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Newington Library temporary closure

Newington Library temporary closure | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Newington Library will be closed this coming weekend (3rd and 4th May) to allow essential building work to take place. We will reopen at 10am on Monday 5th. There will be no access to the library c...
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Happy birthday Nan!

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DRYLAW'S NAN IS ONE HUNDRED Born before the outbreak of the First World War, Drylaw woman Nan Macdonald celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends at Drylaw Parish Church yesterday. Gues...
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Cyclist taken to hospital after being knocked off bike by lorry

Cyclist taken to hospital after being knocked off bike by lorry | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The man was knocked off his bike by the HGV on the corner of Morrison Street and Gardener’s Crescent, Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh trials app to help disabled pedestrians at crossings

Edinburgh trials app to help disabled pedestrians at crossings | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The app transmits an audio alert and a green man on screen when it's safe to cross.
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We made a video of Gavin's app earlier this year which you can view here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POoB-8dfsHA

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Taekwondo championships coming to Edinburgh - BBC News

Taekwondo championships coming to Edinburgh - BBC News | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
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Taekwondo championships coming to Edinburgh
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Meadowbank Stadium will host the event, marking the first time it has been hosted by Scotland. About 500 martial artists are expected to take part.
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Edinburgh Leisure boss John Comiskey resigns

Edinburgh Leisure boss John Comiskey resigns | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
THE chief executive of Edinburgh Leisure has revealed he is to resign – sparking concern over the future leadership of the organisation which runs many of the Capital’s public sports centres.
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Marketing Assistant Vacancy @ Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival (Edinburgh)

An exciting opportunity to be involved in the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 18–27 July. This is a short term 3 week post starting Monday 7 July until Sunday 27 July.
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Glasgow-Edinburgh rail chaos, thousands delayed

Glasgow-Edinburgh rail chaos, thousands delayed | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
THOUSANDS of commuters have suffered train delays or cancellations after three Network Rail faults plagued lines in Edinburgh and Glasgow in 18 hours.
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Nightmare for commuters this evening.... 

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Champions Event In Edinburgh Cancelled

The Champions of Tennis event that was due to be held in Edinburgh this week has been cancelled by the tournament organisers, Serve and Volley LTD.
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Disappointing particularly given today's weather.....

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RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat, Queensferry Lifeboat

RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat, Queensferry Lifeboat | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Queensferry Lifeboat is part of The RNLI Royal National Lifeboat Institution and provides a 24 hour on call rescue service. RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat.
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Two people had a lucky escape today but the RNLI were on hand to help

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Nimble-fingered knitter covers entire tram stop in Edinburgh in a bizarre blanket protest against controversial scheme

Nimble-fingered knitter covers entire tram stop in Edinburgh in a bizarre blanket protest against controversial scheme | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
BENCHES and a tram ticketing machine at the West End Princes Street stop were covered with the knitted creations emblazoned with protest slogans.
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Volunteer Robert Pearson makes his mark on Muirhouse community

Volunteer Robert Pearson makes his mark on Muirhouse community | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Robert Pearson works tirelessly within the community as he juggles work, family life with his care and passion for the Muirhead community.
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Crossing our fingers for Robert this evening! 

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TRIM: making a difference

TRIM: making a difference | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Awards and nominations aplenty for Muirhouse Group ... I am happy to confirm that once again the hard work and dedication of the volunteers in TRIM (Tenants & Residents in Muirhouse) and the Co...
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Our friends at TRIM have been recognised again for their hard work. Well done!

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Now Leith has the best bus stop in Edinburgh

Now Leith has the best bus stop in Edinburgh | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
But, Edinburgh Commercial Property, what have you done to the Guido van Helten artwork on Leith Walk?
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Body found beside Slateford railway track

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A BODY has been found beside the railway track in the Slateford this morning.
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Trains to Glasgow Central are delayed as a result of this incident.

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Sixty new jobs at Scottish Gas in Granton

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At least sixty new jobs will be created at Scottish Gas HQ on Granton's waterfront, it has been announced. Parent company Centrica plans to create 300 jobs at contact centres across the UK. The maj...
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Tram damaged in crash in Edinburgh’s West End

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AN accident involving a tram and a bus brought disruption to the line and stopped services beyond Haymarket this morning.
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Anybody see this? If you have photos then do share them with us editor@theedinburghreporter.co.uk

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Yo! Sushi to open Princes Street restaurant

Yo! Sushi to open Princes Street restaurant | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
SUSHI lovers are in for a treat after plans to open the first new restaurant in Princes Street for decades were given the green light.
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Although the Rose Street restaurant closed some time back Yo! Sushi are going ahead with a new venue.

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Council boss resigns after report blasts Mortonhall Crematorium

Council boss resigns after report blasts Mortonhall Crematorium | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Mark Turley was suspended from his role in Edinburgh in May and announced his resignation on Thursday.
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Parliament Hall set for Edinburgh Fringe events

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SCOTLAND’S historic Parliament Hall will be a Fringe venue for the first time when it hosts an exhibition commemorating a £58 million redevelopment project.
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Presumably without advocates walking up and down consulting with solicitors.....

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Window fall woman seriously injured

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Brodies Champions of Tennis cancelled

Brodies Champions of Tennis cancelled | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
A huge tennis event in Edinburgh featuring legends John McEnroe and Tim Henman has been cancelled, forcing the organisers to go into administration, after problems with a roof brought in to prevent last year’s washout.
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Edinburgh Skier suing Cairngorm firm for £500k

Edinburgh Skier suing Cairngorm firm for £500k | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
A SKIER is suing a slopes operator for £500,000 after he broke his hip in a fall four years ago.
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Edinburgh tram files are ‘likely to be lost’

Edinburgh tram files are ‘likely to be lost’ | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Edinburgh tram files are ‘likely to be lost’
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The Sunday Post have spoken to former Council Leader Jenny Dawe.

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The secret history of Edinburgh's hospitals

The secret history of Edinburgh's hospitals | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
New on Our Town Stories, the remarkable story of Edinburgh's hospitals. Discover the link between Sherlock Holmes and the Edinburgh Hospital for Sick Children, the story of the world's first bionic...
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Sports, performance and winning mentality for 2014 Edinburgh Lecture

Sports, performance and winning mentality for 2014 Edinburgh Lecture | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
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