Date archive forMay, 2010
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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...