Date archive forFebruary, 2012
By Thomas Haywood On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
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Football Stars Launch Maggies Monster Bike and Hike

Hearts football stars Ryan McGowan and David Templeton helped to launch the fundraising for the Maggies Cancer Centres “Monster Bike and Hike” last week in Holyrood Park.  The event is due to take place More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
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Afternoon Tea at The Howard

Do you sometimes sit with a friend chatting over a cup of tea wondering why certain things happen in life?  Do ever fancy having your ‘cards’ read and not sure where to look?  Then The Howard’s Afternoon More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
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The thing you need to know today

The Reporter is on holiday……so there will be limited news reporting…. Today some people are able to celebrate their real birthdays, rather than picking the day adjacent to February 29th as they More...

By Holly Jones On Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
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Restaurant Review – Hewat’s

Delicious food at recession-proof prices Lovely husband and wife team, Richard and Margaret have owned and run Hewat’s for a number of years and their modern Scottish cuisine, mixed with friendly service, makes More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
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The thing you need to know today

The Reporter is on holiday……so there will be limited news reporting today. The council’s Policy & Strategy Committee meet this morning, and it seems from the agenda which you can read on the More...

By admin On Monday, February 27th, 2012
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Telford stage The Laramie Project 29 Feb – 1 March

A play about a teenager that was killed in a homophobic attack in America is the latest in a series of hard hitting productions by students at an Edinburgh college. ‘The Laramie Project’ which tells the story More...

By admin On Monday, February 27th, 2012
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Fastest Pizza maker in the East

Store managers and team members from Domino’s stores across Scotland gathered for Scotland’s Fastest Pizza Maker competition earlier this month. The competition was fast and furious with speed and accuracy More...

By admin On Monday, February 27th, 2012
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Granny Greens invites you to try them out

By Anneleen Lindsay Over the past few years, crafting has come out of the closet and become a lot more sociable. The resurgence and popularity of craft fairs and artisan shops demonstrates people’s desire More...

By admin On Monday, February 27th, 2012
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The thing you need to know today

The Reporter is on holiday…… Tonight there is a High Flats meeting, Monday 27th February 2012 at Birnies Court, from 7pm-9pm “This is our regular meeting for anyone living in the multi-storeys More...

By Holly Jones On Sunday, February 26th, 2012
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Restaurant Review: Mya

A perfect mix of Thai and Indian food Award-winning restaurant, May, brings you the taste of both Thailand and India under one roof! The food is fab here, and if you cannot make up your mind whether you fancy More...

By admin On Saturday, February 25th, 2012
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Community Wildlife Garden planned for Hermitage

A new community wildlife garden is set to be built in the Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Local Nature Reserve after The City of Edinburgh Council Countryside Ranger Service received £50,000 from the Heritage More...

By Coral Condeco On Saturday, February 25th, 2012
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Spectacular light show set to illuminate Edinburgh

Massive 3D projections of famous Scottish quotations will illuminate George Street and Rose Street this March as part of Edinburgh’s new initiative. The project, named ‘enLIGHTen’, is led by The City of Literature More...

By admin On Saturday, February 25th, 2012
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Jenny MacLean’s Fitness Column #6

If you’re thinking of starting an exercise programme this year, one of the first tasks is to get your ‘fit kit’ together.  The good news is that you don’t need a big budget.    Just a few inexpensive, More...

By admin On Friday, February 24th, 2012
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City Council honours Professor Peter Higgs

The fifth person to be honoured by the people of Edinburgh with a special award for making an outstanding contribution to the city will receive his accolade at the City Chambers tonight. Professor Peter Higgs, 82, More...

By John Kennedy On Friday, February 24th, 2012
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Film Review – Silver Surfers Curry Favour

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, 2011 (12A) Director John Madden Screenplay Ol Parker (based on the novel by Deborah Moggach) Comedy/Drama 124 mins A senior ensemble cast lends some dignity, if not excessive credibility, More...

By admin On Friday, February 24th, 2012
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Sponsored Video – Rizzle Kicks Our World in Play presented by Playstation Vita

Rizzle Kicks really do not need to be introduced to you and nor does Play Station. But just look what happens when they get together! But in case you need to know the band offer a mix of hip-hop and pop….The More...

By admin On Friday, February 24th, 2012
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Discussion planned with Scottish Fishing Industry in Edinburgh

Seafish Invites Attendance at a ‘Discussion with Industry’ Meeting in Edinburgh Seafish, the authority on seafood, is inviting representatives from Scotland’s fishing industry to participate in further discussions More...

By admin On Friday, February 24th, 2012
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Leith parking tickets may be unlawful

This beautiful photo from Mr Clix (we know his real name but he would prefer to keep it quiet for now) shows the area in Leith where he parked his car as he usually does on an unregulated street on Wednesday this More...

By admin On Friday, February 24th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

The Reporter used the train yesterday, and went to a conference in Manchester, Salford actually, at Media City. Changing from the train to the tram was pretty easy, but, unfortunately, the tram did not go all the More...

By admin On Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
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MP backs calls for meeting with Transport Minister

  MP for Edinburgh East Sheila Gilmore has joined calls led by Edinburgh Labour for an urgent meeting between the City of Edinburgh Council and Transport Minister Keith Brown MSP following changes to the Scottish More...