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By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Royal Highland Show 2017 – in photos

What strikes you most about farmers is that they really love their animals. And when they bring them to the Royal Highland Show they take great care of them before and also while they are there. We saw hairdryers More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Royal Highland Show 2017 – At the Co-op stand

  On the first day of the Royal Highland Show, Fergus Ewing, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity met with Ciara Gorst, head of agriculture for the Co-op, to hear how about the ways in which the More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Edinburgh pub involved in nationwide craft beer festival

A craft beer festival is being staged at Hector’s in Edinburgh until 15 July, celebrating the amber nectar in its many forms. The Stockbridge local in Deanhaugh Street offers an extensive choice including More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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New Town house sells for record price

Solicitor-estate agency, Coulters say they have sold a 6-bedroom town house in Edinburgh’s New Town for a record price of £1m. 10 Claremont Crescent, a recently refurbished Georgian property, is the first property More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Royal Highland Show 2017 – Gove called upon to ‘answer Brexit pledges’

Michael Gove, the UK Environment and Rural Affairs Secretary is visiting the Royal Highland Show today. He was a leading member of the Leave Campaign last year and has just been appointed to the cabinet following More...

By Eve Erskine On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Royal Highland Show 2017 : How to get there

Getting to the Highland Show has been made simple with thanks to Lothian buses. By simply heading to one of their designated stops you can hop on a 98 or 97 service and arrive directly outside the Show within approximately More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Get ready for the 2017 Royal Highland Show – begins tomorrow

This year the Clydesdale horse is the hero image for the 2017 Royal Highland Show, and her name is Jennifer. Bred by Ronnie Black a Clydesdale breeder from Newton of Collessie Farm, Fife Jennifer is the fourth generation More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Film Fest in the City 2017 was a shining success

The organisers of Film Fest in the City, Essential Edinburgh along with the Edinburgh International Film Festival have claimed that the 2017 outdoor film fest was an outstanding success. The weather was outstanding More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Queensferry Crossing to open at the end of the summer

The Queensferry Crossing, the new bridge over the River Forth, will be opened to the public on 30 August 2017. Then it will close again. This will allow 50,000 members of the public to take part in a once in a More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Tour of Britain Grand Depart

Cyclist George Atkins and Tour of Britain mascot TOBi joined Lord Provost Frank Ross at the Mercat Cross above the crossing line for the Tour of Britain Grand Depart. It is now just under 75-days until the start More...