Date archive forJanuary, 2013
By David Kettle On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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Theatre review: A Taste of Honey, Lyceum Theatre (****)

A Taste of Honey by 18-year-old Shelagh Delaney first burst onto the stage of the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, in May 1958, where its brave, unsentimental depiction of working-class life – complete with single More...

By Richard Spence On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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Portobello Consultation ends tomorrow

The final bell is about to sound for the trio of groups battling for the future of Portobello Park.  A council consultation on the need for a Private Bill to deal with the future of the park has been running since More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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Five things you need to know today

Fire in Fountainbridge – Referendum Question – Abduction – Macmillan Cancer Support Mammoth Quiz – Tonight at the Filmhouse  There was a serious fire yesterday in Fountainbridge and five More...

By Richard Spence On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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Man pleads guilty to defrauding pensioner

A 26-year-old man who appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday, and pleaded guilty to stealing£33,646.00 from an Edinburgh pensioner’s Post Office Savings Account, had his sentence deferred until next month More...

By Reader On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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EDINBURGH TO BENEFIT FROM GREEN FUNDING BOOST

Grass roots environmental projects in Edinburgh have received over £5,000 funding support from the Central Scotland Green Network’s (CSGN) Community Projects Fund, to improve their local greenspace and enhance More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
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Go cruising from Leith on the Marco Polo

Marco Polo back in Leith with early booking savings   Cruise and Maritime Voyages (CMV) www.cruiseandmaritime.com 0844 414 6185 will be operating the classic 800 passenger cruise ship Marco Polo out of More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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Edinburgh Evening News staff scoop the Johnston Press awards!

Edinburgh Evening News staff are celebrating after scooping several prizes at the first in-house journalism awards run in Scotland by the paper’s publishers according to AllMediaScotland. In competition with More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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Edinburgh College – Football Works students pass!

Edinburgh College students kick-off careers with footie course   A group of young lads are celebrating after passing a new football themed course, which sees unemployed people completing coaching courses and SQA More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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Five things you need to know today

Pentlands Neighbourhood Partnership meeting – Port of Leith appoint Welfare Rights Officer – Gorebridge gets regeneration funding – Peploe – Burns The Pentlands Neighbourhood Partnership More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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First Minister announces rebirth for Port of Ardersier

The Port of Ardersier on Scotland’s Moray Firth, previously a hive of activity during the early oil boom in Scotland,  has today moved centre stage as one of the key manufacturing and port facilities for More...