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Edinburgh’s Contini George Street toasts National Negroni Week

By at June 24, 2019 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

Contini George Street

Edinburgh’s Contini George Street is celebrating a double centenary as part of National Negroni Week, 24th-30th June. Mixologists at the family-run Italian restaurant have created a special menu of five new Negroni cocktails to mark not only the centenary of the classic Italian tipple, but also the 100th anniversary of the Contini family’s arrival in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Food Festival announces new top 5 line-up

By at June 22, 2019 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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Five new Scottish food and drink producers have been announced in the run-up to the fifth Edinburgh Food Festival taking place in Assembly George Square Gardens from 19th to 28th July 2019. Edinburgh’s only city centre food festival will be showcasing a range of international cuisine through a diverse and unique range of producers and street food stall holders,

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Llamas are Looking for Love at Dundas Castle

By at June 21, 2019 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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Image Credit - Blue Sky Photography The team at five star wedding venue, Dundas Castle, is looking for a male llama to extend its current herd. The Castle, which has been home to llamas for over ten years, currently has five females and is in need of a male to meet increasing demand for the presence of the animals at events. Louise Andrew, General Manager at

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Knocking Stereotypes And Building Up A Business

By at June 19, 2019 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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The 30-year-old Edinburgh entrepreneur who’s changing the face of the construction industry It’s fair to say Iain Martin took a huge gamble when he decided to launch his own building contractor business last year. His father, a joiner, had warned him not to enter the construction industry in the first place; stereotypes of ‘unreliable’ tradesmen seemed to

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Edinburgh Cookery School: New Mexican Course

By at June 17, 2019 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment


Edinburgh locals looking to spice up their summer can now discover the true flavours of Mexico with the introduction of a brand new course at Edinburgh New Town Cookery School (ENTCS). Launching on 7 July, the one day Taste of Mexico cookery course will take attendees on a culinary journey around the various regions of the country, covering everything from corn

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Edinburgh Cocktail Week 2019

By at June 15, 2019 | 9:03 am | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh Cocktail Week Announces New Cocktail Forest, Rooftop Cocktail Domes, Expanded Cocktail Village and 70 Participating Bars for this Year’s Festival Edinburgh Cocktail Week 2019 returns this autumn, Monday 14th – Sunday 20th October, with another fun-filled week of cocktail festivities across the capital including a new Cocktail Forest, Rooftop

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The return of The Ultra Tour of Arran

By at April 2, 2019 | 11:37 am | 0 Comment


The return of The Ultra Tour of Arran – Run Scotland in miniature Following the major success of the inaugural Ultra Tour of Arran in 2018, Rat Race Adventure Sports will again stage the audacious 100km off-road running challenge on the Isle of Arran, Scotland in miniature, on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April 2019 On Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April 2019, Race

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New Chairman at Dynamic Earth

By at March 25, 2019 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

Pete Downes

Professor Sir Pete Downes OBE has been appointed as Chairman at five star visitor attraction, Dynamic Earth. Pete joins Dynamic Earth from the University of Dundee, where he was Principal and Vice-Chancellor from 2009 until December 2018. With a background in science and more than ten years’ experience in the commercial sector, Pete is well-equipped for the

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Mother’s Day with Gin at The Secret Herb Garden

By at March 23, 2019 | 12:13 pm | 0 Comment


Edinburgh-based distillery, The Old Curiosity, is spoiling Mums this Mother’s Day, by adding a ‘sprinkle of love’ to one of its most popular colour-changing gins. For those looking to gift gin to mum on Mother’s Day, until the end of March, every 50cl bottle of the distiller’s Apothecary Rose gin will come with a free bag of hand-picked, pink rose petals

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The future for Edinburgh biking

By at March 21, 2019 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment


 The new Pentland Trail Centre – The future for Edinburgh biking In 2023 Scotland will host the World Championships for all cycling disciplines including mountain biking. Two local businessmen are behind a new mountain bike trail centre that could revolutionise cycle participation in East Central Scotland. The site for the trail centre is located within the

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