Tag archive for ‘snow’
By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Edinburgh International Book Festival: Jim Crumley and Christopher Nicholson – Men for All Seasons

‘A badger peed on my wellies once while I was wearing them. It was like being anointed by nature.’ Many of us are good at sitting still, but few of us see it as a necessity of life. For nature writer Jim Crumley More...

By John Knox On Friday, January 15th, 2016
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Letter from Scotland

A cool Arthur’s Seat From flood to frost. Last week we were all talking about the floods. This week we’ve had the first serious snowfalls of the winter. From my east-facing window I see Arthur’s Seat dusted More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
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Penguins enjoy the snow……

Today at Edinburgh Zoo the penguins got a snowy treat. Keepers emptied buckets of crushed ice onto the mock sandy beaches at Penguins Rock as a special treat for the birds. Dawn Nicoll, Senior Keeper of Penguins More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, January 19th, 2013
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First snowy day in Edinburgh of 2013

Just a little snow today when we got up, and overnight the weather forecast from the BBC seems to indicate it will remain at freezing and there will be little flurries here but not enough for a snowman. Unfortunately More...

By Anna Redman On Thursday, October 27th, 2011
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Marchmont and Sciennes Community Council 26 October 2011

Last night, the community council of Marchmont and Sciennes met at the St Catherine’s Argyle Church Hal, as they do every fourth Wednesday of the month, and the members were already looking ahead to winter. The More...

By admin On Sunday, January 9th, 2011
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Scottish Ambulance Service invests in new 4X4s

The Scottish Ambulance Service is investing in new vehicles and equipment to enhance its capability and improve patient care in adverse weather conditions. Eight new 4X4 accident and emergency vehicles have been More...

By admin On Thursday, December 23rd, 2010
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Council have the holidays covered in Edinburgh

During the Christmas and New Year holidays the Council has arrangements in place to deal with the severe weather. Weather predictions suggest that from Sunday 26 December and overnight into the 27 December a slow More...

By admin On Monday, December 20th, 2010
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The Effect of Snow on Monday 20 December 2010

More snow over the weekend so more disruption to schools and travel. We will update this with any more news throughout the day. The latest update from the council tonight:- “Staff from the City of Edinburgh More...

By admin On Friday, December 17th, 2010
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Baby it’s cold outside!

The City of Edinburgh Council says that it is working hard to prepare for the bad weather forecast for this weekend. Edinburgh has been forecast to receive further snow showers on Saturday evening into Sunday morning More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 15th, 2010
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City Council braced for snow

Although the weather forecast over the next few days is uncertain, the Council is asking residents to be prepared for winter weather. In preparation, the Council has resources to deal with the snow, including: 600 More...