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Charities Urged To Get To Grips With IndyRef

By at February 1, 2014 | 10:34 pm | 0 Comment

'Ten Steps' Guide Launched To Help Charities Prepare A new guide to help charities better prepare their organisations ahead of the referendum result in September was launched yesterday (31st January 2014), by the Carnegie UK Trust. The referendum guide, produced in partnership with ACOSVO, The Association of Chief Officers of Scottish Voluntary Organisations, outlines

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Curator’s Wife To Walk Marathon At Aquarium

By at January 23, 2014 | 5:34 pm | 0 Comment

The Tartan Tramping Trio L to R Nikki Smith, Sarah Tait and Rose Malcolm

(Picture: The Tartan Tramping Trio L to R Nikki Smith, Sarah Tait and Rose Malcolm) The wife of Deep Sea World’s curator will be aiming to walk a marathon at the North Queensferry aquarium on Sunday, January 26th to raise money for charity. Nikki Smith, from Fife, will be joined by friends Sarah Tait and Rose Malcolm as they attempt to complete the marathon on a

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EMFF Set To Woo Audiences With Valentines Slot

By at January 23, 2014 | 1:50 pm | 0 Comment

Everest Base Camp EMFF

Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival fans fall for the man known as ‘The Swiss Machine’ The Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival is back – but with a difference. The 11th EMFF has moved away from its old October slot and is set to woo audiences from Friday 14 – Sunday 16 February 2014. The line up is, as usual, irresistible, leaving its many love-struck fans

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Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce aims to help place at least 35 graduates with SMEs in next three months

By at January 8, 2014 | 2:18 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh Chamber joins Scottish Government’s Graduate Recruitment Incentive Programme to encourage  & support SME’s to take on graduates The Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce has announced that it has now joined up with the Scottish Chambers of Commerce and Scottish Government to provide opportunities for SMEs in the Edinburgh area to take on graduate

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Three Scottish Universities Help SMEs Invest Over £7m

By at January 6, 2014 | 2:47 pm | 1 Comments

Over 1,000 SME opportunities through Business Innovation Exchange partnership between St Andrews, Edinburgh Napier and Queen Margaret Universities SMEs in key priority sectors have injected over £7m in innovation and RTD (Research, Technology & Development) as a result of a unique academic industry engagement project involving three Scottish Universities. The

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‘Don’t let loneliness or worry ruin Christmas’ Charity tells older Edinburgh residents

By at December 13, 2013 | 4:55 pm | 0 Comment

Age Scotland is calling on older people in Edinburgh who feel lonely, or who face difficulties, over the Christmas holiday to make use of Silver Line Scotland; a new free* national helpline offering information, friendship and advice 0800 4 70 80 90. The service, which is delivered in partnership by Age Scotland and Esther Rantzen’s charity The Silver Line

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Shoppers Invited On Shark Hunt

By at December 11, 2013 | 12:27 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh shoppers are being invited to join a shark hunt this weekend (Saturday, December 14th – Sunday, December 15th). Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, has hidden a shoal of shark toys in the Gyle Shopping Centre and they’re enlisting the help of youngsters to track them down. Everyone who successfully searches out all the sharks will have the

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New Help To Optimise Xmas Delivery Strategies

By at December 8, 2013 | 6:44 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh Napier University’s digital experts showcase optimisation techniques for businesses that even Santa will benefit from Software engineering experts from Edinburgh Napier University have developed an interactive demonstrator to show how optimisation techniques can address the challenges faced by companies trying to optimise their delivery strategies. It helps

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The Absolutely Other – Exhibition by Mary Modeen

By at December 5, 2013 | 10:15 am | 0 Comment

Mary Modeen exhibition

The Absolutely Other - Exhibition of prints by Mary Modeen 18 January to 15 March 2014 This installation of prints features work made up of overlays of visual memory that mix landscape and suggestions of witnessing. These are layered together to suggest forms of awareness in which landscape and metaphysical states share equal attention. Printmaking processes

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Scuba Diving Santa At Deep Sea World

By at December 1, 2013 | 4:40 pm | 0 Comment

Scuba Diving Santa Claus and Sand Tiger Shark at Deep Sea World

Visitors to Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, are being entertained over the festive period with special weekend dives by a scuba Santa Claus. The intrepid Father Christmas is braving shark-infested waters to deliver presents to the aquarium’s team of divers and also hand out some treats to the fishy residents. The sub-aquatic Saint Nick is sharing

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