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Date archive forJanuary, 2011
By admin On Monday, January 31st, 2011
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Drivers – watch your speed in Holyrood Park

Historic Scotland, the City of Edinburgh Council and Lothian and Borders Police have joined forces to raise drivers’ awareness and reinforce measures to protect and preserve the natural beauty of Holyrood Park. Historic More...

By admin On Monday, January 31st, 2011
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Papa wins at Mamma’s pizza!

The winner of the Mamma’s pizza competition has named his pizza in honour of becoming a granddad for the first time. David Waugh’s red onion marmalade, goat’s cheese and basil pizza ‘Gusto del Papa’ (meaning More...

By admin On Monday, January 31st, 2011
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Biomass – have your say before the end of March

Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP (Lothians) (SNP) is encouraging residents in Leith and North Edinburgh to have their say on Forth Energy’s proposals to build a large biomass plant at Imperial Dock. The energy company More...

By admin On Monday, January 31st, 2011
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Margaret Smith MSP on the Forth Crossing

by Margaret Smith, MSP for Edinburgh West As the constituency MSP for Edinburgh West I am in no doubt that it is a great part of the city to represent. Most people might think of it as an urban area but I’m also More...

By admin On Monday, January 31st, 2011
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Law seminar for journalists – and it’s free!

Contempt of court and official secrets are among the topics to be discussed at a free seminar on Scots law for journalists. Being held in March, the event is being hosted by law firm, Biggart Baillie, with principal More...

By admin On Monday, January 31st, 2011
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Hard Rock’s Legendary Burger in Edinburgh

The Hard Rock Cafe is a real institution. They have fans who travel the world in search of T-shirts and pins just to say that they have been to a Hard Rock in a certain place. One of the great things in the George More...

By admin On Monday, January 31st, 2011
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Edinburgh College of Art appoints new governors

Edinburgh College of Art is pleased to announce four valuable additions to its Board of Governors. The College welcomes to its Board: Eddie Frizzell, MA (Hons), Visiting Professor of Public Service Management More...

By admin On Monday, January 31st, 2011
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Afternoon Tea with The Mama!

The Reporter went along to 24 Hill Street one Wednesday afternoon in January, for the first time in a long long time! In the old days it used to be a bit of a lunchtime haunt, offering lovely salads and healthy More...

By admin On Monday, January 31st, 2011
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Midlothian Libraries offer IT Training

A wide range of free online IT courses are now available from local libraries across Midlothian. Midlothian Libraries have signed up to ‘Study IT Online’ – a service which provides easy-to-use online training More...

By admin On Monday, January 31st, 2011
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Council introduce battery recycling

Edinburgh is to introduce battery and plastic bottle recycling as part of the city’s wider waste and recycling strategy. City residents have been recycling a range of materials for several years, with plastic More...

By admin On Monday, January 31st, 2011
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What’s on in Edinburgh this week? 31st January 2011

31st January 2011 ‘ A jewel of gold…. placed in a silver dish’: The Glenmorangie Project on Monday 31 January at The Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street, Edinburgh at 18:00 (1hr) Entry Free but you More...

By admin On Monday, January 31st, 2011
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Five things you need to know today

We will have our own royal wedding here in Edinburgh on July 30th when Zara Phillips will marry Mike Tindall at Canongate Church. The Daily Mail has the story….. STV reports that 450 phone boxes in Scotland More...

By Ali George On Sunday, January 30th, 2011
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Local Artist To Draw 365 Faces In 2011

One month in, how are your new year’s resolutions coming along?  Freelance illustrator Aurora Cacciapuoti, author of the ‘My Life In Edinburgh’ blog, has an interesting project for 2011… Tell us a little More...

By admin On Sunday, January 30th, 2011
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Glass Bullet filming steam-punk in Edinburgh

We have all heard about Jason Isaacs filming all over Edinburgh recently, but it is easy not to be aware of the small independent film production companies which use the city as a backdrop for their films. We went More...

By admin On Sunday, January 30th, 2011
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Report on teacher education has been issued

Graham Donaldson’s Report on teacher education, ‘Teaching Scotland’s Future’ argues that: The highest priority must be given, at all levels, to strengthening both teacher quality and leadership More...

By admin On Sunday, January 30th, 2011
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Calling all Edinburgh artists! – Chance to show your work in City Art Centre

The City Art Centre will showcase works by some of Edinburgh’s finest artists and craft makers when it hosts a special exhibition later this year. Submissions are currently being invited for the exhibition, More...

By admin On Sunday, January 30th, 2011
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Legislation coming soon to a party flat near you…

New Holyrood  legislation to tackle problems with ‘party flats’ let out for stag and hen parties moved a step closer on Friday. Regulations amending the Antisocial Behaviour etc (Scotland) Act 2004 More...

By admin On Sunday, January 30th, 2011
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Armed robbery – appeal for witnesses

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for information following a robbery at a store in Melville Terrace, Edinburgh on Thursday  night, January 27. Two men went into Meadows Wine at 8.10pm brandishing what More...

By admin On Sunday, January 30th, 2011
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Axolotl Gallery – Joyce Gunn Cairns MBE

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By admin On Saturday, January 29th, 2011
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Play the property game with Taylor Wimpey and Forth One

Visit The Strada, off Ferry Road, on Sunday 6 February between 2pm-5pm to have a chance to play ‘The Strada Property Ladders Game’ with Forth One breakfast presenters Boogie and Arlene. With lots of prizes up More...

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