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Date archive forNovember, 2012
By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, November 30th, 2012
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East End traffic alterations from tomorrow

Alterations are being made to traffic arrangements at the East end of Edinburgh city centre from tomorrow, Saturday 1 December 2012. There will be a series of overnight works to upgrade an existing manhole in Broughton More...

By Barry Dickson On Friday, November 30th, 2012
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Muirhouse Musician Releases Album

Edinburgh singer/songwriter James Campbell is releasing a CD inspired by his life  in Muirhouse. James and I grew up in the same area and went to the same high school. I bumped into James around a fortnight ago More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, November 30th, 2012
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Edinburgh Bus Tours launch Gaelic tour

Last year, Edinburgh Bus Tours achieved the highest accolade from VisitScotland attaining five stars for excellence in recognition of its exceptionally high standard of facilities and services for visitors. This More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, November 30th, 2012
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Scottish solicitors seek further meeting with Justice Minister

Solicitors from across Scotland  reaffirmed their concerns over government plans to introduce contributions in criminal legal aid, describing the proposals as ‘regressive, unworkable, unfair and a risk to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, November 30th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Our free Photojournalism training evening – Picardy Place roundabout – Get your sandbags here – Santa Cruises in December – St Andrew’s Day celebrations We are running a free photojournalism More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, November 30th, 2012
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Happy St Andrew’s Day!

Today in Scotland we celebrate St Andrew’s Day which for some seems to be a holiday. Is it a holiday where you are? It is a Bank Holiday but other employers can choose whether or not to offer the holiday. More...

By John Hislop On Friday, November 30th, 2012
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Police to send Christmas cards to offenders

Lothian and Borders Police are sending Christmas card reminders to members of the public who are the subject of an outstanding warrant. Officers in the North of Edinburgh have been targeting any individuals who More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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Christmas Light Night – fizz or damp squib?

So they lit the tree on The Mound tonight and let off a few bangers…..and this is our capital city where we claim that people should come for the ultimate in Christmas and New Year entertainment. Now it More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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Musselburgh to inspect before Friday’s racing

Musselburgh will hold a precautionary inspection at ahead of tomorrow’s Saltire 2012 Race Day. Clerk of the Course, Harriet Graham, is confident that if the forecast of -2 degrees overnight and up to +4 More...

By Reader On Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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Honours for Edinburgh Dentist

Dr Elaine Halley of Cherrybank Dental Spa has been recognised as the Best Employer in Scotland. Cherrybank also received ‘Best Marketing at the Dentistry Scotland Awards 2012 which was held at Gleneagles Hotel More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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Friends of the Earth attack Cairn Energy’s “cowboy tactics”

This morning on Lothian Road at the offices of oil company, Cairn Energy, activists dressed as cowboys highlighted the company’s potential role in the destruction of the Arctic. Their oil exploration plans More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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Book Week Scotland’s Reading Hour at the museum

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By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Seven arrested at Hearts match – Edinburgh’s Christmas – South Bridge Creative Christmas Fair – EACC Executive Meeting – Leveson Enquiry   Lothian and Borders Police confirm that More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
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Eight accused of disabled parking badge frauds

Eight people have been charged as part of a joint initiative to tackle the fraudulent use of disabled parking badges in Edinburgh. Lothian and Borders Police and The City of Edinburgh Council Fraud Prevention Officers More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
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Scottish Government to investigate taxi licensing

Tighter controls on taxi licensing to crack down on rogue firms and support responsible businesses are being consulted on. The Scottish Government today launched a consultation on the plans in response to concerns More...

By Thomas Haywood On Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
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20 years of the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit

Approximately 575 patients, family, friends, carers, doctors and nurses came to Murrayfield recently to celebrate 20 years of the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit in Edinburgh. Lots of them had travelled long distances More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
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Green Investment Bank launched officially today

Despite the fact that it has been working away recruiting staff and finding a space in the council’s Waverley Court building, the UK Green Investment Bank (UKGIB) is only officially being launched at the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
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123 Accountancy open an Edinburgh office

IT ALL ADDS UP AT 123 ACCOUNTANCY AS FIRM ENTERS EDINBURGH MARKET WITH A NEW PROPOSITION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES Small and medium sized businesses; sole traders and the self employed in the Capital are in line for More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
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Fundraising concert for the Sick Kids Friends Foundation

This December  a concert will be held in Edinburgh to raise funds for the Sick Kids Friends Foundation SKFF. The concert is being organised by leukaemia patient, Jakub Bogaczewicz, and all the proceeds will be More...

By Reader On Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
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Edinburgh opticians to distribute free books throughout Book Week Scotland

Free copies of a book featuring the work of Scots contributors will be available from seven Specsavers stores across the Edinburgh area this week, to celebrate the first Book Week Scotland. The opticians have teamed More...

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