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A teaching duo from the capital will set off on a 500 mile charity cycle this afternoon aiming to raise as much as possible for a charity close to their hearts. The final bell of the 2018/19 school year will ring at George Watson’s College today with most heading off on their holidays,...
Johnnie Walker has become the official whisky partner of Scottish Rugby. The three year partnership means the whisky will be at all Scotland matches at BT Murrayfield Stadium. The drinks brand is preparing to open a global flagship visitor attraction in Edinburgh's Princes Street in 2020. David Cutter, president of global supply and procurement for Diageo, said: “Johnnie Walker and Scottish Rugby...
Charity referrals for school uniform double Volunteers at Edinburgh's School Uniform Bank are receiving requests for back-to-school packs at an increasing rate, with twice the number of referrals coming in compared to the same period last year. Any child going to school in the “wrong” clothes is vulnerable to...
Fishery boss Fraser Thomson has launched a free scheme for the school summer holidays to encourage more young people into the sport. Thomson is offering youngsters aged between 12 and 18 free entry to his Whitburn-based fishery on Friday afternoons from July 12 from 1pm to 5pm. They will receive a packed lunch, free use of tackle, and tuition at Pottishaw...
Barry McEwan leads the chase for silverware in the Bass Rock Sea Angling League summer series. The Port Seton-based angler is pictured above in the van with Thomas Slow of Portobello has 24 points going into the fifth round of the ten round event. Paul Robertson from North Berwick is second six points behind with Craig Ogilvie also from North Berwick...
CO-OP TO SERVE UP LATEST STORE IN EDINBURGH WITH £700,000 INVESTMENT The new store, located on St John’s Road, will be opened at 10.00am on 28 June 2019 by Corstorphine Youth and Community Association.  It will offer a wide range of fresh fruit and vegetables, healthy foods, meal ideas, ready-to-go...
Easter Road Stadium, Edinburgh, home of Hibernian FC
Hibs have signed striker Christian Doidge from Forest Green Rovers on a three-year deal subject to international clearance. The 26-year-old became a fans’ favourite with the League two side after an impressive return of 66 goals in 122 games. The number nine will join his team-mates at the...
Leo Kearse previous show, Right-Wing Comedian, was banned from certain venues following allegations of transphobia, despite being written with a transgender woman he was dating. In response, Transgressive, the new show from Scottish Comedian of the Year 2017/18, asks searching questions such as, is wokeness itself bullying and intolerant? Has social media...
ONE ACTOR.  Multiple CONVERSATIONS Funny, dark and deeply poignant, The South Afreakins: The Afreakin Family, explores the highs and lows of one ordinary yet extraordinary family’s immigration story from desegregated South Africa to stress-free living in New Zealand. In this new show, which...
RESULTS from law firm, Gillespie Macandrew confirm the business has achieved a seventh, consecutive year of growth for the year ended 28 February 2019. With an increase in revenue of 8.3 per cent to £13.0m, the firm’s year-end cash position was also strengthened at £1.3m, against £1m in 2018. The strong...
Robyn Paterson is bringing her show The South Afreakins to Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year. She is also performing in the follow up show The South Afreakins : The Afreakin Family in Edinburgh this summer. It is an amazing show with Robin playing 4 characters and she switches between them an...
Qatar Airways has won four out of six 2019 Airline Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards which is an all-time record for a single airline in a region. Qatar Airways was named ‘Best Overall Carrier in the Middle East’, ‘Best Cabin Service in the Middle East’, ‘Best Food & Beverage in...
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