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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 Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Tattoo and the council hand out funding to arts organisations

Ten Edinburgh arts organisations will get a share of £50,000 this year from the partnership launched in 2017 between The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and The City of Edinburgh Council. The grants were made possible More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Edinburgh councillor blogs – Cllr Alison Dickie

Cllr Alison Dickie says it’s time to get really serious about young people.  Cllr Dickie represents the Southside/Newington Ward for the SNP and is the Vice-Convener for Education, Children and Families. Alison More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Council launches events for the Year of Young People 2018

Giving young people the opportunity to influence decisions that affect their lives is a key theme as the City of Edinburgh Council had their own launch for the events to be held during the Year of Young People 2018. A More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Friends of the Earth flag up Edinburgh’s worst streets

Air pollution in Edinburgh is among the worst say Friends of the Earth. Edinburgh is home to some of Scotland’s most polluted streets, prompting calls for the Council to accelerate plans for a Low Emission Zone More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Bubble party for the penguins

For Penguin Awareness Day the penguins at Edinburgh Zoo were fed with bubbles to celebrate! The bubble machine was given as a Christmas gift through the Zoo’s Amazon wishlist set up for the animals.  More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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Missing Finnish tourist found safe

Edinburgh Police have confirmed this morning that 38-year-old Riina Elisabeth Sjögren, who was last seen in York Place on Tuesday, 9 January 2018, has now been traced safe. She was found at 9am today on Palmerston More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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OFO want to share their bikes with you

Transport for Edinburgh, the city’s transport body has a goal of getting people on their bikes. They say they would like 15% of all commutes and 10% of all journeys to be by bike in three years’ time. The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Vegware solve the problem of your coffee cups

Vegware the Edinburgh based compostable packaging manufacturer has begun a composting collection service for all the products it sells in the capital. The initiative is called ‘Close the Loop’  and with this More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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At The National Museum of Scotland – Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

The 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition opens on 19 January and runs until 29 April 2018 in the museum’s largest exhibition space. Exhibitions Officer Hannah Boddy views ‘The Nightcap” More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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New public partnership at Edinburgh Bioquarter

Four major public sector organisations have agreed a new plan to develop Edinburgh BioQuarter. The five-year collaboration agreement involves The City of Edinburgh Council, NHS Lothian, Scottish Enterprise and More...

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