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The front of the new main stand at Hearts Tynecastle Park
Hearts William Hill Scottish Cup fourth round tie against Premiership rivals Livingston - due to be played on 19th January at Tynecastle Park – has been rescheduled for live television coverage. It will now be played on Sunday 20th January 2019 with a 2.30pm kick-off. The tie will be shown on BBC Scotland. Hearts will announce ticket arrangements in due...
Tommy Sheppard MP
Common sense on problem gambling – at last Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) have damaged far too many lives in Edinburgh East and elsewhere. Players can lose large sums of money on these machines in the space of minutes.  In Edinburgh in 2016 the cash inserted into FOBTs amounted to £70,000,587 leading to losses of just under £18m. And between 2008...
A complete set of Black Bowmore 1964 leads Bonhams Whisky sale this week. Of particular note to locals is the bottle of 1890 Bowmore 10 year old which has a certificate in the box to say that it was bottled in honour of the opening of the Forth Bridge by HRH the Prince of Wales on 4 March 1890. The...
Tourism bodies including UK Hospitality sent an open Letter to Adam McVey, Leader, City of Edinburgh Council opposing the council's plans to impose a tourist tax on those visiting Edinburgh.  The council is running a consultation which is due to close later today. The Council is seeking feedback on: The detailed components of a scheme that could work in Edinburgh; ...
In an expedited decision published this morning the European Court of Justice has confirmed that any member state who has issued an Article 50 notice - which is the what Prime Minister Theresa May did to start off the withdrawal proceedings - may then decide unilaterally to reverse that decision. The court says that there is no need to refer...
Blues & Browns has opened its diary in Edinburgh. In a world of fast fashion and 'one size fits all' they say that they feel honoured to provide a personal tailoring service for women. Whether you are looking for the finest handmade business wear, a wedding outfit or just the perfect one-off pair of trousers, our bespoke tailoring service will be...
Legal firm Thorntons is expanding its senior team with the appointment of Andrew Kirkhope. A specialist in residential conveyancing and estate agency, Mr Kirkhope has over 30 years experience with 25 of those spent at Shield & Kyd, which was merged with Lindsays in 2012.  Andrew joins Thorntons on 10 December 2018. He said: “I am delighted to be joining Thorntons...
Elite League: Milton Keynes Lightning 4, Fife Flyers 2; Dundee Stars 2, Sheffield Steelers 3 (overtime). Stuart Robertson Cup: Murrayfield Racers 10, Kirkcaldy Kestrels 3. Sean Donaldson claimed four goals and Callum Boyd a hat-trick as Murrayfield Racers thrashed Kirkcaldy Kestrels 10-3 in the Stuart Robertson Cup. On Tayside, Dundee Stars' six game winning run hit the skids when they were...
Inverleith opened their defence of the Scottish indoor men’s hockey title with three straight wins. The Edinburgh club edged Capital rivals Grange 2-1 and then beat Glasgow-based Clydesdale 8-3 before demolishing Paisley side Kelburne 16-0 at Bell’s Sports Centre, Perth. There was a major shock when Glasgow side Western Wildcats edged indoor specialists Grove Menzieshill 7-5 in their opening game. RESULTS: Inverleith...
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