Tag archive for ‘The Edinburgh Reporter’
By SimonFranklin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – This Really Is Too Much

Outlandish, bold, highly entertaining and slickly choreographed theatre from Fringe first timers Raucous, provocative and laugh-out-loud funny, Fringe debutants Gracefool Collective deliver a genre-busting show More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

BBC disclose presenters and personalities paid over £150,000

The BBC has issued its annual report this morning detailing alongside it the payments made to members of its staff and other personalities of amounts over £150,000 from the licence fee in the last financial year. It More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, July 10th, 2017

Help the council care for the city’s parks

If you go down to the park today the council would like you to take care against causing fires there. The Parks and Greenspace team have issued a timely reminder that even small sparks can turn into large fires More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Boxing – Easton confident of winning title belt

The poster for Saturday’s big fight in Glasgow where Jason Easton is on the undercard Jason Easton is confident his unbeaten nine-fight record will be intact after facing Belgium’s top-rated Steve Jamoye More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Culture Secretary visits Dublin today

The Culture and External Affairs Secretary Fiona Hyslop is in Dublin today to meet the new Irish Foreign Affairs Minister.  A cabinet reshuffle took place after the election of the new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar last More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, June 26th, 2017

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 Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Battle of Prestonpans Tapestry on display at Holyrood

The medieval ‘comic strip’  which tells the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s voyage to Scotland is being displayed in the Main Hall at the Scottish Parliament until Thursday 20 July 2017. The More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, June 19th, 2017

Community groups get funds from Asda

Six community groups in Edinburgh are celebrating after being awarded charitable grants totalling more than £1,800 from Asda stores as part of the latest round of Green Token Given donations. St Columba’s Hospice, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, June 19th, 2017

City raises a flag for Armed Forces Day

The City of Edinburgh Council raised the Armed Forces flag above the City Chambers this morning. Edinburgh’s Lord Provost and Veterans Champion, Frank Ross, said: “This city has a long and proud tradition More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Norwegian launches cheapest flights direct to the US

Low-cost airline Norwegian starts its transatlantic expansion from Edinburgh Airport today with the first of three new routes to the US east coast taking off later this afternoon. Norwegian, Europe’s third largest More...