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 Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Ice hockey – Finnerty warns his men that Edinburgh are dangerous

Ryan Finnerty warned his Braehead Clan squad not to take their foot off the pedal for their double-header with Edinburgh Capitals. Edinburgh can’t qualify for the play-offs and Clan have already booked their More...

By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Field hockey – Leonard pleased but urges an action replay

Division One: Edinburgh University 1, Watsonians 2 Guy Rowson netted the game-winner two minutes from time to hand Watsonians a narrow win over Edinburgh University in a crucial Division One clash at Peffermill. He More...

By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Traditional food and craft ale tops in pub survey

Craft beer and ale is now the top tipple of choice in Scotland, according to a survey. Voters were in favour of craft beer and ales over gin, whisky or soft drinks with a majority of 54 per cent. The survey, conducted More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Speedway – fan comes up trumps for Monarchs with major sponsorship

Edinburgh Monarchs have a new major sponsor thanks to a loyal fan. The club will now be known as the Edinburgh Parsons Peebles Monarchs and the club’s Fans Trust Chairman and Len Jones is a senior official More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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World air pollution authority retires after glittering career

Professor Fowler retiring after more than 40 years An Edinburgh-based world authority on air pollution has retired after a 42-year career at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Professor David Fowler, who led More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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New beginning for Broomhouse after £2.5m boost

Edinburgh’s Broomhouse community is celebrating two wins bringing its total fundraising efforts to £2.5m to build a new community hub. The hub will provide a much-needed focal point for local people and Brigid More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Speedway – gutsy Davey back in the saddle and seeking sponsors

Mitchell Davey is set to roar back into competitive action for ambitious Edinburgh Monarchs after an absence of almost four seasons and the popular racer is looking for some help to achieve his targets. The likeable More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Field hockey – key clash for two Capital rivals at Peffermill

Graham Moodie has a watching brief but will be centre stage on Friday as two Edinburgh rivals meet head-on at Peffermill. Picture Nigel Duncan Media Two Edinburgh hockey teams both have the same objective when they More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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No holiday let clause in ten luxury city centre flats

Ten luxury flats being developed in central Edinburgh will have a no holiday or short-term let clause in their title deeds. The properties at 6 and 7 Drumsheugh Gardens will, however, be available for long-term More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Speedway – Bandits out to mug Diamonds

In May 1968 Newcastle Colts visited Shielfield Park to open a first season for the Berwick Bandits in a challenge match. Now, almost 50 years later, Newcastle Diamonds are back for the Tyne/Tweed Challenge Trophy More...