Charlie Miller celebrates 50 years in hairdressing

The Edinburgh Reporter has met Charlie Miller OBE on many occasions, but this was the very first time we had the opportunity of interviewing him in his office on the very top floor of the Stafford Street building which became his flagship store in 1971. Charlie Miller has a particular way of talking about himself and his view of who he is, demonstrating More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Abbeyhill Electrical – where safety is a priority

Following a change in safety regulations at the turn of the year, you may need to take a new look at the electrical fusebox in your house. Any domestic fusebox now has to be made of metal if and when it is More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

W Edinburgh to take up residence at Edinburgh St James

  Edinburgh is to welcome another luxury hotel in the city with the announcement that W Hotels will open at Edinburgh St James in five years’ time. The ribbon hotel design by Allan Murray Architects More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Recruitment firm makes its own hire

  Edinburgh recruitment firm Edgar Stewart has hired someone to join its own board of directors. Sara Zorriasatein who runs water and energy recruitment firm Cyrus has been appointed. She has helped grow the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 15th, 2016

Hardies help bring the Tattoo office back to life

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants, headquartered in East London Street, Edinburgh, has been instrumental in bringing 1 Cockburn Street back to its former glory. The Category B listed building is now More...

By Julie Stirling On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Teething Necklace is Top Pick for Dragon’s Den Star

An Edinburgh Mum who set up her own teething jewellery business has been picked by Dragon’s Den star Theo Paphitis’ as the winner of his Small Business Sunday Award. Num Num’s teething necklaces was created More...

By Ailean Beaton On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Edinburgh Robotics start-up wins place on John Lewis programme

A small Edinburgh University robotics company has won a place on a “start-up accelerator programme” run by John Lewis, one of only five businesses in the UK to have been selected. The programme, named JLAB, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016
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East Lothian bus services saved by Lothian Bus

Bus services in East Lothian have been under threat but appear to have been saved by East Coast Buses Ltd which is a subsidiary of Lothian Buses. First Scotland East announced that they would withdraw the services More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Lothian Buses report record numbers in 2015

Over 121 million passengers travelled on Lothian Buses services in 2015. This is a rise of 3 million on the previous year and bucks the downward trend of bus journeys elsewhere in the country. The company’s More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Hardies win Investors in People awards

Hardies Property and Constructions Consultants, which has its head office in Edinburgh as well as thirteen other offices across Scotland,  has achieved Investors in People Gold and Investors in Young People accreditations. More...