Tag archive for ‘Edinburgh’
By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Profile – Deputy Lord Provost Joan Griffiths

Deputy Lord Provost Joan Griffiths MBE Councillor Joan Griffiths MBE is Chair of Edinburgh Labour Group and Deputy Lord Provost. Having lived in Edinburgh all her life we asked her first of all where her favourite More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Lynn’s off to the Royal Wedding!

Well done Lynn! Lynn Cleal has been the inspiration behind the St John and the City defibrillator project which aims to put the life-saving devices in as many locations around Edinburgh as possible. Now her hard More...

By natashanorth On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Mobile liver screening unit will be at The Mound on Tuesday

Mobile liver screening unit will visit Edinburgh to boost early diagnosis of liver disease Edinburgh residents are being urged by the British Liver Trust to ‘get on board’ the Love Your Liver mobile screening More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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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 Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Treasures at the City Chambers – the mace

No, by treasures we are not talking about councillors here. But there are some real treasures at the City Chambers both old and new. The City Chambers as a building is fascinating since it ranges over 11 storeys More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Edinburgh’s Cheeky Chompers win Queen’s Award

Cheeky Chompers based in Edinburgh has been given a Queen’s Award for Enterprise : International Trade 2018 which is the highest business award in the UK. The company established by Julie Wilson and Amy Livingstone More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Yoga anyone? Edinburgh Yoga Festival is back

Edinburgh’s Yoga Festival returns with a focus on workplace wellbeing from 11th-20th May 2018 Stress-relieving, anxiety-reducing, mental-health improving and mood boosting yoga is coming to Edinburgh with the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Exercise is good for you – but where are the best gyms?

We all know we should exercise more and that it is a very good thing to do, whatever age you are. Now choosing where to go and what to do has just become much easier. The best independent places to burn the calories More...

By John Kennedy On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Review – War Horse, Festival Theatre*****

Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s novel echoed the subtle homage to Erich Maria Remarque’s 1928 devastating anti-war polemic, All Quiet On The Western Front, later filmed More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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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...