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Coronavirus – National Records of Scotland issue weekly data

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The National Records of Scotland has issued its weekly update on the number of deaths involving Covid-19 for Week 31: 2 - 8 August 2021As at 8 August, 10,421 deaths have been registered in Scotland where...

New NHS Lothian saddle up for vaccine partnership at Musselburgh Racecourse

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NHS Lothian have partnered with Musselburgh Racecourse to deliver a series of pop-up vaccination clinics to help in the race against Covid-19.By bringing the vaccination programme into the heart of Lothian communities, NHS Lothian...

Glass half full for Musselburgh Racecourse as Level Zero conditions limit summer attendances

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The move to Level Zero Covid-19 restrictions will have a limited impact on the number of racing fans Musselburgh Racecourse can welcome over its crucial summer season.First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced yesterday (Wed 13...

National Records of Scotland issue weekly update

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The National Records of Scotland (NRS) have issued their report on the number of deaths involving Covid-19 during Week 26: 28 June - 04 July 2021As at 4 July, 10,189 deaths have been registered...
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Coronavirus – NHS Lothian opening a drop in vaccination centre on Tuesday

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A vaccine drop-in centre for people aged 18-39 will open in Lothian on Tuesday.The clinic will be open to anyone who needs a first or second dose, although they can only have their second...

East Lothian nursing home ordered to improve

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A nursing home where the highest number of Covid-19 deaths in East Lothian occurred has been ordered to produce improvement plans after dirty equipment and “tired” furniture were discovered during an inspection.At Drummohr Care...

Temporary Covid-19 test centre open in Wester Hailes until Sunday

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Wester Hailes Library is being used temporarily as a Covid-19 testing centre until Sunday, and local residents are encouraged to visit and have a test - even if they are asymptomatic. The centre is...

Coronavirus – new Covid testing centre in Oxgangs Library opens today

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The UK Government has opened a new walk-through coronavirus testing centre at Oxgangs Library.  The test centre is part of the largest network of diagnostic testing facilities created in British history. In Scotland, this comprises 8...

Coronavirus – more than half of care home residents have had second dose of...

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The biggest mass vaccination programme in Scotland has now delivered second doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to more than half of care home residents.In total, 17,258 care home residents which equates to 58% of...

Coronavirus – community testing results

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Public Health Scotland have released figures showing that more than 10,000 tests have been carried out on people without coronavirus symptoms since 18 January.Of those, 251 (2.4%) tests were positive for the virus, despite...

Coronavirus – route out of lockdown will be a cautious one

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Today was a big news day for everyone in the country, but the The Scottish Government continues to urge a careful, steady approach to exiting this lockdown.So for the next few weeks...

Edinburgh business coach’s top honour

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An Edinburgh businessman is celebrating being named one of the country’s top business coaches after helping owners survive lockdown.Alan Smith has been voted ActionCOACH’s Coach of the Year for Scotland, the first time he...

Edinburgh MSP goes the extra Miles in vaccination campaign

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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...

Conservative transport spokesperson says ‘city will be crippled’ by Covid-19 road measures

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by Joseph Anderson Local Democracy ReporterEdinburgh councillor, Conservative Transport Spokesperson, Susan Webber says making the controversial Spaces for People schemes permanent would risk ‘crippling the city’ as it emerges from the coronavirus pandemic.The comments...

Scots dad wins Sir Keir Starmer backing for vaccine priority for terminally ill

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The Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer has given his unequivocal backing to a campaign to secure Covid-19 vaccine priority for terminally ill patients.Sir Keir told campaigning father-of-two Fred Banning that he would raise...

National Records of Scotland – weekly figures show ‘slight decrease’

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National Records of Scotland have announced the figures for deaths involving Covid-19 for Week 49, from 30 November to 6 December 2020 this morning.As at 6 December 2020, 5,868 deaths have been registered in Scotland...

Perfect Clean protecting Edinburgh students

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Perfect Clean is working around the clock to help ensure Edinburgh’s student population is protected from the dangers of coronavirus.The Edinburgh based company is providing specialised deep cleaning at two of the testing sites...

Scottish Government confirm £5m support package for wholesalers

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Wholesale food and drink businesses affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are to be supported through a new £5m fund.The fund will be targeted at food and drink wholesalers who sell to hospitality, on-trade...

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...

2020/21 competitive season closure confirmed by Scottish Rugby

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A recommendation by the Scottish Rugby Council to close 2020/21 competitive fixtures at all levels of the club and school game due to the national impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent public health...

Hockey – all adult indoor competition cancelled

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Scottish Hockey have cancelled all adult indoor competitions for season 2020-21 but they will be working with districts and clubs to establish the possibility of indoor youth matches within the new Government guidelines.The introduction...

Letter from Scotland

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Halloween is to be a very private affair this year.  Nae guising allowed. And by All Saints Day we will be preparing for another long round of Covid-19 restrictions, based on our local council...

Temporary 20 mph could be here to stay in East Lothian

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by Marie Sharp Local Democracy ReporterTemporary speed restrictions introduced as part of East Lothian Council’s Spaces for People project could be made permanent when they run out.In total, 23 towns and villages have been...

Fishing – public responses wanted to challenges of COVID-19

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The deadline is fast approaching for responses to Marine Scotland's survey to understand the challenges faced by businesses, including recreational fisheries, as a result of COVID-19.The survey (https://www.anglingscotland.org.uk/urgent-covid-19-survey-of-the-impact-on-the-fisheries-business-sector/) closes on 12 October and asks...

Coronavirus – hospitality industry asks customers to avoid house parties this weekend

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A group of Scotland's restaurant and bar operators have pleaded with customers to stay away from house parties this weekend, after Scotland’s National Clinical Director highlighted household mixing was a major driver of the...

Cleaning boss admits fears for staff

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Cleaning boss Emilia Ferenc has revealed she feared for the safety of her staff as they went to ‘war’ with Covid-19.The businesswoman behind Perfect Clean Ltd in Edinburgh, is full of praise for the...

Bowling – Bosses urge club members to stick to Scottish Government rules

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Bowls Scotland have confirmed new restrictions which must be followed when staff, club members and visitors are off the green outwith the ‘bowling bubble’. These changes include up to a maximum of six people...

Musselburgh Awaits Green Light For Pilot Race Day With Spectators

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Musselburgh Racecourse is ready to stage a pilot race meeting with spectators once it gets the green light from the Scottish Government.The East Lothian course had hoped to gain approval for an initial event...

Business Unusual after COVID-19 lockdown

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The next breakfast webinar to be hosted by Midlothian and East Lothian Chamber of Commerce is entitled Business Unusual.It is a highly topical subject as businesses reopen after the COVID-19 crisis and adapt to...

Fundraiser anthology published featuring University of Edinburgh students

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University of Edinburgh students work has been published in a comprehensive anthology from the Covid-19 period.Leslie Grollman, Alex Penland, Lena Kraus and Haylie Bernier, MSc Creative Writing Students from the University of Edinburgh, took...

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