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Tranent boss Calvin Shand believes he has some Belters in squad after victory over Hill of Beath

Edinburgh Evening News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 06:30
Tranent boss Calvin Shand hailed left-back Lewis Hawkins for his wonder-strike in the second half as the Belters knocked out Hill of Beath to move through to the third round of the King Cup.
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Edinburgh Art Festival 2019 – some of the highlights

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 05:03
Edinburgh Art Festival has announced some of the highlights coming up in this its 16th edition. It runs from 25 July to 25 August at a variety of venues from the Dovecot to Jupiter Artland. New venues this year will include the recently opened Collective and Edinburgh Printmakers which opens at the end of April. […]
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Edinburgh Waverley: Station expansion plans to be revealed

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 02:16
Up to 30 years of work may be needed to let Edinburgh Waverley cope with increasing passenger numbers.
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Grayson Perry makes Scottish debut at art festival

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 02:11
The Turner prize-winner is bringing Julie Cope's Grand Tour to Edinburgh as part of the city's Art Festival.
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Search to find 14-year-old girl missing from college

STV News - Edinburgh & East Scotland - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 15:56

A 14-year-old girl has gone missing from a college in Fife.

Georgia Bonnett was last seen at the Adam Smith College in Kirkcaldy at 1pm on Friday.

The teenager is thought to have possibly travelled to Glenrothes.

She is 5ft 6in, tall, and was wearing a black bomber jacket, black leggings and black and white trainers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101.

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Fishing – Callison and Simpson land big prize and final ticket

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 12:24
Competitors came from as far afield as Aberdeen, Stirling, Dundee and Edinburgh. And they they were sitting in the Stenhouse Fishery HQ itching to get out onto the water more than 90 minutes before the scheduled start of the first Scottish heat in this year’s Scierra Pairs. They urged organiser Phil Dixon to sound the […]
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Rangers striker Jermain Defoe watches nephew make his debut for Whitehill Welfare

Edinburgh Evening News - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 06:30
WHITEHILL WELFARE were left on the brink of relegation after suffering a gut-wrenching 2-1 defeat against Gretna 2008 to prolong their lengthy four-year run without a victory at Raydale Park.
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Ice hockey – Cazzola slots as Fife burn Flames

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 22:01
Elite League: Fife Flyers 3, Guildford Flames 2 (after penalty shots) Former Edinburgh Capitals star Mike Cazzola and Danick Gauthier kept their cool to slot penalty shots as Fife Flyers edged Guildford Flames in a tense Elite League tussle at the Fife Ice Arena. The Surrey-based combine had the best possible start, scoring after 27 […]
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Men’s hockey – Grange take title after shock results

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 21:10
Division One: Grange 4, Hillhead 1; Watsonians 1, Clydesdale 6; Uddingston 4, Western Wildcats 3; Edinburgh University 5, Grove Menzieshill 0. Grange have secured their second successive Division One men’s title with two matches remaining in the regular season. The Edinburgh club beat Hillhead 4-1 at Fettes College after being 3-0 ahead at the break, […]
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Fishing – Stenhouse is major draw for Lothians anglers

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 20:23
Stenhouse Trout Fishery may be in Fife but it is hugely popular with anglers from the Lothians and Edinburgh. Why? Because it is only 35 minutes from Scotland’s Capital and consistently produces quality fishing throughout the year. Nigel Duncan visited Stenhouse on the day that it hosted the Scierra Pairs, one of Britain’s leading fly […]
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Damian Callan: Moving Images – a new exhibition at UNIONgallery

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 19:33
How many people can say that their lives were changed by a swimming pool? A few Olympic swimmers? The participants in a strange water-based romance? Not many artists, I imagine – but for Damian Callan a visit to Leith’s Waterworld proved transformational. It was there, while he was supervising special needs adults, that he saw […]
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Pitlochry Hotel brings back a 70s classic!

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 17:40
The four star Atholl Palace Hotel in Pitlochry has always had the wow factor when it comes to its external appearance – a magnificent Baronial Mansion House set in beautiful grounds. Its sheer scale and grandeur comes into view as you drive up the sweeping driveway. It also has the wow factor when it comes […]
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Highland Safaris celebrates accreditation

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 17:34
HIGHLAND SAFARIS CELEBRATES “LEAD, MOTIVATE & SUCCEED” ACCREDITATION AS IT PREPARES TO ONCE AGAIN LOOK AFTER CUSTOMERS ON LAND & WATER With just a week to go until the biggest, fastest boat on Loch Tay returns to the water, under its Loch Tay Safaris banner, two of Highland Safaris Customer Experience Supervisors, Nancy McKay and Megan […]
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Asbestos warning as park pavilion goes up in flames

STV News - Edinburgh & East Scotland - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 15:33

An asbestos warning was issued to residents of a town near Edinburgh as a fire gutted a park pavilion.

The building in Allison Park, Kirkliston, was destroyed in the blaze, which happened at 9pm on Friday.

Three fire engines were called to the scene, with one officer staying on site until 3am on Saturday to ensure the area was safe.

Police advised residents to stay indoors and to keep their windows shut as asbestos was believed to be in the building.

The cause of the blaze is yet to be established.

It is the second time the pavilion has been damaged in fire. It housed a playgroup until a similar blaze two years ago, and has been sitting empty ever since.

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Edinburgh fashion event to showcase drive towards a sustainable future

Edinburgh Evening News - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 12:48
An Edinburgh fashion event is to showcase how ambitious the industry is to moving towards a greener future.
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Edinburgh University plan to build £45m sports village at Peffermill

Edinburgh Evening News - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 12:45
Edinburgh University has released plans to create a “world class” £45 million sports village capable of hosting international sporting events.
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Hotel and hospitality school plan for £300m Haymarket gap site

Edinburgh Evening News - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 12:42
Edinburgh International Conference Centre is in talks with the owners of one of the Capital’s biggest gap sites to set up a hotel and hospitality school as part of the £300m development.
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Woman sexually assaulted on train

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 12:16
Police are appealing for more information after a report of a sexual assault which happened between 10.45pm and 11.25pm on Wednesday 20 March on board the Edinburgh Park to Dunblane train service. A man is reported to have sat next to the victim, engaged her in small talk and then blocked her in her seat. […]
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Rugby – Edinburgh v Leinster, Guinness PRO14

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 11:32
Ireland’s Leinster were the opposition in Friday night’s Guinness PRO14 match at BT Murrayfield in a game which, not only saw the welcome return of Matt Scott, but also heralded John Barclay’s long awaited debut for the home team. Edinburgh fielded a quality side in the face of, what was probably, not Leinster’s strongest pick, […]
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East Lothian for family living

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 10:16
East Lothian is a great place for a family to live. Claire Flynn of Edinburgh Solicitors Property Centre explains why…  Choice of properties Many East Lothian towns have a great selection of homes suited to a family, with multiple bedrooms and often with their own private gardens. Plus, while it is a highly desirable area […]
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