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Edinburgh MSP goes the extra Miles in vaccination campaign

An Edinburgh MSP has been at the centre of a campaign to secure priority Covid-19 vaccination for terminally ill patients.Miles Briggs was one of the first politicians to back Fred Banning, a 38-year-old father...

Edinburgh hosts top cancer researchers

Edinburgh welcomes some of the world’s top cancer researchers to the city on Thursday for a Meeting of Minds.St Andrews-based charity Worldwide Cancer Research is hosting the key event and they researchers have £4m...

TAKE OVAR for Target Ovarian Cancer!

When Michael Jamieson’s friend Katie died four years ago she was just 21. On the day when she should have been attending her graduation ceremony, Katie’s Edinburgh University professors drove to her home in...

Walk Together Edinburgh takes place in September

Walk Together Edinburgh: 1st September 2018 starting at 10.30am and finishing at 2.30pm.Walk Together is a 4.3 mile sponsored walk for Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer. They are a wonderful way to...

Hibs’ fan Hugh Cockburn passes halfway mark in charity bike ride

Hibs' fan Hugh Cockburn has completed another leg of his  quest to visit all the football league clubs in Scotland  in memory of fellow St Patrick’s Branch member Shaun McKinley who sadly passed away...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

 MONDAY 8TH DECEMBER 2014For Crying Out Loud: special screenings for carers and their babies under 12 months old - maximum of 2 adults per baby. Babychanging, bottle warming and buggy parking facilities available. This...

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

 Bookbug: songs and rhymes for young children and babies. 10.30-11am, Oxgangs Library, 343 Oxgangs Road North.Live Music Now: Slide Too Far. Formed two years ago in Glasgow, trombone quartet Slide Too Far has gone from strength to strength, winning...

The Edinburgh International Book Festival: graphic novels for healing

Imagine being told you have third stage cancer.Now imagine you are only 31 when you are told this.And now imagine you are already four months pregnant. All of this happened to Matilda Tristram.  Matilda was...

NHS Lothian launch mouth cancer awareness campaign

Dentists and surgeons in Edinburgh are anxious to get the message across about signs of mouth cancer. They are taking to the streets this week to raise awareness.The “Let’s Talk About Mouth Cancer” campaign...

Tranent couple want to raise awareness about teenage cancer

A Tranent couple, who have just returned to Scotland after spending two months in America getting medical treatment for their daughter, are keen to raise awareness of childhood cancer, and urge all parents to...

New recruit for Emily’s Big Walk

A little girl who is recovering from cancer is taking part in Emily’s Big Walk to raise vital funds for the Sick Kids Friends Foundation (SKFF). Victoria Stewart, aged five, will be taking part in...

Westerhaven cancer support centre opened by local MSP

GORDON MACDONALD MSP OPENS NEW CANCER SUPPORT CENTREGordon Macdonald MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands recently opened the Westerhaven Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre. This centre is a joint venture between the Wester Hailes Health...


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