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Edinburgh care home residents have a hoot with local pupils

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Residents and local pupils had a quack-ing morning surveying the local wildlife.  Residents at Care UK’s Murrayside, on South Beechwood, were joined by pupils from Carrick Knowe Primary School for a spot of birdwatching. With their...

Remembering Ukraine

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On Saturday - the second anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine - the First Minister, Humza Yousaf, took part in a memorial service held at Edinburgh Castle in memory of those who have...

At Doubtfire Gallery – On a spring tide

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Doubtfire Gallery in Stockbridge, is to open its first new exhibition of the season On a Spring tide by expressive landscape artists, Sarah Knox and Esther Donaldson. Sarah and Esther’s paintings are oils on canvas or panel and the...

Pro football club scores big with top developer sponsorship

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A Scottish housebuilder has announced a sponsorship deal with Bonnyrigg Rose Football Club (BRFC) following one of the most successful seasons in the club’s 140-year history.Cala Homes (East) has teamed up with the Rose, supporting...

Roadworks in Edinburgh next week

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This is the most up to date list of roadworks and events leading to road closures in Edinburgh for the next week or so.If you see anything on the roads which is not...

Scotland expresses solidarity with the people of Ukraine

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The First Minister will attend a memorial service at Edinburgh Castle on Saturday morning to mark the second anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.The event is organised by the Association of Ukrainians in...

Football fans get onside with literacy programme

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Glory and Dismay: The Story of Football is a free programme aimed at people interested in the beautiful game while improving their literacy skills.The 20-week long initiative is run by Space @ The...

Council budget agreed for the next financial year

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The City of Edinburgh Council has agreed to retain council tax at the same rate in the capital for the next year, ensuring that it will receive in return £16.1 million from The Scottish...

Burger King now open at Craigleith

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The brand-new Burger King restaurant opened at Craigleith has created 30 new jobs in the local area.The new restaurant offers table service and diners can use the app to order their food and drink....

Millions more passengers take the tram

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The new part of the tram line extended to Newhaven has meant millions more customers who have chosen the tram as their public transport option.Unsurprisingly Edinburgh Airport was the busiest stop on the...

Council house allocation system set to be reviewed

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Council chiefs in Edinburgh are set to overhaul the system used to allocate social housing in a bid to make it ‘fairer.’Council chiefs in Edinburgh are set to overhaul the system used to allocate...

Art depicting controversial motorway plan to be purchased for city’s collection

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An award-winning painting depicting what Edinburgh would have looked like under a 1949 plan for an inner city motorway is to be purchased for the City Art Centre.Showing a six-lane elevated ring-road tunnelled under Calton Hill...

Budget for homelessness more than doubles in Edinburgh

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Following the declaration of a housing emergency in the capital, The City of Edinburgh Council has reported a huge increase in the funds allocated to deal with homelessness which rose from £28 million to...
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Uninsured drivers receive warnings from police

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More than 30,000 uninsured drivers have been sent warning letters by Police Scotland after being caught by hi-tech cameras.Police Scotland joined Operation Tutelage, a UK-wide initiative aimed at reducing the number of uninsured drivers...

Celebrated Scottish soprano to lead masterclass at Marchmont House

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Scottish soprano Marie McLaughlin to lead Samling Artist Programme Masterclass at Marchmont House.Scottish soprano Marie McLaughlin has enjoyed a distinguished career spanning more than four-decades at the top of the operatic profession. She returns...

Crosswind of change helps Boroughmuir Thistle

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Boroughmuir Thistle, Scotland’s largest female football club, has a new sponsor for its under-16 Elite Talent Development Environment (TDE) squad.Crosswind Developments  will provide just under £1,500 to finance a new away kit for Thistle.The...

Finalists announced for British Book Awards

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Three independent publishers in Edinburgh have been included in the shortlist for the British Book Awards.The three are:CharcoPress|Edinburgh404Ink|EdinburghScotlandStreetPress|EdinburghThe British Book Awards 2024 Small Press of the Year, sponsored by CPIBooks, celebrates the...

Timberbush Tours expands with executive chauffeur service

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Timberbush Tours, the Edinburgh-based coach tour operator, is launching its first-ever subsidiary company – Balmoral Executive Travel - a newly launched executive car division - a chauffeur service that taps into the growing personalised...

Celebrating five years of the Hub for Success

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Five years ago the Hub for Success was set up and since then it has transformed hundreds of lives.Based on Edinburgh Napier University research the hub offers one to one support with advice...

Greens want to end free lunches for councillors

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Greens in Edinburgh have proposed ending free meals for councillors, continuing free tram travel for youngsters, and boosting funding for projects aimed at addressing climate change impacts in their annual budget.A year after using...

Concern over lack of background checks for carers

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Major concerns have been raised for the safety of some of Edinburgh’s most vulnerable residents after it emerged a healthcare provider used by the council was not carrying out background checks on new staff.Councillors...

AEG lodge planning application for Edinburgh Park Arena

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The company which already owns the O2 Arena in London has lodged a planning application for an arena to seat 8,500 people.The arena will sit beside the tram and railway lines at Edinburgh...

Dealing with the legal process after someone dies

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The process of winding up an estate - Confirmation as it is officially known in Scotland - is required in around half of cases to access a person’s money and to sell any property...

Lenny Love 1949 – 2024

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Lenny Love, the popular Humanist Celebrant, has died in Edinburgh aged 74.Lenny, who was born in Edinburgh in 1949, had a long career in and around the music industry. He started DJing parties in...

EICC reports record results

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The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) which is an Arms Length External Organisation owned by The City of Edinburgh Council has reported both increased turnover and profit.The city centre venue reports increased revenue...

Endangered lemurs enjoy a birthday party

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Edinburgh Zoo’s endangered ring-tailed lemur troop celebrated their birthdays with a special cake this week, made by the wildlife conservation charity’s keepers. Born in February and March, the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s (RZSS) lemur...

Marking Presidents’ Day in Edinburgh

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The White House Historical Association and the United States Consulate General Edinburgh honoured the history of President Abraham Lincoln and the leadership which his statue at the Old Calton Burial Ground in Edinburgh represents...

Independent councillor calls for social care funding boost

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Cllr Ross McKenzie urges Edinburgh Council to "call Humza Yousaf's bluff" and increase council tax to close the funding gap.Edinburgh’s only independent councillor has called on parties to boost funding for health and social...

Lasswade 10K in new sponsorship deal

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The Lasswade 10k road race is set to return after a four year absence on Sunday 3 March this time with sponsorship from VMH Solicitors.First run in 1982 and organised by club founder, David...

Ukrainian medics on tour highlighting two year anniversary

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Ukrainian medics who work on the frontline visited Edinburgh with a war-damaged ambulance to draw attention to the two year anniversary of the full-scale invasion by Russia on 24 February.The tour which takes in...