Date archive forApril, 2012
By admin On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Cycling is on the political agenda in Edinburgh

More news about the ways that cycling is being highlighted and discussed in Edinburgh. Lib Dem candidate, John Knox, standing for election in the Liberton/Gilmerton Ward, is highlighting the fact that the Liberal More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Holyrood appearance for Trump – Award for the council – Personal Training – Webinar – The Scotsman Trump has appeared at Holyrood this morning to tell The Scottish Government that wind farms More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Pedal on Parliament cycle ride

There has been a great deal of discussion about cycling in the capital over recent months, particularly since the current council administration allocated 5% of their transport budget to improving the lot of the More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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Provost invites Aung San Suu Kyi to Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s Lord Provost has written to the Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to invite her to visit Scotland’s Capital city as part of her stay in Britain this June. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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  Provost Fundraising for Charity – Bus Lanes – Culture & Leisure Committee – Community council meeting – Council candidates and child poverty The Lord Provost, George Grubb, will More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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The Gardener’s Cottage doing pop-up brunch

Ahead of opening Edinburgh’s first social-dining restaurant this summer, chefs Dale Mailley and Edward Murray (Ed is on the left in the photo!) are bringing their innovative concept to the Edinburgh Farmers’ More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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Edinburgh businesswoman launches new Shopping App

Silver IMP launches to the market changing the way instant mobile promotions will be received. An Edinburgh businesswoman has chosen her home city as the ideal location in which to launch a completely new concept More...

By admin On Monday, April 23rd, 2012
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Edinburgh girl is just one step away from singing at London O2

  Edinburgh schoolgirl, Catherine Thomson, has taken the judging panel of the UK’s biggest original music competition by storm, and is now just one good performance away from playing at London’s O2 in More...

By admin On Monday, April 23rd, 2012
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Wind turbines – Films – Books- Police attack Cyber-bullying – Crafts Donald Trump arrived in Scotland yesterday according to the BBC, as he  is due to appear at Holyrood this week. He recently More...

By admin On Sunday, April 22nd, 2012
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Queensferry Bowling Season starts

  With the Captain of Queensferry Ladies Bowling Club Cathy Seery, Judy Gillon delivers the first jack watched by members and guests. Photo by Hamish Campbell          More...

By admin On Sunday, April 22nd, 2012
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Edinburgh Law student focussing on the Olympics

    Talented athlete Lynsey Sharp has shared the ultimate motivational secret that helps her pursue a punishing international sporting career and a gruelling law degree – being cruelly written off while More...

By admin On Sunday, April 22nd, 2012
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Edinburgh University to play in Charity Polo match

St Andrews Charity Polo Tournament, 29 April 2012 St Andrews University Polo Club are holding their Charity Polo Tournament at Strathtyrum Estate, just outside St. Andrews on the 29th April. The Tournament is being More...

By admin On Sunday, April 22nd, 2012
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New Edinburgh Music Podcast

Allan Martin is back with his new podcast about New Edinburgh Music… What do you think? Do you like the music? Add your comments below! Podcast #3 by New Edinburgh Music on Mixcloud Allan Martin is a student More...

By admin On Sunday, April 22nd, 2012
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Portobello High School – Council Elections – Earth Day – Big Hoodies – Films Portobello High School is on the agenda for the final full council meeting of this administration which takes More...

By admin On Sunday, April 22nd, 2012
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Five a side fundraiser today

Enterprising sports students aim to shoot and score today at the Corn Exchange starting just before midday. (Our photo shows the team just before the event began.) A group of enterprising sports students from More...

By admin On Saturday, April 21st, 2012
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Pickling Masterclass at Cafe St Honore

Scottish Chef of the Year 2011, Neil Forbes, is hosting a masterclass with Slow Food Edinburgh on Saturday 5 May 2012. He’ll be demonstrating some traditional methods of curing, pickling and preserving using More...

By admin On Saturday, April 21st, 2012
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Bob gets an award for watching the birds

Birdman of Malleny rewarded Bob McHardy has been surveying birds at Malleny Garden in Balerno for almost eight years, and now his valuable work has been recognized by the property owners, The National Trust for More...

By admin On Saturday, April 21st, 2012
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  Happy Birthday Ma’am! – Derren Brown – The Wrigleys – Storytelling Event – The Filmhouse There will be a gun salute today from Edinburgh Castle at 12 noon to mark the anniversary More...

By admin On Saturday, April 21st, 2012
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The thing you need to know today

Next Saturday 28 April 2012 you could join in the flash cycle when Pedal on Parliament cycle from The Meadows to Holyrood. This is billed as a non-confrontational cycle to try and persuade the politicians to take More...

By admin On Friday, April 20th, 2012
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Juniper Green Community Council going for a walk

Juniper Green CC are organising a Birdsong and History Walk on Saturday 5 May 2012 On Saturday 5th May, as part of their celebrations of 100 years of Bloomiehall Park, there will be a Birdsong Recognition and More...