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Fair Trade Fiesta to celebrate World Fair Trade Day

SCOTLAND’S FIRST FAIR TRADE FIESTA TO TAKE PLACE IN EDINBURGH ON WORLD FAIR TRADE DAY To celebrate Scotland’s status as only the second Fair Trade Nation in the world, the first ever Fair Trade Fiesta is being held in Edinburgh on World Fair Trade Day, 10 May 2014. The Fiesta begins with a Parade which leaves the City Chambers at 1 pm then progresses More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Holyrood ending ‘right to buy’ in Scotland is a good thing says city centre MSP

  The SNP has said that it welcomes the announcement by the Scottish Government that they will fast-track the end of Right to Buy. During a debate on the Housing (Scotland) Bill, Housing Minister Margaret More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Concern for missing Edinburgh pensioner

Police are appealing for information to help trace a 65 year-old man reported missing from his home in Marine Drive. George Anthony McDowall was last seen at his home address around 8.20am on 20 April 2014 and More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Police release new description of indecent assault suspect

Police investigating two linked indecent assaults in the Leith area of the city in the early hours of 14th April, have released a new description of the suspect. The first incident happened around 12:15am on Easter More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Witness appeal following serious assault in Cowgate

Police are appealing for information following a serious assault on a man in the Cowgate area of Edinburgh in the early hours of Easter Monday. Enquiries are ongoing after a 26-year-old male was attacked as he More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Sports Minister supports Physical Activity Week

  This morning as part of Physical Activity Week, Sports Minister Shona Robison led a ‘health walk’ of delegates attending the 7th National PAHA Conference (Physical Activity Health Alliance), which is More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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There’s a broken down tram….

Or is there? No there are going to be pretend broken down trams in the next few days. So before you all take to social media to report that the trams have not even carried passengers yet and they are already out More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Five things you need to know today Edinburgh!

  Mortonhall report – George Street to be rearranged – Community Gardens in Broomhouse – Charity gig at Edinburgh College Milton Campus – Holy Corner Book Sale The Council has confirmed More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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Ducklings wander into conservatory in South Queensferry

Eight orphaned ducklings who wandered into a conservatory in South Queensferry are recovering in the Scottish SPCA’s care. A resident of Standing Stane Road in Dalmeny contacted Scotland’s animal welfare More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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Five things you need to know today Edinburgh!

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra  - Whistler at the Museum – Sunshine on Leith – Portobello Time Bank – Dead by Dawn At the Usher Hall this Sunday Donald Runnicles will conduct the BBC Scottish More...

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