News from the Council Leader

Councillor Adam McVey who is Council Leader was a bit weary when we met him yesterday afternoon at the usual press briefing. However he had already written the leader’s briefing for next week’s More...

by Phyllis Stephen | Published 7 hours ago

Speedway – Bandits in basement battle

Kevin Doolan’s Berwick go for a win against Scunthorpe in the Borders on Saturday. Picture Colin Poole Berwick Bandits host Scunthorpe Scorpions on Saturday in the Championship More...

Hibs sign Brandon Barker on a season-long loan deal from Manchester City

Hibs have signed winger Brandon Barker on a season-long loan deal from Manchester City, subject to international clearance. The 20-year-old left winger has previously spent More...

Neil Lennon describes reaction to his Ibrox goal celebration as ‘over the top’

Neil Lennon has described the reaction to his goal celebration at Ibrox as ‘over the top’. The Hibs’ Head Coach turned to the Rangers fans and cupped his ears More...

News from the Council Leader

Councillor Adam McVey who is Council Leader was a bit weary when we met him yesterday afternoon at the usual press briefing. However he had already written the leader’s briefing More...

Edinburgh councillor blogs – Councillor Maureen Child

Councillor Maureen Child represents the Portobello/Craigmillar ward in the city. Here she blogs for us with all sorts of information from her inbox Dear All Our local Voluntary More...

Sir Freddie Laker’s back!

When travelling with Norwegian recently we mentioned more than once the lovely tail fins on the distinctive planes, and also More...

Tourism boss makes pledge as Scotland remains must-visit destination

Sunsets and scenery, two of the factors keeping Scotland high in the global tourism market. Picture at Morton Fishings More...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Half Breed*****

Jazmin is the only black in the village – but not ‘proper black’.    When people...

Edinburgh International Festival 2017 – Verdi’s MacBeth

‘MacBeth’ is a major new production of Verdi’s dark operatic thriller, given by the International Festival’s...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Two Dunnit

TWO DUNNIT 11:50am, 14th-26th August (not 20th), theSpace@Surgeons Hall   An infernally complicated murder mystery, a barrage...

Motorway boost for travelling Scots

The £500m M8, M73 and M74 motorway improvements project has been officially opened, saving motorists up to More...

Baby Boxes being delivered in Scotland from tomorrow

The Scottish Government is ready to start sending out baby boxes to all newborn babies due from tomorrow. They claim that..

Brexit Bill talks held in Edinburgh

The UK First Secretary of State Damian Green was accompanied by The Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell when he..

Damian Green signs Edinburgh and South East Scotland City deal

The First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office, Damian Green signed the City Region Deal for More...

City Region Deal will be on the table later today – for signing!

The First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office, Damien Green, will be visiting Edinburgh today to assist with..

Brock questions Mundell’s ‘fortune’ spent on social media advertising

The Scotland Office spent £686,166.29 on its communications team in the last financial year, a jump of just over £250,000 on..

Live updates on Edinburgh’s City Region Deal

  Today is pretty historic as things go in an old and historic city like Edinburgh. Today the Edinburgh City Region..

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Half Breed*****

Jazmin is the only black in the village – but not ‘proper black’.    When people ask where she’s from, she..

First time buyers event Urban Union

This coming weekend (Saturday 12 – Sunday 13 August) Urban Union will host a special event to help First Time Buyers..