Phyllis Stephen

Founding Editor of The Edinburgh Reporter. Edinburgh-born multimedia journalist, and always available for freelance work. A keen iPhoneographer!

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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World Heritage Site management plan to be examined

The City of Edinburgh Council has drawn up a plan detailing ways it will look after the World Heritage site, and it will be considered next week by councillors. It is split into six main themes: care and maintenance More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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2017 Edinburgh Asian Film Festival begins today

Full programme announced for 2017 Edinburgh Asian Film Festival Festival brings a hand-picked selection of the best in contemporary Asian filmmaking to Filmhouse Edinburgh 24 – 26 March Highlights include More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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It’s Red Nose Day – ways to support Comic Relief

If you’re looking for some way to celebrate and support Red Nose Day then you may wonder how to support the charitable efforts by Comic Relief. One way is to head for TK Maxx or Homesense where you will find More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Edinburgh organisations get funding from ScottishPower Foundation

Among the recipients of a massive fund of £1.8 million handed out by ScottishPower Foundation there are six Edinburgh based organisations. National Museums Scotland, Children’s University Scotland, Music in More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Council move Hogmanay contract to Underbelly

Photo by Mark Brown The council has conducted what it describes as a competitive procurement exercise and has decided to relieve Unique Events of its responsibility to produce Edinburgh’s Hogmanay in this More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Students win entrepreneur awards

Muhamad Adib Rosli; Sydney Chasin; Fiona Godsman; Roy Hotrabhvanon; Zachery Baynham-Herd; Lorn Jean Cowie Six Edinburgh students were among the winners at the Scottish Institute for Enterprise Awards handed out More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Edinburgh International Children’s Festival 2017

This is what used to be called Imaginate, but the organisers have decided on a more descriptive name for the festival which runs from 27 May to 4 June 2017. There will be 15 shows from 9 countries following a free More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Earth Hour cocktails at the Caley

The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian has found a way to help you mark WWF’s Earth Hour with an hour of cocktails and canapés by candlelight in The Caley Bar on Saturday 25th March 2017. You will More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Aleppo artist donates work to Leith School of Art auction

Nihad Al Turk and his wife Sawsan Osso fled from Aleppo to Beirut before coming to Edinburgh in 2015. The respected artist is now donating paintings to a charity auction which is his way to say thank you to Scotland.  An More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Emeli Sandé coming to Edinburgh Castle this summer

photo by John Bryden Emeli Sandé is coming back to Edinburgh Castle on 13 July 2017 as part of her Long Live the Angels world tour. We say coming back because she last appeared at the castle during the Olympic More...