Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh local news’
By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Edinburgh City Region Deal – Brown happy the deal is done before the summer

Keith Brown MSP the Economy Minister intervened recently in the City Region Deal negotiations as he was fearful that the process would be delayed till after the Westminster summer recess. Keith Brown MSP Economy More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Edinburgh Trams to run all night…..at weekends in August

Now to get you home after your festival revelling Edinburgh Trams will run round the clock services at weekends next month. Trams will run from approximately every 30 minutes between midnight and 5.30am on Saturday More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Damian Green signs Edinburgh and South East Scotland City deal

The First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office, Damian Green signed the City Region Deal for Edinburgh and South East Scotland on behalf of the UK Government today. First Secretary of State Damian More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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New concert hall forms part of the City Region Deal

Part of the City Region Deal includes the sum of £20 million for the new concert hall in St Andrew Square. Culture Convener Cllr Donald Wilson We spoke with Culture Convener Donald Wilson who is very happy that More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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BBC disclose presenters and personalities paid over £150,000

The BBC has issued its annual report this morning detailing alongside it the payments made to members of its staff and other personalities of amounts over £150,000 from the licence fee in the last financial year. It More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Frazer is drumming up support for the Tattoo

23 year-old Frazer Rankin works in Asda Dunbar all year round, but in August he is looking forward to playing the snare drum at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, and spent some time showing off his skills to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Edinburgh Airport issue report on second consultation about new flight paths

Edinburgh Airport confirmed this morning that it will be taking all views from local communities and groups into consideration when shaping its new flightpath design. The airport has conducted an extensive consultation More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Five things you need to know today

The Morningside Clock The Storytelling Centre The Sick Kids Phill Jupitus The Edinburgh Reporter Summer edition The clock in Morningside which used to keep rail commuters on time for their trains at Morningside More...

By John Kennedy On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Henry Café, The Goodwill Ambassador!

No! It’s not Noel Edmund’s love-child with a rug and a roulette halo. HENRY CAFÉ: IT’S GAMESHOW TIME!  The Gameshow where celebrities compete to end world poverty.Alternative comedian Henry More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Community bid for Sick Kids continues

The community body which wants to retain the Royal Hospital for Sick Children for locals has now submitted a new bid, asking to be given first refusal to buy the Edinburgh hospital under urban ‘community right More...