Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh news’
By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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All aboard for inaugural steam rail route

The iconic Forth Rail Bridge which is crossed by the train during the trip A chance to step back in time and travel by steam train on Scotland’s newest scenic rail route as well as cross the iconic Forth Rail More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Police urge public to remain vigilant after threat level drops to ‘severe’

Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley has welcomed the reduction of the UK Threat level from Critical to Severe but urges the public to remain vigilant. He also stated that there will be advanced police More...

By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Forth cruise offers rich birdlife experience

The iconic Forth Rail Bridge and the birdwatching tour starts here. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media Bird watching has fast become one of the hottest pastimes with millennials so Maid of the Forth has launched its More...

By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Speedway – Dany moves up as Bandits aim to maul Bears

Dany chatting in the pits at Armadale earlier in the season. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media Berwick Bandits have re-shuffled their line-up after the release of the new rider averages and are keen to follow up last More...

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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At The Queen’s Hall in June

The Queen’s Hall is one of Edinburgh’s best-loved music venues. It holds 900 people and so the concerts are intimate and very varied! 3 June 2017 Meadows Chamber Orchestra : Evans/Westwell Peter Evans: More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Man and woman to appear in court following robberies in Lochend and Leith

A man and woman have been charged  in connection with three robberies which took place in the Lochend and Leith overnight between Thursday, May 25, and Friday, May 26. The first two incidents happened at 10.45pm More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Obama jets off from Edinburgh Airport

A convoy of ten cars preceded by four police outriders, and watched over by the police helicopter arrived at the freight area on Turnhouse Road just after 10pm. They swept past plain clothes officers keeping watch More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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‘Water way to go’ as temperature soars

Harvey McLaren with his pink watering can gives plants a good soaking Dobbies report soaring sales of watering cans, hoses and sprinklers as the temperature rises. Steve Guy, horticultural expert at Dobbies said: More...