Date archive forAugust, 2012
By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 31st, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Protests at Edinburgh Festival – Colony of Artists – North Edinburgh Arts – Mela this weekend – Live Webchat about cycling Saturday morning!   Protests about Edinburgh International More...

By Ken ONeill On Friday, August 31st, 2012
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Opinion : An Even Playing Field?

This weekend sees the return of the Edinburgh Mela.  For those who don’t know, Edinburgh Mela is a festival of world music, dance, fashion, food and fun, embracing the city’s diverse communities and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, August 30th, 2012
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Colony of Artists Exhibition 1-2 September 2012

The colony houses found in several places in Edinburgh are, as most of us in the capital know, very special indeed, but down in Abbeyhill the occupants are also quite special too. This weekend the artists who live More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, August 30th, 2012
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Protests at Playhouse Theatre

There was a protest around 7 o’clock this evening outside The Playhouse Theatre where approximately 30 police officers were engaged in ensuring that the assembled group of around 150 people remained peaceful. Tonight More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, August 30th, 2012
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Man admits store robbery

A man has today admitted being involved in an armed robbery at a store in Edinburgh in June. Mohammed Jabran was one of a group involved in stealing a quantity of cash and cigarettes from a convenience store in More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, August 30th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Weather – Musselburgh – Morningside – Wester Hailes – South Queensferry  Although we are not directly affected by a hurricane or Tropical Storm Isaac, our weather seemed to take a turn More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
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Derek Howie – our very own paralympian

We gave you a flavour of the kind of person Derek Howie is when we wrote about him before the May elections earlier this year. Derek had a long career as a social worker here in Edinburgh until he retired last More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

50 year old Whisky – Calders High Rise rent surgery – Holyrood Park to be closed – Honour for The Illusionist – Inverleith Park a no go area A bottle of The Dalmore-50 year old, filled into More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
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No viewing area in Inverleith for Fireworks concert

Inverleith Park will be unavailable as viewing area for Virgin Money Fireworks Concert Organisers release additional tickets early to help Edinburgh residents plan their night As a result of the recent wet weather, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
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Drugs arrests

Three people have been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after Lothian and Borders Police recovered quantities of Class A and B drugs from two properties in Edinburgh’s Pentlands area, all More...