Date archive forOctober, 2012
By John Hislop On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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Shona’s Kilimanjarno Adventure for Cancer Charity

When a friend suggested to Edinburgh woman Shona Pryde that they should spend their next holiday climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, her reply was, to be honest, less than positive or polite. After giving the matter some More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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Strange Theatre put across the message about fireworks

An informative play about the dangers of misusing fireworks is being performed for pupils in several Edinburgh secondary schools in the run-up to Bonfire Night. ‘TOAST’ is a powerful 30 minute drama which shows More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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Photos from Haddowfest

Haddowfest took place over the weekend offering a positive wealth of live music at six city centre venues. If you missed it then you may have to wait till next year. More information here. These lovely photos from More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Edinburgh’s Christmas! – Grants for Community Councils – Man identified – New novel from Marianne Wheelaghan – Halloween at The Balmoral Edinburgh’s Christmas is launched this More...

By Reader On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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7 up! Broughton Women’s Rugby teach Glasgow Students a lesson

Broughton Women’s Rugby maintained their unbeaten record with a 0-45 win on the road v Glasgow University. After a traumatic drive across the M8 in the rain (and wrong turnings in town), the convoy of cars made More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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Cyclists asked to light up at Streets Ahead roadshows

More than half of Edinburgh’s cycle casualties in November, December and January happen during the hours of darkness. Meanwhile, almost 50% of serious injuries sustained by cyclists in the Capital between More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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New Musical from South Park creators coming to the UK

Book of Mormon: New Musical from the Creators of South Park to Come to the UK One of the top 5 best-selling shows on Broadway, the Book of Mormon is now bringing its shockingly hilarious humour to the UK. From the More...

By Reader On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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Richard Holloway to read at CD launch event

Writer, broadcaster and former Bishop of Edinburgh, Richard Holloway, is to participate in a pre-Christmas event which will launch a brand new CD of Christmas music by Cadenza, one of Scotland’s finest amateur More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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Number of Scottish bankruptcies is falling

Bankruptcy and other insolvencies fell in second quarter Official insolvency figures for Scotland show a sharp fall in the number of people entering bankruptcy and other formal insolvency solutions between July More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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Cuckoo’s Bakery goes spooky for Halloween

Cuckoo’s Bakery launches six monstrous cupcake treats to celebrate Halloween Cuckoo’s Bakery, Edinburgh’s quirkiest cupcake shop, is feeling seasonal yet again, and is kicking off Halloween with a selection More...