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EDITORIAL Telephone number 07791 406 498

The Edinburgh Reporter is the hyperlocal news website for Edinburgh and provides news, events and sport features. It is aimed at people living and/or working in the capital, although some of the content may also be of interest to visitors.


If you think of donating to help us run this site then thank you:)

This website adheres to the Independent Press Standards Organisation’s Editors’ Code of Practice. If you have a complaint about editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then contact the Editor. We invite comments and suggestions, or complaints about errors that warrant correction. Use our contact us page or the comment box under each and every article. If you remain dissatisfied with the response provided then you can contact the IPSO by clicking here.

We welcome contributions from anyone who has something to say about Edinburgh. If you have an article, or even an idea for an article which you could write, then please email us theedinburghreporter@gmail.com or use our Contact us page. You can Submit your Story by accessing the form here. This will allow you to add your own photos to your article too. It is best if these are no bigger than 600 pixels wide.

EdinburghReportage is waiting for your content, whether it is text, photos or video. We regularly set stories for you to add content to. If you have suggestions for new stories then please email us with your ideas! Edinburghreportage@gmail.com

Here on our n0tice Board we publish details of any events that we come across

n0tice is a kind of community virtual notice board which has been developed by The Guardian, and we were invited to be part of their testing sites through n0tice and EdinburghReportage. You can also add any events which you think would be interesting to our n0tice board.

You may call us on 07791 406 498 if your enquiry or story is urgent. Or contact us on Twitter or Facebook.

We welcome press releases from any PR companies with a story to tell us and our readers about Edinburgh businesses or events happening here. We use press releases to get as many stories as possible out to our readers, although they are always edited and checked before publication.

Photographs are essential to us so that our pages are alive with good, relevant images, and we take our own photographs or use photos from others, but only with express permission. If you have photos you think we could use then please feel free to email and we will publish with full attribution to you or indeed your business.

We use video and audio where we can, employing the ever-advancing technology available. For example we have our Bambuser channel which streams video live to our site. You can see our latest footage on Bambuser which is filmed with an iPhone in our archive Bambuser footage which is on our Bambuser page here. It is possible for this footage to be used by others but we would urge you to say where it originated from and give us credit for our work.

We also publish our audio slideshows and edited videos on our YouTube channel which you can see here and our Vimeo channel which is here.

All of our audio reports are sent to Audioboo and you can listen to these here.

You may call us on 07791 406 498 if your enquiry or story is urgent. Or contact us on Twitter or Facebook.

We liveblog some council meetings and run live web chats with a variety of organisations. All of these articles are published here.

If we see some pdf documents that we think are of use or interest to our readers,  then we publish those within our articles.

We also publish details of interesting Edinburgh stories which are just a bit big for us or have passed us by on our Scoop.it! magazine which you can read here.

We also have a Pinterest account and are actively looking for you to pin your photos of Edinburgh there too!

And we use our Blipfoto and Tumblr pages to show off some of our photos.

You may call us on 07791 406 498 if your enquiry or story is urgent. Or contact us on Twitter or Facebook.

You may subscribe FOR FREE!!  to The Edinburgh Reporter to receive a once daily update of our articles by completing the subscribe details at the top right hand side of the page while reading an individual article.

If you would like to help us in our quest to make the site even better and to reward our journalists for our work then perhaps you would consider making a donation of £1 now and then by using the Donate button below?


If you think of doing this to help us run this site then thank you:)

We love to hear from you and very much like to have your comments on our articles, as long as these comply with our very simple guidelines. Please do not use offensive language and stick to the thread of the article and other comments.

There are also classified ads which we would love you to use. Every insertion is only 99p for 60 days…..


We have advertising opportunities across the site and welcome enquiries about this. All of the advertising information is here.

Augmented Reality – We have been trialling this over some time now.  Here is what you need to know about our use of augmented reality:

Download the Aurasma Lite app  which is available for iPhone or Android.

Follow The Edinburgh Reporter channel by using the search facility in the App.

Find our trigger images and use your phone to watch our added content automatically.

For example we have set up an Aura based on the green and white logo on the Starbucks cup. What will you see when you use your phone to trigger it…? This is not seen as any endorsement of Starbucks, but simply a way of using a fairly widely available image to trigger our augmented reality content….You should also be able to use the photo below…


The Edinburgh Reporter was founded, developed and is edited by Edinburgh born freelance multimedia journalist, Phyllis Stephen.

David Kettle, John Hislop and Mike Smith are co-editors.

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If you think of doing this to help us run this site then thank you:)



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