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Scottish Budget – high streets need help

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Scottish Labour has warned high streets are “fighting for survival”, as they urge the government to use this week's budget to drive recovery. The party claims that across Scotland high streets are on the brink,...

New restaurant opening on Princes Street

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Bar + Block is to open an all-day dining steakhouse on Princes Street in the premises next to the Premier Inn. This application was one of the first made to the council following relaxation of...

Stockbridge salon named best in Scotland

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STOCKBRIDGE SALON NAMED BEST BEAUTY SALON IN SCOTLAND AT THE  “SHABAS” – THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY OSCARS Wo:mankind Beauty in Stockbridge is celebrating becoming Scotland’s Best Beauty Salon, as voted for in the 10th Scottish Hair &...

Coronavirus – December figures

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Public Health Scotland publishes the latest data on Covid-19 in Scotland each day. Today's figures are set out in the table below. Any figures marked with * are affected by IT or other reporting issues.  The...

Cycling Scotland funding improvement for active travel in south east Edinburgh

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Cycling Scotland has awarded more than £49,900 to improving cycling facilities for residents at social housing developments run by The City of Edinburgh Council and Dunedin Canmore. More than 275 households will benefit from secure...

Alpacas visit Thistle for an afternoon of festive fun

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Staff and volunteers are photographed outside Thistle’s Centre of Wellbeing in Craigmillar at the start of their family-friendly afternoon of festive fun held on Friday. As well as the alpacas who came to visit, there...

News from Portobello

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Cllr Maureen Child represents Portobello/Craigmillar Ward for the Labour Party. Here she offers her view of the world from Portobello: We’ll need to wrap up well for Portobello Market tomorrow, Saturday 4 December, in...

Flautist Tom Oakes creates solo album out of adversity

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Edinburgh-based multi-instrumentalist Tom Oakes releases a new album with a launch concert at the Storytelling Centre on Monday 7 December. Entitled Water Street and recorded entirely solo, the album was recorded in the 17th century...

Hannah Mooney’s ‘Into the Landscape’ at The Scottish Gallery

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Inspired by her return to rural Ireland after living in the city of Glasgow, Hannah Mooney found refuge in the rugged landscape and began to blend her surroundings with her creative practice, suffusing her...

New exhibition to bring Morris & Co. archives to Scotland

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In 2022 Dovecot Studios brings the archive of Morris & Co., one of the world’s best known interior brands, to Scotland to celebrate UK wallpaper innovation with 'The Art of Wallpaper - Morris and...

Book your seat for the Erskine concert at St Cuthbert’s

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Singing before Christmas in support of veterans on 10 December. Scotland’s leading Veteran’s charity Erskine is hosting an evening of Christmas music and song in St Cuthbert’s Church on Thursday 10 December. The event is a recurring...

At the Fruitmarket – Howardena Pindell: A New Language

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A new exhibition at Fruitmarket Gallery features the work of American artist, writer and teacher, Howardena Pindell. Howardena Pindell: A New Language is the artist’s first solo institutional exhibition in the UK and the second...

At Art & Craft Collective – The Pennine Painter

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Art & Craft Collective on Causewayside is the only gallery in Scotland to showcase the limited edition prints of Peter Brook, best known as "The Pennine Painter". Peter Brook was born in the winter of...

Dobbies does Christmas

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Christmas is officially in full swing in the 74 Dobbies’ stores in Edinburgh and all across the UK. Dobbies Shopping Evening 1 SA Dobbies Shopping Evening Picture by Stewart Attwood All images © Stewart Attwood...

Canonmills developers answer comments from climbing centre owners

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Property developer company, HUB, has just begun public engagement on its proposals for a site at 16 and 23-27 Dunedin Street in Canonmills where it intends building "aspirational but attainable homes". But, after comments...

Council grants planning permission for new Dunard Centre

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Today the council's planning committee granted permission which will allow the first concert hall for a century to become a reality. Earlier in the year, the Edinburgh and South East City Region Deal announced new...

Ladies and gentlemen – The Proclaimers are back!

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Next year The Proclaimers will record their twelfth studio album and the duo will then start touring from the summer, kicking off with a main stage appearance at the Isle of Wight Festival in...

Coronavirus – November figures

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Public Health Scotland publishes the latest data on Covid-19 in Scotland each day. Today's figures are set out in the table below. It was widely anticipated that the rules on using Covid certification scheme (Covid...

Edinburgh Diwali 2021 – In some more photos

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Cancelled for 2020, Edinburgh Diwali was back on and the crowds came out in their droves to enjoy a spectacle that, once more, graced Edinburgh's streets. All images © Louise Montgomery and © John Preece

Financial recruiters back on the acquisition trail

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A recruitment and headhunting specialist is looking to acquisitions to supercharge its expansion plans – and enable it to crack one of Scotland’s fastest-growing sectors.   Having initially announced its willingness to acquire Fintech or...

Worbey & Farrell release new album Leyenda

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Edinburgh concert pianist duo, Worbey & Farrell, have released a new album in a real departure from their earlier music. Leyenda has been produced along with electronic music producer James Hurr. It was their...

Enjoy a winter cocktail at the Register Club

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There is a brand new food and drink menu specially designed for the Winter season at The Register Club. This is the bar located on the fourth floor of Cheval The Edinburgh Grand, which offers the...

Youngsters urged to take part in a Penguin Parade for Marie Curie

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Marie Curie is calling on young fundraisers this festive season to take part in a penguin parade to raise funds for families affected by terminal illness. In the newly launched Penguin Parade young children are...

Tim Firth’s new comedy, ‘Sheila’s Island’, cast announced

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Bonfire night 2019 and Sheila, Denise, Julie, and Fay are Team C in Pennine Mineral Water Ltd.’s annual outward bound team-building weekend. Somehow, Marketing Manager Sheila has been nominated team leader, and, using her...

The countdown is on for the return of EH6 Festival

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There is just over a week to go until two days of the best live music from local Edinburgh heroes and international legends hits the historic Biscuit Factory in the heart of Leith as...

Communal bins – council “information event” did not offer important advice

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At the first of several information events about the planned installation of more communal bins today it was not made entirely clear that it was also an opportunity for residents to have their say....

Investigation into incident on Annandale Street in May continues

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Police Scotland has released images of a man they believe may be able to assist them in relation to an ongoing investigation. This investigation centres around an incident which occurred on Annandale Street, near Broughton...

City firm picks up UK honour

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The Edinburgh Boiler Company (EBC) has continued a successful year by winning the Small Company Achievement of the Year award at the 2021 H&V News Awards. The firm landed the prestigious UK honour at a...

Get ready to party with Edinburgh Diwali this weekend

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Details of the vibrant, multi-cultural celebration which will be held in the city centre on Sunday were announced today. Returning for the first time in two years with a live, in person event, Edinburgh...

Mother and daughter from Cramond share lottery win

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A mother and daughter in the same street in Cramond have shared in a £90,000 People's Postcode Lottery win with another neighbour at EH4 6JX. Ann Turnbull (75) lives close to her daughter Zoe Black...

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