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Edinburgh fitness instructor signs up for charity catwalk after beating cancer

Edinburgh Evening News - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 06:00
A plucky fitness instructor will swap her trainers for top togs at a charity catwalk in bid to raise money five years after beating the disease.
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BBC Question Time – this evening from Holyrood

The Edinburgh Reporter - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 22:56
As part of the Edinburgh Festival of Politics which is on until Saturday, the BBC’s politics programme is being broadcast from Holyrood. This is the first UK legislature to allow the programme inside their doors. You can watch the programme on BBC One Here are some shots from filming.  
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Three Edinburgh schools to be rebuilt using ‘Passivhaus’ principle

Edinburgh Evening News - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 21:18
The first ‘Passivhaus’ schools in Scotland will be constructed in the Capital as councillors pushed forward plans to provide funding for three new buildings.
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Ice hockey – Hand minus five players

The Edinburgh Reporter - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 21:05
Murrayfield Racers will be minus five regular players when they travel to Sheffield to play Steelers in the National Ice Hockey League (NIHL), North Cup, on Sunday. Forwards Callum Boyd and Martin Cingel plus defencemen Patricks Grigors, Ross Borwick and Peter Haddock are definitely not playing. And Tony Hand, Racers’ director of hockey, said that […]
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Saxophonist blows into Leith after period of illness

The Edinburgh Reporter - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 19:57
Saxophonist Laura Macdonald appears at Jazz at St James in Leith on Saturday 20th October following a lengthy period of inactivity due to a mystery injury. Back in March, Macdonald was taking a workshop at the Tolbooth in Stirling and didn’t notice any damage being done at the time. “It was only when I got home […]
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Johnston Press up for sale

The Edinburgh Reporter - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 19:41
The company which owns The Scotsman and the i Paper as well as The Edinburgh Evening News is on the market for sale. There is said to be a pension fund deficit as well as operating losses and the company says it has explored all options to repay the monies due. The debt which the […]
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Paul Hanlon looking forward to visiting Celtic Park and Tynecastle

The Edinburgh Reporter - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 19:39
Hibs’ long-serving defender Paul Hanlon is looking forward to trips to Celtic Park and Tynecastle after the international break and insists that the players in the dressing room are ready for the challenge of keeping their run of form going as long as they can. Hibs are currently in second place in the table, two points […]
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‘I Wish I Could’ – A Special Offer For Edinburgh Reporter Readers

The Edinburgh Reporter - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 19:35
I wish I could. Four small words but they weigh heavily on the minds of so many people. I wish I could lose weight. I wish I could stop smoking. I wish I could be more self-confident. I wish I could stop my gambling addiction. I wish I could stop being scared of spiders. I […]
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Top Solo Drag Show Heads to Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Reporter - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 19:25
Following two consecutive sell-out UK tours, including three sold out nights at London’s Eventim Apollo, comedy queen and RuPaul’s Drag Race champion Bianca Del Rio has announced that she will be returning to the UK for an unprecedented arena tour next year. The brand new It’s Jester Joke Tour will head to the Edinburgh Playhouse […]
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Ben Holland’s Midnight Blue Released Next Week

The Edinburgh Reporter - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 19:20
  ‘It’s an old idea, I’m just trying to make it new’ is a line from ‘Midnight Blue’ – a new single from singer/songwriter Ben Holland. ‘Who is Ben Holland?’ I hear you ask. He used to be one of many buskers in London’s Waterloo underground station. It was while he was busking that the […]
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Aussie wife facing deportation needs £6000 to stay in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Evening News - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 18:45
An Australian woman facing deportation after seven years in Edinburgh is trying to fundraise £6,000 to avoid being kicked out of the UK on Tuesday.
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Sheelanagig coming to the Traverse Theatre

The Edinburgh Reporter - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 18:28
Folk group Sheelanagig will be appearing at the Traverse Theatre on 11 November as part of a UK tour. For over a decade the group have brought their array of foot-stomping folk tunes to audiences across the globe. A quintet with a well-stocked armoury of stringed instruments – guitar, fiddle, double bass – added with […]
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Three men arrested for domestic abuse following day of action in West Lothian

The Edinburgh Reporter - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 17:27
Police have arrested three men in connection with domestic abuse offences following a day of action by officers in West Lothian. On Wednesday 10 October local officers worked alongside detectives from the Domestic Abuse Investigation Unit based in West Lothian to identify and target suspects for domestic related crimes. Two men aged 25 and 35-years-old […]
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Two men arrested following spate of housebreakings

The Edinburgh Reporter - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 16:23
Two men have been arrested in connection with a spate of housebreakings in East Lothian, West Lothian and Fife. Between 19th November 2017 and 18th September 2018, six homes in Aberlady, Musselburgh, Broxburn, Bathgate, Cupar and Cardenden were broken into, with quantities of motocross motorcycles and biking attire stolen from these properties. Officers from the […]
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Scottish SCPA reunites cat with owner nearly 20 miles from home

The Edinburgh Reporter - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 13:43
  The Scottish SPCA recently reunited Chewy, a female cat, with her owner after she was struck by a van in Livingston. Scotland’s animal welfare charity was made aware of the incident by a community member on 9 October. After the incident, Chewy was scanned for a microchip which revealed that, while she was found […]
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Glenkinchie Distillery visitor experience transformation plans submitted

Edinburgh Evening News - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:28
Plans to transform the visitor experience at Glenkinchie Distillery have been formally submitted to East Lothian Council.
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Joelle Murray expects close match against Glasgow City in Cup semi-final

The Edinburgh Reporter - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:25
Hibs’ captain Joelle Murray is expecting another close match against rivals Glasgow City on Sunday when the two sides meet in the SSE Scottish Cup Semi-Final as Hibs aim to win the trophy for the third season in succession. The winners will play Spartans or Motherwell in the final, with both semi-finals to be played […]
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Hibs looking to appoint a Lead Academy Coach

The Edinburgh Reporter - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:06
Hibs are looking to appoint a Lead Academy Coach to work within the Youth Academy. The job would involve coaching within the Under 13’s to Under 16’s age groups. The individual must possess their UEFA A licence. The role will be 16 hours per week, mostly evenings and weekend work, and will be based at the club’s training […]
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What can we expect when Storm Callum hits Edinburgh?

Edinburgh Evening News - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 11:52
Storm Callum is set to hit various parts of the UK with wet and windy weather conditions, including Edinburgh, but what can we expect when the storm arrives?
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Donald Trump's UK visit cost nearly £18m to police

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 11:19
The US president's controversial visit prompted large protests in London, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
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