbrokes Premiership, Saturday 19th August 2017 – Ibrox  Two weeks after opening their 2017/18 Ladbrokes Premiership campaign with a defeat at Celtic Park, Hearts returned to Glasgow on Saturday to visit Rangers. The Maroons headed back along the M8 with a well-earned point following an afternoon of hard work for the […]
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Hibs 100% start to the season ends with 3-1 home defeat to Hamilton

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 17:33
Hibs 100% start to the season ended with a 3-1 home defeat to Hamilton at Easter Road this afternoon. Neil Lennon made one change to the stating XI that beat Rangers at Ibrox last Saturday, with Danny Swanson replacing goal scorer Vykintas Slivka in midfield. New on loan signing Brandon Barker was listed amongst the […]
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Ice hockey – Boyd back for Capitals after year with Clan

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 14:52
Callum Boyd has agreed to return to the Edinburgh Capitals after spending last season at Scottish rivals Braehead Clan. Boyd’s gritty style of play and commitment made him popular in his first spell at Murrayfield. The 23-year-old is determined to make himself a key member of Capitals roster this season. Boyd said “I’m looking forward […]
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Speedway – Monarchs say sorry to fans after Friday

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 14:25
Edinburgh Monarchs bosses have apologised following the late postponement of Friday’s home clash with Championship-chasing Ipswich Witches. A club spokesman said: “Throughout Friday morning and early afternoon Armadale experienced significant rainfall. “However, with the rain stopping and the forecast improving there was great belief that the match could go ahead as planned. “Initial work began […]
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Like A Prayer

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 13:55
In St. Joseph Monastery in Switzerland there is a Franciscan Cloister where six sisters lead a life of prayer and faith. But what does that mean? How do people have such closely held beliefs in things they can’t prove? Why has the way we believe and what we believe in changed so much that this […]
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Sandra Hale: Self-Helpless!

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 12:54
Sandra Hale is a self-help guru like no other. In fact, she’s no guru at all. In her first solo comedy show, SELF-HELPLESS! Sandra will help you rid yourself of your moral compass with no conscience, very little guilt and absolutely no responsibility.   This helpless, self-help guru has almost 50 years experience in the […]
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – REVIEW – Alexander Fox Ringo****

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:59
Alexander Fox as Ringo | Pleasance Garden-1700 Alexander Fox is a first time performer at the Edinburgh Fringe but he had a packed audience in an “igloo” at the Pleasance, and he didn’t let them down. His show is based on the subjects of drumming, his father and more drumming. To begin with, this 55-year-old reporter […]
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – The Older Brothers’ Almanac

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:53
Siblings of all shapes and sizes, rejoice: The Older Brothers’ Almanac has made it to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! This darkly comic and occasionally poignant guide brings you everything you ever wanted to know about the brutal adventures of Brotherhood. Featuring classic techniques and time-honoured rituals such as The Headlock, The Dead Leg and Psychological […]
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Seven Crazy Bitches

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:52
Take Shakespeare’s ‘Seven Ages of Man’, put it in a variety of cheap wigs, teach it the juke box of a regional gay bar, roll it in a whole lot of glitter, and- with the help of a friend -you have Holly Morgan’s righteous and outrageous show, Seven Crazy Bitches.   Resigned to his designated box, Shakespeare […]
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe REVIEW – Inheritance***

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:47
Inheritance by Ben Clover |Royal Overseas League There are some comedians that just seem to be nice people with a nice turn of anecdote and phrase. There doesn’t appear to be a career trajectory, just a desire to get up on stage and be funny. If you have been attending the Fringe for over 35 […]
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Livingston v St Mirren

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:43
Live coverage followed by match report of Saturday's Scottish Championship game between Livingston and St Mirren.
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Dunfermline Athletic v Falkirk

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:43
Live coverage followed by match report of Saturday's Scottish Championship game between Dunfermline Athletic and Falkirk.
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Edinburgh Zoo on Paw Patrol

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:42
RZSS Edinburgh Zoo is setting tails wagging this summer with a limited-edition PAW Patrol trail around the world-famous Zoo. Young pups and their parents can join Chase and Skye at a personal appearance on Saturday 19 August, where they can meet the fan favourites at intervals throughout the day. Visitors to RZSS Edinburgh Zoo will get a PAW […]
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – The Sandman

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:39
Inspired by ETA Hoffman’s Der Sandmann, Shindig Theatre Company bring a bold new spin to this classic story. Haunted by a childhood encounter with the sinister Sandman, Nathaniel deals with the struggles of adult life whilst trying to shake off the demons of his past. But as dreams spill into waking life, the mystery of […]
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At the Queen’s Hall – Ray Mears Born to go Wild tour

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:38
Ahead of the tour date in Edinburgh in October we have a Q & A to share with you which will perhaps give you more insight into the man himself. Q: You are a busy man – you are embarking on a British tour this autumn with a new show entitled, “Born to Go Wild […]
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe REVIEW – Sooz on Film****

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:37
Clover | Underbelly | 1850 If there is one thing that this reviewer will be grateful to Sooz Kempner for, it is introducing us to a film called The Room. Look it up. We are also grateful to the Fringe for introducing us to the work of multi-talented artiste. The show centres on Sooz’s love of […]
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 REVIEW Whales- Call for Volunteers today and tomorrow

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:37
The Edinburgh Fringe show, Whales,  is a live performance about a pod of whales stranding in the watery setting of George Square. This sweet and “strangely moving” family show needs fin-friendly volunteers as whales, or their saviours, for a morning stint today and Sunday. Volunteers can chose to take part as a whale, which involves […]
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