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East of Scotland: Summer slog paying off for Lothian Thistle

Edinburgh Evening News - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 06:30
Goalkeeper Kevin Swain believes he and his Lothian Thistle Hutchison Vale team-mates are currently reaping the rewards for their efforts during pre-season.
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West End boss dedicates cup win to goalscorer Dean Anderson

Edinburgh Evening News - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 06:30
West End United manager Lee Watson dedicated his team’s 3-2 Sunday Morning Group League Cup final victory over Broxburn to goalscorer Dean Anderson, whose father passed away recently.
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Exhibition FRESH at Whitespace

The Edinburgh Reporter - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 06:30
The exhibition ‘FRESH’ is the debut show for the Edinburgh art collective bearing the same name. This is an exciting new art group, showcasing a diverse range of media including painting, drawing, performance, installation and sculpture. Contemporary work of Josie Hudson, Izzy Thomson, Melpomeni Irakleous, Natalie Snedden, Katie H. Watson and Luke Vinnicombe will be included […]
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Newtongrange face anxious wait despite beating Linlithgow

Edinburgh Evening News - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 06:30
Newtongrange Star gave themselves a fighting chance of Super League survival in their final league game of the season last night but now face a waiting game to discover their fate.
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Amateur football: South Vics land third trophy | Salvesen’s run comes to end

Edinburgh Evening News - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 06:30
Edinburgh South Vics claimed the honours in the final of The Ronnie Travers Cup after an enthralling 6-3 victory over Pencaitland AFC at Ainslie Park.
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Tributes paid to Edinburgh-born actress killed in US accident

Edinburgh Evening News - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 06:00
tributes have poured in for an Edinburgh born woman who was killed in a road traffic accident in America.
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Last hope treatment for brave Luke

Edinburgh Evening News - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 06:00
THE family of a terminally ill seven-year-old boy are setting off on a journey to Mexico today after a huge fundraising campaign has provided them with hope that vital treatment will prolong their son’s life.
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Fitness and weight loss trial to target breast cancer

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 00:11
The £1m pilot scheme will encourage women to cut their risk by losing weight and taking more exercise.
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Feeling Called Love – A Book by John Kruse

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 20:15
Reformed Scottish punk pioneers, The Skids, play the Liquid Room in Edinburgh next Friday May 5th.  To celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the band and of the spread of punk across Britain, writer and music blogger John Kruse has revised and reissued his 2015 novel Feeling called love. Feeling Called love (named after a song […]
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Stolen Great Tapestry of Scotland panel recreated

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 16:45
The seven original stitchers have reproduced the Rosslyn Chapel section that was stolen in 2015.
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Council elections 2017 – Drum Brae/Gyle

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 16:37
11% of Edinburgh jobs are based in Drum Brae/Gyle making it the biggest geographical area where jobs are situated second only to the City Centre. No real surprise due to the building of so many offices on green belt land out at the Gyle. The current councillors for the Drum Brae/Gyle Ward are Karen Keil – […]
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Council Elections 2017 – City Centre

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 15:43
This is possibly the best known part of the city with all its landmarks, beautiful buildings and streets. Or are they? There are many potholes in the city centre. One of the worst streets is probably Charlotte Square, official home to the First Minister and a busy thoroughfare. The tram is now firmly ensconced here, […]
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Council elections 2017 – Colinton/Fairmilehead Ward

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 15:37
This ward probably has the cutest library in the city… The current councillors for the ward are : Jason Geoffrey Rust – Scottish Conservative and Unionist Elaine Aitken – Scottish Conservative and Unionist Richard Lewis – Scottish National Party (SNP) Richard Lewis has been Culture Convener during the last administration. He is both a musician and […]
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Council elections 2017 – Leith Walk Ward

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 15:14
Our photo is deliberately from 2012 before the improvement works had been carried out to Leith Walk. In addition there have been road improvements on Constitution Street too. The final part of Leith Walk near Picardy Place will be the final part to be completed as part of the £9million Leith Programme. The councillors for the the ward […]
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Everything you need to know ahead of the Council election

Edinburgh Evening News - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 14:41
With hustings taking place across the Capital, including live on the Edinburgh Evening News Facebook later tonight, we take a look at all the key information you need ahead of the council elections.
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Speedway – Bandits still looking for their first Championship win

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 12:15
The early-season nighmare continues for Berwick Bandits who have skidded to another defeat. Their eighth straight reverse came at Scunthorpe Scorpions and Bandits are stuck at the bottom of the ten-strong Championship table without a point. Newcastle Diamonds are ninth with six points from four matches while, at the other end of the table, Edinburgh […]
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Roadworks causing delays on Seafield Road

Edinburgh Evening News - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 11:49
Commuters out and about this Bank Holiday Monday have been warned of tailbacks on Seafield Road as a result of ongoing road works.
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Council elections 2017 – Southside/Newington Ward

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 10:43
The current councillors for the Southside and Newington Ward are Steve Burgess – Scottish Green Party Ian Perry – Scottish Labour Party Jim Orr – Scottish National Party (SNP) Cameron Rose – Scottish Conservative and Unionist Jim Orr became an Independent councillor and is not seeking reelection. The ward remains a four member ward and the candidates […]
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Beltane Fire Festival 2017

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 10:33
Edinburgh’s most spectacular local festival returned to Calton Hill last night for the revived tradition of the Beltane Fire Festival. Run by the Beltane Fire Society, celebrating their 30th festival, it was another wild night of revelry, fire-play, interactive physical theatre and thunderous drums. The Beltane Fire Festival has become something of a cultural institution since […]
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Hockey – MCC Western v Edinburgh University, SH Women’s Cup Final

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 05/01/2017 - 10:24
Edinburgh University ‘Do the Double’. Edinburgh University retained the Women’s Scottish Cup, as they secured a superb League and Cup double with a 2-1 with over Clydesdale Western. Western were the only team to have beaten the dominant Edinburgh side this season, however they were unable to do so again despite taking the lead. The early stages […]
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