Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh news’
By John Hislop On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Witness appeal following Port Seton break-in

Police  are appealing for witnesses following a high-value housebreaking in Port Seton which happened sometime between 12 p.m. and 8.15 p.m. on Tuesday 17th January at an address in Poplar Park. The homeowner More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Hat-trick for teenage striker Jamie Gullan as Hibs XI beat Gala Fairydean Rovers

A  hat-trick from 17-year-old Jamie Gullan helped a young Hibernian XI side beat Lowland League Gala Fairydean 5-0 at Netherdale last night. Hibs dominated the game and struck the woodwork on several occasions. Striker More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Kane O’Connor signs full-time contract with the Hibernian Academy

Development Squad defender Kane O’Connor, has signed a full-time contract with the Hibernian Academy. The teenager has been involved with the Development Squad in their league and cup campaign this season as More...

By Nigel Duncan On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Review – Voujon, an invitation to dine

Everything about Voujon has style, from the German crockery to the elegant cutlery. The decor remains fresh and is complemented by the lighting and the professional approach of the welcoming staff is impressive. It More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Documentary tonight begins birthday celebrations at The Scotsman

Andrew Marr, when business and political reporter with The Scotsman newspaper in September 1988. Tonight on BBC Two Scotland you can watch a documentary at 9pm called The Paper Thistle telling the full story of More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Ice Hockey – Dobron under scrutiny by discipline bosses

Edinburgh Capitals’ player/coach Michal Dobron is under review by the Department of Player Safety (DOPS) after receiving a match penalty in Sunday’s home defeat by Fife Flyers. The decision on the slew More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Taisteal, the brainchild of Michelin-trained chef Gordon Craig

Gordon Craig helped establish Field and Field Grill House and now he has branched out on his own with Taisteal. The word means journey or to travel and Gordon will use some of the knowledge learned on his own travels More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Ice hockey – Hand inducted to Ice Hockey Hall of Fame

Tony Hand has been inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Hall of Fame. The Edinburgh-born former player and coach will receive the Richard “Bibi” Torriani Award for an outstanding career More...

By Jonathan Hewat On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Oxbridge success for Loretto pupils

Loretto School pupils Cian Ridley, Kate Mackay and Lawrence Bissell Loretto School is celebrating after three of their pupils have been offered a place this year at Cambridge and Oxford Universities. Three pupils More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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#Women’s March on Edinburgh 21 January 2017

The Women’s March on Edinburgh which is planned for 21 January 2017 will be convened at the US Consulate 3 Regent Terrace, EH7 5BW at 11am, but it is expected to simply be a gathering and not actually a More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Redevelopment work begins at St John’s

St John’s Hospital may still feel like a new addition to the NHS fold to some, but it needs a facelift and a £3.5m redevelopment has now begun. This will include a theatre for eye and hand surgery within More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Hamsters abandoned in Almond Park area of Livingston

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after two hamsters were abandoned in West Lothian. Scotland’s animal welfare charity was alerted on 15 January (Sunday) after a member of the public spotted a man More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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One hundred jackets stolen during break in at retail premises in Leith

Police are appealing for witnesses following a break-in which took place around 1am on Thursday 12 January at the Tiso Edinburgh Outdoor Experience on Commercial Street. Around 100 jackets and fleeces including More...

By John Preece On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Hockey – Scots Players Named in GB Women’s Senior Programme

Three Scotland Internationals selected for GB senior women’s programme (Press release courtesy of Scottish Hockey) Scottish Hockey is delighted to announce that three current Scottish Internationals – Amy More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Women’s Basketball – Lewis warns Pride as Mystics come calling

Robyn Lewis hopes Caledonia Pride can build on their previous performance when Manchester Mystics visit The Oriam on Saturday (1pm) in their latest Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL) clash. The inspirational More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Hockey – Crocked Grassick named in Olympic hockey programme

Edinburgh-born Chris Grassick and Alan Forsyth from Paisley have been named in a 27-man field hockey squad for the new Olympic cycle. The squad has an average age of 25 as coach Bobby Crutchley relaunches his team More...

By WalktheWalk On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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The MoonWalk Scotland 2017

Get ready to release your inner Jane, Tarzan or Indiana at The MoonWalk’s Jungle Safari! Sign up now for The MoonWalk Scotland 2017, organised by breast cancer charity Walk the Walk. On Saturday 10th June, More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Nick Sharratt wins the 2017 Bookbug Picture Book Prize

‘In quiet times and sleepy times a child can dwell in thoughts of his own, and in songs and stories of his own.’ Although children’s author Margaret Wise Brown wrote these words over fifty years More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Trainspotting 2 proves to be a boost for Scottish start-up

A Scottish start-up company used one of their innovative lighting systems in the production of the new Trainspotting film. The Scorpion Light is a flexible and portable system which is suited to the most remote More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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The Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2017

There are no prizes for a new climbing route, a first ski descent or for surfing a remote cold-water wave in Iceland. Yet many enthusiasts take great satisfaction if they manage to achieve any of these. And for More...