Tag archive for ‘The Edinburgh Reporter’
By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Council elections 2017 – Almond Ward – Ward 1

The current councillors for the Almond Ward are SNP Councillor Norman Work who is also the Carers’ Champion, Cllr Alastair Shields began as a LibDem councillor but then resigned from the party and now sits More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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New York Tartan Week Parade 2017

Edinburgh was well represented in New York at The 19th Tartan Week parade down Sixth Avenue on Saturday. The day dawned beautifully sunny with clear blue skies, all adding to the sense of anticipation from the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 7th, 2017

#WITW – First Minister of Scotland talking to Tina Brown

Tina Brown’s Women in the World Summit  is being held over three days in New York. I lined up with many others at the beginning of the afternoon session yesterday outside in the freezing rain, but it was More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 7th, 2017

Scottish food and drink continues to delight the US

At an event in downtown New York last night organised by Scottish Development International,  the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed that Scottish food and drink exports to the US continue to grow. With cocktails More...

By John Knox On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Letter from Scotland

Monarch of the Glen by Sir Edwin Landseer 1851 Does he represent nationalism or patriotism or – in view of the terrorist attack in Westminster – defiant democracy ?  The proud stag of  Victorian imagination More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, March 24th, 2017

2017 Edinburgh Asian Film Festival begins today

Full programme announced for 2017 Edinburgh Asian Film Festival Festival brings a hand-picked selection of the best in contemporary Asian filmmaking to Filmhouse Edinburgh 24 – 26 March Highlights include More...

By Isla MacFarlane On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Cats Protection celebrates first anniversary of neutering scheme

A pioneering community cat neutering scheme in Muirhouse and West Pilton  has just celebrated its first anniversary. Cats Protection’s new scheme aims to help people within the community with a variety of More...

By Mary Durkacz On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

EIFF Announces ‘Cars 3’ Premiere

The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) 2017 has announced that it will showcase the UK premiere of Disney.Pixar’s ‘Cars 3’ on Sunday, 25th June 2017 at 2pm at the Festival Theatre.   The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

At the theatre in April

The musical Chess is being performed at the Festival Theatre by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland this April, but the line up for the month is made up of all sorts of shows from Eddi Reader to a screening of More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Wave your glasses in the air at Specsavers this Red Nose Day

  For Red Nose Day on 24 March 2017 you can get an accessory for your red nose in the shape of some comedy waving hand glasses. Specsavers Cameron Toll will be selling these for adults and children for just More...