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Survey on banking in Juniper Green

The Royal Bank of Scotland on Lanark Road Juniper Green was closed along with other branches across the city,including the one at the corner of Castle Street and George Street as we realised just...

Give your mum an Edinburgh Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching (26 March 2017) and what better city is there to show the most important lady in your life how much she means to you?The Edinburgh Reporter's guide offers...

TODAY came to Edinburgh – yesterday!

Edinburgh's favourite TV personality, Phil MacHugh was on hand yesterday to show Sheinelle Jones and Al Roker from NBC's TODAY show around the capital. (and yes he did make them eat a deep-fried Mars...

Fishing – Coarse fishing bosses looking for coaches and volunteers

Many people fish the Union Canal - myself included - near Edinburgh and I have recently received my membership card for The Scottish Federation of Coarse Angling (SFCA) which is accepted by Scottish Canals...

Scottish Government attack Westminster over lack of communication on Jobcentre closures

The UK Government announced on Thursday 26 January that many JobCentres will close across the country including that on South St Andrew Street in Edinburgh city centre. The axe has been hovering over the office...

Comely Bank Publishing – a lesson in cooperation

An Edinburgh man who set up his own publishing house three years ago is celebrating the acquisition of three more novelists to his stable of authors. Gordon Lawrie set up Comely Bank Publishing, a writers’...

Do you have any canal stories to tell?

Members of the local community are invited to share their canal-related stories, photographs, maps and objects with young canal college volunteers aboard the Lochrin Bell boat, moored on the Union Canal at Edinburgh Quay...

A Zimbabwean novel set in Edinburgh

Zimbabwean writer, Tendai Huchu, has set his second novel in the city where he now lives. As the back cover informs us, ’The Maestro, The Magistrate & The Mathematician’ tells the story of three...

Council offer community garden on Calton Hill

The City of Edinburgh Council are looking for a group of community gardeners to take on a small space next to the Nelson Monument.The former garden is currently in a poor state, and is...

Council still in talks about an Edinburgh bike hire scheme

The city council is to engage in talks with advertising giant JCDecaux about the possibility of Edinburgh getting a bike hire scheme just like most other large cities around the world. Decaux is the outdoor advertising...


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