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By John Preece On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Rugby – Watsonians v Stirling County, BT Premiership

Watsonians show Edinburgh how it should be done at Myreside Watsonians welcomed Stirling County to Myreside on Saturday for their first home match of the 2017-18 season and went on to win an nine-try thriller which More...

By John Preece On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Rugby – Edinburgh Rugby v Benetton Treviso, Guinness PRO14

Treviso hold out to take the points at Myreside. Edinburgh Rugby’s perennial banana skin opponents, Benetton Treviso, were the visitors to Myreside stadium on Friday night for the Round Three match in the More...

By John Preece On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Walkers get fired up for Edinburgh Kiltwalk

Nearly 3,000 walkers are prepared for Sunday’s Royal Bank of Scotland Kiltwalk in Edinburgh The final rallying cry for Kiltwalkers went off with a bang when charities gathered at the One o’clock gun at More...

By John Preece On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Rugby – Edinburgh Rugby v Newport-Gwent Dragons, Guinness PRO14

Edinburgh secure second PRO14 win in succession   Newport-Gwent Dragons were the visitors to, the reworked, Myreside on Friday night as the new-look Guinness competition started its second week as the PRO14 More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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World Cup Climbing comes to Edinburgh EICA:Ratho, Hosts to the IFSC World Cup and Paraclimbing Cup from 23-24 September at Edinburgh’s International Climbing Arena at Ratho, are reporting huge demand for tickets. Tickets More...

By John Preece On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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Rugby – Stewarts Melville v Edinburgh Accies, The ‘Gavin Calder Memorial Match’

Accies win poignant opener at Inverleith. After the rigours of the various Festivals taking place in Edinburgh throughout August, it was a welcome return to the ‘day job’ with the first match of the More...

By John Preece On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 – Virgin Money Fireworks

A selection of images captured from the press ‘bit of grass around the flower bed’ area, which brought the 2017 Edinburgh International Festival to a close. Bit windy, but it didn’t rain….  More...

By John Preece On Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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2017 Edinburgh International Book Festival – Day 13

….or, won’t be long before it is, just to start all over again for next year.  More...

By John Preece On Friday, August 25th, 2017
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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 – Puccini’s ‘La Boheme’

Opera’s greatest, most heartbreaking love story. La bohème is a sumptuous, visually magnificent new production direct from the Teatro Regio, Turin – the opera house that gave the opera its very first staging, More...

By John Preece On Friday, August 25th, 2017
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2017 Edinburgh International Book Festival – Day 13

Briefest of brief visits to the EIBF as ‘La Boheme’ was on the call list. Unfortunately, intended target of the day, Jim Al-Khalili, fell foul of ‘The 13th’ and was unable to make his allotted More...