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By admin On Saturday, April 30th, 2011
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QDCC – First Twitter Birthday

Queensferry & District Community Council’s (QDCC) Facebook and Twitter pages last week marked their first birthday after reaching a full year of service. The social networking feeds on www.facebook.com/queensferry More...

By admin On Saturday, April 30th, 2011
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Politics:- Edinburgh charity demands action

CEO of Edinburgh based charity, Cyrenians, Des Ryan, has written to the leaders of all main political parties represented in The Scottish Parliamentary Election 2011 to ask them for help. This is the text of his More...

By admin On Saturday, April 30th, 2011
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Politics:- Conservatives want discount on council tax for elderly

The Scottish Conservatives have announced that they want a £200 Council Tax discount for all pensioner households in Scotland. Speaking on Buchanan Street in Glasgow, where she was joined by top ranked Glasgow More...

By admin On Saturday, April 30th, 2011
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Politics:- SNP launch mini manifesto on environment

The SNP today published its mini manifesto on the environment, outlining the green policies a re-elected SNP Government will take forward. The document, “A Greener Scotland”, explains how the SNP will More...

By admin On Saturday, April 30th, 2011
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Politics:- Ask Alison tonight on Twitter

Local Green candidate Alison Johnstone will take to Twitter this weekend in an innovative bid to give the public a chance to chat to her about her policies and priorities. Alison, who is top of the regional list More...

By admin On Saturday, April 30th, 2011
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Five things you need to know today

There is an old political tradition of burying bad news on a busy day. And yesterday was wall-to-wall coverage of The Royal Wedding so it was a good day for it.    The Edinburgh Evening News claimed yesterday More...

By admin On Friday, April 29th, 2011
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Three plucked to safety from the Forth

Chris Still, Helmsman Derek Sutton and Martin Crawford Three men, one with no buoyancy aids were plucked from the freezing waters of the Forth after a watersports trip went horribly wrong. The RNLI Queensferry More...

By admin On Friday, April 29th, 2011
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What’s on in Edinburgh this weekend? 29th April 2011

29th April 2011 Today at The Filmhouse from 1300 they are showing L’Affaire Farewell directed by Christian Carion (France 2009) Certificate 12A Cast: Guillaume Canet, Emir Kusturica, Willem Dafoe, Diane Kruger, More...

By admin On Friday, April 29th, 2011
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Tower Care Home enjoy Royal Wedding Month

Residents from The Tower Care Home have been celebrating with a month-long Royal Wedding extravaganza. The care home got into the spirit by hosting Royal tea dances, dinners and regal quizzes. There was also a cinema More...

By admin On Friday, April 29th, 2011
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Five things you need to know today

It has finally dawned. The Royal wedding takes place in London today between second in line to the throne, Prince William, and his fiancée, Miss Catherine Middleton. From Bucklebury to Buckingham Palace, the marriage More...

By admin On Friday, April 29th, 2011
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Royal Wedding might mean more burglaries

While the UK celebrates the Royal Wedding, AXA Insurance, one of the UK’s largest home insurers, predicts a potentially huge surge in burglaries and accidental damage insurance claims. In Edinburgh AXA say that More...

By admin On Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Helpful Henry keeps it in the Family!

by Dave Pickering Left to Right: Mike Clark (Chair, Drylaw Telford Community Council), Mrs Cath Tierney, Councillor Tim McKay, Henry McDonald and Thomas Tierney junior Drylaw man Henry MacDonald received Drylaw More...

By Thomas Haywood On Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Botanics Riot – of Colour

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By admin On Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Save Inverleith Park – deputation at Council meeting

A large delegation of campaigners turned out before the council meeting today to make their views about selling off the park, or even a small part of it, abundantly clear. We spoke with the two Councillors who presented More...

By admin On Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Queensferry & District Community Council – April meeting

Queensferry & District Community Council held its monthly business meeting on 26 April in the Burgh Chambers.  Fourteen members were present, including Almond ward Councillor, Norman Work and PC Aidan Douds More...

By admin On Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Voting next week – what you need to know

With the Scottish Parliamentary Elections and a UK-wide referendum on Thursday 5 May The City of Edinburgh Council is reminding voters what they need to know to have their say on polling day. Polling stations will More...

By admin On Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Cyclist killed in Broughton Road

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road collision in Edinburgh this morning. A male cyclist was involved in a collision with a truck near to Broughton Primary School, about More...

By admin On Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Meet the Independent candidate at Forest Cafe

Lothians’ newest independent candidate, Ken O’Neill, has announced plans to hold an open meeting giving voters the opportunity to hear first hand why he is standing. The meeting will start with an introduction More...

By admin On Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Five things you need to know today

There was some very sad local news yesterday with the announcement that The Guardian newspaper is pulling out of its ‘experiment’ with local news, and the Guardian Local blogs in Edinburgh, Leeds & More...

By admin On Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Workers Memorial Day 28 April 2011

Workers’ Memorial Day is the day when the International Labour Movement remembers those who have been killed or injured in workplace accidents, and those who have died from occupational diseases. The event was More...

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