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

Fashion designer Dorota Alimowska has created a brand new clothing line which is both affordable and environmentally friendly, and she is going to show it off in Edinburgh More...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...