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by Malcolm Anderson A decent 7cm snowfall on Friday night made the 2011 BUPA Edinburgh cross country race today a true cross country test. Double European champion Mo Farah began 2011 in great style by winning the IAAF Edinburgh Cross Country at Holyrood Park. Farah was the captain of the Great Britain senior side in the men's international team challenge,...

BUPA Great Winter Run

Some of the runners taking part in today's Great Winter Run at Holyrood relaxed today by visiting Edinburgh Castle. * Over 2000 runners of all abilities will kick-start 2011 by taking part in the Bupa Great Winter Run and Bupa Junior Great Winter Run Saturday 8 January. * Undulating 5k course taking in the beautiful surroundings of the Scottish Capital’s Holyrood...
An Edinburgh restaurant famed for serving up top quality log fired pizzas has made a positive start to the New Year by maintaining its prized AA Rosette food award. La Favorita on Leith Walk became the first pizzeria to be awarded the top industry accolade - which is usually reserved for such high end eateries - in 2009 and...
Angela Paterson is not one to let the grass grow under her feet. By day a non-executive director and adviser to small businesses in Scotland, (which you can read more about on her blog) she spends her spare time training hard for a year of exertion ahead in 2011. Angela and the rest of her team are taking part...
In the aftermath of the severe weather, and perhaps just ahead of the next round of winter,  The City of Edinburgh Council is concentrating its efforts on the recovery of street cleaning and tackling the potholes that have emerged in the Capital. Preparedness for the weekend - Given the icy conditions forecast for the weekend grit will remain in place on...
A leading Edinburgh firm of solicitors and asset managers, Turcan Connell, today launches an app which allows users to calculate how much Gift Aid could boost their donations to their favourite charity.  Free to download from the Apple App Store and designed for both the iPhone and iPad, Turcan Connell hopes that its launch will bring the message of...
The world’s premiere theatrical ice skating company, THE IMPERIAL ICE STARS, return to the UK this autumn with a dynamic new interpretation of their award-winning masterpiece Swan Lake on Ice, as part of a two year, 22-country world tour. Swan Lake on Ice begins its 2011 UK tour at The Playhouse in Edinburgh on Tuesday 18 January. The Imperial Ice...
Britannia’s Edinburgh branch is urging community groups, charities and schools to apply for a share in its Community Fund and charitable Foundation after the mutual financial services provider opened its doors to new applications for 2011. Britannia, part of The Co-operative Financial Services, awarded grants and donations approaching £1/2 million during 2010 - and, it is again supporting projects to...
Edinburgh Weather this weekend according to the Met Office :- Sunny and cold today Friday. Some sleet and snow this evening. Today: Frosty start, otherwise a fine dry day with some bright or sunny spells. It will become cloudy during afternoon with sleet and snow developing towards Dumfries and Kelso towards dusk. Maximum temperature 2 °C. Tonight: Sleet and snow will extend...
Great Britain's Number One distance runner Mo Farah, after the best season of his career last year, will be aiming to continue his purple patch with a victory in the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country on Saturday. Farah, the first athlete to score a European Championships 5000m and 10000m double for 20 years in Barcelona,...
Online shopping was given a boost by the extreme weather conditions before Christmas. The Law Society of Scotland has advised consumers to be aware of their rights when it comes to returning any unwanted or faulty gifts which have been purchased online. Frank Johnstone, member of The Society’s Consumer Law committee says that while there are greater protections in place...
The Reporter is very much looking forward to the release of this film. It seems to have all the ingredients of a good story which thus far has remained under royal wraps. Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter are widely tipped for Oscars later in the month. It is also nominated in 7 categories for the Golden Globes next...
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