Date archive forJuly, 2012
By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
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Wester Hailes underpass given the green light

Local Wester Hailes MSP Gordon Macdonald has welcomed the Council’s decision today to agree to the revised upgrade scheme for the railway underpass linking the new Wester Hailes Healthy Living Centre and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
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Please help find this missing dog

One of our readers has written to us about their missing dog. If you have any information please email the address at the bottom of the article. “Our girl mini Jack Russell has gone missing in the Newhaven More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
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Police seeking witnesses to Trinity Break-in

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses following a high-value break-in and theft from a house in Edinburgh. The incident happened sometime between 2.30pmpm and 4.30pm on Tuesday 24th July at an More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
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TER Live with Lothian and Borders Police – Chief Inspector Richard Thomas

Join us at 1pm till 2.30pm today when we will be hosting a live web chat with Chief Inspector Richard Thomas from Pentlands area. You can see a map of the Neighbourhood Partnership areas in Edinburgh below. NP_map_A3-1  More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Live web chat with Lothian and Borders Police today – Fatal Road collision on Ocean Drive – Finance Committee meeting today – National Museums Scotland have a new chair – The House @42 Please More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, July 30th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Incidents at Haymarket and Ocean Terminal  - Live web chat with Lothian and Borders Police – Changes to rubbish collections – Fix my Street – Festivals Scotrail are reporting some disruption More...

By John Kennedy On Sunday, July 29th, 2012
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Preview – Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Man Feelings Venue 259 Jekyll & Hyde

Man Feelings, Laughing Horse Free Festival Venue 259, Jekyll & Hyde ‘Ari Porter’ Exposes Edinburgh-Born Comedians’ Conspiratorial Cunning Plan To Snook A Cock At The Suffocating Orthodoxies Of More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, July 29th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Stockbridge Market – Vintage event – Jools Holland – Restaurant reviews The popular Stockbridge Market takes place today on the open space at the corner of Saunders Street and Stockbridge. There More...

By John Hislop On Sunday, July 29th, 2012
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Brave Hibs fight back to earn draw against Huddersfield

Hibs fought back from two goals down to earn a credible draw against Championship side Huddersfield Town at Easter Road today. The Yorkshire club will play in the second tier of English football for the first time More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, July 28th, 2012
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Jack draws a T-shirt!

Local boy turns fashion designer for Sick Kids Friends Foundation   AN ARTISTIC school boy has switched his paper for fabric to design commemorative t-shirts for the Edinburgh Sick Kids Friends Foundation More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, July 28th, 2012
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Griffiths’ delight at getting number nine jersey

Hibs striker Leigh Griffiths has expressed his joy at the news that he will start the season in the famous number nine jersey for the Easter Road club, and promised the fans that he will cut out the bad behaviour More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, July 28th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

East Lothian Air Show – Free Writing Workshop – Join in our Live web chat with Lothian and Borders Police on Tuesday 31 July – Coderace – Remember the Farmers Markets!   After all the More...

By Sara Grady On Friday, July 27th, 2012
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All the Bells heralds the start of London Olympics 2012

This morning, people across the UK ushered in the 2012 Olympic Games with a fanfare almost entirely made up of bells. The project, descriptively entitled All the bells in a country rung as quickly and loudly as More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 27th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

All the Bells! – Scotland at the Cinema – Imran Khan –  Leith Business Association – Big C Comedy   The London Olympics start today when the opening ceremony will commence at 20.12 More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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First Minister sends good wishes to Scottish athletes

The Scottish Government has wished Scottish athletes the best of luck for London 2012. Scottish Ministers have recorded a good luck message to all 54 Olympians and 23 Scottish Paralympians.  First Minister Alex More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Drugs Arrest in West Edinburgh

A 43-year-old man has been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after a large quantity of Cannabis was recovered in the West of Edinburgh. Officers from Border Force carried out an intelligence-led More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Harness racing at Musselburgh this weekend

The UK’s most prestigious harness racing festival takes centre stage at Musselburgh Racecourse this weekend, 28-29 July 2012.   Organisers expect an increased attendance will reward the decision to move More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Calling all Olympic torchbearers! – Dads Rock – Museum of Edinburgh – National Museum to spend £12m on new spaces – Man Booker Prize Members of the public are being encouraged to assemble More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
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Meltdown in Rose Street!

Yolanda Luca set up her new venture, selling ice cream from a police box on Rose Street, only last week. To say that it has not been ice cream weather since then is perhaps to state the obvious. But this morning More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
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Edinburgh Outdoor activities programme – last chance to book!

SUMMER ACTIVITIES PROGRAMME – LIMITED PLACES UP FOR GRABS   The City of Edinburgh Council is running a summer programme designed to give young people in Edinburgh a safe and enjoyable introduction to More...