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At the Scottish National Portrait Gallery – Victoria Crowe : Beyond Likeness

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 06:46
As part of the Edinburgh Art Festival 2018 which begins properly at the end of July there is an exhibition of work by Victoria Crowe at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. A renowned artist this exhibition is restricted to her portraits of figures from the worlds of art and science. This is the first time […]
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Deidre celebrates charity’s 200th birthday

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 06:25
Deidre celebrates 200th birthday of maritime charity  The MP for Edinburgh North and Leith which has such a rich maritime past joined the international maritime charity Sailors’ Society at a reception to mark its 200 year anniversary. The charity supports seafarers and their families around the world – including in Leith. Deidre said:- “90 per cent of […]
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Cricket – Scots seek revenge over Ireland

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 22:28
Scotland face Ireland again on Sunday and revenge must be on their mind. They skidded to their third straight defeat when they were beaten by 46 runs by Ireland in a Tri Nations event in Holland on Saturday. Andrew Balbirnie top scored with 74 for the Irish with Gary Wilson collecting 58 runs. Alasdair Evans […]
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Speedway – Gappmaier shines as Monarchs flop

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 21:20
SGB Championship Shield: Berwick Bandits 53, Edinburgh Monarchs 37 Berwick: Aaron Summers 3, Kevin Doolan 10, Jye Ethridge 7, David Howe 6, Nikolaj Busk Jacobsen 8, Matthew Wethers 7, Dany Gappmaier 12 Edinburgh: Ricky Wells 14, Joel Andersson 1, Josh Pickering 1, Mark Riss 6, Eric Riss 11, Coty Garcia 3, Max Ruml 1 Dany […]
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Friends of the Earth park people on George Street

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 13:49
Pop-Up Parks Have People Potential: Twenty car parking spaces on George Street, Edinburgh were turned into a Pop Up Park by Friends of the Earth today. The organisation want to showcase the need for a redesign of city centres so that walking, cycling, and public transport are given more priority ahead of National Clean Air […]
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Save Our Schools want the council to listen

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 10:58
What exactly the council plan to do with the schools in west and south west Edinburgh is not entirely clear, and will only be a little clearer when the Education Committee meets this week. The report before them will help them decide what to do – perhaps. This is the council officers’ recommendation : 1. […]
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Ex-SNP councillor loses £18k to fraud then charged by TSB for loss

Edinburgh Evening News - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 10:57
A FORMER SNP councillor who had £18,000 raided from his bank account by fraudsters has been refunded after a month-long ordeal.
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Speedway – Riss-taker is match-winner

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 10:42
The Staggs Bar Monarchs scraped home in an exciting finish against Newcastle but it was at Reserve that the home team struggled the most, writes Mike Hunter. Going in to the last heat, the sides were level at 42-42 but Erik Riss work the head with Ricky Wells third for a match-winning and 4-2 after […]
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Speedway – Tigers move into third

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 10:34
Glasgow Tigers moved up to third in the Championship with a 50-40 win over weakened Workington at Ashfield. Tigers had to work hard despite the Comets being without Ty Proctor (injured) and Dan Bewley (under-21 duty), and brigning in junior rider Dale Lamb to guest. Nicolai Klindt racked up 18 points from seven rides to […]
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Job creation success story

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 10:29
Fort Kinnaird’s recruitment and skills centre has helped 3,200 people into work over the past five years. It was formed in five years ago with the support of parent company British Land in partnership with Capital City Partnership, City of Edinburgh Council (including Business Gateway), Department for Work and Pensions (Jobcentre Plus), East Lothian Council, […]
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Hockey – Scotland v Italy – ‘The Italian Series’, Match 3

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 06:33
Scotland secure series 2-1 with penalty shoot-out win With ‘The Italian Series’ standing at one match each, Scotland’s women kept their supporters on the edge of their seats as they took the third match – and the series – with a dramatic penalty shoot-out. Going into the final encounter of the three-match series honours even, […]
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Hibs Ladies take Weir’s way in SSE Scottish Cup

Edinburgh Evening News - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 06:24
Hibs Ladies are overwhelming favourites to progress to the third round of the SSE Scottish Cup when they travel to SWFL Division 1 South outfit Weir Thistle.
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The Edinburgh Reporter newspaper – June issue

The Edinburgh Reporter - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 23:48
Did you know that we publish a monthly newspaper? This month it had 24 pages of local news, views and what’s on. 6,000 copies were distributed across the city libraries, hotels and businesses in the city centre. Our copy and advertising deadline for the July issue is 22 June, so do get any stories or […]
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Speedway – Erik steers Monarchs to victory

The Edinburgh Reporter - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 22:13
Championship: Edinburgh Monarchs 46, Newcastle Diamonds 44 Captain Erik Riss kept his cool to guide Edinburgh Monarchs to a narrow win over Newcastle Diamonds in the Championship. A 5-1 in the second-last heat saw the visitors drew level at 42-42. But German-born Riss won Heat 15 and Ricky Wells was third for a match-winning 4-2. […]
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Boxing – Taylor countdown continues

The Edinburgh Reporter - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 21:45
The clock is ticking for WBC-rated super lightweights Josh Taylor and former world champion Viktor Postol who square-up at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow in a final eliminator. The bill on Saturday, June 23 also features Scottish talent including Congolese-born heavyweight Martin Bakole who defends his IBO Continental heavyweight belt against England’s D L Jones. […]
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Hearts Begin New Season at Hamilton

The Edinburgh Reporter - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 21:35
The SPFL today announced the fixtures for the 2018/19 season. Hearts will begin their Ladbrokes Premiership campaign with a trip to Hamilton Academical on Saturday 4th August before entertaining league champions Celtic the following weekend. The first Edinburgh derby of the season comes on a Wednesday when Hearts take on Hibernian at Tynecastle on Halloween. […]
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VIDEO – The Royal Scots Club – Beating Retreat and Waterloo Dinner

The Edinburgh Reporter - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 20:12
The Beating Retreat and Waterloo Dinner was held tonight at The Royal Scots Club. As part of that 1SCOTS Pipes and Drums led the Beating Retreat along Abercromby Place. The Battle of Waterloo was a significant event in the distinguished history of the Royal Scots, and tonight’s dinner was held to mark the anniversary. The […]
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Police re-launch ‘The Slide’ to help deter youngsters from life of crime

The Edinburgh Reporter - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 19:13
Police Scotland has relaunched an awareness-raising initiative aimed at preventing young people from falling into a life of crime. Working in partnership with the Scottish Government, police have devised an educational pack for young people that shows the devastating effects of Serious Organised Crime. The Slide is a specially-created film that details a young man’s […]
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Lothian recognised at the Scottish Transport Awards

The Edinburgh Reporter - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 18:19
Lothian the company who run our bus services here in Edinburgh won the big prize at the Scottish Transport Awards. They were named Scotland’s public transport operator of the year. The company has created 100 new jobs during the year and continues to modernise its fleet, always trying to make it more environmentally friendly. They have […]
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Men admit armed robbery at police officers' home in Edinburgh

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:59
The pair admitted entering the Edinburgh home of two police officers while brandishing knives and a knuckleduster.
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