Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh local news’
By John Kennedy On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Theatre – Love Song To Lavender Menace, The Lyceum Studio

Written by James Ley and Directed by Ros Philips Starring Matthew McVarish and Pierce Reid A radical, time-travelling, disco dancing, LGBT+ love story, Love Song to Lavender Menace pays homage to the founders of More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Sing-a-long-a Beauty and the Beast at the Festival Theatre on 7 October – What do you wear?

Who should go to this show? How can you dress up for it? What should you expect when you get there? We had so many questions but Charlie Crocker of Singalonga Productions was able to help us with all of this – More...

By John Preece On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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IFSC World Cup Edinburgh 2017 – Championship Climbing at EICA Ratho

World Cup Climbing returns to Edinburgh Seven years after the IFSC Youth World Championships in Edinburgh, top sport climbing athletes return to the capital city of Scotland for IFSC World Cup Edinburgh, the fifth More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Miles speaks up for Edinburgh charity

Miles Briggs, Scottish Conservative & Unionist MSP for Lothian, has written to The Scottish Government about the future of Edinburgh based charity Kindred which is facing a funding crisis. The charity announced More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Edinburgh St James – new investment figures announced

We are all now well aware of the new shopping and residential development on the site of the former St James Centre. Leith Street is closed to all except pedestrians, cyclists and emergency services while major More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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In the year of History, Heritage and Archaeology you have more time to visit somewhere old!

Historic Environment Scotland has announced longer opening hours for the sites it manages in Edinburgh and Lothian. Some summer-only sites will stay open till Halloween to allow you more time to visit. Cairnpapple More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Doors Open Day 2017 – our top ten

Doors Open Day 2017 is organised by charity The Cockburn Association which aims to preserve standards in the city and the green belt where either planning applications are made for new developments or redevelopment More...

By John Preece On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Rugby – Watsonians v Stirling County, BT Premiership

Watsonians show Edinburgh how it should be done at Myreside Watsonians welcomed Stirling County to Myreside on Saturday for their first home match of the 2017-18 season and went on to win an nine-try thriller which More...

By Isla MacFarlane On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Our pick of the best Edinburgh cafés

This is a personal list. I like all of these. If you have favourites then feel free to add them in the comments section below! Blackwood Coffee | 235 Morningside Road | EH12 4QT. Could definitely get used to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Scottish Investment Bank

It was announced in the Programme for Government at the beginning of the month that a Scottish National Investment Bank will be established to take a ‘new approach’ on capital investment. First Minister Nicola More...