Tag archive for ‘local news’
By John Hislop On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Two month campaign to prevent child sexual abuse

                Police Scotland and local authorities have launched a two-month campaign with the charity Stop It Now! Scotland as part of ongoing efforts to prevent child More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Royal Highland Show 2017 was a record breaker

Lothian Buses has reported an increase of almost 12% in customer journeys over the four days of the Royal Highland Show. There were special services for those going out to Ingliston and customer advisers on the More...

By Eve Erskine On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Edinburgh councillor blogs – Cllr Maureen Child

Maureen Child is the Labour councillor for Portobello/Craigmillar who regularly blogs for us. On Monday, the fabulous Edinburgh Tool Library will be launching their new service in Portobello Library and More...

By Calum Phillip On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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At Dynamic Earth – summer events for all the family

Edinburgh’s five star visitor attraction Dynamic Earth has announced several polar themed events for families to enjoy over the summer.  Pictured with the penguins is four year old Ava Wright from Edinburgh.   Running More...

By Calum Phillip On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Celebrating 45 years with DM Hall

Lorraine Pearson began working at DM Hall in 1972 . Now 45 years on Ms Pearson has stayed with the surveying company all that time and says she has never once thought of leaving. The long-serving cashier looks More...

By Calum Phillip On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Life & Style Edinburgh 2017

Life & Style Edinburgh this weekend 1 – 2 July 2017 will showcase the best of life in the capital. The event takes place across three floors of The Royal Society on George Street. It will be split into More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Wilfred Owen centenary celebrations

A historic event took place at Waverley Station to mark the centenary of war poet Wilfred Owen’s first moments in the city on this day a hundred years ago. Owen was a war poet who came to Edinburgh in 1917 More...

By John Hislop On Sunday, June 25th, 2017
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Congratulations to Midlothian: Scottish Walking Football Festival 2017 champions

Huge congratulations to Midlothian who yesterday won the Scottish Walking Football Festival, the equivalent of the sport’s Scottish Cup, at Glasgow Green Sports Centre. Two years ago, Midlothian were knocked More...

By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Hundreds take part in football festival

Football fun for girls in Edinburgh Three hundred Edinburgh schoolgirls took part in Spartans Community Football Academy’s Girls Football Festival at Ainslie Park on Friday. The event was part of National Women’s More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Body found in search for missing priest Father Martin Xavier Vazhachira

Police searching for missing Edinburgh priest, Father Martin Xavier Vazhachira have found a body in East Lothian. The 33-year-old was a native of Kerela in southern India and he has been missing since Tuesday. His More...