Edinburgh gets ready for the Festival of Sport

Glasgow may have had the Commonwealth Games this year but Edinburgh is getting ready for the annual action-packed Festival of Sport which kicks off in the Capital next weekend, showcasing a huge variety of sport and physical activity opportunities between 20 September-5 October 2014. A host of free events will run during the two week festival across More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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Orange March – traffic advice for Saturday

A march organised by the Grand Orange Lodge of Scotland will take place in the centre of Edinburgh this Saturday 13 September 2014, requiring a number of road closures. People planning to travel to and across the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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Edinburgh to join the Hanseatic League

Edinburgh is set to benefit from increased economic and cultural links after being accepted into the historic Hanseatic League. The Hanseatic League was created in the 14th century to protect economic interests More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, September 7th, 2014
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Local Development Plan – what it means in Currie and Balerno

The Edinburgh Reporter caught up with two local politicians in Currie yesterday. They had set up a stall next to the Health Centre there to inform local residents about ways to object to the local development plan More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
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VIDEO – Council approves planning application for Craighouse

The Development Managemnt committee met today for eight hours in the City Chambers to hear both sides of the argument about the development planned for Craighouse. The final decision was to grant all three planning More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
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Oxgangs Primary School raise their green flag

Oxgangs Primary School gathered out in the playground and in the environmental garden for a short speech and a symbolic green flag raising ceremony at the end of last week. Our photograph shows Leah (11) Beth (11) More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Buy the Good Stuff campaign launched today

Launching the “Buy The Good Stuff” campaign and website at Edinburgh’s Leamington canal bridge are (back row from left) Stuart Pownall (correct, business development manager at Re-Union Canal More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Rubbish news – Dundas Street bin is replaced

Earlier this morning new Twitter user @DundasStBin began telling us his story. This is my first tweet. 9.30am 27th August and I’m on the brink of spilling. @Edinburgh_CC Dundas Street Bin x pic.twitter.com/ZqRRRzl8hq — More...

By Kevin Harris On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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EdinburghApps require creative thinkers

Innovative thinkers are being challenged to come up with solutions to help improve the lives of people living in Edinburgh with an icebreaker event on 5 September followed by a Hack Day in October. Edinburgh Apps, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Edinburgh to welcome its Commonwealth athletes

CAPITAL TO CELEBRATE LOCAL ATHLETES Members of Team Scotland including six medal winners will take to the open air quadrangle of Edinburgh’s City Chambers next week for a public homecoming celebration of their More...