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Gareth Evans has been appointed as Hibs' Head of Youth. The 51-year-old, who is a former player and Reserve Team Coach, will oversee the under-13s to under-16s age groups within the Hibernian Academy as part of his new role. He was a popular player at the club after being signed by Alex Miller and helped Hibs to a memorable Skol/League Cup triumph...
Many of Liam Miller's old Manchester United team-mates are in Cork today to pay tribute to the Republic of Ireland international who passed away earlier this year aged just 36. The popular midfielder played for a number of teams including Celtic, Manchester United, Leeds United, Sunderland, Queens Park Rangers and Cork City but he played more games for Hibs than any other...
East under-16 won the Scottish inter-district title at Peffermill beating West 5-2 in the decisive game. Charlie Jack of Inverleith netted a double with singles from Joel Davenport, Jamie Croll and Matthew Hughson. West started strongly and opened the scoring after four minutes when Jude Boslem netted. But East stepped-up their game and claimed three quick goals to lead 3-1 at the...
Origin Fitness is creating more than 50 new jobs in Edinburgh over the next five years as they roll out ambitious growth plans. The Newbridge-based firm, which supplies many of the major operators including Nuffield Health, Xercise4Less and Anytime Fitness, aim to double turnover to £20m by 2021. They celebrated their tenth anniversary in September and Origin Fitness is now in...
Motorcycle theft in Edinburgh has dropped significantly according to figures sourced from Police Scotland by Moto Stable founder Callum McPherson. The businessman believes a key reason is that motorcycle owners are aware of the potential for theft and know that they are not able to leave their motorcycle outside overnight. His Abbeyhill-based company provides secure, all-hours city centre motorcycle storage on...
Deliveroo are recruiting riders to deliver meals across Edinburgh as their business expends in the Capital. The form recently launched Marketplace+ which has seen an influx of traditional takeaways joining the British food-delivery company. The move comes as figures reveal that orders in Edinburgh have rocketed since the firm began the service three years ago. For example, breakfast orders have increased by...
Caledonia Pride have secured a partnership with EY who will support the development members of the women's basketball team as inspiring role models. The firm also promise to ready the players for their transition from professional sport into business through mentoring and leadership support. Pride open their season at Edinburgh University on Sunday (1pm) to Newcastle Eagles and Bart Sengers, Pride's...
This festival is Scotland’s major annual celebration of African cinema. It returns for the 13th year offering audiences in Edinburgh and Glasgow a wide variety of creative stories from all over the African continent. The programme is once again full of screenings, discussions, Q&As with filmmakers, pop-ups, workshops, exhibitions and live performances. Since it began in 2006, Africa in Motion has introduced nearly...
Scotland hosts Fair Trade leaders to launch the International Fair Trade Charter and define vision for a fairer world MANY people use the term, ‘fair trade’, but what does it actually mean? Today, the Scottish Fair Trade Forum is uniting with 250 organisations around the world to launch an International Fair Trade Charter that sets down the fundamental values of Fair Trade...
A major part of the Edinburgh and South East City Region Deal is given the go-ahead today. The £661m Data Driven Innovation scheme will train 100,000 people in data skills over the next decade, from computer science specialists to traditional jobs that will increasingly use data. The University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University announce that they will work together to train...