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Book Week Scotland – get an author for your event here – deadline is tomorrow

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 09:59
Book Week Scotland has launched a programme called Pitch-It and the deadline is tomorrow Monday 15 October 2018 at 12 noon. What is it? A chance for libraries and community groups to meet a bestselling author or get them to attend an event on your doorstep. What do you have to do? Submissions are now open, […]
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Field hockey – Mr Bean at the double

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 09:40
Division One (men): Edinburgh University 0, Grange 4; Watsonians v Kelburne postponed; Uddingston 4, Clydesdale 5; Grove Menzieshill 6, Hillhead 2.. Aussie newcomer Dylan Bean celebrated in the rain after netting two penalty corner goals as Grange stayed a point behind new Division One pace-setters, Clydesdale, with a 4-0 win over Edinburgh University at Peffermill. […]
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At the Scottish Arts Club this week

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 09:22
ON FRIDAY 19 OCTOBER 2018 at 2.30PM Follow the adventures of “The Lad” from Railway Cuttings, East Cheams, Bedsitter Land, in two episodes of the classic HANCOCK’S HALF HOUR The Radio Ham Our hero returns in triumph.  He has two new valves for his radio, yet endless games of snakes and ladders and chess don’t […]
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Property – Is the West Highland Way beckoning you?

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 09:08
FROM EAST TO WEST – IS THE WEST HIGHLAND WAY BECKONING YOU?    If you’re on the look out for a holiday home that is close to the West Highland Way for walking opportunities, this holiday hut may be just what you are looking for! Set in a picturesque, family owned holiday development on Drymen […]
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Autumn beauty tips

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 08:42
by Elaine Darling Autumn has definitely arrived!  It’s time to review our make up regime and for me that starts with eyebrows and lashes. Maintaining your eyes should be a vital part of any woman’s beauty regime. As someone who probably ‘over-plucked’ her eyebrows over the years and is a little nervous about the range […]
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Hibs’ two previous cup wins will have no relevance to today’s semi-final

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 08:21
Grant Scott (right) insists that Hibs’ previous two Scottish Cup triumphs will have no relevance to today’s semi-final against Glasgow City. The sides have played each other in the last three finals but now meet a round earlier this season and both are currently unbeaten in the league and only separated by goal difference. Both semi-finals will be […]
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Blues and Browns – bespoke tailoring now on George Street

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 07:43
There’s a new fashion business in town. Blues & Browns was established in Perthshire by Kairen Alexis Ruse and now they have an Edinburgh atelier on George Street. Here you can meet to discuss your handmade business wear, a wedding outfit or weekend wardrobe. Their personal tailoring service will ensure that everything is made to […]
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Knitting – Rowan share ideas for looking good while keeping warm this winter

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 06:20
SNUGGLY INSPIRATION THIS WINTER ON HOW TO KEEP WARM AND LOOK GOOD! Karelia House recently hosted a top Fashion Show and Exhibition for top British wool brand Rowan, currently celebrating its 40th Anniversary. The craft retailer and centre offers plenty of ideas on how to look good whilst staying warm and cosy this winter with […]
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Scottish Government to set out their alternative to Westminster’s Brexit proposals

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 00:01
The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that she will set out a common sense alternative to the UK Government’s Brexit proposals in a new Scottish Government paper. This new document will emphasise her government’s desire for continued membership of the Single Market and Customs Union and will argue that the UK Government’s plans are […]
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Ziggy the coyote is back – ‘kidnapped’ by Ian Poulter and friends!

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 22:48
ZIGGY THE COYOTE TAKES CENTRE STAGE AGAIN AT POPULAR BAR & GRILL AS HE REVEALS HIS INCREDIBLE EUROPEAN TOUR! Cuddly mascot was mysteriously stolen by footballers and golfers, and then returned to St Andrews just recently He’s a Ryder Cup stalwart, central to the action at the weekend in Paris as Europe took on the […]
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Gift idea – fancy a hot air balloon flight?

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 21:58
Hot air ballooning remains a sought after gift experience, with the romance of a serene and intimate flight across rolling countryside appealing to all ages. Kinross based Webster Adventures is Scotland’s premier provider, flying a distinctive orange balloon on a variety of itineraries with take off from Perth & Kinross. Prices are from £130 per […]
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Review – Gus Harrower at the Brig Below

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 21:44
Gus Harrower at the BRIG BELOW, Friday 12 October 2018 The venue first. I’ve been in the Brig Below before and I remember thinking this is a great place. Just the right size for an intimate gig, but I did wonder what it would be like with a packed crowd.  It was great. I hate to […]
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Police Scotland raise awareness of new form of phishing email

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 21:09
Police Scotland are raising awareness of a new form of phishing email which is targeting companies and organisations in relation to recruitment and job vacancies. Phishing is when an attacker encourages someone to do ‘the wrong thing’, for example: disclose sensitive information, click on a link or download a piece of malicious software (malware). Phishing […]
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Google collaborates with hyperlocal journalists – including us

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 20:21
The Edinburgh Reporter is a hyperlocal news website. This means that we try to bring you as much really local news as we can. Of course often as a result of lack of time or writers we simply can’t do that, but we do try. Last week I was invited to a meeting called a […]
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Property – last few houses available from Allanwater Homes – to make your heart beat faster

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 20:19
MAKE YOUR HEART BEAT FASTER WITH THE FINAL FEW PROPERTIES AT HEARTLANDS PHASE TWO  Superb four bedroom detached Lomond villa is on offer at first phase price Allanwater Homes is offering a superb four bedroom detached Lomond villa for £212,995, a Phase One price, at its highly successful Heartlands development in West Lothian. Only a […]
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Edinburgh '100%' should have beaten Montpellier in Champions Cup - Richard Cockerill

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 18:08
Edinburgh "100%" should have beaten Montpellier in their Champions Cup opener, says Richard Cockerill.
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Parts of Saughton Park reopen this week

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 16:05
Saughton Park will begin to reopen to the public this week just in time for the mid-term break, after a major programme of works. Most of the park’s revamp is now complete and ready for everyone to enjoy. This includes a new playpark, outdoor gym and freshly landscaped grounds. The £7.3m scheme to return the Edwardian park […]
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Hair The Musical Coming To Edinburgh Playhouse

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 16:04
To mark its 50th anniversary, the award-winning production of Hair the Musical will be coming to Edinburgh next June. It’s 1967 and HAIR’s hippie ‘tribe’ youngsters in the East Village of New York are yearning to change the world, questioning authority and the American flag. Wild, colourful, sexually liberated and free, they are united in […]
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Gaelic Ambassador of the Year announced at Royal National Mod

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 12:35
Eilidh Cormack, 22, from Portree, says she is "absolutely delighted" to receive the award.
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Angela Hewitt will play solo piano with the Vienna Tonkünstler Orchestra at the Usher Hall

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 12:09
Sibelius’s visionary Fifth Symphony, plus the musical heroism of Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto will feature in the Sunday Classics 2018-19 Season at the Usher Hall.  The Vienna Tonkünstler Orchestra will play in the second concert in the series with an evening of  varied music .  Japanese conductor Yutaka Sado and his Orchestra open with musical heroes not […]
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