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Edinburgh Capitals

Edinburgh Capitals are leading the way in development opportunities for prospective professional hockey players in the UK with the introduction of the Edinburgh Capitals Elite Hockey Academy. The programme will be held at Murrayfield Ice Rink, Edinburgh and will run for 6 months, from October to March. It will provide significantly improved development opportunities in the UK for the Under...

Moredun Library

By Ali George The scheme is being piloted in the Liberton/Gilmerton area of Edinburgh with a view to expanding it across the city. The City Council’s Library Service is working together with the Children and Families Department to provide free information and advice for parents and carers of children aged 0-16, on topics such as diet, dyslexia, dealing with challenging...

Stevenson College

The celebrations were officially launched on 28th January when Robin Harper MSP gave a historical perspective of Robert Stevenson, the famous civil engineer, after whom the College is named. Among the events planned throughout the year is a fashion show with music and fashions from the 70's, 80's 90's and 00's, Stevenson's Got Talent for students with an earlier...
To stand a chance of winning an exclusive visit by a popular children’s author, all you need to do is register for the ScottishPower Story Swap Shop before the deadline of Friday May 14th. Already schools across the country have signed up to take part in the initiative which encourages youngsters to recycle books with their friends. This is...
Through the 2010 Body Forward Challenge, 9 to 16 year olds will explore the cutting-edge world of Biomedical Engineering to discover innovative ways to repair injuries, overcome genetic predispositions, and maximise the body's potential, with the intended purpose of leading happier and healthier lives. Registration for the 2010 challenge opens on 26th April 2010 on the First Hand Technology website...
by Ali George Do not trust (unlike The Edinburgh Reporter) that 12:02 is time enough when a 12 noon start has been stipulated on the website, because it isn’t. The Detective Inspector has already downed his pint with a whisky chaser and strode off – ‘down Infirmary Street and left,’ if the somewhat wobbly folk musician is to be believed (there’s...

Pedal It Pink!

This spring Breast Cancer Campaign’s exclusive women-only cycle ride, Pedal it Pink, is coming to Edinburgh! On Sunday 16 May, Holyrood Park will host the event, which hopes to attract hundreds of ladies from across Scotland. Pedal it Pink, sponsored by Santander, has three cycle routes for you to choose from: a full marathon (26.2miles), half marathon (13.1miles)...
The fifth annual Show Scotland will host a range of exciting, colourful and dramatic events over the May Day weekend offering something for all ages to enjoy. Over forty venues are involved in this year’s Show Scotland, with events taking place from Friday 30 April to Monday 3 May, from Orkney to Dumfries. Many of the events are free, taking...
The exhibition, which will run throughout the month of May, features an impressive collection of items, including letters, first-edition books, plays and theatre programmes that help chart the amazing life and career of one of Scotland's favourite literary sons. Amongst the treasure trove of J M Barrie gems to be showcased is a rare booklet of one of his earliest...
14 July 2010 at The Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street at 6.00pm Speakers will be :- Professor Heinz Wanner, University of Bern Professor John Haslett, Trinity College, Dublin Professor Gabriele Hegerl, Chair of Climate System Science, School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh Climate has changed substantially since the last Ice Age. Heinz Wanner will present the changes that have been...