Date archive forJuly, 2011
By admin On Sunday, July 31st, 2011
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe Preview : RELEASE

Icon Theatre, a Kent based, national touring company producing physical and visual theatre, come to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe  for the first time to premiere their brand new production, RELEASE, at the Pleasance More...

By admin On Sunday, July 31st, 2011
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The Edinburgh Reporter guide to what’s on in August 2011

  This month it is really hard to pick and choose. As anyone in Edinburgh knows there are far more things on in Edinburgh this month than a sane person could go to. If we have missed your event out and you More...

By Aimee McAvoy On Sunday, July 31st, 2011
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Transport, Infrastructure and Environment Committee 2 August 2011

The Transport, Infrastructure and Environment Committee of The City of Edinburgh Council is meeting on Tuesday 6th August. There are 23 items on the agenda. We think there are some important issues and will be at More...

By George Ward On Sunday, July 31st, 2011
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Edinburgh MP supports High Speed Rail

Edinburgh East MP Sheila Gilmore has made her submission to the Government’s consultation on High Speed Rail and argued in favour of building dedicated high speed lines to Scotland. She expressed disappointment More...

By admin On Saturday, July 30th, 2011
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Siro-A’s Technodelic Comedy Show

FROM FRIDAY 5 AUGUST @ 3.50PM (1 HOUR) ONWARDS @ C eca, Venue 50, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, EH1 9DF The next generation of entertainment from Japan is set to arrive in Edinburgh this August. The world More...

By admin On Saturday, July 30th, 2011
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Museum attracts thousands on first day

Over 22,000 visitors came to the National Museum of Scotland on the first day after a grand public opening on Friday 29 July. The reaction was overwhelmingly positive, with vox pops showing that many were delighted More...

By admin On Saturday, July 30th, 2011
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Siege Perilous announce new mentoring scheme

A new mentoring and development programme for emerging playwrights has been announced this week. Edinburgh-based theatre production company, Siege Perilous, is introducing the scheme in conjunction with its inaugural More...

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

So today’s the day! The wedding of Miss Zara Phillips, who is thirteenth in line to the throne and Mr Mike Tindall takes place in the Canongate Church today. We are told they will tie the knot around 3 o’clock More...

By admin On Friday, July 29th, 2011
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Musselburgh Races Carnival Race Night tonight

Feature race at Musselburgh’s Carnival Race Night fixture tonight is the £12,000 BlackRock EBF Conditions Stakes, one of three qualifying races for the Betfair Bonus Scottish Racing Series finals in September. Course More...

By admin On Friday, July 29th, 2011
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Competition to win tickets for Still Spinning

  Still Spinning sees Mick Groves perform three shows, weaving together songs and stories from thirty years at the peak of the folk business, including the folk revivial in the sixties, many television series More...

By admin On Friday, July 29th, 2011
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Father and Son in a spin at the Festival

A father is performing at the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe while his son is producing an entirely different kind of show at the 2011 Edinburgh International Festival. The father is none other than Mick Groves, one of More...

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

The Stevenson leading light from The National Museum of Scotland  The Scotsman has a lengthy article explaining that the South Suburban line  had to be used by passenger trains following the derailment of one More...

By admin On Friday, July 29th, 2011
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Black Box is open for business

Two years ago, Hannah Livingston was a Dundee jewellery graduate like any other, preparing to exhibit at the renowned New Designers exhibition in Islington, London. Now she is a multi-award winning jewellery designer, More...

By Aimee McAvoy On Thursday, July 28th, 2011
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What’s in store at the National Museum of Scotland

We have been waiting patiently for over 3 years during the refurbishment of the National Museum of Scotland. Since the doors closed on one of the most fabulous attractions in Edinburgh, there have been almost no More...

By admin On Thursday, July 28th, 2011
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East Edinburgh residents propose second meeting about council’s privatisation plans

A meeting to discuss the City of Edinburgh’s far reaching plans to privatise services was well attended last night. Almost 100 people went along to Meadowbank Sports Centre to obtain more information about More...

By admin On Thursday, July 28th, 2011
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New shop opening at Craigleith

Outdoors clothing specialist Trespass is the latest addition to the line-up of retailers at Craigleith Shopping Park in Edinburgh. The leisure brand has opened a 3,075 sq ft store in the retail park which is home More...

By Lorna Frost On Thursday, July 28th, 2011
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City Art Centre David Mach – Signs and Wonders

David Mach, Precious Light exhibition, Edinburgh City Art Centre, 30 July - 16 October 2011 Asked how it feels to be back in Edinburgh, David Mach replies, jokingly:- “The biggest sin a Scot can commit is More...

By admin On Thursday, July 28th, 2011
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Candidates for the city centre by-election confirmed

The six candidates for the vacant seat in the City Centre ward are: John Carson – Independent Karen Doran – Scottish Labour Party Alistair Hodgson – Scottish Liberal Democrats Melanie Main More...

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

The Reporter has been all over the newly refurbished Museum of Scotland and we have published our article about that here. It is really lovely that there is now a restaurant on the first level overlooking the main More...

By admin On Thursday, July 28th, 2011
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Restalrig Festival 30 July 2011

Restalrig will be entering into the festival spirit this summer with its own community event to be held this Saturday 30 July. The fun-filled day, held at Restalrig Park, hopes to engage local residents with a variety More...