Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh’
By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Peter is on top of the world in Edinburgh!

Cellist Peter Hudler is having a great time in Edinburgh, even taking his cello on a trek up Arthur’s Seat.   There he met up with a Danish High School choir and they made this video!     Peter More...

By Tim Cornwell On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Half Breed*****

Jazmin is the only black in the village – but not ‘proper black’.    When people ask where she’s from, she was born in Wiltshire, but when they ask where she’s “originally” More...

By kathryn.wilkie On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Edinburgh invited to a day of wilderness fun at Family Forest Festival

Craigmillar is to host a day full of family fun this weekend with an array of free activities for families to enjoy, including a petting zoo, face painting, hula hooping and free ice cream. The event is part More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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News from the Council Leader

Councillor Adam McVey who is Council Leader was a bit weary when we met him yesterday afternoon at the usual press briefing. However he had already written the leader’s briefing for next week’s council More...

By John Knox On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Letter from Scotland

Empty classrooms no more. Photo by Allison Meler I see them every morning “creeping like a snail unwillingly to school”. They’re back. The new term began this week for Scotland’s 700,000 school pupils. Some More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Green Investment Bank sale now complete

The Green Investment Bank headquartered in Edinburgh and London has been sold to a Macquarie-led consortium for £2.3 billion. The sale announced in April 2017 will mean that the GIB, now to be known as Green Investment More...

By admin On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Edinburgh International Book Festival – Paul Auster at 70

How to achieve Paul Auster’s literary genius? Start living uncomfortably Any questions? andersphoto by Alan McMunnigall, University of Glasgow and Pamela Ross, University of Glasgow Paul Auster takes the stage More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Edinburgh councillor blogs – Councillor Maureen Child

Councillor Maureen Child represents the Portobello/Craigmillar ward in the city. Here she blogs for us with all sorts of information from her inbox Dear All Our local Voluntary Sector Forum is meeting on Monday More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Slater and Gordon appoint head of employment in Scotland

A New Zealander who moved from one continent to another has now moved from London to Scotland to lead the employment law team at Slater and Gordon Edinburgh.   Josephine Van Lierop, who is originally from New More...

By Keni O'Neill On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – IlluminArchie: Archie Maddocks ***

IlluminArchie is the hilarious new show by ‘super cool, super smart storyteller’ (Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard) and award-winning comedian, Archie Maddocks.  He is described as ‘poignant, inventive More...