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Older people urged to check available benefits

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Owen Thompson MP has said that people over pension age would be well advised to check that they are claiming all the grants, benefits and allowances which they qualify for.Mr Thompson advised people...

Coronavirus – Chief Medical Officers update list of symptoms

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A statement was made this morning by the four UK Chief Medical Officers, updating the list of Coronavirus symptoms:“From today, all individuals should self-isolate if they develop a new continuous cough or fever or...

New Lord Lieutenant for Midlothian

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HM The Queen has appointed Lieutenant Colonel Richard Callander LVO OBE TD as Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Midlothian to succeed Sir Robert Clerk Bt. OBE who retired on 3 April 2020.Midlothian MP, Owen Thompson,...

Students and young people urged to get a TV license

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Young people in Edinburgh are being urged to ensure they’re fully covered as new data is released by TV Licensing.Over 650 people in Scotland between the ages of 18 and 25 have been interviewed...

Fiona is flying solo at Eagle Couriers

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An accomplished business woman from Edinburgh is set to further advance Scotland’s transport industry as she becomes the sole director of the country’s largest independent courier firm.Leading the way for women in the flourishing...

Child dies after choking incident at Corstorphine nursery

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The ten-month old baby who was rushed to the Sick Kids on Tuesday afternoon has sadly died.The nursery in Corstorphine was open this morning but closed after news of the child's death was...
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Apply now for Scotmid Cooperative’s Community Connect funding

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CHARITIES IN THE EAST OF SCOTLAND ARE INVITED TO APPLY FOR SHARE OF £25,000 FUNDINGCharities from across the East of Scotland have been invited to apply for a share of £25,000 to put towards...

The Cairncross Review is out today

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In 2018 the UK Government commissioned a report on how to safeguard the future sustainability of the press. It has now produced its independent review, under the chairmanship of Dame Frances Cairncross, who is...

Homebuilder scores two tries with North Berwick community

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A leading homebuilder has strengthened its ties with an East Lothian community by supporting the local junior rugby teams – for the best part of a decade.CALA Homes (East) has been a long-standing sponsor...

A Chance To Dissect Medical History Online For The First Time

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A new resource that allows people to delve easily for the first time into the fascinating world of medical history - including rare photographic collections and tales of grave robbers - has been launched by the...

Oaklands Special School are promised a fun packed day this month

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Happy Days Children's Charity is treating children from Oaklands  Special School to a performance of Dick Whittington by the M&M Productions travelling theatre. The theatre group will visit Oaklands  on Ferry Road and put...

Edinburgh news….. as it happens

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This article will be posted on our TERLive! page and will run until we stop it for whatever reason.The idea is to give us somewhere to post live news as we find it -...

Retired engineer to patent plan for smart grid system

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 Hugh Smeaton, whose innovative smart grid system can capture network losses, warns Scottish Government not to fail Scotland again to create employment from the technology he and his colleagues have created- “Scotland...

Field Hockey – Edinburgh University Women victorious at Peffermill

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Division One: women: Edinburgh University 6, MJV Dundee Wanderers 0 Sophie Maunder netted a double as Edinburgh University last night thrashed MJV Dundee Wanderers 6-0 in a Division One clash at Peffermill. The students were pinned...

Robotic assisted surgery has saved fifty lives in south east Scotland

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A pioneering new form of robotics-assisted surgery for men with prostate cancer was announced by the Health Secretary Shona Robison today at Edinburgh's Western General Hospital.The technology involved tiny remote-controlled robots deployed by surgeons during keyhole surgery....

Go along and be thrilled by Botanic Lights 13 October to 6 November 2016

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Tonight the Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh begins Botanic Lights 2016. This is a series of nightly events over the course of the next month which will transform our beautiful but familiar city garden with vibrant light displays, holograms...

Botanic Lights 2016 opens tomorrow with a new theme- Exploration

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Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden's award-winning Botanic Lights opens to the public tomorrow night (Thursday 13th) promising their most ambitious and interactive shows to date.The theme for this year's 22-night run of events is "Exploration"....
Camilla Whitehill and Longsight Theatre's Mr Incredible

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 REVIEW : Mr Incredible*****

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Who wouldn't want to spend time with someone awarded the sobriquet "Mr Incredible" by his creator? Admittedly, when the audience at Underbelly Cowgate first encounter Adam, he's throwing up into a plant pot. But...

Cameo Cinema announce special “Curated By” Fringe shows

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The Cameo cinema in Tollcross has just released details of this year’s “Curated By” season; a series of one-off events during the Fringe that will include a selection of films presented by high-profile comics and...

Council launches “street play” scheme

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The City of Edinburgh Council have published guidelines for local residents who can now apply to have their street temporarily closed off from traffic as part of the pilot Playing Out scheme. The scheme will enable...

Wester Hailes pupils to attend Waterloo commemoration at St Paul’s

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Students from Wester Hailes Education Centre will attend a commemorative service in St Paul’s Cathedral this Friday, 18 June 2015, to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. Wester Hailes Education Centre has...

Stamp Duty now a relic of the past

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In days of yore solicitors would be seen trotting in and out of the Stamp Office in Picardy Place clutching title deeds and other documents which required payment of stamp duty. The process involved...

Hardies want to sort out all your problems

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A firm of surveyors with fourteen offices across Scotland have recently set up a new arm to offer a Dispute Resolution Service. So in truth they really do want your problems and they will help you...

Letter from Scotland

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We’ve been battening down the hatches in more senses than one this week. The usual January storms seem to have no end and no mercy and our oil lamps are running low on fuel. ...

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...

Letter from Scotland

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I came across a slip of paper in an old book, the other day, which simply said: “Books, which Miss AP Thomas will collect tonight.” It was written in beautiful, old-fashioned handwriting and probably...

Buy Fair Trade this Christmas

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International Development Minister Humza Yousaf yesterday urged shoppers in Scotland to opt for a Christmas with a conscience this year.Mr Yousaf officially opened the Ethical Christmas Fair at Edinburgh’s Ocean Terminal, where he met...

Scottish National Portrait Gallery – marking centenary of WWI

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A largely unknown painting which profoundly impressed the poet Wilfred Owen will be one of the highlights of a new exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, marking the centenary of the outbreak of...

IT learning opportunities for young people at Easter Road

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Hibernian Community Foundation, Street League Scotland and Edinburgh College are joining forces to provide personal development and IT learning opportunities in Hibernian Learning Centre in the South Stand at Easter Road Stadium.Young people between...

Royal Highland Show 2014 in Photos

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 The Royal Highland show is now open for business till Sunday. Thomas Haywood was there today to take some photos. Photos by Thomas Haywoodwww.thomashaywood.com

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