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Cash totalling £3.65 million recovered from the proceeds of crime will be invested in Scottish rugby club activities and facilities over the next three years. This investment builds upon the success Scottish Rugby has achieved in growing the game in recent years. Through Scottish Rugby initiatives, including the Cashback scheme launched in 2008, the game's governing body has delivered in...

Review : True Grit

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by John Kennedy For those of a certain age any film re-make has potent misgivings, no more so when it involves the character of Rooster Cogburn, immortalised by ‘The Duke’, John Wayne, in the legendary role. (for which he won an Oscar) Regarded as his cinematic swan-song, many would argue, in fact, that his dying gunfighter, J.B. Bookes, in Don...

Jobs for the young….

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The Scottish Government said today it is to invest a further £10 million in 2011-12 to support unemployed young people into work and training opportunities in a new programme, Community Jobs Scotland. The funding will primarily support 16-24 year olds unemployed for six months or more into a job within a third sector organisation in their community. There will also...
As the closing date for entries draws closer, BBC’s The One Show host and Strictly Come Dancing favourite, Matt Baker, is urging people to nominate their favourite local Lottery-funded project for recognition in The National Lottery Awards 2011. With £28 million raised by Lottery players every week for good causes, National Lottery Awards ambassador Matt, is encouraging any...

LinkLiving Awards

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Young volunteers from LinkLiving gathered earlier this week at the inaugural volunteer awards where their achievements were celebrated and their hard work recognised. LinkLiving, part of the Link Group, works to make a positive difference to the lives of people affected by social exclusion including homelessness, mental health issues and learning disabilities. Volunteers from each of the services - SmartLiving, RealLiving,...

Divorce may not mean a meal ticket…..

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Women who are considering divorce proceedings need to be aware of the financial risks from a “clean break” separation, according to a Scottish family law firm. Edinburgh-based Gibson Kerr says that many women who are splitting up with their spouses should be aware that they may be left with no future maintenance payments, as the Scottish “clean break” method of...
The Edinburgh International Science Festival is looking for the volunteers interested in science, who would like to contribute to the festival’s success. Here is the advert:- We have a variety of exciting volunteer opportunities on offer this year, so if you are interested in science, have some spare time between 9 - 22 April 2011 and looking to help out...
Edinburgh Central MSP, Sarah Boyack, has slammed the SNP Government after it emerged that the number of staff battling childhood obesity in Edinburgh has been slashed by over a quarter since 2007. Statistics obtained under FOI legislation reveal that the number of ‘Active School Co-ordinators’ currently working in Edinburgh has fallen from 40.5 in 2006 to 29 in 2010, a...
We thought there was something afoot last week at the City Chambers where one of the paving slabs was covered with plywood. Turns out this is what they were waiting for! The fourth person to be honoured by the people of Edinburgh with a special award for making an outstanding contribution to the city will receive his...

Man killed in South Gyle road accident

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was killed in a road collision in Edinburgh. The incident happened around 8.55am yesterday in South Gyle Crescent. The 35-year-old was crossing the road and had stepped out from behind a G4 Security van when a grey FIAT Punto struck him. The vehicle immediately stopped and police and paramedics were called....

Five things you need to know today

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The Council has issued a draft framework for the Waterfront and Leith areas of the city. They have compiled this impressive 60 odd page document in collaboration with some of the landowners in the area and now it is your turn to have a say in what might happen in this area of the city. You have until 28th...

Musselburgh season draws to a close

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The curtain comes down on Musselburgh's 2010-11 jumps programme today and competition for the Isle Of Skye sponsored end of season awards could hardly be tighter. Brian Hughes leads the jockeys title race with five winners, one clear of Graham Lee and Dougie Costello with Peter Buchanan just a further point adrift. Howard Johnson and Lucinda Russell head the trainers' list...
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