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Scottish Greens claim they are gaining across the country

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 06:54
The Scottish Greens say they are making gains across Scotland according to an Ipsos poll for STV. The party say their local manifesto pledges to put power into people’s hands, protecting local services, connect communities with better transport and broadband  and build more affordable homes. They also urge voters to choose candidates who have campaigned on local […]
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Grange v Heriot’s Cricket – 29 April 2017

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 06:43
The first league game of the season at Raeburn Place. Heriot’s won the toss and opted to bat but got off to a bad start leaving them 25 runs for the loss of 3 wickets. A good 114 partnership between Mark Watt and Peter Ross turned the score into a more respectable 139 before Peter Ross was […]
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Ice hockey – Brooks on target as Britain take gold

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 06:41
Fife Flyers star Brendan Brooks scored as Great Britain secured promotion to the World Championship Division 1 Group A with a 4-0 victory over Japan in the SSE Arena in Belfast. Brooks, a former Braehead Clan forward, slotted home after 24 minutes to make the scoreline 2-0 after Robert Dowd had broken the deadlock seven […]
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Speedway – New Tigers star Bewley helps put skids under Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 06:37
SGB Championship: Glasgow Tigers 57, Edinburgh Monarchs 34; Berwick Bandits 40, Ipswich Witches 50 Glasgow: Aaron Summers 10, Dan Bewley 13, Richard Lawson 14, Nike Lunna 0, Richie Worrall 13, Tom Perry 7, Jack Smith 0 Edinburgh: Sam Masters 4, Josh Pickering 2, Erik Riss 4, Max Clegg 0, Ricky Wells 8, Mark Riss 14, […]
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Man charged with careless driving after Cowgate crash

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 06:35
Edinburgh Police have said that they have charged a 64-year-old man under Section 3 of the Road Traffic Act  following a road traffic collision in Edinburgh’s Cowgate on Saturday 29 April 2017. This is the offence of driving without due care and attention. The collision involved a taxi and three women at around 9.20pm, just before the street becomes […]
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Pianist to trace Fred Astaire’s footsteps

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 06:05
Pianist Brian Kellock appears at the Playtime jazz sessions in the Outhouse Bar in Broughton Street Lane on Thursday 4 May 2017. Featuring songs associated with Fred Astaire the concert will mark the first of two significant anniversaries that Kellock is honouring during May. The Astaire-themed gig comes in the run-up to the thirtieth anniversary of the Omaha-born dancer, singer, […]
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A day in New York with the First Minister

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 06:02
At the beginning of April I was in New York for Tartan Week and had the opportunity of interviewing the First Minister, the Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP twice during the day. It was a busy day. It also happened to be the day when Sir Tom Hunter announced that 44th US President Barack Obama will visit […]
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Field hockey – Judge eyes double in Sunday’s Cup Final

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 06:02
Sam Judge led Edinburgh University to their third league title in four seasons last weekend. Now the former Scottish international wants to land the league and Scottish Cup double on Sunday 4pm. After that, the play-offs are in her diary, but that is in the future, and Judge is focused on the clash with Milne Craig […]
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