The project masterminded by the transport company Stagecoach to bring passengers from Fife to Edinburgh by hovercraft has encountered choppy waters. The Courier explains that the budget cuts at Fife Council are endangering the proposal. but Stagecoach say it can still be a reality. We really hope that it can. Here is a video to show you the trial runs three years ago.

The Caledonian Mercury has a little of the background to the building of Edinburgh’s New Town.

The List wants you to take part in their sex survey of Edinburgh and Glasgow which they will feature around Valentine’s Day….go there if you dare!

Sadly The News and Star reports that the body found in Cumbria this week appears to be the missing Edinburgh woman Elizabeth Brown who went missing in June 2010.

Whilst the Edinburgh Trams project is still limping on, apparently to mediation being concluded in March, The Guardian Edinburgh reported the result of its poll on the trams this week, and specifically whether readers agreed with Alex Salmond’s view that the money could have been better spent.