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PPE flown in to Scotland on charter flight from China

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A charter flight from China carrying essential equipment landed in Glasgow on Saturday morning.The cargo included all kinds of personal protective equipment (PPE) including 10 million Type IIR face masks and infusion pumps....

Edinburgh International Book Festival: Ellie Harrison and Jemma Neville – A Tale of Two...

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We are living in anxious times.From major issues like Brexit and climate change to personal worries about relationships, money, health and isolation, few of us sleep well at nights. And this, says Jemma...

New electric trains to be introduced on Monday on Edinburgh to Glasgow line

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ScotRail will introduce the latest new Hitachi class 385 electric train on Monday, 27 August 2018 means that more than 25 per cent of services on the Edinburgh-Glasgow Queen Street via Falkirk High route will...

Speedway – Bewley leads GB charge

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Whizz-kidd Dan Bewley will lead Great Britain's push to make the final of the world under-21 tournament.The former Edinburgh Monarchs and Glasgow Tigers racer, who is now with Manchester-based Premiership side, Belle Vue Aces,...

Channel 4 HQ move to Glasgow gets Edinburgh’s backing

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As revealed by Phil Miller writing in The Herald today, Edinburgh is very much behind Channel 4 moving out of London and establishing its HQ in Glasgow. This may sound strange, but given that...

Edinburgh & Glasgow entrepreneurs launch embrace multi-city collaboration

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WeDO Scotland a networking and support community for entrepreneurs launched in Glasgow last night with over 80 entrepreneurs and business leaders in attendance. The event marked the first new city launch in WeDO's growth in Scotland. Established in 2008, WeDO...

Witch way to Glasgow?

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With Halloween fast approaching ScotRail Alliance has launched some specially branded trains.The ScotRail logos have been altered and they now feature ghouls, pumpkins, bats and witches. These trains will be in service on the...

Caledonian Sleeper make an offer to Ryanair customers

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Journey of a night time for those affected by cancellations between Scotland and LondonCaledonian Sleeper are offering Ryanair customers who might no longer have an airline booking to London a lifeline. The airline cancelled many...

Citylink introduce 24 hour Edinburgh to Glasgow service

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The 900 service is a familiar sight on Edinburgh city centre streets and now it will run 24 hours a day seven days a week to connect the capital to Glasgow. Tickets will be...

Theatre – The Ching Room by Attune Theatre

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There are two serious dope problems in possibly the second worse toilet in Scotland, and one of them is recluse poet Rory. The other is some top quality stash that a dealer is taking...

Theatre – Explore life after 50 with The Flames

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 Following the success of projects including Out of the Dark, a theatre-based Mental Health venture for people over 50, and Unusual Places to Dance, an 18 month project with CACE (Older People, Active Lives)...

Preview – Hay Fever at The Royal Lyceum

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'You kissed me because you were awfully nice and I was awfully nice and we both like kissing very much. It was inevitable.'The Minnesota Monthly once described Hay Fever as '...an exhausting exercise in emotions...

New SNP depute leader announced 

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Earlier today at the SNP conference in Glasgow Angus Robertson MP was announced as the new Depute Leader of the party. The SNP Leader at Westminster will now also take on the role as Depute Leader...

Storm Gertrude will affect trains on Friday morning

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Scotrail advise that due to the approaching storm some train services will not run at all on Friday morning, and others will operate on a restricted basis.The Edinburgh to Glasgow via Falkirk High service...

Scottish Government welcomes Syrian refugees

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The first charter flight bringing refugees from Syria landed at Glasgow Airport this afternoon. Minister for Europe and International Development Humza Yousaf said: “This is a proud day for Scotland. I would like to extend the...

University Open Days – Book Now!

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It's that time of year again - whilst many pupils are in limbo, waiting for the results they hope will see them heading to the college of their dreams, the year below is turning...

Number 10 Hotel a hidden gem

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From Functions and Funerals to Flourish and Fame   How Number 10 Hotel became the new hidden gem of Glasgow's South Side. //steller.co/site/static/js/steller.jsAs a Glaswegian West Ender who now lives in Edinburgh, I will hold my hands up...

Scottish Press Awards – Daily Record scoop the pool

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The Scottish Press Awards took place last night at the Radisson Blu Hotel on Argyle Street. Everywhere you looked there was somebody who looked familiar. (Even Fred Macaulay was there!)The winners were announced by...

Letter from Scotland

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So, the Clydesiders have delivered.   The final accounts are in.  The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow managed to stay within budget, by a safe  £37m according to the Auditor General.  This was in happy contrast...

Glasgow Film Fest 2015 – Memphis (Tim Sutton, 2013)

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In amongst the airy, ethereal atmosphere of Tim Sutton’s Memphis, there lies promise. An idea that could make this film work in a sort of bizarre amalgamation of Beasts of the Southern Wild and...

Ryan Adams to play two Scottish shows

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Photo credited to Alice BaxleyRyan Adams is to play two Scottish dates as part of his UK tour, which takes place at the end of this month.The American-based singer-songwriter is to play Edinburgh's Usher...

Scott McWatt song to raise funds for Glasgow bin lorry crash

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Scott McWatt has composed a new song dedicated to helping the families of those who lost their lives in the George Square crash in Glasgow in December.The song, entitled 'Glasgow (Your Heart is Made...

Skinny readers pick the best of food and drink

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‘Edinburgh and Glasgow’s best food venues’ named by readers of The Skinny The winners in The Skinny magazine’s annual readers’ food and drink survey of venues in Glasgow and Edinburgh have been announced, following a...

Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Timmy Time Programme 15: Timmy Finds Aliens, and other stories. Join Timmy and his friends in three fun adventures in this collection of classic Timmy Time episodes. Timmy discovers that everything is more fun...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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 Back to 'normal' this week, with not a shred of tinsel in sight (hoorah!) and plenty of events on offer; films, books, art, and music from a very special violin....we may not have spring...

Flags flying at half mast in Edinburgh today

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Flags are flying at half mast today over the City Chambers and other council owned buildings such as The Assembly Rooms in George Street as a mark of respect for those who were killed...

What’s On In Edinburgh 15th-21st December 2014

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MONDAY 15TH DECEMBER 2014Meet Chris Hadfield: the former Commander of the International Space Station will be signing copies of his stunning planetary photo tour You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes. 12.30pm,...

Will Scotland qualify for Euro 2016?

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Can Scotland qualify for Euro 2016? Every member of the Tartan Army has held onto the dream that, one day, they would see their beloved national football team represent the country in a major tournament...

Group to look at youth employment

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Key figures in business and education including the Chief Executive of the City of Edinburgh Council will meet later today in Glasgow to outline how best employers can make long term commitments to developing and...

Off-peak rail fares stand still

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Fares changes are now in effect for passengers making advance bookings for UK rail journeys in 2015. What do you think? Is rail travel your preferred option? It always seems to us that the...

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