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Lothian’s Poppy Bus unveiled today

This year's Poppy Bus was unveiled in the city centre today.The bus has a lovely modern pattern of bright red poppies on a red background. Try and spot it on your route, as...

Letter from Scotland

My great uncle died in the First World War, along with 140,000 other Scottish soldiers. He was just 23 years old, a major in a gunnery unit. He was killed at the second battle...

Balerno remembers those who fell

Balerno Parish Church are organising a series of events to mark Remembrance and they start on Thursday, November 1 with a dedication of a Field of Remembrance and poppy fall in Balerno Parish Church (11am).On...

Record numbers visit Lothian Buses on Doors Open Day

On Saturday 24 September our local bus depot was inundated with visitors when more than 10,000 people visited in just four hours.The company usually welcomes between 3,000 and 4,000 visitors to its Annandale Street headquarters for...

Commemorative Hibs’ ‘poppy’ shirts to be auctioned

A second set of commemorative shirts worn by the Hibs' squad during the recent victory over St Mirren are now up for auction following a very successful opening bidding session.The shirts of David Gray, Jason Cummings,...

Lifeworks – New free course to help veterans get into work

Poppyscotland, the charity that organises the Scottish Poppy Appeal, is calling for veterans to take part in a free vocational assessment course to help them overcome barriers to employment.LifeWorks will take place over five...

Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show

Edinburgh students are once again working hard to produce one of 'Europe's largest student run fashion shows' which has been hailed as 'one of the biggest events in the social calendar' by The List.The Edinburgh Charity...


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