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Councillor’s words show ignorance of community

Councillor’s words show ignorance of community

We are incensed at the comments by Councillor Elaine Morris, “Councillor brands anticuts protesters ‘rabid’” (News, September 1). Greater Pilton is a fantastic place to work and live, and in fact top council workers,...

Councillor's words show ignorance of community

Councillor's words show ignorance of community

We are incensed at the comments by Councillor Elaine Morris, “Councillor brands anticuts protesters ‘rabid’” (News, September 1). Greater Pilton is a fantastic place to work and live, and in fact top council workers,...

Bearded dragon dumped in local supermarket toilets

Bearded dragon dumped in local supermarket toilets

The owner of a bearded dragon dumped in a white bag in the toilets of an Edinburgh supermarket is being sought by animal welfare officers. The adult male reptile was found in Morrisons on...

Dream Fund offers £300,000 to projects in and around the capital

Dream Fund offers £300,000 to projects in and around the capital

Charities and community groups across Edinburgh have been encouraged to apply for a newly announced £300,000 fund encouraging the third sector to work together. The grant seeks to make ‘dream’ collaborative projects a reality...

Inverleith Park green flag success

Inverleith Park green flag success

Inverleith Park retained it’s prestigious Green Flag Award for 2011/2012, passing assessments on a number of national criteria, such as environment, cleanliness, safety and accessibility and a flag raising ceremony took place today. The...

A bit of oomph

A bit of oomph

“You can go a long way on a bit of oomph”. This was the advice given to the graduating students of Edinburgh’s Telford College by guest speaker Jenny Eclair. Jenny had been invited to...

North Edinburgh Childcare

North Edinburgh Childcare

The Annual General Meeting of North Edinburgh Childcare took place on Monday 12 September. Over 360 children are cared for at the Centre and, despite, funding reductions, high quality services have been maintained. Convenor...

Spartans u19’s see off Dumbarton in tough Scottish Cup tie.

Spartans u19’s see off Dumbarton in tough Scottish Cup tie.

Local football side Spartans u19’s played host to Dumbarton on Sunday at Ainslie Park. Despite the strong wind and heavy rain showers both teams played some attractive football, but unfortunately this game wont be...

Spartans back from the brink

Spartans back from the brink

Spartans first-half substitute, defender Daniel O’Donnell, proved to be the Ainslie Park outfit’s saviour when – on the hour mark – he rose majestically in the Craigroyston penalty box to power a header beyond...

Embarrassed patients ‘putting lives at risk’

Embarrassed patients ‘putting lives at risk’

MEN and women in the Lothians are putting their lives at risk because of embarrassment, a bowel cancer charity has warned. Research by Bowel Cancer UK found that 40 per cent of residents would...