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Edinburgh Subtitles and Captions Club for filmgoers with hearing loss

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Imagine watching a film where the sound track is impossible to make out properly.  You can’t follow the plot or appreciate the film, however hard you try.  If all sound tracks are like that,...
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George Street – going back to normal from Monday

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The council agreed to trial a new layout in George Street last year and that trial is now coming to an end.The street will return to its former layout this weekend with the addition of...

Five things you need to know today

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Harlaw Hydro to be switched on Gracemount Leisure Centre reopens today St Andrew Square Art Lady Provost's Sleep out! Council's Smoke Free Policy Later this morning we will be up at Harlaw Reservoir to witness the big switch on...

The Edinburgh Reporter to rough it at Edinburgh Zoo

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When you receive an invitation from the Lady Provost you really cannot say no. Even if that invitation is to spend a chilly night out at Edinburgh Zoo where I will be terrified in the...

Another stage in the planning process for Donaldson’s

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CALA-Evans and City & Country have collaborated on a joint planning application to the City of Edinburgh Council for the building formerly home to Donaldson's College in the West End of the city.The Playfair...

Work to begin on Mortonhall memorial garden

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Work will begin on Monday on the walled memorial garden at Mortonhall required following the babies' ashes scandal which rocked Edinburgh Council when first uncovered. The matter led to a full-scale enquiry led by Dame...

Five things you need to know today!

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Leith Walk By-ElectionBig Beach BuskRoyal Edinburgh Summer Fete todayIngliston RevivalFringe tip of the Day WE have already met with two of the candidates in next month's by-election for two new councillors in the Leith Walk...

Leith Walk rubbish an ongoing issue

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Leith Walk has been a main area (at least the lower half up till now ) for much improvement in recent times with the council spending £9m on the Leith Programme. As a cyclist the lower...

Canonmills Bridge demolition application refused

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The council's Development Management Committee considered the application to demolish the Victorian building at Canonmills Bridge this morning for more than two hours before deciding to refuse it to resounding cheers from the public gallery. They...

Five things you need to know today!

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1-6 CanonmillsMuseum closuresFringe Tip of the DayDrop in events in Morningside TRIM do CPR!!A protest is expected at the City Chambers this morning to support opposition to the planning application to demolish the buildings...

Friends of the Earth protest about air pollution in Edinburgh

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 Friends of the Earth tell us that Edinburgh Council has announced plans to formally extended its city centre Air Pollution Zone by another 3.5 km to the South and West of the city. They...

Council approve new playpark for Ratho

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Edinburgh Council today approved the plans for a new playwark in Craigpark Crescent Ratho responding to calls from residents for a new space to be provided.The Friends of Craigpark Crescent petitioned the council to...

Aviva Tour of Britain – Stage Four begins in Edinburgh next month

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 Cyclist Dylan Van Baarle will defend his Aviva Tour of Britain title next month. The Dutchman is part of Team Cannondale Garmin and he won the 2014 edition of Britain's biggest bike race, taking victory ahead of World Champions...

Five things you need to know today!

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Friends of Easter Drylaw Park Walking Football Rockin for Tots grows up to be a charity Festival Tip of the Day Autumn grants Do you live near, visit or travel through Easter Drylaw Park? Would you be interested in getting together with...
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Leith Walk By-Election – Susan Rae blogs

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It’s time for “participatory budgeting” to move up a notch argues Green Candidate, SUSAN RAE. I cannot ever imagine a time when participatory budgeting will be sexy. I’d love to see a march on the...

Edinburgh Councillor blogs – Councillor Maureen Child

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New pigeon netting is due to go back on Brighton Place/Southfield Place Bridge to keep the pesky pooping pigeons away after Network Rail have inspected the bridge and make sure they don’t have to go in...

Edinburgh Trams shortlisted for National Transport Awards

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Yes there will be those among you who think this is a Fringe joke but it is not! Whatever you might think or have thought about the tram it is a game changer in...

Edinburgh’s exam candidates get better grades this year

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All the national exam candidates in Edinburgh get their exam results today and early indications are that those who sat exams of all ages have once again improved on their performances in many areas from last...

Five things you need to know today!

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 Lord Provost's Community Garden PartyCreative Scotland have gender balance on boardFamily activities for AugustNew shop at the GalleryToday at the Edinburgh Art Festival  On Friday the Lord Provost held a Community Garden Party at Lauriston Castle. It...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 – Tony Law: Frillemorphesis

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Multi award-winning comedian Tony Law explodes into the future absurdly! Behind leaves he the mouth of bad and brings good. You’re welcome. He’s better than ever and ever super good.This year, Tony gets back...

Lord Provost’s Community Garden Party 2015

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The Lord Provost the Rt Hon Donald Wilson held his second Community Garden party on Friday.Two Edinburgh charities LifeCare Edinburgh and Duddingston Kirk Lunch Club, which support the independence and wellbeing of older people...

Gifford Park mural is almost ready

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The Edinburgh Reporter met Kate George this morning the artist who is painting the hitherto unsightly passage between South Clerk Street and Buccleuch Street.She was being helped by some hand-picked volunteers and was being...

Edinburgh Councillor blogs – Maureen Child

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Is this what passes for summer this year?!  Last Portobello Market was a bit wet and the one before a bit windy, so we should be in for a hot and sunny one!  All the usual...

Five things you need to know today

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Lord Provost's Community Garden PartyHermitage GardenRoyal Edinburgh Summer FeteColinton Library will be making a volcano today!Charge your phone at the new bus sheltersIf you haven't got your garden party invitation from the Lord Provost...
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Council by-election Leith Walk Ward – Susan Rae

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Susan Rae is the Green Party candidate for the Leith Walk Ward at the upcoming by-election in September. She is a newish member of the political party but is a local person who feels she...

Canonmills Bridge decision due tomorrow

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When the Development Management committee meet tomorrow morning it looks likely that they will grant permission to the owner of 1-6 Canonmills Bridge to demolish it and replace it with a block of flats....

#ThisisEdinburgh24 hits the spot!

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Scotland’s capital city was one of the UK’s most talked about topics on Twitter last week, when the hashtag #ThisisEdinburgh24 went viral across the UK. We hosted the live event here on our TERLive! pages and...

Andrew’s now in charge at Edinburgh Council

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Andrew Kerr takes up his new job as Chief Executive of the City of Edinburgh Council today. Mr Kerr is joining the council straight from a post as Chief Operating Officer at Cornwall Council, succeeding Dame...

Pennywell Development wins silver award

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At the building site on Pennywell Road they are celebrating their most recent award even before the houses are complete.  The development has received a silver award from The Considerate Constructors Scheme.The Pennywell Living development – which...

Five things you need to know today Edinburgh

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Festival CavalcadePetition to Save the Adult Learning ProjectJames Rhodes at the Book Festival Photography - a Victorian SensationEdinburgh Food Festival  Today in Edinburgh the hope is that the weather will be kind enough to allow...

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