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Two Edinburgh companies, Artemis Intelligent Power Limited and Aquamarine Power have been chosen as two of the UK's best growing Clean Tech companies to attend The Clean and Cool Mission in San Francisco, where they will showcase their companies and their technologies and work to start opening their businesses up to an international market. Clean and Cool Mission 2010, ...
Wave energy developer Aquamarine Power received a major boost when it secured £5.1 million of public funding to support the manufacture of its second generation wave energy device, Oyster 2, which will be manufactured later this year for testing at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney (EMEC) in 2011. Aquamarine Power received the grant from the Marine Renewables Proving...
Police are appealing for witnesses who may have information regarding the movements of a silver-coloured family car around unclassified roads (which could include single or forestry tracks) around the central area of the Argyll Forest, including the Rest and Be Thankful. Specifically, they want to hear from anyone who may have seen a silver-coloured car sometime between 1pm - 3.30pm,...

Update #1

Four days after phoning Nintendo a letter arrived detailing the funeral of the recently deceased Wii. Along with the address label to have it posted off to was a glossy sheet that explained in near Blue Peter style how to box up and send off the faulty console. The instructions are easy to follow but several additional items are required....
Grant, who played 14 games for the club, is a former Scotland age-grade internationalist who has gone on to win Scotland A honours and who has also represented the Army. Ryan Grant Edinburgh head coach Rob Moffat said: “Due to injury and the very good form of both Allan Jacobsen and Kyle Traynor at loose-head, Ryan has had...

Julia Donaldson

This is a virtual event and you have to register for it in advance. According to the Trust the preparations for it have been going on for quite some time now. Kate, the new children’s programme assistant, has been busy making signs with animal noises for the event, and they have had to make sure that the Gruffalo will find...

Fruitmarket Gallery

In 2008, a first version of his new film, Double Take, took the Basel Art Fair by storm. This exhibition will be the first British gallery showing of Double Take which, like Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, is a montage of found film, television and documentary footage, and a complex mix of meanings and counter-meanings. A riveting portrayal of the Cold War era...
Confirmed speakers include: Professor Bruce Spiegelman, Professor of Cell Biology and Medicine, Harvard Medical School. This high-level interdisciplinary meeting will review contemporary findings in the obesity-diabetes ‘epidemic’ and discuss the implications for future developments. The symposium will cover topics including epidemiology and genetics, disease mechanisms, novel imaging approaches, and new therapies, with the intention of horizon-scanning rather than reiterating what...
Lorna Reid, one of Scotland's finest jazz vocalists will be singing some numbers from her latest album and we will be serving a suptuous Brunch. The menu can be found here: http://www.thecellardooredinburgh.com/assets/brunch_menu.pdf The Cellar Door are offering a 20% discount to all Edinburgh Capitals fans and invite you to join them for what should be an enjoyable experience of fine...
BYC, a national charity working to engage young people in democracy, believes that the more votes cast, the more influence young people will have during the life of the next Parliament. Alex Delaney, 26, BYC chair, said: "Cast your vote and make a difference. As well as having a significant say on the outcome...
This display on Lanark Road shows how disgruntled one Edinburgh voter is... This constituent has so much to say that it takes 3 photos to say it!! We wondered if the householder had been visited by any of the candidates..... You can read the whole story in The Edinburgh Evening News Given that this is Alistair Darling's patch you would think he...
The Scottish Government has laid regulations which will build further on its Climate Change Act and its target of reducing carbon emissions by 42 per cent by 2020. The laying of the regulations demonstrates ongoing work in meeting the challenges and opportunities posed by climate change. Stewart Stevenson, Minister for Climate Change, said:-"The advice from the Committee on Climate Change, the...
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