Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh’
By Nigel Duncan On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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Womens’ basketball – Pride looking for early lift against Mystics

Caledonia Pride take to the court today (Sunday, 1pm) at The Oriam, Ricarton, looking to start in top gear. They were certainly fired-up the last time they played Manchester Mystics at the National Basketball Performance More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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An Evening with ‘Umbrellas of Edinburgh’

‘so many people come to Edinburgh… and they go back with a bit of Edinburgh in their hearts.’ (Janice Forsyth) The brief to the writers was simple: choose a location in Edinburgh and write about it. The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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INDOOR HOCKEY news

Division One (men): Group 1A: Kelburne 10, Grange 3; Hillhead 3, Uddingston 2; Grange 6, Hillhead 4; Uddingston 4, Kelburne 13. Group1B: Inverleith 5, Grove Menzieshill 3; Clydesdale 3, Western 1; Grove Menzieshill More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Women’s March on Edinburgh 21 January 2017

Women across the world are taking to the streets today wearing pink hats with ‘pussy’ ears on them to make a stand for their rights, and the rights of others. The main march is being held in Washington More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Scottish actor Tommy Flanagan to lead Tartan Day Parade

The Scottish actor Tommy Flanagan who got his film acting break in Braveheart with Mel Gibson will lead the 19th annual New York Tartan Day Parade in New York City on Saturday 8 April 2017. “It is an honor More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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People Know How to launch Community Space at Ocean Terminal

People Know How is an Edinburgh-based charity which is just four years old, but it has big ideas for people in the city. With support and guidance they aim to solve social issues in communities, and next week More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Latest newsletter from Edinburgh Pentlands MSP

Gordon Macdonald was re-elected to his position as SNP MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands last May. He produces a monthly newsletter which you can sign up to here. Here is the latest edition : Download [3.05 MB]    More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Basketball – Peacock urges action replay to down Mystics

Hannah Peacock (white vest) fights for the ball against Wildcats Hannah Peacock top scored with 15 points as Caledonia Pride rocked league pace-setters Nottingham Wildcats in the second-half of their last Women’s More...

By John Knox On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Letter from Scotland

Tam flees the witches – painting by Alexander Goudie courtesy of South Ayrshire Council We are indeed being chased by demons. Alexander Goudie’s wonderful series of 54 paintings inspired by Burns’ “Tam More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Inverleith Neighbourhood Partnership meets this month

The next meeting of the Inverleith Neighbourhood Partnership will be on Monday 30 January 2017, 6.30pm at Edinburgh Stockbridge Church of Scotland, 7b Saxe Coburg Street,, EH3 5BN. As well as ordinary business More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Marmalade awards – search on to find the world’s best

The search is on to find the world’s top marmalade maker and Scottish collection points have been confirmed. The event is now in its 12th year and this time takes place on 18 and 19 March. Previous competitions More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Ice hockey – Dobron banned from Storm clash

Edinburgh Capitals’ player/coach Michal Dobron will miss Sunday’s home Elite League clash with Manchester Storm (face-off 6pm). The experienced Czech Republic defenceman was put under automatic review by ice More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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I, Daniel Blake at WHALE Community Cinema

WHALE Community Cinema presents I, Daniel Blake, directed by Ken Loach and written by Paul Laverty on 27 January 2017 at 6:00pm. This hard-hitting and frank film deals with the matter of benefits and benefit sanctions, More...

By Nigel Duncan On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Ice hockey – Flames aim to burn brightly in Elite League

Photo courtesy of Ian Coyle Guildford Flames have applied to join the Elite League and, if they are given the green light, then 12 teams, including Edinburgh Capitals, will contest the 2016/17 championship 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...