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Robert Burns in Edinburgh

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We celebrate our national Bard, Robert Burns each year across the world, but we set out to find out about Burns in Edinburgh today. He is not quite everywhere but is certainly noted!Burns was born...

Robbery in Leith – police appeal for witnesses

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Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses after a 29-year-old man was assaulted and robbed on Great Junction Street, near to the junction with Bangor Road.The incident happened at around 1.30am on Sunday 8...

Volunteers needed to help Bield tenants in Leith

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If you have an hour or two to spare then why not volunteer in Leith? Bield, one of Scotland's leading care and housing providers, is highlighting the important role that volunteers play in assisting older...

New Saturday market in Leith to open next month

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A new market is being launched in Leith by the people behind the successful Stockbridge Market right next door to Custom House. The building is destined to have a bright future following consultation with the...

Teacher retires after 33 years in post

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BON VOYAGE CAP’N JACK! Mr Short to his pupils, Dave to his colleagues and “Cap’n Jack Sparrow” on many occasions! Dave Short is retiring from his post as Depute Head Teacher at Lorne Primary School...

Leith Gala Day Parade 2015

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The Leith Gala Day parade started off from Pilrig Park this morning led by two police horses Kilmarnock and Stewarton and escorted by Police Scotland motorcyclists.But the procession was also led by Provost for the day,...

LeithLate from June to September

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The annual LeithLate festival is expanding its format this year, bringing you an extended programme of events over a whopping four-month period. LeithLate15 will take place from June-September 2015 and encompasses a whole host...

Quintinshill Rail Disaster – 100 Years On

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Photo: Electric EdwardiansOne hundred years ago the worst accident in British railway history occurred at Quintinshill, near Gretna Green in the Scottish borders. At 3.45am on 22 May 1915, a troop train carrying...

Opticians looking ahead in Leith

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A father-and-son team have bought their fourth optician practice thanks to funding from RBS, with a clear vision of expansion for the future. The pair, both named Christopher McGregor, have bought JP Optometrists in Great...

VDeep – Scotland’s first craft beer and curry bar

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Promising craft beer, curry and communal dining, VDeep - Scotland’s first craft beer and curry bar opens today and we loved it! The bar is located in the former premises occupied by The Vintage in Leith....

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 19TH JANUARY 2015Toddler Time: The Hive (U). Screenings designed to introduce young children to the cinema., with 30-minutes shows for pre-school children and their parents/carers. This week join Buzzbee and his friends in...

Port of Leith Housing Association engage new Finance Director

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Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) have appointed Heather Kiteley to the role of Finance Director. Kiteley has 20 years of finance experience across not for profit, charitable and commercial organisations. Having joined from another...

Police ask for help in tracing stolen dog

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A plea from Edinburgh Police about the dog which has been stolen from outside a shop in Leith at the weekend.Do you have any information?//Post by Edinburgh Police Division.

Story of the Leith man who signed up 100 years ago today

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Record reveals the story of a Scot who signed up on Boxing Day in the last century. A hundred years ago today a young man from Leith registered to join the British Army, pledging to...

Christmas Day in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Serenity Cafe is open today and every day throughout the holidays for people who need a safe place to be. Today it will provide a Christmas meal for people in recovery who might otherwise...

Cyrenians launch a new film today at The Scottish Storytelling Centre

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A unique and innovative approach to supporting vulnerable young people who have been homeless is being showcased in an engaging short film to be premiered later today (but there is a sneaky wee trailer below......) Devised...

Newkirkgate centre to be renovated

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Good news for the Foot of the Walk where money will be spent by the new owners of the shopping centre to give it a new look.The Newkirkgate Shopping Centre in Leith is to...

Letters From Area C – Rehearsed Reading to be Performed

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Letters From Area C is a play about a land where ordinary people have to keep going in the face of extreme hardship. Facing prison and war, they find ways to hold onto dignity...

Edinburgh wave energy company Pelamis in administration

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Leith-based wave energy company, Pelamis, have published an announcement on their website today that the company is in administration and Blair Nimmo and Gary Fraser of KPMG have now been appointed as Joint Administrators...

Cruising from Leith

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Cruise and Maritime voyages are increasing the number of cruise ships which depart from and return to Edinburgh next year, on their liner, Marco Polo, in its 50th anniversary year.The company asked passengers what...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Edinburgh Printmakers Open Day 2014: an opportunity to visit the oldest open access printmaking studio in the UK. Hands-on activities, with printmaking workshops for adults and children, printmaking demonstrations and studio tours. The brand new exhibition No Fixed Abode will be on...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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Plenty happening again this week - from fundraisers for Palestine, Water for Life and the Scouts, to films from Poland, Africa and Italy. Books will be launched, exhibitions will be opened, French and Russian...

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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 Magazine Showcase: Far Off Places. Far Off Places, the magazine of written whimsy, was launched in November 2013. Since then five issues have been released, apps developed and podcasts recorded. Dressed in Halloween costumes for...

Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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  Golden Hare October Book Group: The Village Against The World by Dan Hancox. Author and Guardian journalist Dan's 'vivid and even-handed book' is a fascinating and highly entertaining true account of life in the unique Spanish...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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What's On is truly international this week, with Poland, Italy, Spain, Afghanistan, Palestine, Denmark, China, France, the USA, Canada, Japan and the entire African continent all being involved in events in Scotland's capital. Closer...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Dads Rock: part of a multi-award winning network of free playgroups for Dads and Kids (aged 0-5). 10-11.30am today and every Saturday, Whale Arts, 30 Westburn Grove and The Prentice Centre, 1 Granton Mains Avenue (groups operate at...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Edinburgh Independent Radical Book Fair starts today at 6pm! See The Edinburgh Reporter's article for more details; for full programme visit Word Power Books' or Out of the Blue's websites. Tonight: journalist and author Owen Jones on The Establishment:and How They Get Away...

Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Leith Links: Moira Russell exhibits paintings, collages and artist's books inspired by the local area, including the docks and the allotments. 10am-1am, Roseleaf Bar Cafe, 23/24 Sandport Place, Leith. Ends 5th November 2014.Quiz Night: prizes for the winning teams!...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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 MONDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2014Metals and Marble: an exhibition of contemporary metal and marble sculpture by Chris Muirhead and Simon Burns-Cox, displayed in the gallery with its 17th century Renaissance hand-painted ceiling. 9am-6pm today and everyday until 25th October 2014, Gladstone's...

The 18th Independent Radical Book Fair at Out of the Blue

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Would you like to try an alternative book festival? The 18th Independent Radical Book Fair begins on Wednesday 22 October 2014. Organised by Edinburgh's own Word Power Books, the fair will feature talks, film...

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