Tollcross Primary School entertain Spanish guests

Paula Bolivar(12), Mairie Barr(11) and Laura Vazquez (11) teaching each other Spanish and English at Tollcross Primary School during the visit of Colegio Joaquim Blume pupils to Edinburgh. This week Tollcross Primary School becomes the first City of Edinburgh Council primary school to entertain language exchange students during a week long visit. The More...

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By John Hislop On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Two Edinburgh criminals ordered to pay back more than £1m

Two prominent Edinburgh criminals have today  been ordered to pay back more than £1million from their illegal activities. Confiscation Orders have been issued to Margaret Paterson and Robert Munro under the Proceeds More...

By John Hislop On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Man charged following indecency offence in Morningside

Police have arrested and charged a 25-year-old man in connection with a public indecency offence that took place in the Morningside area last year. The man was arrested following the release of CCTV images last More...

By John Hislop On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Fire Service Youth Engagement Service at St Kentigerns Academy

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service youth engagement programme ran at Bathgate fire station last week in conjunction with St Kentigerns Academy in Blackburn, West Lothian. Local Area Liaison Officer Stuart Watson More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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Five things you need to know today

Council news Gretna 100 Edinburgh Art Festival has begun! Granny Green  Police Scotland are recruiting At the full council meeting this Thursday there are a lot of administrative matters to be dealt with. Councillor More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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Forth Bridge to be considered for World Heritage status next month

Scotland may be about to have its sixth world heritage site. The agenda has been published for the forthcoming annual World Heritage Committee, which will decide whether the iconic bridge is to be awarded World More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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The week at Westminster

The UK Parliament is very new, so new in fact that the Queen’s Speech has still to be heard which it will be this coming week with all the pomp and ceremony of the State Opening of Parliament. There is not More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, May 24th, 2015
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Five things you need to know today

Canonmills Bridge Planning applications of the week Last chance to see Film in the City Hidden Door The owners of the buildings where Earthy stands on Canonmills Bridge have applied for permission to demolish them, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
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The Princess Royal opens First World War Centenary Wood

HRH The Princess Royal officially opened Scotland’s First World War Centenary Wood in the Pentland Hills near Edinburgh, unveiling a stone structure created as a space to rest, reflect and remember those who More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
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Get ready for Film in the city this summer

Films are big in Edinburgh this June with the Edinburgh International Film Festival taking place between 17 & 28 June and now some free outdoor cinema in the Grassmarket and St Andrew Square. There has been More...