Five things you need to know today

Lord Provost completes the London Marathon Licensing hearing for Accies Greenest university degree? Helping you to make up your mind ahead of the General Election The Royal High School Preservation Trust We were sure he would give Her Majesty a wee wave on the way past Buckingham Palace, but the Lord Provost still managed to complete the London Marathon More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 26th, 2015
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Amnesty International call for action in the Mediterranean to save refugees

Amnesty International supporters were zipped into body bags on Portobello Beach this afternoon. The stunt was intended to bring attention to the lack of action on the part of the UK Government about the migrants More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 26th, 2015
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#GE2015 Murphy calls for an end to the spin

During his visit to Holy Rood RC High School this morning, Jim Murphy called for Nicola Sturgeon to ‘stop the spin and come clean on her plans for a second referendum’. The Edinburgh Reporter News More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 26th, 2015
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Five things you need to know today

Murphy calls for clarity on future referendum POP4 may result in increased expenditure on cycling infrastructure  SNP Women’s Pledge  At the Talbot Rice next month Centipede lunch this Tuesday! Speaking More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 25th, 2015
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Pedal on Parliament 2015

There will be a peaceful cycling protest today when thousands of cyclists are expected to take to two and three wheels along the route between the Meadows and Holyrood. Scottish Green MSPs Alison Johnstone and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 25th, 2015
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Owl Scotland offering some down to earth wisdom

Children should not be wrapped up in cotton wool but should be allowed to get down and dirty in the great outdoors. That is the wisdom imparted by Outdoor & Woodland Learning Scotland (OWL Scotland), a new More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 25th, 2015
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Five things you need to know today

Pedal on Parliament Karaoke in Leith today! Botanics Late Calling aspiring Edinburgh authors New young volunteer in Muirhouse gets to work It’s time for Pedal on Parliament. Later today, thousands or people More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 25th, 2015
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Tram news – now bring your bike!

We are delighted that on the day that Pedal on Parliament takes place in Edinburgh, the news has come through that you will be able to take your bike on a tram in May when a test scheme will be run to see how it More...

By John Hislop On Friday, April 24th, 2015
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Witness appeal following serious assault in London Road

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted around 4am this morning outside McDonalds on London Road. The 20 year old victim, who was with two male friends, was assaulted by two men, More...

By John Hislop On Friday, April 24th, 2015
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Teenager charged with four housebreakings in Allan Park area

Police have charged a 19 year old man in connection with a number of housebreakings in  the city. The man was charged under Operation RAC following four housebreakings in the Allan Park area in February and March More...