Letter from Scotland

Great crested grebes enjoying family life. Down at my local nature reserve, at the foot of Arthur’s Seat, we were rather proud of our family of great crested grebes. It was just the second year we had seen them nesting at our lochside.  Alas, as the two young chicks were finding their feet this year, they suddenly disappeared……eaten by our resident More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 1st, 2016
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Musselburgh Racecourse – Friday Night is Ladies Night 29 July 2016

A new highlight has been added to the 2016 range of races at Musselburgh Racecourse. As well as the ever popular Ladies Day in June they have now introduced Friday evening at the Races where glamour meets horse More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, July 1st, 2016
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What’s on in Edinburgh this weekend

SATURDAY 2nd JULY 2016 Edinburgh Pride Breakfast: another year and another glorious breakfast event for the whole community; fill your bellies with delicious cakes and continental treats and enjoy music, live More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 1st, 2016
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National Youth Choir sing their way out of Edinburgh Airport!

Earlier today The National Youth Choir of Scotland (NYCoS) performed at Edinburgh Airport just ahead of their US tour. The performance, in Edinburgh Airport’s Plaza, which featured 77 male and female singers, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 1st, 2016
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Our pick of Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 – At The Queen’s Hall

As always The Queen’s Hall has a wide range of music on offer this August. All bookings can be made online or by telephone 0131 668 2019 Download [63.49 MB]  More...

By John Preece On Friday, July 1st, 2016
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2016 Edinburgh Festival Carnival Launch

Jonelle Caraballo launches Edinburgh’s 2016 Festival Carnival. Jonelle Caraballo, a finalist in the Miss Trinidad & Tobago beauty pageant UK 2016, has lived in Edinburgh for four years and has put together More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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The Edinburgh International Magic Festival has a spellbinding start with MagicFair this weekend

This weekend at Summerhall there will be wizards and wizardry on display! The Edinburgh International Magic Festival 2016 starts off with  a weekend of magic at Summerhall including mini magic workshops, mentalism More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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School holiday advice for saving money

Christians Against Poverty which has three debt centres in Edinburgh is warning against getting into financial difficulties by spending too much this summer. And it offers ten tips to help you get through the holidays More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Get in lane to get fit with Edinburgh Leisure

App-ealing to those who want to use swimming as part of their fitness programme, Edinburgh Leisure is piloting ‘Lane Fit,’ which is their new lane only swimming sessions. And the best way to book your session More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Now get your pizza delivered by Deliveroo!

Deliveroo has struck a new partnership with PizzaExpress which will allow you to have your pizza from any PizzaExpress in Edinburgh delivered straight to your office or home. All PizzaExpress outlets across the More...