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Turner & Townsend take occupation at Atria One

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:56
The firm of Turner & Townsend which offers procurement and project management services to business has secured 5,800 sq ft of Grade A space on the second floor of Atria One. Their lease will run for 10 years and the business will take occupation this month after some fitting out. This building was one of […]
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Refugees showcase reality of life before moving to Capital

Edinburgh Evening News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:17
REFUGEES who fled war and conflict to start a new life in Edinburgh have drawn upon their traumatic experiences to create an imaginary city through art.
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Car designer slams lack of electric charging points in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Evening News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:43
A LEADING car designer has hit out at a lack of electric vehicle charging points in the city, claiming he had to drive almost 30 miles to “refuel”.
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Temporary homes needed for Lothian dogs fleeing domestic abuse

Edinburgh Evening News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:26
Dogs Trust is looking for foster carers for its newly launched Freedom Project that provides vital help for people fleeing domestic abuse.
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Policing back to normal after weekend of protest

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:21
After a weekend of protests throughout the country, the police operation put in place for the visit to Scotland of the President of the United States Donald Trump has now concluded. In Edinburgh, officers estimated that 9,000 people took part in a march from the Scottish Parliament to the Meadows although organisers put the figure at […]
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Speaking with David Ellis of Ross Development Trust

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:00
Curious to know what is happening now in West Princes Street Gardens I met with David Ellis who is managing director of the Ross Development Trust (RDT). It is RDT who paid ‘close to £2million’ for the work at the Ross Fountain opened officially last weekend. The Trust is also spearheading the joint development with […]
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – [email protected]

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 07:01
[email protected] returns to the world’s largest arts festival with an international line-up of shows that focus on diversity and mental health. The venue, at the historic Hepburn House drill hall, is run by the Army in association with Summerhall and will present a wide variety of productions from Scotland, elsewhere in the UK and overseas. […]
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Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival 2018 – Amsterdam-based quartet pulls into Edinburgh’s Jazz Bar

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 06:50
Amsterdam-based contemporary indie jazz quartet PULL play at Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival this Thursday, July 19 as part of a short visit to Scotland. The group, who met while studying at Amsterdam Conservatory, includes Scottish trumpeter Alistair Payne and double bassist Brodie Jarvie, a graduate from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland who completed a Masters in Music in Amsterdam […]
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Edinburgh Festival Carnival 2018

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 06:46
The Edinburgh Festival Carnival took place yesterday with a colourful array of performers. The procession made its way from Assembly Place, halfway up The Mound, to Princes Street Gardens where Ewen Cameron hosted the afternoon’s entertainment. All free, the Carnival is part of The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival which is on until 22 July […]
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Spartans hope Betfred Cup experience can inspire them to bigger things

Edinburgh Evening News - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 06:30
Spartans defender Gary Cennerazzo believes the experience of playing in the Betfred Cup against full-time clubs can give his team-mates the hunger to achieve their dream of plying their trade in the professional ranks.
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Geek

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 06:29
Born and raised in Hopeless Junction USA, Gibby Stone is a gentle-hearted teenager who simply wants to be loved and fit in – but fate is cruel. Geek, which premieres at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018, is a darkly comic musical about love, loss, persecution and redemption from Infinity Rep, a Boston-based company run by […]
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Gillespie Macandrew report growth in profit

The Edinburgh Reporter - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:33
Legal firm Gillespie Macandrew which has its main office in Atholl Crescent, has reported growth in profits for the sixth year in a row. In 2017-18 they say their turnover rose by 6% and profit by 8% to just over £2.9 million. With offices in Edinburgh Glasgow and Perth, the firm has 144 partners and […]
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The Sunday Assembly - "a church with no religion"

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:11
Welcome to Edinburgh's Sunday Assembly - described as a "church with no religion".
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Heriot-Watt study says mind matters for spinal patients

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:03
Researchers say patients would recover better if rehab focused on how they see their surroundings.
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Speedway – Richie joins Monarchs

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 23:03
Richie Worrall, cut by Glasgow Tigers, has signed for Edinburgh Monarchs. The Lankashire-based racer has joined the team with immediate effect although he won’t make his debut for the Staggs Bar-sponsored Monarchs until Friday, 27 July against Redcar. Worrall, brother of ex-Monarchs star, Steve Worrall, said: “This season’s not been the best for me, for […]
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Poulter denies swearing at marshal during Scottish Open

STV News - Edinburgh & East Scotland - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 20:02

Ian Poulter has denied swearing at a marshal during the Scottish Open at Gullane after crime author Quintin Jardine wrote a letter of complaint about the golfer.

The author is also a member at host course Gullane and was acting as a course marshal on Saturday. Jardine was on hand when Poulter hit a wayward drive on the opening hole.

When the English golfer arrived to find his ball, Jardine claims that he swore repeatedly and acted aggressively.

In a letter to the European Tour tournament director, Jardine said that Poulter used "a shower of expletives", asking where his ball was. He said that the golfer had been "an a*******" but that he didn't want Poulter fined.

"I told him and said that I had not ventured into the bush for fear of standing on it," Jardine wrote. "I wasn't expecting thanks, but I wasn't expecting aggression either.

"He told me in essence that I should have, his reasoning being that if I stood on the ball it was a free drop, whereas if he did it was a penalty.

"Basically I take no s*** from no man. Industrial language doesn't bother me, but truculent aggression does.

"I'm not asking for him to be fined, because I don't see the point of that. However I would like him to be reminded that even though most of the world knows you're an a*******, there's no need to go proving it to the rest.

"I will take his apology as read, but if he wants to make it in person, I'm not hard to find in Gullane."

In response, Poulter took to social media to deny that he had sworn at Jardine and to give his version of events.

"Extremely sad to see a marshall has wrote in and complained about me aiming abuse at him on the first hole," he tweeted.

"I asked if he found my ball and his response was "it's in there somewhere" "I didn't want to step on it" I replied "if you stand on it I can replace it without penalty but if I stand on it I will get penalized"

"Venting at myself like I do at times, I said a couple of choice words aimed at myself. I do not abuse Marshall's. I may have done in my early years.

"After I played my shot I said to the Marshall "I'm not frustrated at you I just want you to know the rule incase you come across the situation again. He said ok thanks."

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West Princes Street Gardens – Drop-in session this Wednesday

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 17:28
There is a drop in session this week relating to the council consultation on the development of West Princes Street Gardens. It will be held at Assembly Rooms on Wednesday 18 July from 2.00pm to 7.00pm and is open to any member of the public to attend. The council has had to ask the public […]
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Walk Together Edinburgh takes place in September

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 14:09
Walk Together Edinburgh: 1st September 2018 starting at 10.30am and finishing at 2.30pm. Walk Together is a 4.3 mile sponsored walk for Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer. They are a wonderful way to bring people together so that they can show their support for those undergoing treatment, remember loved ones we have lost […]
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EDINBRAW review The Shore Bar and Restaurant

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 13:52
When we arrived at The Shore after our holiday, we swung the door open and tried to remember how to use the English language with strangers. They got the message. Emergency food was required, food with flavours. There was bad news. An influx of Leithers meant that it would be 15 minutes before we could […]
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Get down to Traquair for a Dogs’ Day Out

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 11:03
If you love dogs and your dog loves a good day out then Traquair is the place to go on Sunday 15th July 11am-5pm. Now in its third year, the event has a host of activities for dogs and their owners throughout the day. A spokesperson said : “One of the highlights is our Companion […]
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