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Museum of Childhood
Exploring the choices and challenges of parenthood, 'Bringing Up Baby' is a new exhibition, which opened today (Thursday, 14th Feb.) at Edinburgh’s Museum of Childhood. The exhibition is free to enter and runs until the 29th September. 'Bringing Up Baby' features a range of objects from the museum’s collection including; Paddi Pad disposable nappies...
Council funding, tourist taxes and marketing budgets remain in the spotlight today with a call for some thought on the way the proposed tourist tax in Edinburgh is paid. Three quarters of the cities represented at the Spring Meeting of European Cities Marketing which is being held in Edinburgh this week are funded...
One of the world’s newest and most exciting orchestras will appear at Edinburgh’s iconic Usher Hall in February. Founded in 2006, the Symphony Orchestra of India brings together exceptional players from across the Subcontinent – a region with its own vibrant traditions of classical music – together with superb international musicians. Based in Mumbai, it...
Police have released an e-fit of a man they are looking to trace as part of their investigation into a serious assault which took place at a flat in Millhill Wynd Musselburgh shortly before 8.30pm on Saturday 9th February. The man shown in the e-fit is described...
Easter Road Stadium, Edinburgh, home of Hibernian FC
Hibs have appointed Paul Heckingbottom as Head Coach on a three-and-a-half year with former Scotland international Robbie Stockdale as his assistant. The Yorkshireman told Hibernian Media “It’s an honour to be named Head Coach of Hibernian Football Club – a club with a rich history and commitment to...
Long-standing bingo player, member of Buzz Bingo and local resident, Isabella McCreadie, was afforded the honour of cutting the ribbon at Westside Plaza to officially declare the new club open. All customers playing at the newly branded Buzz Bingo on Saturday evening were in with a chance of winning a £500 mega...
Police are appealing for help to trace missing man James Cornforth, 36, who was last seen leaving the cinema at the Ocean Terminal shopping centre in Leith, Edinburgh, shortly after 3pm on Tuesday, February 5. Mr Cornforth is believed to have gone to an address in the Waterfront...
Edinburgh Zoo is encouraging local authorities, businesses and organisations to get involved in The Big Declutter. This is part of Zero Waste Scotland's Pass It on Week between 9 - 17 March 2019 which hopes to show that decluttering is more than just a clear out it is a way of passing...
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival have launched a new annual Winter Blues festival. Fans will now be able to enjoy events dedicated to the best of the Scottish Blues scene this month across multiple events. Organisers plan to ask a leading blues musician to select a programme each year. This year, the...
The prestigious Edinburgh Medal is awarded to Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the UN framework convention on climate change (UNFCCC) Ms Figueres was instrumental in the successful conclusion of the Paris talks. At the summit all the world’s nations agreed for the first time to a binding commitment to avoid dangerous...
There is a subtle tweak in the name, but the ethos behind the festival remains the same - to get you interested in science no matter what your age. This year the theme is Frontiers. There is huge emphasis on the fiftieth anniversary of the first moon landing and taking the theme of...
Edinburgh’s Disgrace: City’s global promotion in jeopardy as Europe’s top destination marketeers descend on the Capital Leaders from one of Europe’s most prestigious gatherings of Destination Marketing Management Organisations (DMMOs) which is meeting in Edinburgh this week have had their say on proposed council budget cuts. The City of...
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