Elderly couple attacked by dangerous dog in Boswall Parkway

Police Scotland is appealing for information following an incident when an elderly couple were injured by a dog in the north of Edinburgh. The incident happened around 4pm on Friday (19 December)in the More...

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Last 24 hours to have your say on the council budget

The City of Edinburgh Council published its draft budget a few months back, and the consultation on its terms finishes at close of business on Friday 19 December. You can still More...

Former Royal High building to become high class hotel

A 19th century building used mainly as a school, but which was earmarked as the new parliament building for a devolved Scotland may be brought into use as a luxury hotel. The More...

And the Edinburgh Award goes to …Tom Gilzean

Edinburgh war veteran and charity worker Thomas Gilzean has been named as the eighth person to receive The Edinburgh Award. The former Royal Engineer has been selected to receive More...

New laws on marriage come into effect today

The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 came into effect today and this means that any couple of the same sex can either convert their civil partnership to a marriage More...

Ewing calls for return of coal cash

Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has accused the UK Government of showing ‘disrespect’ to coal communities across Scotland, as they fail to answer calls for £15m coal levies More...

Keeping ewe warm this Christmas

The Scottish Government has announced that three million Scottish sheep worked overtime last year to ensure we stay warm More...

Sainsbury’s 30 year anniversary celebrated at Holyrood

Jim Eadie MSP helped Sainsbury’s celebrate 30 years in Scotland by hosting an anniversary reception at the Scottish More...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 22ND DECEMBER 2014   Dog Tales: The Dogs Trust will host this storytelling and crafts...

Sunday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Carols By Candlelight: in aid of Bethany Christian Trust, supporting homeless and vulnerable people across Scotland....

Last Minute Present? Give a Gorgie City Farm membership

  Still struggling to find a good gift for a special – or specially difficult –...

Heart of Midlothian 2 Alloa Athletic 0

SPFL Championship, Saturday 20 December 2014 – Tynecastle It was very much a case of ‘as you were’ as More...

Alan Stubbs singles out Liam Fontaine for praise

Hibs’ Head Coach Alan Stubbs has singled out Liam Fontaine for praise after an outstanding performance in yesterday’s 3-1 victory over..

Raith Rovers 1-3 Hibernian

  Hibs’ first back to back league win this year saw them leapfrog Queen of the South to move into third..

Fairy Tale Exhibition at The Scottish Storytelling Centre

Floris Books launches exhibition of artwork from its Traditional Scottish Tales series Scottish folk and fairy More...

Peter Ritchie book reading at Musselburgh Library on Saturday

Detective turned author Peter Ritchie will be reading from his latest book ‘Red Sky in the Morning’ as part of Book..

Book Week Scotland 2014 – How to save our libraries

Today, on the first day of Book Week Scotland 2014, Marc Lambert, Director of Scottish Book Trust, has commented on the..

People’s Postcode Lottery helps the Book Festival expand

  Funding from the People’s Postcode Lottery will help the book festival reach even more people next year. The Edinburgh International..

Top 5 films of 2014 – a personal selection

  Having moved back into Edinburgh from the wilds of the countryside in February, I’ve seen more films in past ten months..

Stockbridge Restaurant is in the Top 100 in the UK

The Stockbridge Restaurant, situated on St Stephen Street, have told us that they have been listed in the OpenTable Top 100 Best Restaurants..

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

MONDAY 22ND DECEMBER 2014   Dog Tales: The Dogs Trust will host this storytelling and crafts session about safety around dogs..

Wake Me Up When It’s January…

There is a rumour that The Edinburgh Reporter’s very own Victor Meldrew – aka Mike Smith – isn’t keen on this..