Date archive forDecember, 2012
By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, December 29th, 2012
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Take the bus to Musselburgh Races this New Year

Race goers heading to Musselburgh’s New Year’s Day jumps meeting can take advantage of chartered buses which will ferry them from Edinburgh city centre and back. With reduced public transport and no train services More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, December 28th, 2012
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How to write a great CV

Today’s jobs market is a tough one. It has never been more important to stand out from the crowd when seeking a new role. I work mainly with large blue-chip organisations, helping them recruit senior personnel. More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, December 28th, 2012
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Supermarket break-ins in Meadowbank

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses following two break-ins at supermarkets in the East of Edinburgh. The first incident happened in the very early hours of Wednesday 26 December 2012 at the Sainsbury’s More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, December 28th, 2012
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Take care this New Year

As the big night approaches, organisers of Edinburgh’s world famous street party are urging revellers to be warm, to stay safe and to enjoy all that Edinburgh has to offer this Hogmanay. The City of Edinburgh More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
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It’s a dog’s life at Holyrood….

MR Q – A YEAR IN THE LIFE: ROVING REPORTER PUBLISHES EXTRACTS OF HIS MEMOIRS SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT’S TOP DOG RECALLS THE BEST ‘BYTES’ OF 2012 When Mr Q set up a Twitter account a little over a More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Scottish Police Authority – The Queen’s Speech – Films – Hogmanay fireworks – Loads of rubbish Chief Superintendent Malcolm Graham who is currently Divisional Commander for Edinburgh, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, December 26th, 2012
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New Assistant Chief Constables appointed to Police Scotland

The six Assistant Chief Constables for Police Scotland, the new service which will take on Scotland-wide responsibilities from 1 April next year, have been announced by the Scottish Police Authority, including More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, December 24th, 2012
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Happy Christmas!

We wish you all a very Happy Christmas. We will be publishing the odd story during the holidays! [View the story "Christmas Trees all over Edinburgh!" on Storify]  More...

By Natalia Rodriguez Dominguez On Saturday, December 22nd, 2012
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Five TV shows you need to watch this Christmas

After the usual overindulgence  on Christmas pudding, turkey and mince pies, what better way to relax and really enjoy Christmas than snuggling down on the sofa to watch TV, perhaps in the glow of your Christmas More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, December 22nd, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Dame Elizabeth Blackadder – Child bitten by dog – Tonight at the Queen’s Hall – Portobello High School – Cycling improvements  Dame Elizabeth Blackadder has been nominated for the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, December 21st, 2012
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Dame Elizabeth Blackadder to get Edinburgh Award

One of Scotland’s most popular artists is to receive the much-coveted Edinburgh Award. Elizabeth Blackadder, who is the Queen’s Painter in Scotland, will be presented with an engraved Loving Cup at a ceremony More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, December 21st, 2012
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Police issue CCTV image – do you know this man?

Lothian and Borders Police have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with their enquiries into a theft from a car park in Edinburgh. The incident happened between 1.30pm and 2.10pm More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, December 21st, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

RNLI rescue a Christmas tree – Happy Christmas from Lothian Buses – Free Football in Gorgie and Dalry – My Place Awards – Reminder about your bin collection In Anstruther the RNLI were called More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, December 21st, 2012
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Spartans playing tomorrow at Ainslie Park – Donate at the Gate!

Help Spartans spread the spirit of Christmas – “Donate at the Gate” this Saturday at Ainslie Park. East of Scotland Premier League side The Spartans are calling on Edinburgh football fans join forces to help More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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Flight Scare on Charity Lapland Trip

For the past few months, The Edinburgh Reporter has highlighted the activities of many incredible people who have given their time and effort to raise money for worthy causes. People such as Andrew Dickson, who More...

By Mark Mckinlay On Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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Review: The OK Social Club – Gezellig

In a world of urgency, music that has been brewed over time has the power to stop you in your tracks. After spending the last year and a half honing their sound and gigging across the country, the Edinburgh four-piece’s More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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Drugs seized at Waverley Station

£10,000 worth of drugs were  recovered following a joint operation between Lothian and Borders Police and British Transport Police in Edinburgh yesterday. The activity took place at Waverley Train Station and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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Polish man convicted of murdering friend

A 26-year-old man has today been found guilty of murdering a Polish man in his own flat in Edinburgh. Maciej Ciania (34) picture above, was found dead in the address in Dickson Street on 14th January 2012. He had More...

By David Kettle On Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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Fifty playwrights help Traverse Theatre celebrate its 50th anniversary

The Traverse Theatre has announced highlights from its 50th anniversary season, which includes two new productions produced by the Traverse, and an ambitious year-long project that brings together 50 international More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, December 20th, 2012
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Five things you need to know today

Oaklands Special School – Last minute Christmas presents – Have a WHALE of a Christmas – Traffic Free Holyrood Park for Christmas -Videos   Staff and pupils at Oaklands Special School on More...