Date archive forSeptember, 2012
By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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No 12 now has rooms

Restaurant Mark Greenaway at No.12 Picardy Place have just launched their brand new individually designed bedrooms and suites. The seven luxurious bedrooms and suites feature high tech technology and the highest More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Demonstrations – Weekend road closures – Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham – Today at the Museum – Tomorrow at the House @42 Two demonstrations that took place within the Capital yesterday passed More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, September 29th, 2012
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Woman attacked in New Town

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for information after a woman was grabbed by an unknown man in Edinburgh in the early hours of this morning. The incident happened at around 12.45am on Cumberland Street. A More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, September 29th, 2012
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New opening hours at your library from Monday

From next week library opening hours will be changing across Edinburgh as part of a move to transform the way the Council delivers libraries services following consultation with around 10,000 of the city’s More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, September 29th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Best city – Marches – Pinterest – Mark Greenaway – Dieter Roth Edinburgh has won the Best UK City award in The Guardian Travel Awards 2012, making it the 13th year in a row that the capital More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Yes Scotland recruits another member of staff

Yes Scotland today  announced the appointment of Colin Pyle as Head of Development to the campaign for a Yes vote in the 2014 independence referendum. Mr Pyle will take up his new position on Monday following a More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Edinburgh Pentlands MSP Wears it Pink!

Gordon Macdonald, MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands, is backing the fight against breast cancer by taking part in Breast Cancer Campaign’s award winning fundraiser, wear it pink day – and wants his constituents More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Student radio station will have world-wide coverage

Edinburgh’s student radio station FreshAir.org.uk are delighted to have been selected to represent the UK on this year’s ‘International Student Radio Day’, and you are invited to be in the audience! The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Two children injured in separate traffic incidents

Two children have been hurt in two separate incidents on different sides of the city today. In the first, Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for information after a child was injured, having been clipped by More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Musselburgh Racecourse to host the Royal Regiment of Scotland Family Day

Musselburgh Racecourse marches to the tune of the military on Sunday when it hosts the annual Royal Regiment of Scotland Family Day. With more than £40,000 in prize money the penultimate Flat meeting of the season More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Jewellery theft – International Right to Know Day – Heriot Watt on a high – Lifeboat out on a shout – Fire in Livingston Jewellers Lime Blue on George Street lost £27,000 of jewellery More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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East Coast v Flying to London

Train or plane: the great debate of London travel When it comes to visiting London, there are many factors which tourists must take into consideration. Typically accommodation and attractions will feature at the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Jewellery theft on George Street

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses after a number of diamond rings were stolen from a jewellery shop on George Street yesterday afternoon The incident happened at around 1.10pm on Thursday at More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Woman evacuated from flat fire

A 38-year-old woman needed to be given oxygen for smoke inhalation after a serious fire in the bedroom of her flat in Livingston, West Lothian earlier today. The woman had been in her bed sleeping when she became More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 27th, 2012
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Still some problems with new recycling collections

Following our earlier article about the new regime of refuse collections and the difficulties it is causing, we have had some more comments from readers. Simmy, in a comment on our earlier piece, said:- “My More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 27th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Fire casualties –  Rubbish still to be cleared in some areas – Schools Open Day – North Edinburgh News AGM – JK Rowling  There were two fires in yesterday each of which claimed the life More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 27th, 2012
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Schools for the Future funding for St John’s

It was confirmed by the Scottish Government yesterday that St John’s RC Primary School in Edinburgh will be refurbished or rebuilt under the Scotland’s Schools for the Future Programme. The school  has More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 27th, 2012
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Fatality in Dundee Terrace fire on Wednesday evening

A woman has died after a serious flat fire in Edinburgh on Wednesday evening. This was the second fatality in twelve hours, following the fire at a flat in Powderhall where a man died earlier yesterday morning. Firefighters More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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College graduates mark the end of an era

The last students to graduate from three of Edinburgh’s biggest colleges will do so in a series of ceremonies this week, marking the end of an era and heralding the arrival of a new Edinburgh College which will More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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Man dies in house fire today

A man has died after a fire in Edinburgh this morning. Around 40 firefighters tackled the blaze at Powderhall Rigg in Edinburgh today. Fire Control received a call at 9.50am to a report of a fire in the flat of More...