Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh local news’
By Isla MacFarlane On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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Missing something? Try ScotRail Alliance’s Lost Property

This little chap is missing his owners (and his ears). There’s someone out there tonight who’s sleeping minus their cosy duvet. There are countless people without their mobile phones, at least one girl is missing More...

By Isla MacFarlane On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Help clean up Wardie Bay Beach

Wardie Beach in Granton will get a thorough clean up on Saturday 1 April 2017 as part of the Marine Conservation Society’s (MCS) beach clean and litter survey. The survey aims to highlight the issues More...

By John Preece On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Mother Tongue Other Tongue

Linguistic Award for young Edinburgh Poets   The multilingual talents of budding young poets from two Edinburgh schools were celebrated at a prestigious award ceremony in Glasgow. Students from The Royal High More...

By Matthew Farnham On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Edinburgh Girl Guide Leader receives Queen’s Award

  Jennifer Walker, 27, from Edinburgh has been awarded the Queen’s Guide Award.  Jennifer who is a Leader with the 198B City of Edinburgh Guides and Fairmilehead Senior Section took on a series of personal More...

By Isla MacFarlane On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Family Fun Day at the Gyle for SKFF

The Sick Kids Friends Foundation will be hosting their annual Family Fun Day today 25 March 2017 at the Gyle Shopping Centre. The event is held every year the Saturday before Mothers’ Day and will run from More...

By Isla MacFarlane On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Five Edinburgh performers picked for Scottish Youth Theatre

Annie Bowes After three months of auditions by over 100 young performers nationally, Scottish Youth Theatre has revealed the line up for their first ever National Ensemble. Edinburgh residents Amy Curran (19), More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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World Heritage Site management plan to be examined

The City of Edinburgh Council has drawn up a plan detailing ways it will look after the World Heritage site, and it will be considered next week by councillors. It is split into six main themes: care and maintenance More...

By John Preece On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Edinburgh International Book Festival News

EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL’S OUTRIDERS TAKE FIVE JOURNEYS ACROSS THE AMERICAS Edinburgh International Book Festival organisers have announced details of Outriders, an exciting new project where five More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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2017 Edinburgh Asian Film Festival begins today

Full programme announced for 2017 Edinburgh Asian Film Festival Festival brings a hand-picked selection of the best in contemporary Asian filmmaking to Filmhouse Edinburgh 24 – 26 March Highlights include More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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It’s Red Nose Day – ways to support Comic Relief

If you’re looking for some way to celebrate and support Red Nose Day then you may wonder how to support the charitable efforts by Comic Relief. One way is to head for TK Maxx or Homesense where you will find More...