Wake Me Up When It’s January…

There is a rumour that The Edinburgh Reporter’s very own Victor Meldrew – aka Mike Smith – isn’t keen on this time of the year and is something of a bah humbug. We can’t think how this rumour started…. The Croatian government has banned Christmas and New Year parties in the public sector because of the global financial More...

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By Reader On Sunday, November 30th, 2014
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It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!

      I wanted to share some pictures and a video I have made of Edinburgh’s Christmas in Princes Street Gardens. I’m a very amateur photographer and only seem to get the camera out either at More...

By Mike Smith On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Mind Your Language – It’s Apparently Christmas…

Today’s society does like to use acronyms in everyday language. In an age of instant communication there seems to be an almost over-bearing laissez-faire attitude to the use of the English language. Perhaps More...

By Reader On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
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Dusherra Festival 2014

  The Scottish Indian Arts Forum in its 20th year, is proud to present Dusherra 2014, the largest celebration of the Indian community in Scotland. In the 20 years since its inception, thousands of people from More...

By Reader On Sunday, July 13th, 2014
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£8700 for Kelly Holmes torso

In its summer show from 23 July 2014, the Urbane Art Gallery on Edinburgh’s Jeffrey Street will be exhibiting the real body cast of athlete Dame Kelly Holmes, among other sculptures by world leading body-cast More...

By Reader On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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View from Oz on Scottish Independence

Scotland should be given the right to vote for Independence, we live in a democratic society, they should be supported, no-one, I mean no-one should deny a country Independence, or the opportunity to vote on it. More...

By Reader On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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The Scottish Independence Poll Dance

The campaign for an independent Scotland has become something of a poll dance. It’s been a week since a mysterious pollster named Kelly Brown leaked news that Westminster allegedly covered up results of a survey More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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Rowing – Alan Meldrum community rowing challenge

Hopetoun Dig Deep for Victory Report and photo courtesy of Donal Ferrie of Queensferry Rowing Club. Queensferry Rowing Club hosted the inaugural Alan Meldrum Community Rowing Challenge at Port Edgar Marina on Saturday More...

By Reader On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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Letter to the Editor – Uncollected rubbish at York Place Tram Stop

Dear Sir This is the current view from the York Place tram stop. It’s been like this for almost two weeks, and it’s not the only address on this street that’s surrounded by rubbish. Apparently Edinburgh City More...

By Reader On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Jim Sillars at the Jewel Miners’ Club

JIM SILLARS AT THE JEWEL MINERS’ CLUB An audience of over 150 people attended the ‘Trade Unionists for Scottish Independence’ public meeting at the Jewel Miners’ Club on Thursday night. The speakers were More...