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Date archive forMay, 2011
By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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Fashion range raising funds for South African children’s home in Edinburgh

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By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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Amnesty International celebrates 50th anniversary in Edinburgh

To mark Amnesty International’s 50th anniversary, Scottish campaigners, artists and politicians will be raising a ‘Toast to Freedom’ at an Edinburgh event on Wednesday 1st June. Speaking at the More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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Care Home Sports Day tomorrow

Residents at an Edinburgh care home are gearing up for next year’s Olympics by taking part in their own Sports Day tomorrow. The annual event at Marionville Court will see residents and staff battling it out to More...

By Samantha Taylor On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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Edinburgh parks could be given Royal seal of approval

Sign post in Craiglockhart Woods A number of parks around Edinburgh are due to be shortlisted for a very special award which could see them protected. In the run up to Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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City Art Centre Exhibition of Scottish Art 1650-2010

The City Art Centre is gearing up to welcome huge crowds eager for a glimpse of some of Scotland’s best-loved works of art. Scottish Art 1650-2010 will see the biggest exhibition of the City’s own nationally-recognised More...

By Samantha Taylor On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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Edinburgh pound to save local businesses

The Council’s Economic Development committee gave the go-ahead to a feasibility study this morning which could mean the creation of an Edinburgh pound. The idea was first raised by the community organisation, More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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The City of Edinburgh Council 2 June 2011

The full council meet this Thursday and the agenda is shown below. We will be in attendance and will be live tweeting under the hashtag #edinburghcouncil as well as bringing you our report after the meeting. Agenda_020611(function() More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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Economic Development Committee meeting 31 May 2011

The committee meeting lasted a mere two hours this morning but covered a lot of ground. The committee is particularly pleased that its initiative to redesign the format of reports produced to the councillors  More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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Serious assaults in Leith & Wester Hailes

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information after a man was critically injured in an assault that happened in the Leith area of the Capital in the early hours of Monday morning. The victim, who is in his 20s, More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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Lorry driver asked to contact police following collision with cyclist

Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses to a road collision involving a tipper lorry and a cyclist on the A6094 on Monday morning. The cyclist, a man in his 40s, was seriously injured when he was involved More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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Edinburgh student wins design challenge

An Edinburgh student has landed a placement at Scotland’s top design agency after winning a challenge to produce a branding and marketing strategy for a range of fruit drinks. Sophie D’Agostino,21, from Morningside, More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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Five things you need to know today

The devolved heads of Scotland Northern Ireland and Wales are meeting at Bute House today according to the BBC. Following the variety of   news stories reported from Edinburgh Zoo over the last few weeks, it seems More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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Funds raised for RNLI Queensferry

On behalf of the Companions from the Provincial Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Linlithgowshire who raised £1,000 for the RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat Station from proceeds of a race night, cabaret night, dinner and donations. Pictured More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
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Scotland has fewer student start-ups

New figures from the Higher Education Statistics Authority (HESA) have shown that Scotland has a poor record of supporting graduates in setting up and starting companies. Despite a large improvement from last year More...

By admin On Monday, May 30th, 2011
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Fused Edinburgh 3 June 2011

Fused Edinburgh is a new and exciting acoustic Music Festival being held in The Music Box at Stevenson College Edinburgh, on Friday 3 June 2011. Fused features excellent music from internationally acclaimed artists More...

By admin On Monday, May 30th, 2011
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Consultation on Draft Gaelic Language plan

The National Library of Scotland has put its draft Gaelic Language Plan out for consultation prior to its submission to Bòrd na Gàidhlig at the end of July. The plan, which has been developed in accordance with More...

By admin On Monday, May 30th, 2011
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IRB World Sevens Final Murrayfield Day 1 28th May

In spite of winning two of their Day 1 matches, Scotland lost out in qualification for the top two finals, the Cup and Plate, on scored points difference, so had to settle for the third tier, Bowl final. Canada More...

By admin On Monday, May 30th, 2011
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IRB World Sevens Final 29 May 2011

The anticipated match up of the day (if you discount, what turned out to be, a lack-lustre New Zealand performance against Australia) was the Australia v South Africa Cup Final. This was a showcase for Sevens Rugby More...

By Stuart Anderson On Monday, May 30th, 2011
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Economic development committee meeting 31 May 2011

The Edinburgh Economic Development Committee will meet tomorrow to discuss, among other things, Councillor Burgess’s proposed initiative, “Remade in Edinburgh”. The Green councillor is championing More...

By admin On Monday, May 30th, 2011
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Less poop to scoop in North Edinburgh

A recent hard hitting campaign to tackle dog fouling in the north area of the city has been a major success according to the council. Complaints from the public about dog fouling dropped by 80% after the 3 week More...

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