Five things you need to know today Edinburgh

  Johnston Press to merge three Edinburgh newspapers Concert at St Giles Edinburgh Art Fair Botanic Lights  The Edinburgh Award   Media commentators report that Johnston Press has decided to More...

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Lynne McNicoll receives good citizenship award

Lynne McNicoll baton bearer with Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick MSP during the Queen’s Baton Relay The Sir William Y Darling Bequest for Good Citizenship for 2013/14 has More...

Council to take action on illegal parking

Following a move by Green Group transport spokesman, Nigel Bagshaw, the council is to look at new ways of controlling parking in the city.  Their angle is very much one of More...

Edinburgh’s Gold Award Entente Florale Europe 2014

There was a short photo call in the chamber today to celebrate the fact that Edinburgh council won the Gold Award in the European Competition for Towns and Villages in Bloom. This More...

Call for additional support to be maintained in colleges

Alison Johnstone, Green MSP for Lothian and education spokesperson for the Scottish Greens, expressed concern today about a report by the EIS showing cuts to Additional Support More...

Sarah Boyack to stand in Labour leadership contest

Sarah Boyack the Lothians MSP Lothians MSP Sarah Boyack has announced that she is a candidate in the contest for Scottish Labour leader. She is the first to enter the race More...

Recruitment company celebrates second anniversary

Sanderson, the UK’s largest independent IT and change recruitment organisation, has celebrated a successful second year More...

Get your Halloween pumpkin from Apeeling fruit bouquets

So it’s Halloween on Friday and you need the perfect pumpkin for your window at home or to display in your More...

Scare yourself at The Edinburgh Dungeon this Halloween

As Halloween approaches, join The Edinburgh Dungeon as they extend their opening hours to ensure visitors...

FLASH COMPETITION! – Win a pair of tickets to The Scotsman Hotel ‘Screaming’ Room

  Prepare to be scared if you are lucky enough to win one of three pairs...

Wellcome funding boost for the National Museum of Scotland

Following the multimillions spent on the renovation of the National Museum of Scotland just a short...

Commonwealth exhibition ending soon

The display at the Palace of Holyroodhouse marking The Queen’s role as Head of the Commonwealth through More...

Open Doors event at Edinburgh art centre

The artists, makers and craftspeople of St Margaret’s House are opening their studios to the public for a weekendlong event. The..

Scottish National Gallery – William Strang exhibition opens today

A captivating and diverse selection of prints and drawings by the great Scottish artist William Strang will feature in a new..

The 18th Independent Radical Book Fair at Out of the Blue

Would you like to try an alternative book festival? The 18th Independent Radical Book Fair begins on Wednesday More...

Clocking life: William McIlvanney and Jenni Fagan

‘The moment crackled like an electric storm’ Lines like this would be gold dust to most writers, but in William McIlvanney’s..

‘Sir Walter Scott’ at Waverley Station

Great Scott! – Sir Walter’s Words Around Waverley From today Edinburgh’s Waverley Station – the only railway station in the world..

Get your Halloween pumpkin from Apeeling fruit bouquets

So it’s Halloween on Friday and you need the perfect pumpkin for your window at home or to display in your..

Scare yourself at The Edinburgh Dungeon this Halloween

As Halloween approaches, join The Edinburgh Dungeon as they extend their opening hours to ensure visitors don’t miss out on a..

Dusherra Festival 2014

  The Scottish Indian Arts Forum in its 20th year, is proud to present Dusherra 2014, the largest celebration of the..