Nigel Duncan

Experienced news, business, arts, sport and travel journalist and food critic and managing editor of www.appitite, a well-established food and travel website. Also a magazine editor of publications with circulations of up to 200,000 and managing director of a long-established PR/marketing company with a string of blue-chip clients in its CV. Former communications lecturer at a Scottish university and social media specialist for a string of successful and busy SMEs.

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Edinburgh pub involved in nationwide craft beer festival

A craft beer festival is being staged at Hector’s in Edinburgh until 15 July, celebrating the amber nectar in its many forms. The Stockbridge local in Deanhaugh Street offers an extensive choice including More...

By Nigel Duncan On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Hockey – Scotland v Canada, World League Semi-finals

Scotland miss out on Quarters after draw with Canada Image – Kenny Bain in action against Wales in an earlier World League Round –  John Preece Scotland’s World Cup dream ended in London today More...

By Nigel Duncan On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Basketball – NBA link to create school leagues

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and basketballscotland have confirmed a new partnership to create a school-based Junior NBA basketball league in Edinburgh for boys and girls ages 11-12. The league will More...

By Nigel Duncan On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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East Lothian food producers working together in world first

Tantallon on a scorching summer day. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media The world’s first ever food and drink Business Improvement Development (BID) group has been created in East Lothian. Scotland’s Food & Drink More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Speedway – Cook celebrates after three near misses

At last, Craig Cook is British Champion. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media Craig Cook claimed the British Championship after three near misses and the former Edinburgh Monarchs captain immediately praised the team behind More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Women’s basketball – narrow defeat for Scots

Scotland lost narrowly to tournament hosts Malaysia in the MABA tournament despite moving to an early 8-0 lead on the back of two three-pointers from Sarah Thomson. Malaysia closed the gap and finished the first More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Community groups get funds from Asda

Six community groups in Edinburgh are celebrating after being awarded charitable grants totalling more than £1,800 from Asda stores as part of the latest round of Green Token Given donations. St Columba’s Hospice, More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Field hockey – Must-win for Scotland against Canada

Wei Adams (white shirt) opened the scoring for Scotland but Pakistan hit back. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media World League semi-final: Pool B: Scotland 1, Pakistan 3 (at Lee Valley, London). Scotland must beat Canada More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Speedway – experienced Pijper back with Monarchs

Mark Riss, out for six weeks with a damaged hand Theo Pijper is expected to slot back into Edinburgh Monarchs line-up on Thursday to replace Mark Riss who is expected to be missing for six weeks with two dislocated More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Field Hockey – Alexander heroics save Scotland from some damage

Alan Forsyth missed a golden chance against the Netherlands World League semi-final: Pool B: Scotland 0, The Netherlands 3 (at Lee Valley, London) Razor-sharp Tommy Alexander was Scotland’s hero as the Blue Sticks More...