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Date archive forMay, 2010
By admin On Monday, May 31st, 2010
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Bike Week Edinburgh 19-27 June 2010

The annual Spokes breakfast is on June 23rd from 8-10 outside the City Chambers on the High Street. Bacon rolls, scrambled egg rolls, stalls and speeches are promised. This is all part of Bike Week which runs from More...

By admin On Monday, May 31st, 2010
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Keeping your bike safe

The police in Lothian and Borders have launched a campaign to help you keep your bike safe. They are offering bikeregister products to mark your bike and ensure you would know it is definitely yours if you are More...

By admin On Monday, May 31st, 2010
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The Archery World Cup Final

You can find it at http://www.archeryedinburgh.co.uk The Archery World Cup Final website is the event hub for both archery enthusiasts and local spectators offering a wide variety of information on the World Cup More...

By admin On Monday, May 31st, 2010
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World Potato Congress 2012 to be held in Edinburgh

At least 600 potato specialists from around the world will attend the event 417 years after Sir Walter Raleigh, the Elizabethan explorer, introduced the vegetable to England. Since then potato harvesting has grown More...

By admin On Monday, May 31st, 2010
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Gliterary Lunches

There may still be some tickets left if you hurry. What is a Gliterary Lunch? It is a good lunch with authors, books and friends. You can learn more at www.gliterarylunches.com  More...

By admin On Monday, May 31st, 2010
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The Third Policeman at The Traverse 3-5 June 2010

Ireland’s only full-time ensemble theatre company, Blue Raincoat, bring their acclaimed production of the Flann O’Brien classic novel The Third Policeman to Scotland in June. First published over 40 years ago, More...

By admin On Monday, May 31st, 2010
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Walk for Water

The Soila Maasai Girls Rescue Centre situated in Kenya’s Rift Valley, provides support and education to 100 Maasai girls between the ages of 8 to16 years old. With the co-operation of the local Chiefs, the Centre More...

By admin On Sunday, May 30th, 2010
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The Ghost…again

It is worth seeing – even if it is only to ogle Pierce and Ewan! The fact that Roman Polanski edited this film on a laptop in prison is secondary but an important piece of the film story. Details of the showings More...

By admin On Saturday, May 29th, 2010
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Out of the Blue Drill Hall

They have an open weekend on 28th and 29th May to showcase the work of resident artists. The venue has just undergone a major renovation and has a new look. As well as studios, music practice room, creative events More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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The City Car Club

If you are looking for other ways to be environmentally friendly then in Edinburgh you are inundated with choice. It is possible to walk most places, we have a very good bus service, and if you do not own a car More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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Edinburgh company short-listed for Observer ethical awards

Edinburgh renewable energy company Aquamarine Power Limited has been short-listed for the 2010 Observer Ethical Awards, organised by The Observer and Ecover. The awards seek to recognise those who are busy thinking More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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Marchmont & Sciennes Gardening Awards

If you live in the Marchmont area then you can win a gardening award for your green-fingered efforts. The Community Council is reintroducing the prizes for best front gardens, hanging baskets and containers, wildlife More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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THE GENERAL ELECTION 2010

Here is a list of the candidates for each of the main parties in all constituencies in Edinburgh, with a note of which candidate won the seat when the result was announced. For a list of all candidates including More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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COMMUNITY COUNCILS

These bodies made up of volunteers from all walks of life seek to influence any decisions made in relation to their particular geographical area. They are formally constituted and are funded by The City of Edinburgh More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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HYPERLOCAL AND THE FUTURE OF NEWS

But in a week when The Times and The Sunday Times are about to go behind the paywall (i.e make surfers pay for the content they can see on the web) it is perhaps no better time to highlight the benefits of local More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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Animal Parades…

There are now elephants all over the city. The purpose is to raise money for charity. OK time for another photo of an elephant…..just because they are very cute and cuddly. Could we have something like this More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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Flat fire in Barnton

It is thought that the fire was started by an electric blanket in the property. A female in her seventies escaped the fire, but sadly her cat died. A spokeswoman for the Service said: “The resident was very More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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Home Reports

Home reports were introduced by The Scottish Government after a very short pilot study and in the background of considerable opposition among property solicitors who could not see the need for them, particularly More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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Sacred Heart Primary School off to bag a Munro!

There will be children, parents, carers and parishioners among the climbers. A piper will herald their departure from Penicuik Leisure Centre at 8 o’clock on Thursday morning. There they will meet Dr Gerry McPartlin More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2010
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New recipe of the week

They highlight in their new magazine that the whoopie pie has now landed. So what is a whoopie pie? Well it is a cake which is slightly chewy and a bit soft with crispy bits round the edges. You sandwich the two More...

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