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Still time to offer your views on Edinburgh’s Winter Festivals

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The council has set up a consultation conducted by market researchers Progressive to ask for feedback from everyone in the city about Edinburgh's Christmas and Edinburgh's Hogmanay from 2022 onwards.The council remains contractually...

Local electricians help two families

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A partnership just before Christmas between ECEC (Edinburgh City Electrical Contractors) and Cyrenians (Homeless Charity) Scotland ensured that two families were able to cook their Christmas dinners.ECEC (Edinburgh City Electrical Contractors), is a...

Letter from Scotland

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In this bleak mid-winter, frosty winds may moan and they are not the only ones.There is indeed not much to celebrate.  Nearly two million people across  the planet have died of Covid-19, over...

Pupils bring cheer to care home residents with festive gifts

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Elderly care home residents are each being gifted a Christmas box from local school pupils to help spread joy this festive season.Trinity Academy is set to deliver 30 Christmas boxes full of personalised letters, CDs, postcards,...

Empty Kitchens provides more meals for vulnerable people with M&S scheme

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·        As the countdown to Christmas continues, Edinburgh-based charity, Empty Kitchens Full Hearts, has ramped up the number of meals it is providing to those in need thanks to M&S’s food redistribution programme.·        A...

Edinburgh artist designs National Lottery’s Christmas card

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Edinburgh artist, Amy Nash, has been chosen by The National Lottery to design a Christmas card which will be sent to over 400 elderly and vulnerable Scots as part of a festive drive...

Christmas donation for Edinburgh’s homeless

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The company behind the regeneration of parts of North Edinburgh has made a substantial donation to help the homeless this Christmas.Urban Union who are behind Pennywell Living has donated £1,500 to Crisis in Scotland...

The Centre launches Gift of Kindness campaign

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The Centre, Livingston launches its Gift of Kindness campaign to help spread some festive cheers in the run up to Christmas and raise awareness and funds for its charity partner, Tiny Changes which is...

Cards designed for Christmas

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Every year there is an annual Christmas card competition open to all City of Edinburgh Council schools – primary, secondary and special to design cards for the Education Convener, Cllr Ian Perry, and Education...

Christmas activity packs from Edinburgh Trams

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If you are looking for something to keep the children amused this December, then Edinburgh Trams has it covered.The tramway’s new Christmas activity pack has everything you need to keep little hands and minds...

Edinburgh will light up for Christmas

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There will be more festive lights than ever in Edinburgh this Christmas with the help of a one-off funding boost aiming to spread some cheer at the end of a challenging year.Thanks to savings...

It’s Christmas in Edinburgh now

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The 2020 Edinburgh’s Christmas lights have been switched on alongside a specially lit 18 metre Christmas Rainbow on the Mound to accompany the tree gifted by Norway.The Christmas Rainbow symbolises both Edinburgh’s celebration...

Letter from Scotland

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Scotland has joined the “four nations” bubble for Christmas.To avoid confusion and to recognise the ties that still bind the peoples of Britain together, the rules over what we can and cannot do...

Lothians Chamber hosts two December events

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Midlothian and East Lothian Chamber have two events timetabled for December. They host a coffee and chat on December 9 (10am-11am) via Zoom when guests can speak to Chamber team and fellow members. Then, the...

It’s Christmas at Aldi

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Aldi is now selling its 2020 Christmas drinks range from today in all stores. The list features a number of Scotland’s distillers and brewers, and includes award-winning whiskies, craft gins, limited edition cocktails and...

Dazzling end to the year at The Royal Botanic Garden

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh are hosting their Festive light show for the fourth year in a row and this time it will be over a record 28 nights from December 2 to January...

There will be a Christmas tree on The Mound

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On Saturday a 60 feet high Christmas tree will arrive at The Mound to light up the city centre.The spruce is being provided by Conifox Christmas Trees promoting the shop local theme this...

It’s all about Christmas at Dobbies

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Dobbies Garden Centres have announced the Christmas events which will take place between now and December.There will be seasonal fun with physical distancing measures in place.Santa's Arrival will be a highlight...

M&S Princes Street’s Jenny McPartlin’s #MyMarksFaves this Christmas

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We all have our favourites at Christmas. It could be M&S’s fool proof ‘Perfect Turkey’ - moist, juicy and full of flavour, and ready to pop in the oven with no prep needed; or...

Political leaders’ Christmas messages

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All the leaders of political parties in Scotland have issued their Christmas messages.First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: “This Christmas many of us will be looking forward to taking a break and to spending...

Still time to have your Christmas at Mains of Taymouth

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FESTIVE BREAKS STILL AVAILABLE AT MAINS OF TAYMOUTHMains of Taymouth luxury 5 star Country Estate and Golf Course at Kenmore has announced limited availability for the Christmas period, with a minimum three night stay...

St Mary’s Music School Christmas concert will be at St Cuthbert’s on Monday

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A ‘Christmas Pastorella’ and a tribute to Beethoven from Scotland’s National Music School.St Mary's Music School will hold their annual Christmas Concert next week.Pupils will take to the stage at St Cuthbert’s Parish Church,...

Christmas across the communities of Edinburgh

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Community Christmas is a free, family-friendly celebration which brings local communities across Edinburgh together to spread some festive cheer in their local neighbourhood.Presented in collaboration with Double Take Projections, Community Christmas is staged at...

A very Contini Christmas

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Raise a glass to a Contini ChristmasHow could I refuse an invite to a Contini Christmas food safari? This evening was an opportunity to try some of the splendid Christmas fare at Victor...

Bonnie Badger venue for Chamber festive lunch

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Midlothian and East Lothian Chamber host their annual Christmas lunch this year in the award-winning hotel and restaurant called Bonnie Badger in Gullane. Chamber chief George Archibald said the event is an ideal opportunity to...

Getting ready for Christmas – Advent at Riddle’s Court

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Victorian Christmas Advent Calendar Workshop on Friday 22 November 2019 2.00pm. £10/personJoin the lovely people at Riddle's Court in creating a fun and minimal waste reusable advent calendar inspired by the Victorian love of...

Give a bed this Christmas

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National homelessness charity, Bethany Christian Trust, is encouraging festive shoppers to buy a bed for people who are homeless this Christmas by purchasing a voucher for their Edinburgh based Care Shelter. The gift vouchers, which...

Tenth MagicFest will appear this festive season

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The programme has been revealed for the 10th annual MagicFest which takes place in Edinburgh between Christmas and New Year.Top home grown and international talent from the world of magic and mind reading will offer...

Tenth MagicFest will bring extra sparkle to Christmas and Hogmanay

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The first details have been revealed for the 10th annual MagicFest. It will perform a special trick of its own – vanishing from its old spot in the summer only to reappear, transformed, in the...
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A Health and Safety guide to Christmas carols

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The Edinburgh Reporter’s Mike Smith has worked in human resources and offers this health and safety guide to Christmas Carols. Although we suspect he’s had one or two sherries beforehand… Little Jesus, sweetly sleep, do...

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