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Is the Edinburgh Derby a Fixture to Rival the Old Firm?

By at February 18, 2017 | 4:47 pm | 0 Comment

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Much of the myth and legend of football is built around famous rivalries, whether it is between individual players and managers or, as is most common, clubs based in the same city. These games mean everything to fans and often take on greater importance than any other match on the fixture list. The results can mean bragging rights in workplaces or in pubs for months –

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Differences in food in Scotland compared to America

By at February 10, 2017 | 10:38 am | 0 Comment

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If you think about it, there really isn’t much that connects Scotland to America! Interestingly, you can fit Scotland into America approximately 122 times despite the fact that the way the two countries go about life is pretty different. One thing however, that springs to mind that connects the pair of countries is their patriotism- both are proud of who they are and

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How will Scotland fare in the 2017 Six Nations Rugby?

By at January 18, 2017 | 12:20 pm | 0 Comment

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It’s that time of year again; the Six Nations gets underway in less than three weeks and Vern Cotter’s Scotland will be quietly confident of picking up a victory or two over the next couple of months. With three fixtures at Murrayfield, excitement is growing across the city of Edinburgh and fans are starting to believe that while Scotland aren’t an obvious pick

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Giving your local Edinburgh business a fresh new look

By at January 10, 2017 | 3:11 am | 0 Comment

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Local entrepreneurs and business owners listen up; there has never been a better time to invest in your own business in Edinburgh. Although it’s certainly true that London boasts its fair share of big brands and start-ups, numerous cities on both sides of the border, Edinburgh included, are catching up and experiencing rapid growth and development. Indeed,

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Luxury Jeweller Chisolm Hunter Opens in Princes St

By at November 30, 2016 | 4:39 pm | 0 Comment

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Premium jeweller and diamond specialist Chisholm Hunter is set to open its £8m jewellery store on Edinburgh’s Princes Street in early December. At the foot of Frederick Street, the new opening will become the largest luxury jewellery retail space in the UK, bringing 20 jobs to the capital and a range of exclusive brands for Scotland. Glasgow founded Chisholm

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There’s lots of things to do in Edinburgh this Christmas!

By at November 27, 2016 | 9:01 am | 0 Comment

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As usual, there are many great attractions and things to do in Edinburgh this Christmas. If you ever find yourself in Edinburgh at this time of year, be sure to check out the ice-skating rink in St. Andrews Square or, if you are walking along Princes Street Gardens, the Edinburgh Christmas markets.  The Gardens remain the key feature for many families. If you

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Experiments in Space

By at November 26, 2016 | 1:24 am | 0 Comment

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Earlier this month Edinburgh Science Festival brought British ESA astronaut Tim Peake and NASA astronaut Tim Kopra together for Experiments in Space, a sold-out event held in the Usher Hall and hosted by space journalist and broadcaster Sarah Cruddas. During the event, the two crew-mates shared stories from their time living and working on the International Space

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Visitors Invited to Access all Areas at Aquarium

By at November 18, 2016 | 2:41 am | 0 Comment

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Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, is inviting visitors to go behind the scenes with free ‘Access All Areas’ tours this weekend (November 19th-20th). The North Queensferry attraction is throwing open the doors to it off-show quarantine area to give the public the chance to view their collection of rare baby thornback and undulate rays. In September

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Advice on expanding a local business in Edinburgh

By at November 7, 2016 | 9:00 pm | 0 Comment

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Whether a business is well established and seeking to diversify, or a relatively new start-up that has been particularly successful, a blueprint for future expansion should be an important element of every robust business plan. Before embarking on such an important decision, there are some vital points to take on board to ensure the business does not become stretched or

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Robbie Neilson has Hearts believing again

By at November 3, 2016 | 11:21 am | 0 Comment

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Hearts were on the brink of liquidation three years ago after entering administration due to the disastrous ownership of Vladimir Romanov. The Lithuanian was a controversial figure during his nine years at the club, making a number of ill-judged comments and sacking popular managers, such as George Burley. Towards the end of his reign at Tynecastle he failed to provide

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