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Transport Scotland is looking for future engineers to join their Fantastic Forth future engineers summer programme in South Queensferry which begins next week. This is a six week programme of activities from Monday to Friday running from 1 July 2019 to 9 August 2019. It is intended to encourage families to explore the...
The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has partnered with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the Edinburgh International Festival to support the Soundmoves project encouraging wider participation in classical and orchestral music in Wester Hailes. During the festival there was a a special performance by pupils from Sighthill, Clovenstone and Canal View Primary Schools at...
The city’s biggest physical activity and sports provider, Edinburgh Leisure, has launched a new film, focusing on the benefits of getting active to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Produced by Edinburgh based Heehaw, the film, video and animation company, the film shares ‘real-life’ stories where people’s mental health issues have been improved...
On 30 June head down to Stockbridge at 3.00pm for the Duck Race which is now an amazing 30 years old. It was the idea of Susie Grigor three decades ago that the area should have its own Duck Race. You can buy ducks from many shops in Stockbridge and the After...
A charity crime writers’ dinner organised by FACE (Fighting against Cancer in Edinburgh) raised over £5,000 which will be used to help fund the annual Lapland trip for youngsters affected by cancer. Hosted by former Lothian and Borders Deputy Chief Constable Tom Wood, the event, sponsored by Highland Park whisky was attended...
The sun came out for Pride Edinburgh as did thousands of people who paraded from Holyrood to the Meadows to celebrate. Several politicians made speeches from the top of the double decker bus at Holyrood marking the the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York.
In January 1901 Queen Victoria died. Emperor Nicholas II of Russia wrote to Edward VII; ‘…how deeply we all feel with you the terrible loss you have sustained. My thoughts are much with you and dear Aunt Alice…she was remarkably kind and touching towards me since the first time I ever saw...
Tickets are now on sale for the International Federation of Sport Climbing’s (IFSC) European Championships 2019 for lead and speed which will see Europe’s top climbers descend on Edinburgh this autumn. Taking place at Europe’s largest indoor climbing area, the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena (EICA): Ratho from 4 – 6 October 2019, the...
An inspiring all-women business event, WACL Gather, which aims to be a catalyst for female talent in the marketing, advertising and communications industry to achieve their career and life goals, is coming to Scotland for the first time.  Founded in 1923, WACL (Women in Advertising and Communications, London) provides female leaders with...
Leith Academy have created a recipe book which is a mixture of famous people’s recipes and international recipes from all the pupils who are 58 different nationalities. Nationwide companies have supported Leith Academy to print a recipe book that reflects the diverse international taste of the students at the school.
Underbelly is proud to support Edinburgh Pride. As a company which supports and celebrates diversity, freedom and individualism Underbelly is proud to show its support of Edinburgh Pride with this celebration in Bristo Square. Through its partnership with University of Edinburgh it will welcome Pride Edinburgh this afternoon. Pictured Ruby Smith (14) and...
Edinburgh Leisure is undertaking some improvements to Drumbrae pool and Craiglockhart gym this summer. Nicky Waterson, Director of Operations at Edinburgh Leisure said: ‘Whilst there is never a good time to close any of our centres, many of our venues are quietest during the summer, when people naturally take time to go away...
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