Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh local news’
By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 21st, 2018

Fat Friends The Musical – meeting Kay Mellor

Kay Mellor is an award-winning writer for stage and TV. She is the mastermind who wrote Band of Gold, and now she has adapted the very popular Fat Friends as a musical along with music by Nicholas Lloyd Webber. Kay More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Gilded Balloon – shows added for Fringe 2018 – tickets on sale now

Another 70 shows have gone on sale today for the shows forming the Gilded Balloon’s Fringe 2018. Katy and Karen Koren, Directors of Gilded Balloon, said: “We cannot wait to host the Honeys in our biggest More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Edinburgh World Heritage Launch new manifesto

Edinburgh World Heritage has launched a new manifesto today outlining what the young people of Scotland think is necessary to ensure a stronger connection between them and the country’s heritage. The manifesto More...

By John Preece On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Police Scotland’s Mounted Unit comes Nose-to-Nose with War Horse, Joey

‘War Horse’ launched with a little help from Lewis and Kilmarnock The Festival Theatre marked the opening of the Edinburgh run of the National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse by introducing More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Paul Hanlon testimonial events being planned

Hibs’ defender Paul Hanlon has been granted a testimonial in recognition of 10 years loyal service. Paul has made over 335 appearances for the club after making his debut under Mixu Paatelainen in January More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Scrap the Family Cap Demonstration planned for Thursday

A demonstration is planned for Thursday evening at 5.30pm at The Mound, demanding that the UK government changes its policy on family tax credit. A year after the legislation introduced the family cap and associated More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

World Heritage Day event – last chance to book your place

  It is World Heritage Day tomorrow 18 April 2018 and Edinburgh World Heritage (EWH) are holding an event at the Reid Concert Hall which you can book until close of business today. The event will be presented More...

By Mike Smith On Saturday, April 14th, 2018

The life changing benefits of hypnotherapy

Weight loss. Smoking cessation. Insomnia. Anxiety. Self-esteem. Panic attacks. Tinnitus. Phobias such as fear of spiders, fear of flying. All unwanted habits. But all these issues have been successfully dealt with More...

By John Preece On Friday, April 13th, 2018

Mini Maker Faire, with laser sculptures, at the Edinburgh International Science Festival Coming to a close this Sunday, 15 April, the 30th Edinburgh International Science Festival, powered by EDF Energy, has presented More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Vandals destroy life saving defibrillator

Vandals have destroyed a life-saving defibrillator at Macdonald Road Library. It has been in place for just two months outside the entrance to the building aiming to be accessible for anyone 24 hours a day. It More...