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Published On: Wed, Jun 6th, 2012 at 10:30am

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Legionella outbreak – City centre streets – Planning matters – ECA Degree show – Ian Murray MP

We have the latest news from NHS Lothian on the Legionella outbreak in Edinburgh in our article here, but hope to update you further later today.


Why do we have a photo of Jenson Button today? Well The Reporter was at the Bavaria City Racing in Dublin over the weekend. This was not really racing, more showcasing cars and motorbikes, but they were going round the city centre streets at quite a speed! The noise was tremendous, but what was significant was the fact that the council had embraced the idea, shutting off the city centre for the event which must have generated a lot of money for the Edinburgh economy. Well Edinburgh Council what do you think? We are going to meet Transport Convenor Lesley Hinds today and will ask her ourselves!


The Development Management Sub-Committee meet to discuss planning issues, including Raeburn Place Hotel in Stockbridge. More information here.



The Edinburgh College of Art’s annual Degree Show is showcasing some fresh new artwork from recent graduates. The show will present the work of many promising artists and promises to be interesting for anyone interested in the Edinburgh art scene. The show runs from 10am-8pm at the ECA. Admission is free and some more details can be found here.


Ian Murray MP for Edinburgh South issues a magazine and the April edition is reproduced for you here.

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- Founding Editor of The Edinburgh Reporter. Edinburgh-born multimedia journalist, and always available for freelance work. A keen iPhoneographer!

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  1. Craig says:

    F1 on Edinburgh roads?! Dakar Rally teams would struggle with the potholes here!

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