Date archive forJune, 2011
By admin On Thursday, June 30th, 2011
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Official opening at Holyrood 1 July 2011

A fundraiser for veterans, a volunteer at a soup kitchen and a hospice visitor have been named by Holyrood’s Presiding Officer and Deputy Presiding Officers as the local heroes who will join them at the opening More...

By admin On Thursday, June 30th, 2011
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Lord Foulkes to open Edinburgh office today

Today marks an exciting day for Edinburgh businesses and property experts alike as peer and former Labour minister Rt. Hon. Lord George Foulkes gets ready to launch 23 Melville Street, the West End’s new state-of-the-art More...

By admin On Thursday, June 30th, 2011
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Five things you need to know today

Today is all about trams. The fate of  the transport project is on the agenda at the full council meeting this morning. Whether or not any decision will be taken is up for grabs. There are those who think the More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
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New Open Trophy unveiled in Edinburgh

By Lauren Witherspoon Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond, revealed the new trophy for the Barclays Scottish Open at Edinburgh’s Hamilton & Inches today. The trophy that the world’s top golfers will More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
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Ian Murray MP is a happy bunny

Edinburgh South MP, Ian Murray, can proudly declare that his constituency office is cruelty-free. Ian has taken the step to ensure that all the cleaning and household products used are cruelty-free, only using those More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 28th, 2011
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Five things you need to know today

This Sunday The Scottish Storytelling Centre is hosting a competition for young budding magicians when they stage the War of the Wizards. This is part of the International Magic Festival which starts on Friday. Lord More...

By admin On Monday, June 27th, 2011
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Lord McCluskey issues Review Group’s first report

First Minister Alex Salmond has welcomed the publication of the first report of the Review Group examining the relationship between the High Court of Justiciary and the UK Supreme Court in criminal cases. The group More...

By admin On Monday, June 27th, 2011
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Solar Hub shining at Mortonhall Klondyke

The rays are beating down on Edinburgh’s Mortonhall Klondyke Garden Centre, following the opening of a Solar Hub within the grounds. Installed by the UK’s leading residential solar energy specialists, The Big More...

By admin On Monday, June 27th, 2011
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EIFF – Oliver Sherman

by Ryan McNeely There was an American TV series a couple of years ago called Life. It was about a cop who was wrongly convicted of murder and spent 12 years in prison, then was exonerated and returned to the force. More...

By admin On Monday, June 27th, 2011
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Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

The UK Supreme Court has announced the death of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry yesterday. “It is with great sadness that we convey the news that Lord Rodger of Earlsferry, Justice of the Supreme Court, died peacefully More...