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Date archive forSeptember, 2010
By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 30th, 2010
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Salmonella and the beansprouts

A food warning has gone out to food establishments in Edinburgh over the importance of proper handling of raw bean sprouts. An investigation into an outbreak of salmonella by the Health Protection Agency and Health More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 30th, 2010
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National Library – now online

One million resources previously available only by visiting Scotland’s largest research library can now be accessed from your home or office, at the click of a button. More than 1.5 million manuscripts, letters, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 30th, 2010
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ESPC explains what €82m will buy you

On Friday 1 October, punters taking part in the EuroMillions draw could win a jackpot of £82million. The payout is one of the biggest in the game’s history according to Camelot and it comes on the back of a fine More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 30th, 2010
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Low Carbon Investment Conference – back next year!

The Scottish Low Carbon Investment conference will be held again next year, First Minister Alex Salmond announced today, saying the gathering of senior executives from finance, energy and government in Edinburgh More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 30th, 2010
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More arrests for supplying crack cocaine

A further 11 people have been arrested this week by Lothian and Borders Police as the Force continues to take action to reduce the supply of crack cocaine in Edinburgh. Six addresses in the Leith area of the city More...

By Ali George On Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
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Car Thefts

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information following a spate of high-value vehicle thefts that have happened in recent days. Early on Sunday morning (September 26), a silver Mercedes CDI and a black Alfa More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
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Exhibitions at the RSA

The Royal Scottish Academy is presenting two very different exhibitions this month. RSA New Works will present work by artists who have participated in the 2009 RSA Residencies Programme and will run in the RSA More...

By Ali George On Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
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Consultation on nursery closures

A report proposing that a consultation should be carried out into the closure of two city nurseries will be presented to a special meeting of the Children & Families Committee next month. Princess Elizabeth More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
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Get your car washed – by the Fire Service!

Looking for a stress free way to clean the family car? Here’s the chance to take the pressure off. On Saturday 2nd October 2010, firefighters across Lothian and Borders will be hosting their annual Autoglym More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
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The Scottish Low Carbon Investment Conference

Alex Salmond at EMEC Orkney November 2009 Innovation and advances in clean green energy present a “pivotal turning point in human history”, Scotland’s First Minister said yesterday, urging private More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
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Council using new funding model for waterfront development

An £84 million investment in Edinburgh’s waterfront is to be progressed using a new method of public financing. The project has the potential to unlock £660 million of private investment and create up to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
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Funding for Diabetes 1 research

Health charity Diabetes UK and the Chief Scientist Office of the Scottish Government have today announced joint funding of over £675,000 to establish a major resource in Scotland for research into Type 1 diabetes. The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
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Shortlist for the World Cinema Awards comes to The Filmhouse

The World Cinema Awards will celebrate the best of foreign film with an award to a film voted for by top UK-wide film writers. And here in Edinburgh you can see all the films on the shortlist at The Filmhouse. This More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
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East Coast trains – How could you get it so wrong?

For anyone who has ever subscribed to the wifi on the East Coast line you will know that it is intermittent, but at least when it is there it helps you to work productively whilst travelling. It is no secret that More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 28th, 2010
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8 rescued in flat fire

Eight people had to be rescued by firefighters after a large fire in an Edinburgh tenement in the Leith area of the city. The fire broke out in the basement of the common stair of a four storey property in Croall More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 28th, 2010
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Recipe of the Week 29th September 2010

Today we have a brand new feature for you! Our recipe of the week will be written by a real chef from now on……Ladies and Gentlemen we give you Steven Adair, the executive head chef at The Glasshouse. More...

By Kate Shannon On Tuesday, September 28th, 2010
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Buddy back to life

One of the most lauded and legendary singers has been brought back to life in a new show coming to the Playhouse. ‘Buddy Holly – A Legend Reborn’ is a spectacular live production bringing to life More...

By Kate Shannon On Tuesday, September 28th, 2010
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Rock Out!

Following sell-out shows and rave reviews, ‘Punk Rock’ has arrived at Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre. Drawing on his experience as a teacher, Olivier award-winning playwright Simon Stephens’ More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 28th, 2010
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The Caledonian Mercury and the new Labour Leader

We are used to being at the centre of things here in Edinburgh. So this should be no surprise. Only three publications supported the Labour leadership campaign of Ed Milliband – as the man himself said More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 28th, 2010
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Recruiting new bar staff now

Hyde Out, one of Edinburgh’s most stylish bars, is offering a dream opportunity for its new bar staff to become masters of the hospitality trade. The Edinburgh Quay venue is launching a recruitment drive to find More...

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