Tag archive for ‘The Edinburgh Reporter’
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 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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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 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 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...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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#Women’s March on Edinburgh 21 January 2017

The Women’s March on Edinburgh which is planned for 21 January 2017 will be convened at the US Consulate 3 Regent Terrace, EH7 5BW at 11am, but it is expected to simply be a gathering and not actually a More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Redevelopment work begins at St John’s

St John’s Hospital may still feel like a new addition to the NHS fold to some, but it needs a facelift and a £3.5m redevelopment has now begun. This will include a theatre for eye and hand surgery within More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Women’s Basketball – Lewis warns Pride as Mystics come calling

Robyn Lewis hopes Caledonia Pride can build on their previous performance when Manchester Mystics visit The Oriam on Saturday (1pm) in their latest Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL) clash. The inspirational More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Nick Sharratt wins the 2017 Bookbug Picture Book Prize

‘In quiet times and sleepy times a child can dwell in thoughts of his own, and in songs and stories of his own.’ Although children’s author Margaret Wise Brown wrote these words over fifty years More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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The Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2017

There are no prizes for a new climbing route, a first ski descent or for surfing a remote cold-water wave in Iceland. Yet many enthusiasts take great satisfaction if they manage to achieve any of these. And for More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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At The Scottish Gallery – Eardley on show and on sale

There has been an increasing interest in recent times in the work of Joan Eardley who is reckoned to be one of the greatest British post war artists. Next month at The Scottish Gallery they will be showing some More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Church of Scotland welcomes third new woman minister in under a year

Rev Louise MacKay being ordained and inducted as the minister of St Nicholas Church, Lanark. The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Rt Rev Dr Russell Barr has welcomed one of  his More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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The Edinburgh International Harp Festival 2017 – tickets available now

Rachel Hair of the Rachel Hair Trio with her Starfish Designs Harps. The Edinburgh International Harp Festival is now in its 36th year. From Friday 31st March to Wednesday 5th April 2017, harpists from throughout More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Green MSPs want the Green Investment Bank to stay open

Alison Johnstone and Andy Wightman both Green MSPs for Lothian are lobbying the Scotland Office to keep the Green Investment Bank open. The bank is situated in Edinburgh and London but the 55 jobs in Edinburgh are More...