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Loony Dook 2019 – in pictures

The Edinburgh Reporter - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 20:49
And what a picture some of them were. The participants processed to the sea and then jumped in the River Forth. Yes it is madness, but with a good reason behind it. They are all in fancy dress braving the chill for charity. £1 from every ticket goes to the RNLI the charity which saves […]
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Search for new art at Scottish Parliament building

Edinburgh Evening News - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 20:07
SCOTTISH Parliament bosses are set to go on a hunt for new artwork to put on display in the building at Holyrood.
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Papers reveal 2003 government backing for SNH move from Edinburgh to Inverness

Edinburgh Evening News - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 20:01
THE Scottish Cabinet resolved to stick to a controversial policy of relocating jobs out of Edinburgh despite a major row about moving countryside quango Scottish Natural Heritage from the Capital to Inverness.
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Edinburgh mum’s podcast helps beat postnatal depression

Edinburgh Evening News - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 19:31
AN Edinburgh mum who struggled after the birth of her second child with postnatal depression has launched a parenting podcast in a bid to help other mothers.
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Over 1,000 brave the Firth of Forth for New Year Loony Dook

Edinburgh Evening News - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 18:40
MORE than 1,000 daring revellers washed away their Hogmanay hangovers today and plunged into the icy waters of the Firth of Forth for the traditional New Year Loony Dook.
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At the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art – fourth instalment of NOW

The Edinburgh Reporter - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 16:57
Works by five ground-breaking contemporary artists feature at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (SNGMA) this spring as part of NOW, a dynamic three-year series of contemporary art exhibitions. This is the fourth instalment of the SNGMA’s NOW programme and it highlights the playful, thought-provoking work of Monster Chetwynd (b.1973), Henry Coombs (b. 1977), Moyna Flannigan (b. 1963), Betye […]
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Babies born as bells chimed for 2019

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 16:04
The infants made their arrival at maternity wards in Edinburgh and Livingston on the stroke of midnight.
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Hogmanay in pictures

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 15:28
A selection of pictures from across the country as people celebrate the beginning of a new year.
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Get a little Turner in your life this January

The Edinburgh Reporter - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 14:55
The Turner in January exhibition opens at the Scottish National Gallery today,so go now as the paintings will only be on show till the end of the month. The exhibition of radiant watercolours produced by Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) will be led by the Bell Rock Lighthouse. This was painted by Turner from a […]
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Swimmers brave cold Firth waters for annual Loony Dook

STV News - Edinburgh & East Scotland - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 14:46

New Year's Day dippers have shaken off their hangovers by braving the icy waters of the Firth of Forth.

Hundreds of spectators gathered on the shore at South Queensferry to watch the annual Loony Dook fundraiser.

A swimmer dressed as Donald Trump stole the spotlight, with others opting for kilts, T-shirts or traditional beachwear for the sell-out event.

Charities are set to benefit from the event, with a total of £1 from every ticket bought being donated to the RNLI.

The winner of the fancy dress competition also receives £250 to donate to a charity of their choice.

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Emerson Hyndman returns to Bournemouth following Hibs’ loan spell

The Edinburgh Reporter - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 14:26
Emerson Hyndman has returned to parent club Bournemouth following the conclusion of his six-month loan deal. The 22-year-old US international midfielder featured 17 times for the club this season and scored his only goal in the 6-0 win over Hamilton back in October. He recently indicated that he would have liked to finish the season at […]
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Loony Dookers chill out for New Year

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 13:36
New Year revellers have braved the chilly Firth of Forth to take part in the annual Loony Dook in South Queensferry.
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Reap the rewards by booking Edinburgh Leisure’s holiday clubs early

The Edinburgh Reporter - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 12:09
Be an early bird and book by 31 January 2019 to receive a 10% discount on weekly Holiday Club places at Edinburgh Leisure for the February 2019 half term. Enrol your kids in the biggest club in town for reliable and fun holiday activities.    Edinburgh Leisure’s Holiday Clubs run Monday to Friday from 9am to […]
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16 top tips for things to do in and around Edinburgh on New Year’s Day

Edinburgh Evening News - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 10:56
It’s New Year’s Day and many shops and businesses around the Capital will be enjoying a day of rest after a hedonistic Hogmany - but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do. Here are 16 top tips for things to do in and around Edinburgh on 1 January.
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Bespoke tartan launched for Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home

Edinburgh Evening News - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 10:55
A ONE-OFF tartan has been commissioned for the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home inspired by its first manager, a veterinary surgeon who helmed the animal welfare organisation for the first 20 years of its existence.
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Happy New Year!

City of Edinburgh Council - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 10:44
The Lord Provost wishes everyone in Edinburgh a great start to 2019.
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Where can you pick up The Edinburgh Reporter January edition?

The Edinburgh Reporter - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 09:24
We have created a useful map of some of the many locations you can collect a print copy of The Edinburgh Reporter. The print edition is available here anytime from the 1st of the month.
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Midlothian couple enter Dragons’ Den with whisky barrel photo frames

Edinburgh Evening News - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 06:00
A MIDLOTHIAN business which makes and sells picture frames made from old whisky barrels will make its TV debut on Sunday night on BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den.
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Couple tie knot after proposal on Lothian bus

Edinburgh Evening News - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 06:00
Some girls dream of the moment their partner will get down on one knee to ask for their hand in marriage.
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Thousands welcome the New Year with music and spectacle in Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Reporter - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 03:28
So that was how Edinburgh welcomed in the New Year, 2019. There was music, fireworks, music, singing and dancing. From the gates opening at 7.30pm to those with tickets, the party got going and did not stop even after the final firework.  Happy New Year to you all! Franz Ferdinand blew it out the park with a set including Take Me Out, Dark of the Matinee and […]
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