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Two more players have committed to Murrayfield Racers squad, both of them travelling considerable distances to be part of the new ice hockey era. Kirkcaldy-born defenceman Scott Geddes joins after playing for Dundee Tigers in recent seasons and forward Daniel Abercrombie has been recruited from Solway Sharks. Both men have played under-age international hockey for Scotland and are keen to develop...
SGB Championship: Edinburgh Monarchs 54, Sheffield Tigers 36; Scunthorpe Scorpions 45, Berwick Bandits 45 Edinburgh: Ricky Wells 9, Victor Palovaara 7, Josh Pickering 4, Richie Worrall 15, Eric Riss 13, William Lawson 2, Joel Anderson 4 Sheffield: Mason Campton 2, Todd Kurtz 6, Kasper Andersen 13, Broc Nicol 1, Kyle Howarth 4, Joe Lawlor 0, James Shanes 10 Richie Worrall top scored...
The capital's new bike hire scheme will cost as little as £1.50 for one journey when it goes live. These prices are in line with other schemes in the UK, and it is hoped that they will attract users. Operators Serco will launch the scheme with an initial 200 cobalt blue bikes in September. There will be 3 ways to...
Dan Lees and Neil Frost take you back to school for a very abridged and extremely silly history lesson. The Establishment return to Edinburgh with the school day condensed into an hour and what a very silly sixty minutes it is.  If you like Monty Python, Vic & Bob or the Mighty Boosh then you will like this.  If you...
We are the ones who fall between Gen-X and Gen-Y.  Too young to be old and too old to be young. One minute it was all Ebeneezer Goode and now we're here.  But what is here?  It's a drawer full of magic youth creams and zero f*cks.  It's being referred to as 'Mama Bear' or 'Dad' by workmates.  WTAF? ...
Comedian and presenter Robin Clyfan performs his first solo Edinburgh show about grief, growing up and dressing as a massive baby for cash. In a show that is at times moving, funny and absurd, he explores generational tensions, losing his mother to cancer and recounts tales from some of his ludicrous former jobs. The Sea Is Big Enough to Take It tells the story...
A good review is sought after by nearly all Edinburgh Festival Fringe performers but one Edinburgh Napier student wouldn’t take offence to someone describing her show as rubbish. Chloe Martina Salvi, a Lighting Design student from Edinburgh Napier’s School of Arts and Creative Industries, is showcasing her unique work throughout this year’s Fringe as part of Gallery 23’s Reuse, Reinvent, Reimagine exhibition. Running until 28 August, the exhibition...
Phil nails all today's major issues in play in his fast not furious, voiced-based show... Master of mirth and energy, skipping from one thing to the next: a wheelbarrow display team, dog bites in Bangkok, being a swineherd.  Relax, yet be riveted, as Phil speedily sums up his year with all things that come to mind, some of which...
Mark Thomas is 54, the NHS is 70, UK national average life expectancy is 84.  If Mark makes it to 84, the NHS will be 100 – what will they each look like?  Based on a series of interviews with leading experts in and on the NHS, and residencies in hospitals and surgeries, and with director Nicolas Kent, Mark...
Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault which took place around 9.50pm on Wednesday night in Cardross Road, Broxburn. A 28-year-old man suffered serious injuries to his neck and was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary for treatment. Detective Constable Jason Beck of Livingston CID said: “This was a serious attack on a man that resulted in significant injuries to...