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  1. Live updates on Edinburgh’s City Region Deal

      Today is pretty historic as things go in an old and historic city like Edinburgh. Today the Edinburgh City Region Deal will be signed. The Edinburgh Reporter will be there to bring you all the news.. Follow us here or on Twitter for all the updates Live Blog City Region Deal…
  2. Federation of Small Businesses welcomes investment in City Region Deal

    The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) welcomes the investment which will be brought to the whole region in the City Region Deal to be announced later today. The body which represents individual businesses and companies say it will bring welcome capital investment and partnership working among the six signatory local authorities, but they warn that  if […
  3. DJ Alexander extend Hibs’ partnership for new campaign

    Property management company DJ Alexander who signed up with the club for the first time last season have extended their partnership for the new campaign. Hibs go into the new season full of optimism after winning promotion from the Championship and over 12,000 season tickets have been sold. Neil Lennon has strengthened his squad with a …
  4. Hibs sign striker Deivydas Matulevicius from Belgian side Royal Mouscron

    Hibs have completed the signing of striker Deivydas Matulevicius from Belgian side Royal Mouscron, subject to international clearance. The 6ft 3 in centre forward, 28, has signed a two year deal,  becoming Neil Lennon’s sixth summer signing after Danny Swanson, Simon Murray, Efe Ambrose, Ofir Marciano and Steven Whittaker. A Lithuanian internationalist, Deivydas has played …
  5. Economy Secretary upbeat on City Region Deal

     Economy Secretary Keith Brown today welcomes the ‘ambitious’ city deal which will deliver opportunities across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders. The Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal will deliver inclusive economic growth across the region through housing, innovation, transport, skills and culture. It is expected that the new deal will […
  6. It Shoulda Been You – Edinburgh Fringe 2017

    Room 29 theatre invites you to a wedding day you’ll never forget. With a blushing bride, a nervous groom and their overbearing mothers, It Shoulda Been You is a wild musical comedy where anything that can go wrong, does! Expect plenty of crazy twists and turns, uninvited guests and love popping up in mysterious places. Originally produced on [&…
  7. City Region Deal will be on the table later today – for signing!

    The First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office, Damien Green, will be visiting Edinburgh today to assist with signing off the City Region Deal which promises £1 billion of inward investment for the Edinburgh area. Accompanied by Keith Brown MSP the Minister for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, The Secretary of State …
  8. Your number 26 is now greener than ever

    Lothian Buses paraded along from Princes Street to Edinburgh Zoo today with their fleet of 30 brand new, low emission buses serving one of Edinburgh’s busiest roads at an investment of over £7m. The new Euro 6 vehicles will operate on Service 26 which runs all the way to Tranent. This service connects communities from the west of the city to East Lothian, travelling […]…
  9. Edinburgh Art Festival 2017: The Making of the Future: Now

    What is art’s primary function? Is it to please, to edify, to create beautiful things? Or is it to make statements, to encourage people to think differently – or at least more deeply – about the issues of our day, maybe even to change things? Can it be both? Scottish town planner, conservationist, social activist […
  10. Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Above The Mealy-mouthed Sea

    Unholy Mess in association with Omnibus Theatre present Above The Mealy-mouthed Sea  Jemima Foxtrot, acclaimed performance poet and theatre maker stars in a strange, funny and poignant play about the self we present to the world and the self we try to hide.  Exploring memory, childhood and what happens when you can’t quite get to [&#…
  11. Curses! The Fitba’s Back…

    It’s that time of the year again. Although this ‘time of the year’ seems to have been getting earlier and earlier in recent times. Yes, dear reader, I’m talking about the start of the football season. For the past couple of months, it’s been relatively calm in the Smith household (apart from Mrs Smith’s increasingly […]…
  12. Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Roses in the Salad

      Have you ever seen roses in the salad?  A show with vegetables, colours, shadows and video animation created for small children ‘Vegetables are something serious!’ says the Chef. ‘Vegetables are something boring!’ points out Romilda, his assistant. There should be a way to put a bit of colour into this kitchen! What if all that […]…
  13. Project Servator lined up for Fringe Festival

    Police Scotland will be fully utilising Project Servator, the innovative and very effective policing tactic designed to deter, detect and disrupt criminal and terrorist activity in the lead up to and during the course of the Edinburgh International and Fringe Festival 2017. Project Servator is an innovative and collaborative community approach which aims to protect…
  14. Soapbox Science at The Mound this weekend

    Female researchers from across Scotland will take to their soapboxes on the Mound in Edinburgh city centre to share their passion for science on Saturday. (July 22) Soapbox Science  gives members of the public the opportunity to find out more about world-leading research, to ask questions, heckle and be inspired by women in science. Set …
  15. Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – The Intimate Strangers: Mister Bond

    The Intimate Strangers: Mister Bond is a critically-acclaimed dark, absurd sketch comedy show with a grand James Bond finale. Witness characters/situations like a woman obsessed with dogs and a game of Simon Says gone horribly wrong. The show is a mix of fast-paced sketches hinging around the character of ‘Matt’ wanting to achieve his ultimate dream of being the [……
  16. Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Home

    A rare Fringe show specifically created for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities. Following their sell-out 2016 Fringe debut with The Forest, Frozen Light return with Home, their latest bold and exciting production, devised specifically for audiences with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD). Exploring a new and unknown world, Home immerses audiences with PMLD in a multi-sensory story […
  17. BBC disclose presenters and personalities paid over £150,000

    The BBC has issued its annual report this morning detailing alongside it the payments made to members of its staff and other personalities of amounts over £150,000 from the licence fee in the last financial year. It has been a long time coming this list and the information is quite interesting. This is the complete …
  18. Frazer is drumming up support for the Tattoo

    23 year-old Frazer Rankin works in Asda Dunbar all year round, but in August he is looking forward to playing the snare drum at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, and spent some time showing off his skills to his Asda colleagues. This will be his fourth year taking part in the musical extravaganza at Edinburgh…
  19. Scottish Government pressing socio-economic initiative

    Public bodies in Scotland will be required to put reducing poverty and inequality at the heart of their decision making. The introduction of a socio-economic duty was included in the UK Government’s Equality Act 2010, however, it was never implemented. The Scottish Government is now pressing ahead and is seeking views on how best to […
  20. Man will appear at Sheriff Court today following incident there

    An 18 year-old man was arrested and charged yesterday after an incident at the Sheriff Court in Edinburgh on Monday 10 July 2017. The man was detained around 2 o’clock on Tuesday 18 July 2017 in the Granton area. He will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today. Chief Inspector James Jones, Area Commander for North…