The Scotland I look forward to

Hopes for the future by Alyn Smith MEP ”May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” – Nelson Mandela When Scotland goes to the polls tomorrow morning we will face a choice of profound importance, and it has gladdened my heart to see so many people engaging, often for the first time. I hope as many of the people of Scotland as possible More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Five things you need to know today Edinburgh!

Scottish Independence Referendum School trip Autumn colours The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Colony of Artists Today is the last full day of campaigning for the Yes and No campaigns before the decision More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Five things you need to know today Edinburgh!

Free Breakfast this morning at 8 Scottish Independence Referendum Autumn colours Teenage Cancer Trust Saughton Park survey   *** Yesterday David Cameron visited Aberdeen to speak to an invited audience. The More...

By Reader On Monday, September 15th, 2014
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Free impartial advice on solar panels

Contributed article Home Energy Scotland is offering free, impartial advice to anyone interested in installing solar panels, at a drop-in session at Braid Hills Hotel, Edinburgh, 3-8pm Thursday 25 September 2014. Home More...

By John Hislop On Monday, September 15th, 2014
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Concern for missing Edinburgh man

Police Scotland is appealing for information to help trace an Edinburgh man who has gone missing after boarding a flight to Switzerland. Fergus McInnes, who is 51-years-old and from St Leonard’s Bank, boarded More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, September 15th, 2014
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Five things you need to know today Edinburgh!

Scottish Independence Referendum  Dog fouling Macmillan fundraiser Today at The Filmhouse Fireworks on the Forth Road Bridge There are now three days campaigning left before the Referendum vote on Thursday. Better More...

By Reader On Sunday, September 14th, 2014
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Edinburgh’s community groups urged to think green

Former BBC Scotland meteorologist, known affectionately by fans as Heather ‘the weather’ Reid was joined by a buzzy bee and ribbiting frog to kick-off the search for Edinburgh’s best green community idea. Heather More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, September 14th, 2014
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VIDEO – Scottish Independence Referendum – Rally in The Meadows

Earlier today both sides of the independence campaigns set up shop in The Meadows to sing, talk and laugh about independence for Scotland in this the last weekend before the historic Scottish Independence Referendum More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, September 14th, 2014
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Scottish Independence Referendum – concert at the Usher Hall

  There is a concert at the Usher Hall tonight featuring some of Scotland’s top talent such as Mogwai, Frank Ferdinand, Frightened Rabiit, McIntoshRoss, folk icon Eddi Reader, Stanley odd and Elaine More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, September 14th, 2014
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Forth Bridge fireworks

“A once-in-a-lifetime fireworks display concludes the Forth Road Bridge’s 50th anniversary celebrations, as part of the Year of Homecoming Scotland 2014”   Photos by Grant Ritchie  More...