Phyllis Stephen

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

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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#SOSedinburgh Can you help Comas find new premises?

The Edinburgh based charity Comas which works with people on a recovery journey has to move out of their HQ at Jackson’s Entry by the end of June this year. They now need your help in identifying new premises More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Ruth Davidson announces she is pregnant with first baby

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has announced that she is pregnant with her first child with partner Jen Wilson. The baby is due in autumn and she expects to be back at work at Holyrood in early spring More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Newest Cash Generator franchise on Dalry Road

Ghulam Ahmed recently invested in two stores, one on Dalry Road and another in Kirkcaldy to introduce the business Cash Generator to those who may need its services. You can buy and sell second hand items, including More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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#MagicFest is getting up steam for the Wizard World Gathering

Just to remind us that the Edinburgh International Magic Festival takes place from 11-19 May 2018 we were invited along to a party at The Boy Wizard on Victoria Street. There Kevin Quantum was doing some levitation More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Edinburgh charity Comas – café facing closure

A charity which helps those in recovery and which has taken many steps towards its own sustainability is facing imminent closure of its cafe at Jackson’s Entry. The charity was only established 10 years ago More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Red Arrows Hawk now on display at National Museum of Flight

A Red Arrows Hawk T1A has been flown into East Fortune by the Royal Air Force to go on display next to Concorde.  Museum staff open the hangar door in order to move the Hawk into place.  The Ministry of Defence More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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John Byrne is patron of the Christian Aid Week Book Sale

The Christian Aid Week Book Sale on George Street has a new patron in Edinburgh resident and artist John Byrne. John Byrne, this year’s patron of the George Street Christian Aid Week Book Sale with the painting More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Justice Secretary announces Cash back for communities funding for Whale Arts

OVER £40K TO EDINBURGH ORGANISATIONS FROM CASH BACK FOR COMMUNITIES The Justice Secretary Michael Matheson accompanied by MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands, Gordon Macdonald visited Whale Arts today to announce funding More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Asda at Chesser promotes DuoDay

The very first DuoDay is being supported by Asda Chesser. This is a day of action to promote the role of disabilities in the workplace. The day is being hosted by the Scottish Union of Supported Employment (SUSE), More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Gallipoli remembered at Edinburgh Castle

Earlier today representatives of all sides attended the remembrance service at the Scottish National War Memorial at Edinburgh Castle organised by Legion Scotland. Anzac Day is observed each year on this day, 25 More...