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Corstorphine Hill  New app for the buses Hayfever advice Plastic bag charge raises £1m Tomorrow’s big match  You can climb the Corstorphine Hill Tower which is open tomorrow afternoon from 2-4pm. More...

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Newington Library reopens with paper sculptures ‘set free’

Newington Library has been closed since January for building work but today the building was reopened to the public with a visit from the Culture Convener Richard Lewis and the mysterious More...

Edinburgh man’s medals presented 70 years after the end of the war

The Arctic Convoy Star and four other medals were presented to Edinburgh resident Christina McKay, after her local Councillor Dominic Heslop uncovered missing war decorations More...

Edinburgh City Deal aims high

An idea was put forward late last year by the council that there could be strength in numbers and now a partnership of local authorities is aiming to win a £1bn city deal, More...

More funding announced to contribute to improving the NHS

Health Secretary Shona Robison is announcing more funding to allow people to share through an independent website what happens to them when they contact NHS. The Scottish Government More...

Scottish A&E waiting times ‘show improvement’

The Scottish Government say that A&E waiting times figures released today show an improvement, but truth be told it is a marginal improvement of less than 1% over last month’s More...

allmediascotland sets up a new Edinburgh Twitter account

A new, free source of news about Edinburgh has been launched by a long-established Scottish website that helps organisations More...

Edinburgh is Cuckoo for cakes

Cuckoo’s Bakery to open second city centre shop Cuckoo’s Bakery opens its second Edinburgh store, in Bruntsfield, More...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Dragons, European Challenge Cup

  Edinburgh slaughter Dragons to make Scottish rugby history BT Murrayfield hosted one of the European...

Hearts To Make Official Complaint to SPFL

In the aftermath of the SPFL Championship fixture shambles, Hearts will make a formal complaint about...

Former Hibs’ star Tommy Preston dies aged 82

Former Hibs’ inside forward Tommy Preston has sadly passed away aged 82. Tommy was an immensely...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Edinburgh Steiner School Bike Sale: second-hand adult and child bikes, trikes, scooters, bike seats, tag-a-longs, More...

Letter from Scotland

Scotland is in mourning for a fine Lady who has gone missing, presumed dead.The faithful female osprey, named Lady, has failed..

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Martin Scorsese Presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema: a season of films curated by Scorsese, all screened in pristine digital restorations. Today:..

Heathrow expansion would be ‘Good for Scotland’

Heathrow recently announced a raft of new measures which would be deliverable with the expansion of the airport, More...

New look unveiled for the Caledonian Sleeper

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today marked the launch of the new Caledonian Sleeper train franchise, which will transform the cross-border overnight service..

Travel – Qatar offering ‘Fabulous Fares’

“A World of Fabulous Fares” awaits Qatar Airways’ passengers from 9 to 13 March 2015 as travellers can enjoy up to..

Savour Festival will be back in July

Savour Festival bills itself as the ultimate foodie fair. Brought to you by Sharon Wilson, the founder of the institution that is..

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Edinburgh Steiner School Bike Sale: second-hand adult and child bikes, trikes, scooters, bike seats, tag-a-longs, cycling accessories, etc. Come along to..

Edinburgh man’s secret diaries reveal the hell of the Arctic Convoy

Recently discovered secret diaries kept by Leonard H Thomas have been transcribed and published by his daughter Leona Thomas. Leonard kept..