Date archive forMarch, 2012
By admin On Saturday, March 31st, 2012
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SNP call for Air Passenger Duty to be decided in Scotland

SNP URGE FOR APD DEVOLUTION AS HIKE HITS SCOTLAND On the day that an eight per cent hike in Air Passenger Duty is to be introduced, the SNP has reiterated calls for Scotland to be treated on par with Northern More...

By admin On Saturday, March 31st, 2012
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Student Association elect new leaders

A new student officer team has been chosen at Edinburgh University Students’ Association   Over 6300 students at the University of Edinburgh have voted to elect a new team of student officers to lead the students’ More...

By admin On Saturday, March 31st, 2012
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Audio – Talking about boxing with Craig McEwan

by Barry Dickson I interviewed Craig McEwan about a number of things including his boxing career in America and his upcoming Homecoming bout here in Edinburgh at Meadowbank Sports Centre on 14 April 2012. The first More...

By admin On Saturday, March 31st, 2012
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Places to go in and around Historic Edinburgh

  Now that Spring is here, Historic Scotland’s 25 seasonal sites are preparing to open their doors to welcome visitors. On Sunday 1 April, 2012, sites which will be opening for visitors to Edinburgh and More...

By admin On Saturday, March 31st, 2012
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Scottish Opera – Tosca at the Festival Theatre

IN DEMAND TOSCA PRODUCTION RETURNS TO SCOTTISH STAGE One of Scottish Opera’s most popular productions, Puccini’s Tosca, returns to the Scottish stage this Spring. The internationally celebrated production was More...

By admin On Saturday, March 31st, 2012
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Portrait of RBS founder to be sold in Edinburgh

    A major portrait of Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll, the founder of the Royal Bank of Scotland, and one of the 31 Scottish Commissioners who negotiated the 1707 Act of Union with England, More...

By admin On Saturday, March 31st, 2012
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Calling all Ladies who lunch!

All you ‘Ladies Who Lunch’…Here is a date for your diaries, and it is for a great cause. What’s better than a good natter with ‘the girls’ over a spot of lunch? Great chat, great friends, More...

By George Ward On Saturday, March 31st, 2012
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Review – Edinburgh 10-Minuters

The Edinburgh 10-Minuters project ran for three nights from 22-24 March 2012  at the Counting House on West Nicholson Street. It was a fantastic collaboration of plays, all written, directed and starring young theatre More...

By admin On Saturday, March 31st, 2012
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Five things you need to know this weekend

John Carter killers jailed – Portobello High School – Earth Hour – Buses  – Traffic news   Two men who admitted responsibility for the death of a man in Leith have been jailed. At More...

By admin On Friday, March 30th, 2012
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Police seek witnesses to Fatal accident on M8

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road collision on the M8, West Lothian, in the early hours of this morning. The collision, which involved a Fiat Stilo and a MAN HGV, happened More...

By admin On Friday, March 30th, 2012
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Children’s author Cathy Cassidy coming to Edinburgh in April

  Children’s author Cathy Cassidy is appearing in Edinburgh on 28 April 2012 at 2.30 p.m at Waterstone’s George Street. She has written The Chocolate Box Girls which are five irresistible books More...

By Jill Geoghegan On Friday, March 30th, 2012
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Edinburgh charity fashion show hailed a triumph

With Fashion weeks in London, Paris and New York a distant memory, the Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show is bringing couture to the capital. Rock, rebellion and royalty were the styles du jour as the Edinburgh charity More...

By admin On Friday, March 30th, 2012
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ESPC are winners!

Last night was a great night for ESPC and they are swinging from their chandeliers today! ESPC won the Best Support Team Award at the Scottish Legal Awards. ESPC was highly commended in the category of Member More...

By George Ward On Friday, March 30th, 2012
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Edinburgh Napier Drama Society do Roald Dahl – TONIGHT!

Edinburgh Napier University Drama Society (NUDS) are the last amateur dramatic group in the country to perform Roald Dahl’s ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ before it opens in London’s More...

By admin On Friday, March 30th, 2012
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MAMA presents Half a Sixpence

Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association proudly presents the East Lothian premiere of the recently revised edition of heart-warming, rags to riches musical, Half a Sixpence. The show will run from Monday 2nd to More...

By admin On Friday, March 30th, 2012
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Opinion – by Craighouse Partnership on their proposed development

by William Gray Muir of Sundial Properties The Craighouse Partnership hopes to preserve the beauty and history of Craighouse by proposing a sympathetic and sustainable future for the site With 7 grade-A listed More...

By admin On Friday, March 30th, 2012
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Two men arrested for assault

Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged assault and attempted robbery in Edinburgh yesterday. Members of the public contacted police after witnessing an incident in East Hermitage Place More...

By admin On Friday, March 30th, 2012
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Cars in Broughton vandalised

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information after a number of cars had their badges stolen in the Broughton area of the Capital. An Audi A6 and BMW 528 had their badges prised off while they were parked in More...

By admin On Friday, March 30th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

    Cycling – Housing Repairs – Fashion at Tartan Week – Portobello – Safety advice on petrol When the cycling debate was decided last night at Holyrood it was universally approved More...

By admin On Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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Are you in the Melting Pot? Scholarships available now!

Scotland’s centre for social innovation launches Incubator Award Programme.   The Melting Pot is calling on new and emerging social innovators to apply for a fully funded scholarship on their Social Innovation More...