Tag archive for ‘Balerno’
By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Grey Horse hosting events

The award-winning Grey Horse in Balerno showcased a number of beers from the Stewart Brewing portfolio earlier this month. Among them were Jack Back (ABV 3.7%), a light session ale, Ka Pai (ABV 5.2%), a South Pacific More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Ambitious Xmas lights plan for Balerno

Richard Henderson, chairman of Balerno Community Council, at the official switch-on of the Christmas lights. Picture Nigel Duncan Media Nearly 300 people braved chilly conditions to attend the official switch-on More...

By Nigel Duncan On Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Community bank option as RBS branch closure looms

Juniper Green where the RBS is set to close a branch just behind the bus stop. Businesses and the public in the Pentland Hills area will this month be asked to back a bid to join a community bank. The move follows More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

News – Business forum brainchild of Balerno Community Council

The Water of Leith near Balerno Balerno Community Council (BCC) is behind a move to set up a business forum. Jim Polasik, the business portfolio holder on the local body outlined why the formation of the Balerno More...

By Nigel Duncan On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Award-winning Lothians pub in gastro makeover

Traditional pub in Balerno now transformed with a gastro restaurant  One of the best known real ale watering holes in the Lothians has received a makeover to transform it into a gastro pub. The multi award-winning More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Balerno development to go ahead

Permission has been given for a new housing development in Balerno which the builders hope will provide some of the homes needed to meet the increased demand in the west of the city. Councillors approved plans More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Edinburgh MSP says Malleny 3G pitches will have to be locked

Gordon MacDonald MSP has written for us about the difficulties facing the new sports pitches recently unveiled in Balerno. A lot of hard work went into providing these pitches for the area, and it seems that their More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Saturday, January 10th, 2015

Saturday in Edinburgh – Whats’ On Today

Happy Birthday Elvis! Elvis Presley would have been 80 this month, and Sofi’s is hosting a weekend of themed events in his honour. Tonight, a toast to the king and an Elvis sing-song! 7pm, Sofi’s Bar, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Help the children in Balerno improve their football pitch

Children in Balerno need your help with their #pitchfever project to raise £75,000 to improve their football  and hockey pitch which they want to upgrade to a 2G pitch. They need your support on the neighbourly.com More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

Exhibition Launch: Alasdair MacDonald. Ally is a self-taught artist painting mainly in oils on canvas or board. 7.30pm, Sofi’s Bar, 65 Henderson Street. Free bubbles and nibbles! Bookbug: rhymes and songs More...