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Date archive forNovember, 2010
By admin On Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
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Real responsibility for Holyrood?

First Minister Alex Salmond has commented on the Scotland Bill by saying that the ‘far too limited’ fiscal powers proposed are a missed opportunity to strengthen the Scottish Parliament and Scotland’s More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
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Snow News like snow news

What’s on and what’s not? We will update this as the day goes on – tell us what you are either doing or not doing! If you have photos then please add them to our  Edinburgh Reporter Flickr page. This More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
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Bingo for Marie Curie Cancer Care!

Mecca Bingo in Edinburgh has smashed its fundraising target by raising more than £1,300 so far this year for its chosen charity, Marie Curie Cancer Care. The Mecca Bingo club in Fountain Park beat its target by More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
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St Andrew’s Day message from the First Minister

Here is a message for you on St Andrew’s Day from First Minister, Alex Salmond, at the beginning of the Winter Festival Season. Looking back to Scottish inventions and Scottish poetry and looking forward More...

By admin On Monday, November 29th, 2010
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Fire juggling

We presume that this is something you really can’t practice at home……so the juggler was seen in Rose Street the other day….practising!  More...

By admin On Monday, November 29th, 2010
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Sainsburys College in Edinburgh

Sainsbury’s has announced that it is to open six Food Colleges across the UK and one of these will be at their Murrayfield store. The firm hope that the Colleges, which will offer training to colleagues  More...

By admin On Monday, November 29th, 2010
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Queensferry & District Community Council approve Forth Replacement Crossing

Queensferry & District Community Council (QDCC) this month gave a cautious welcome to the Forth Crossing Bill Committee’s Stage 2 report on the plans for the Forth Replacement Crossing, despite the remaining More...

By Ali George On Monday, November 29th, 2010
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Cameo Night Of Horror – The Not Quite Live Blog

10pm: Catch 27 bus to @CameoCinema 10.14pm: Make twitter vow that I’ll only travel after 10pm from now on.  It’s much quicker. My Meagre Supplies 10.30pm: Observe crowd whilst waiting for friends to arrive.  More...

By admin On Monday, November 29th, 2010
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“SNOWMAGEDDON” cancels St Andrews Day celebrations

Ok there is a lot of white stuff around today. There is a bit of chaos and people need to know what is happening. St Andrew’s Day celebrations in St Andrew Square have all been cancelled for today and tomorrow More...

By admin On Monday, November 29th, 2010
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Council budget update

Councillor Phil Wheeler, Convener of the Finance and Resources Committee has given an update on the budget process for Edinburgh:- “The Scottish Government’s budget announcement this month confirmed More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, November 29th, 2010
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What’s on this week? 29th November

As a result of the inclement weather there may not be very much on so you should definitely check before you leave the house! You can buy tickets online for next year’s Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo from More...

By admin On Monday, November 29th, 2010
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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…..and let’s close the airport!

One of the UK’s busiest airports, in the capital city of Edinburgh, is more or less shut. It was closed yesterday for a time and has been closed today since 4am and only now at about 3pm does the airport website More...

By admin On Monday, November 29th, 2010
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Snow on the City centre streets

Travelling along the A77 and M8 earlier today it was obvious to The Reporter that there had not been much gritting of roads, clearing of roads, police out there being generally helpful……even on one More...

By admin On Sunday, November 28th, 2010
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Severe weather warning in Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh Council staff have been working around the clock to help keep the city moving during the ongoing severe weather. Gritters have been working 24-hours-a-day all weekend in response to the heavy snowfalls. Due More...

By admin On Sunday, November 28th, 2010
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Shelter Scotland to hold seminars in Edinburgh

Two half-day seminars being held by Shelter Scotland will throw the spotlight on prevention of homelessness and explain the implications of housing benefit cuts. The seminars will be held on Tuesday 30 November, More...

By admin On Saturday, November 27th, 2010
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Recipe of the week – Stornoway Black Pudding with Carmelised Apple, Red Wine Jus & Deep Fried Carrot

Just as the weather turns a bit colder the executive chef at The Glasshouse off the Mile, Steven Adair, has suggested a hearty meal for you this week. The essential ingredient is the quality black pudding. 25 NOV More...

By Ali George On Saturday, November 27th, 2010
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NaNoWriMo – The Final Leg

“What’s your word count, then?” That’s the main question people ask about NaNoWriMo. Then they carry on to talk about other, more interesting things. Tonight, my total stands at 47,882 which isn’t bad.  More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, November 26th, 2010
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Edinburgh Reporter Chats #2 Fiona Campbell

Fiona Campbell is a young woman with her roots firmly in Edinburgh. She lives in the capital and runs her  furniture business from here too. Why are you working in Edinburgh I was born and brought up in Edinburgh More...

By admin On Friday, November 26th, 2010
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Musselburgh Races 26th November 2010

Musselburgh Racecourse will hold a 7am inspection today Friday November 26th but expects to escape snow and frost affecting the rest of the east coast of Scotland. General manager Bill Farnsworth said with overnight More...

By admin On Friday, November 26th, 2010
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Creative Scotland on the move

Creative Scotland, Scotland’s new development body for arts, screen and creative industries, has confirmed that it will relocate its Edinburgh office to Waverley Gate early in the new year, providing a modern More...

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