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By admin On Friday, December 31st, 2010
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Happy New Year

Many revellers will be on the streets of all towns and cities in Scotland at midnight. Gone are the quiet days of house parties when everything else was closed. Have fun but stay safe! Here is a New Year Message More...

By admin On Friday, December 31st, 2010
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New Year Honours List

Some notable honours for Scots this year including our very own George Kerr who has devoted his whole life to the sport of judo. Well done George! Also Mrs Lily Laing who is a special constable in Edinburgh for More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 28th, 2010
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Council charity permits and the Tale of Tom Gilzean

The City of Edinburgh Council has clarified its position regarding Public Charitable Collection (PCC) permits following press reports alleging that a ban had been imposed on a well-regarded and longstanding collector. Deputy More...

By admin On Monday, December 27th, 2010
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Baxterbear goes to the zoo

You may remember that we had a chat with Baxterbear recently, which you can read here. It now seems that he has joined forces with Edinburgh Zoo in his quest to raise funds for charity. Baxterbear was born on the More...

By admin On Monday, December 27th, 2010
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Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country on 8th January

You are invited to make the Bupa Great Winter Run your New Year’s Resolution. This 5km road run is for all abilities and is set in the stunning surrounds of Holyrood Park in Edinburgh, the perfect way to kick More...

By admin On Monday, December 27th, 2010
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Party at the Museum on Hogmanay

Edinburgh is full of things to do this Hogmanay. We really like the idea of this one – a party in the Museum of Scotland for all the family. Just because you have young children no need to miss out on the More...

By admin On Monday, December 27th, 2010
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Hogmanay road diversions and closures in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s spectacular Hogmanay programme begins on Thursday 30 December – four days and nights of amazing events throughout the city. The celebrations do however bring some disruption to traffic, parking More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, December 27th, 2010
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What’s on this week in Edinburgh? 27th December – Oh it’s Hogmanay!

This week ends with the celebration of Hogmanay which has become synonymous with the city of Edinburgh itself. Edinburgh’s Hogmanay has the celebrations sewn up. The four day festival to welcome in the New More...

By admin On Sunday, December 26th, 2010
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Way Back Home – Danny McAskill cycles from Edinburgh to Skye

Danny McAskill is a stunt cyclist. If you don’t know that then you might have been abroad for a while…. If you really don’t lnow anything about him then you can learn a little from his YouTube More...

By admin On Sunday, December 26th, 2010
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Bring on Edinburgh’s Hogmany!

Now that you have unwrapped all your presents and eaten more than you thought humanly possible, time to think about Hogmanay. Thankfully it is all under control thanks to the efforts of the Edinburgh’s Hogmanay More...

By admin On Sunday, December 26th, 2010
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Christmas message from The First Minister

A time to reflect and a time to look forward, but not really a time to wish for a White Christmas! Here is First Minister, Alex Salmond, from his official residence, Bute House.  More...

By admin On Sunday, December 26th, 2010
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Emergency workers on call over Christmas

Thousands of emergency service workers on duty yesterday have been thanked by the Scottish Government for helping keep the country going. Ministers have highlighted the contribution made to keep essential police, More...

By admin On Saturday, December 25th, 2010
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Happy Christmas

Well it’s here. Whether you are interested in the presents or the religious significance there is really no way round it. So here is our view of the best Christmas message in appropriately digital form. Thank More...

By admin On Thursday, December 23rd, 2010
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Council have the holidays covered in Edinburgh

During the Christmas and New Year holidays the Council has arrangements in place to deal with the severe weather. Weather predictions suggest that from Sunday 26 December and overnight into the 27 December a slow More...

By admin On Thursday, December 23rd, 2010
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Council ask for your views on rubbish and recycling in Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking the views of local residents on how to improve waste collection in the city centre World Heritage Site. During the next few weeks, the Council will be seeking views from More...

By admin On Thursday, December 23rd, 2010
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Ryanair reports shock UFO sighting

Ryanair, known as Europe’s favourite airline, has confirmed that the Captain of flight FR1397 from Oslo Rygge to London Gatwick reported an Unidentified Flying Object to Aviation Authorities after passengers More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010
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Plan ahead for your journey this Christmas

The travelling public was urged to check their journeys in advance today as more freezing weather and snow showers were forecast up until Christmas Day. The Met Office predicted further freezing temperatures across More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 21st, 2010
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Law Society of Scotland elect new Vice President

High street solicitor, Austin Lafferty, is to become the new Vice-President of the Law Society of Scotland following a ballot of the members of the Society’s Council. Austin Lafferty was declared the winner More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 21st, 2010
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Archie the unwrapped Goat….

The restaurant chain, PizzaExpress, is encouraging customers to shop at Oxfam this Christmas by offering them a £5 reward to spend at any PizzaExpress when they spend £5 at an Oxfam shop or online at oxfam.org.uk. More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 21st, 2010
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Christmas Wish – Please can we have city bikes in Edinburgh?

Even in these austere times – or particularly in these austere times – we would like to promote the idea of city bikes in Edinburgh yet again. We wrote about this earlier in the year. If we had bikes More...

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