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By admin On Thursday, January 26th, 2017

How to end your Dry January…..

by Robin Gauldie With only five days to go until the end of ‘Dry January’, Edinburgh’s independent off-licence chain Vino is offering thirst-crazed customers an opportunity to get back on the sauce More...

By admin On Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Time to book that flight to Australia

by Robin Gauldie Flights from Edinburgh to Australia are cheaper than from anywhere else in the UK, according to one of the world’s largest travel agency chains. Flight Centre’s first-ever Australia More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Edinburgh councillor blogs – Cllr Lewis Ritchie

by SNP Councillor Lewis Ritchie who represents the Leith Walk Ward.  ‘Just about managing’ no longer – the benefit cap will push struggling families into deeper poverty. This month, 425 of the poorest households More...

By admin On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Challenge yourself in the New Year

Committed to keeping up your fitness regime beyond January? Let these tips help you stay motivated all year long. New Year’s resolutions should be named ‘New Month’s’ resolutions because for More...

By admin On Monday, December 26th, 2016

Obituary – Bill Purves 1934 -2016

by Tim Maguire, Celebrant, Caledonian Humanist Association Bill Purves was born in Edinburgh on 4 February 1934, the only child to William and Edith Purves who lived in Seaview Terrace in Joppa. Bill’s father More...

By admin On Monday, December 19th, 2016

Kevin from Avalanche Records offers gift suggestions for the music fan

by Kevin Buckle from Avalanche Records As people start to look for last minute gifts that are a little different you can’t do better than peruse the wares of some of Edinburgh’s artists. Dodo Flugge has been More...

By admin On Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Books : Blasts from the past in Marie Macpherson’s new book

Words and photos by Roddy Martine For going on five centuries the Scottish psyche has been overshadowed by the spectre of John Knox, founder of the Church of Scotland. Firebrand of hell and damnation, religious More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Little Italy opening its doors tomorrow

The former police box opposite St Mary’s Cathedral and John Lewis reopens tomorrow (24 November 2016) in its latest reincarnation as a food kiosk. Giuliano Liano, from Rome, who has lived in Edinburgh since More...

By admin On Friday, August 12th, 2016

HERBERT – the answer to all our public transport woes?

by our roving reporter Garth Bryans. Hendrick’s have taken on the challenge of addressing the poor standards and etiquette on public transport. After years of tireless work Hendrick’s Ministry for Marginally More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

St George’s School for Girls celebrates another year of exceptional examination results  

The girls and teachers of St George’s School for Girls in Edinburgh say they are celebrating another year of exceptional achievement, having learned their SQA examination results this week In Advanced More...