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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...

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...

NHS launches online help for addiction

NHS launches online help for addiction

HELP on drug and drink addiction is now available online thanks to investment from NHS Lothian. The health board has revamped its Edinburgh Alcohol and Drug Partnership (EADP) website, which it runs with the...

Kids aged ten set fire to flats in city’s ‘Wild West’

Kids aged ten set fire to flats in city’s ‘Wild West’

CHILDREN as young as ten are said to have set fire to a derelict building in Muirhouse – as besieged locals tell how the area is fast becoming the “Wild West” of the Capital.A...

Kids aged ten set fire to flats in city's 'Wild West'

Kids aged ten set fire to flats in city's 'Wild West'

CHILDREN as young as ten are said to have set fire to a derelict building in Muirhouse – as besieged locals tell how the area is fast becoming the “Wild West” of the Capital.A...

Botanics left red-faced as plant fails to blossom

Botanics left red-faced as plant fails to blossom

STAFF at Edinburgh’s world-famous Royal Botanic Garden have been left red-faced after the horticultural event of the decade fell flat. The institution has been waiting eight years for its giant “corpse flower” to bloom...