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Late Harrison goal earns Hibs draw v Glasgow City

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 18:45
Abi Harrison's late equaliser earns Hibernian a point in an enthralling 2-2 draw with SWPL title rivals Glasgow City.
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Rugby – 2018 Aberdeen Standard Investments Melrose Sevens

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 13:04
‘Sonians End 22 Year Wait for Ladies Cup Success The 2018 Aberdeen Standard Investments Melrose Sevens saw another thrilling edition of the oldest – and some say ‘Best’ – Sevens tournament in World Rugby. Along with guest sides from the USA, Poland and charity-based club Crusaders, six Edinburgh clubs fielded squads for the 128th competition […]
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The Spartans Crowned Lowland League Champions

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 19:42
There were celebrations in the north of Edinburgh today as The Spartans clinched the Ferrari Packaging Lowland League title. The Ainslie Park side went into their final league fixture just a point ahead of rivals East Kilbride who were playing their final game at Stirling University. Dougie Samuel’s Spartans knew victory over East Stirlingshire would […]
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Scottish League One: Ian McCall's Ayr lose, Raith Rovers cut gap

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 19:12
Ayr United's lead at the top of League One is down to two points with two games left as they lose and Raith Rovers win.
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Men’s hockey: Ryan at the double

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 17:18
Division One: Grange 3, Edinburgh University 1 Frank Ryan scored a double as Grange picked up three valuable points in their bid to chase down Division One pace-setters Bromac Kelburne. Coach David Knipe guided his men to a 3-1 home win over Edinburgh University at Fettes. Irish-born Ryan broke the deadlock for the home side […]
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St Mirren v Livingston

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 13:28
Live coverage followed by match report of Saturday's Scottish Championship game between St Mirren and Livingston.
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Dunfermline Athletic v Brechin City

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 13:28
Live coverage followed by match report of Saturday's Scottish Championship game between Dunfermline Athletic and Brechin City.
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Theatre preview – Birdsong at The King’s Theatre

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 10:12
Tuesday 8th – 12th May 2018 Few who have read this landmark novel will forget the early explosive erotic scene involving the naive, protagonist Stephen and the highly charged, marriage-stifled, provincial beauty, Isabelle. Equally, the climatic denouement where Stephen emerges from the labyrinth toxic Hades of the mining tunnels as the Armistice takes hold. Marking […]
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At the Fruitmarket Gallery – Lee Lozano

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 09:16
Until 3 June 2018 you can see some 1960s and 70s art from the New York scene in the exhibition Lee Lozano : Slip Slide Splice. Lee Lozano was very active in making her “language pieces” which culminated in General Strike Piece and “Dropout Piece” when Lozano left the Big Apple and the art scene. […]
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Book launch at Golden Hare for historical book

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 08:16
A new book showing how the landscape across the country is ‘tattooed’ with reminders of the past will be launched at Golden Hare Books next Wednesday 18 April. A History of Scotland’s Landscapes by Dr Fiona Watson and Historic Environment Scotland (HES) archaeologist, Piers Dixon,  is the most detailed work to date on the history […]
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The life changing benefits of hypnotherapy

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 06:26
Weight loss. Smoking cessation. Insomnia. Anxiety. Self-esteem. Panic attacks. Tinnitus. Phobias such as fear of spiders, fear of flying. All unwanted habits. But all these issues have been successfully dealt with through the life-changing benefits of hypnotherapy. The Edinburgh Reporter’s Mike Smith runs Mind Generating Success, a successful hypnotherapy practice in Craiglockhart. Hypnotherapy can help […]
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Sturgeon's residence to reopen after £500,000 repairs

STV News - Edinburgh & East Scotland - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:01

The First Minister's official residence is to reopen after six months of extensive repairs.

Bute House, a Georgian townhouse in Edinburgh's New Town, has been closed since October last year after a survey of the property uncovered damage to the building's ceilings.

A total of £504,216 was spent on repairs and improvements to the property.

The Scottish Government spent a further £19,220 on alternative accommodation for the First Minister whilst Bute House was out of use.

In addition to saving an ornate plaster ceiling in the drawing room, improvements to the townhouse's heating and ventilation systems were also completed whilst it was closed for devolved government business.

The property's floors were also strengthened amid worries about their stability going forward.

The Scottish cabinet will meet for the first time on Tuesday at the building since its closure.

Culture secretary Fiona Hyslop said: "These necessary repairs and refurbishments mean Bute House can continue to be available for official Scottish Government business, as well as being preserved as an important historical and cultural asset for the nation.

"My thanks go to Historic Environment Scotland and the skilled team of craftsmen and women who were part of what was a complex restoration project."

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Repairs to FM's Bute House residence cost £504,216

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:00
Over six months, the drawing room's floor and ceiling were fixed and the heating system overhauled.
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Edinburgh march for vote on final Brexit deal

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 00:00
The event will be one of 12 across the UK calling for a ballot ahead of the UK's departure from the EU.
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Speedway – Vissing helps mug Bandits

The Edinburgh Reporter - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 22:21
Championship Shield: Glasgow Tigers 54, Berwick Bandits 36 Claus Vissing helped Glasgow Tigers mug his former club Berwick Bandits. The dashing Dane powered to 13 points in the 54-36 win however Tigers had to roar back from 9-3 down after two heats. The home side were level at 15-15 three heats later and 5-1 scorelines […]
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Help the Friends of Burdiehouse with their Spring clean up tomorrow

The Edinburgh Reporter - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 19:43
You are reminded about the Third Burn Clean Up -, Saturday 14th April at 10am – Lunchtime Cleaning up the Gilmerton Dykes Area Free Park History Booklet for all participants Certificate for all our junior helpers and a Lego treat too Treats from Greggs the baker as well Clean up the park, get rid of […]
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Edinburgh housing market defies national trend

The Edinburgh Reporter - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 18:24
Edinburgh is often called a property bubble and this seems to continue, despite the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors recently reporting a  drop in new buyer enquiries and prices remaining flat. The ESPC claims that this report is not an accurate reflection of Scotland, and Edinburgh in particular. Paul Hilton, CEO of ESPC says: “The […]
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Edinburgh Castle high up the Instagram list

The Edinburgh Reporter - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 17:41
According to research conducted for Expedia Edinburgh Castle is one of the most Instagrammable Sights in the UK, coming in at number 7, just ahead of Glencoe. The research totted up the number of Instagram posts and unique hashtags over the year to determine the results and found that Edinburgh Castle was photographed on the […]
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EdinBraw recommends where to eat in Edinburgh – The White Horse Oyster and Seafood Bar

The Edinburgh Reporter - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 17:41
EdinBraw have been to see what the White Horse on The Royal Mile has to offer. It reopened recently after a big makeover. Until recently, The White Horse was the oldest pub on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, dating back to 1742. Now instead of sipping on a pint of sixty shilling, you can shuck an oyster (or […]
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Fraud investigation launched by Midlothian Council

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 17:35
Midlothian Council said it is keeping Police Scotland fully informed on the progress of the investigation.
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