Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh local news’
By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Obama visit success for local photographer

Local multimedia journalist Thomas Brown followed his instincts (and a little inside information!) and went to St Andrews yesterday to find Barack Obama. ©Thomas Brown   And he did. As you can see here he More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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#GE2017 Toni Giugliano SNP candidate for Edinburgh West

Toni Giugliano is the SNP candidate in Edinburgh West which the SNP won at the 2015 General Election ousting the Liberal Democrat MP Mike Crockart. The SNP won the seat then by a majority not much higher than More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Visiting the Scottish Parliament

Anyone can visit the Scottish Parliament building six days a week, but there is now increased security at the public entrance. This is in common with many other public buildings across the UK, but may mean a slight More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Brookmyre offering unique prize at Royal Blind event

If you like crime fiction (and there is plenty of it being written right here in Edinburgh!) then you might like to book a place at the Royal Blind fundraising event ‘Afternoon Tea with Scotland’s Crime More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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China comes a little closer to Edinburgh

It is well known that Edinburgh Airport wants to forge a link with flights to China. Now that seems to be a little closer. The airport and Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) have signed a new partnership More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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#GE2017 Lorna Slater Green Party candidate for Edinburgh North and Leith

Lorna Slater is a chartered engineer and the Green candidate for Edinburgh North and Leith. She explained to us the tactics of only standing three Green party candidates in the whole of Scotland. “Our target More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Funding available for food and health education at Edinburgh schools

A fund to help improve food and health education is now open to schools across Scotland. The Food for Thought education fund 2017/18 gives financial support to early learning and childcare centres, primary More...

By Isla MacFarlane On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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LEITHLATE announce their full 2017 programme

LeithLate returns with an exciting programme of visual art, theatre, poetry and live music. In addition to its new festival programme, there are also the annual sell-out Mural Tours. The visual arts exhibitions More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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We’re being by-passed say Balerno businesses

Jim Polasik looking for more signs to drive people to Balerno businesses. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media Balerno Business Forum is to press for proper signposting of facilities in the village. Businesses are concerned More...

By Isla MacFarlane On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Cycle Friendly Campus Award for QMU

Queen Margaret University (QMU) has become the recipient of the Cycle Friendly Campus award, gifted ‘with distinction’ by Cycling Scotland. The award, delivered with funding from Transport Scotland, More...