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Perhaps this is the show with the longest name? theSpace UK will present David Kaye’s award-winning solo-play How I Brought Peace to the Middle East: A Tragicomedy for a limited five-performance run, August 8-12 at 18:00 at the “Space on the Mile, Space 1.” Kaye tells the story of moving his small family to Israel for six months in 2012 to...
Hibs are in the Faroe Islands ahead of tomorrow's Europa League first qualifying round second leg against NSI Runavik. Defender Paul Hanlon did not travel due to a 'niggle', whilst striker Simon Murray, who came on as a second half substitute in the first leg will also miss the game as he is in talks with South African side Bidvest...
In 2016 internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Joanna Wallfisch cycled 1,154 miles down the Pacific Coast Highway carrying little but a ukulele and a loop pedal. She called her journey The Great Song Cycle. This odyssey, rich with strangeness and delight, gave rise to her new show, The Great Song Cycle Song Cycle, which she is now bringing to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Mixing...
ONE of the UK’s largest privately owned network providers has continued its rapid success after successfully listing on two major public sector frameworks. Commsworld has won approval for the services it provides on G-Cloud 10, a procurement framework that has generated over £3billion in contracts since its creation six years ago. It has also been successfully listed on the Scottish Procurement...
The Scottish Association for Mental Health manage the Walled Garden at Redhall just outside the city. They had a problem, as they needed to lift and reposition two portacabins at the garden. Morrison Construction were called on to help. ESD Head of Safety, Health and Environment Michelle Cranston brought the renovations at the garden to the attention of Morrison Construction...
As we enjoy one of the hottest summers on record, good news may be on the horizon for capital buyers as the property market begins to cool. According to Warners Solicitors and Estate Agents, pressure has started to ease in Edinburgh’s ‘red hot’ property market after an 18-month period that heavily benefited sellers. During this time there was a shortage of properties available for sale, meaning that there...
Social media has been taken over by ‘bots’ spreading hate, fear and influencing how we vote. In ‘LOVEBOTS’, Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee and New Act of the Year winner Bilal Zafar sets out to put this right. In the third of his unofficial trilogy of stand-up shows about social media, following fringe hits ‘Cakes’ (2016) and ‘Biscuit’ (2017), Bilal has created an army of friendly bots programmed...
Inspired by real events, Killymuck tells of a housing estate built on a paupers graveyard in 1970s’ Ireland. From Kat Woods, award-winning writer of Belfast Boy, Wasted, and Mule comes a powerful exploration of survival - about those who strive to work against the stereotype and break free, about fighting for something better. Through Killymuck, Woods is striving to project the benefit class in a positive light, away...
The 2018 UK Bus Driver of the Year competition takes place in Blackpool and now Lothian has chosen its five finalists to go forward to the contest. They had to compete with eleven other drivers in challenging tests after making it through to the final rounds of Lothian’s Driver of The Year competition from an original 280 applicants. In the grand final...
Norwegian was today named ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ for the fourth consecutive year and ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe’ for the sixth year in a row at the Skytrax World Airline Awards held in London. These awards are independent and impartial and represent the leading international airline rating system as voted for by the travelling public. Norwegian was once again...