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Olympic Torch parade burns £800,000 hole in public finances | Deadline News

Olympic Torch parade burns £800,000 hole in public finances | Deadline News | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
PARADING the Olympic torch through Scottish communities burned an £800,000 hole in the public finances, it emerged today.
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Edinburgh trams: £100m left in budget as council pushes for faster progress - Transport - Scotsman.com

Edinburgh trams: £100m left in budget as council pushes for faster progress - Transport - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
JUST over £100 million is left in the budget to pay for Edinburgh’s troubled tram project to finally get up and running - as council bosses confirmed it could open at least six months earlier than planned.
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Quest to establish Porty Park status to cost £60k - Education - Scotsman.com

Quest to establish Porty Park status to cost £60k - Education - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
EDINBURGH City Council is set to pay more than £60,000 to confirm the status of Portobello Park as it continues to fight for a new school to be built on the green space.
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Ruby Sparks at Cameo Picturehouse | Edinburgh

Ruby Sparks at Cameo Picturehouse | Edinburgh | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Ruby Sparks on sale now at Cameo Picturehouse | Edinburgh...
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Search for European panda ambassador comes to city - Latest news - Scotsman.com

A CONTEST to unearth the next panda ambassador tasked with speaking up for one of the world’s most endangered species is being held in Edinburgh today.
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The greasy spoon that put Michelin-starred restaurants in the shade: Reviewers vote for humble cafe over gourmet eateries

The greasy spoon that put Michelin-starred restaurants in the shade: Reviewers vote for humble cafe over gourmet eateries | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The Haven (pictured) has been rated the best place to eat in Edinburgh by customers who posted rave reviews on the Trip Advisor website.
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Edinburgh's Got Talent: Age is no barrier for Ellen Brown in glory quest - Edinburgh Evening News

Edinburgh's Got Talent: Age is no barrier for Ellen Brown in glory quest - Edinburgh Evening News | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Edinburgh Evening NewsEdinburgh's Got Talent: Age is no barrier for Ellen Brown in glory questEdinburgh Evening NewsThe 12-year-old singer is the most junior member of ten finalists who will be vying to win Edinburgh's Got Talent at the Festival...
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Council scraps plan for giant wall to tackle antisocial behaviour - Latest news - Scotsman.com

Council scraps plan for giant wall to tackle antisocial behaviour - Latest news - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
PLANS to build a wall between neighbouring communities in a bid to tackle antisocial behaviour and vandalism have been dropped after being branded a “crazy idea”.
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Lean on Me: North Edinburgh Time Bank launches this Thursday

  Time banking is a scheme where people earn time credits for every hour they spend helping someone in their community. People sign up and offer whatever skill, knowledge and experience they h...
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Ambulance involved in road crash

Ambulance involved in road crash | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
An ambulance and a car have been damaged in a crash at a busy junction in Edinburgh.
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Airport fire engine topples over

Airport fire engine topples over | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
A firefighter is taken to hospital after an engine he was driving during a training exercise at Edinburgh Airport toppled over.
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MP welcomes news of speedy broadband - Local Headlines - Queensferry Gazette

MP welcomes news of speedy broadband - Local Headlines - Queensferry Gazette | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The City of Edinburgh Council is set to receive £10.7 million from the UK Government to see the capital become a “super-connected city” after it was chosen as one of 10 cities across the UK to share a £114 million broadband pot.
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Krispy Kreme Edinburgh drive thru opens at Hermiston Gait

Krispy Kreme Edinburgh drive thru opens at Hermiston Gait | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The popular doughnut outlet is due to open at the refurbished retail park in the capital.
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Frosty reception as Edinburgh’s winter campaign unveiled - Latest news - Scotsman.com

THE final shape of the Capital’s £300,000 winter marketing campaign has been unveiled amid fresh controversy about the slogans to be used.
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Woman rescued from car after hitting parked vehicle - Latest news - Scotsman.com

Woman rescued from car after hitting parked vehicle - Latest news - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
A WOMAN has been rescued from her car after it hit a parked vehicle and spun onto its roof in busy traffic this morning.
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Flights resume following plane evacuation at Glasgow Airport - Transport - Scotsman.com

Flights resume following plane evacuation at Glasgow Airport - Transport - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
FLIGHTS have resumed at Glasgow Airport after an emergency situation on board a Jet2 plane led to the evacuation of all 189 passengers.
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Giant pandas grounded by work on penguin enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo - Top stories - Scotsman.com

Giant pandas grounded by work on penguin enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo - Top stories - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
THE two giant pandas at Edinburgh Zoo have been “grounded” due to building work on a neighbouring penguin enclosure.
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Introducing Leith Library’s Reader in Residence

Introducing Leith Library’s Reader in Residence | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Welcome to Emily Dodd, Leith Library’s brand new Reader in Residence. Here Emily tells us a bit about herself and the work she’ll be doing. My name is Emily Dodd and I’m working for the Scottish Bo...
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2600 tickets issued across Edinburgh over the four days of Jubilee celebrations - Edinburgh Evening News

2600 tickets issued across Edinburgh over the four days of Jubilee celebrations - Edinburgh Evening News | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Edinburgh Evening News2600 tickets issued across Edinburgh over the four days of Jubilee celebrationsEdinburgh Evening NewsThe Capital's transport leader Councillor Lesley Hinds said: “Parking restrictions in Edinburgh were not altered during the...
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Regional chairs to discuss forming their own college body - Edinburgh college region chair calls for "clear and a strong collective voice for management"

Regional chairs to discuss forming their own college body - Edinburgh college region chair calls for "clear and a strong collective voice for management" | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Colleges leaders will discuss setting up their own body to represent the further education sector, Holyrood can reveal.

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Boots store erects fence to deter ‘intimidating’ drug users from congregating outside - Latest news - Scotsman.com

Boots store erects fence to deter ‘intimidating’ drug users from congregating outside - Latest news - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
First it was spikes to keep pigeons from messing up windowsills, then it was high-pitched sonic alarms to drive away troublesome teenagers.
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Man's body found on shoreline

Man's body found on shoreline | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Lothian and Borders Police are investigating the discovery of a man's body on the foreshore at Cramond in Edinburgh.
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Two injured after fire engine topples over at Edinburgh Airport

Two injured after fire engine topples over at Edinburgh Airport | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
The engine from the airport's own fire service, was involved in a training exercise.
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Rain blamed for drop in visitors

Rain blamed for drop in visitors | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
Historic Scotland is blaming the wet summer for a drop in visitor numbers at some of its key attractions.
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Architect’s widow slams £6.5m revamp plan for Scottish Parliament - Latest news - Scotsman.com

Architect’s widow slams £6.5m revamp plan for Scottish Parliament - Latest news - Scotsman.com | Today's Edinburgh News | Scoop.it
WHATEVER your view of the Scottish Parliament building, it is certainly an iconic example of architecture.
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