Date archive forJanuary, 2013
By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Police arrest snake…

Lothian and Borders Police took an unusual prisoner into custody yesterday when they recovered a snake in the West of Edinburgh. Officers were on routine duties in Hailesland Grove around 9.15am when they heard More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Councillors petition Scottish Government over club closure

The Edinburgh Prison Officers Club have been given notice to quit their premises by today but now they have support from all city councillors and Gordon MacDonald MSP in their bid to stay put.  This is the joint More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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The City Cafe Burger Challenge begins today!

The City Cafe homemade burgers are the core of their diner-style menu (along with some ginormous breakfasts!) and with their Ultimate Burger Challenge, Head Chef, John McKendrick, plans to take them to the next More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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TERLive! Council Meeting 31 January 2013

Today’s meeting will hear the report about Splashback and their bid to run the pool in Leith as a community enterprise. The Splashback campaigners are expected to attend the meeting in what may be their final More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Five things you need to know today

Full council meeting today – Council successfully prosecute truants – Body identified – Edinburgh University Heritage Trail – Festival Theatre   A meeting of the full council takes More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Council sues parents over truancy

COUNCIL SUCCESSFULLY PROSECUTES TWO CASES RELATING TO POOR SCHOOL ATTENDANCE The City of Edinburgh Council has  been successful in prosecuting two separate cases where a parent neglected to ensure their child attends More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Edinburgh Outdoors launches new Parks app

THERE’S MORE TO EDINBURGH … OUTDOORS   A new website and free app for iPhone and Android that will encourage people to get out and about in Edinburgh’s parks and outdoor spaces is being launched by The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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Leith Waterworld no more?

Tomorrow’s council meeting has Leith Waterworld back on the agenda for discussion. The proposed sale of the building was delayed until the campaign group, Splashback, had the opportunity to put their revised More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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Letter to the Editor – Princes Street traffic ban

      7 Spey Terrace Edinburgh EH7 4PX 28th January 2013 Dear Sir/Madam, ON YOUR BIKE As Spokes, the apologists for pedal cyclists, are seeking to ban all traffic from Princes Street apart from trams More...