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There is a job available with the Scottish Canoe Association which is based at South Gyle in Edinburgh. This is what the advert says:-"The SCA seeks to recruit an SCA Development Officer. This is a key role in the development of canoeing in Scotland. The aim is to support the work of volunteers in the SCA and in...
Hannah Ewan lives in Edinburgh and blogs at http://blogs.spokenword.ac.uk/hannahewan/ On her blog she describes herself thus :-"My name is Hannah Ewan. I am 24, and a Multimedia Journalism student at Glasgow Caledonian Uni. I love stories about people, fictional or non-fictional. At the moment, I have a very open mind, but I think I would like to go into ...
The project masterminded by the transport company Stagecoach to bring passengers from Fife to Edinburgh by hovercraft has encountered choppy waters. The Courier explains that the budget cuts at Fife Council are endangering the proposal. but Stagecoach say it can still be a reality. We really hope that it can. Here is a video to show you the trial...
Midlothian Council are advertising a library post at their Penicuik library. More details here. The advert says:-"Salary: £14,069 - £15,610 pro rata Penicuik's new Library is a state of the art facility offering thousands of new books, CDs, and DVDs, as well as access to the latest IT services, including wi-fi access. The Library offers extended...
You have until 4 February to apply for this full time six month internship at Edinburgh University Press. More details here.
Edinburgh-based PR and marketing agency Niche Works has won the Public Relations account for First Psychology Scotland, which operates bespoke First Psychology Centres in Edinburgh, Glasgow and the Borders. First Psychology Centres was set up by Professor Ewan Gillon, a Chartered and HPC registered Psychologist, who spotted a gap in the market for easily accessible psychological treatments before establishing The...
Mark Lazarowicz, MP for Edinburgh North and Leith, has joined with Gordon Brown in calling for action by the UK Government to tackle the worrying rise in youth unemployment so as to ensure that young people don’t leave school or university only to find themselves out of work and disillusioned. The latest unemployment statistics for December 2010 saw a 3%...
Time is running out for local eco-groups and residents to apply for Waste Action Grants from The City of Edinburgh Council. The Waste Action Grant Programme can provide grant funding of up to £2,500 for local projects that seek to reduce, reuse and recycle waste in the city. The deadline for applications is 7 February 2011. The pioneering Waste Action Grant...
Kasia Kokowska blogs under the name KasiasBlogging or, when you reach the welcome page, Clockwork Orange. She is as you have guessed, Polish, and has come to live in Edinburgh. Her latest post is to publicise a fund-raising event this weekend for a little boy, Antek, who needs some heart surgery. She explains:-"So... I'm one of the milion...
More than half-way through the first month of 2011, and some of you must be heaving sighs of relief that it is Friday. We have had a monumental week with the largest number of daily hits on Monday when we brought you photographs of the fire in Buckingham Terrace. Two buses were damaged in Edinburgh yesterday when youths threw bricks...
21st January 2011 James Robertson - Friday 21 January at 13:00 - This event is in Brussels (not Edinburgh.....) A part of The Scottish Writers Series - and we just feel you should know about it! The Scottish Government and the Edinburgh International Book Festival present the third Scottish Writers Series at Scotland House, Schuman in Brussels. This series brings...
There are hundreds of thousands of reasons to blog, and there are hundreds of people in Edinburgh blogging their hearts out. So who are they and why do they do it? We have been asking some Edinburgh bloggers what they are up to. If you are an Edinburgh blogger and would like to be featured then get in touch! ...
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