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The UK’s first ever plastic-free shop of its kind

By at November 27, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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The Leith Collective leads the way in making 2021 the year of going green As far as New Year’s resolutions go, to become the UK’s first ever plastic-free shop of its kind is quite an ambitious one. But local business owner, Sara Thomson, is determined to kick off 2021 in the most environmentally friendly way possible, and she’s hoping other businesses will be

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Finalist MARKDAVID in Regional Salon Awards

By at November 25, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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MARKDAVID salon based in Stockbridge, Edinburgh, has received the news it has finalised for the Salon Awards in two categories – Best Customer Experience and for the Best New or Refurbished Salon category. With the salon being open for only just one year, this is an incredible achievement, being the third awards the salon has finalised for since opening and during

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Edinburgh’s Magnum Launches Christmas Gift Pack

By at November 23, 2020 | 2:16 pm | 0 Comment

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Crafted and bottled in Edinburgh using a fusion of only single malt Scotch whisky and cream, Magnum Cream Liqueur has quickly established itself as Scotland’s answer to Baileys and the perfect Christmas gift. For the first time this year, people can now get their hands on Magnum’s new Christmas gift pack, which includes a 70cl bottle of Magnum, stainless steel

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Retro Mini Golf Fun For All The Family

By at November 20, 2020 | 4:38 am | 0 Comment

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Enter the Portal, head back to the ‘80s and enjoy retro mini golf fun for all the family The Edinburgh Corn Exchange reveal their latest family-friendly venture It doesn’t matter whether you remember the ‘80s the first time around or not, Edinburgh’s latest family-friendly attraction, Portal Mini Golf, is a fun new way to rewind, experience and celebrate

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Edinburgh Honey Producer makes Beeline for Far East

By at November 14, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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The Edinburgh-based Scottish Bee Company is following in the footsteps of Scotland’s national drink after cracking the Far East market in Japan and Singapore for the first time. Last year, the export value of global Scotch Whisky exports grew by 4.4% to £4.91bn, driven in particular by sales in Asia and Africa. The Scottish Bee Company now hopes its own amber nectar

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Contini Edinburgh launches ‘Contini At Home’ UK-wide

By at November 10, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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For the first time, Edinburgh’s ‘Contini At Home’ food and drink delivery service is now available UK-wide, including special Christmas and Hogmanay menus, Contini Christmas hamper and Contini Panettone. As third generation Italian Scots and leading restaurateurs, Victor and Carina Contini continue to champion independent family businesses in Scotland, bringing the

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Scottish craft brewery support ‘International Stout Day’

By at November 4, 2020 | 8:03 am | 0 Comment

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One of Scotland’s most awarded independent craft breweries is backing ‘International Stout Day’ on Thursday 5th November with the launch of a new online exclusive and first online stout tasting event. To mark the occasion, Harviestoun Brewery, based in Alva near Stirling, is rolling out its craft stout ‘Old Engine Oil’ in a new mini-keg format [4.5% ABV]. For

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‘Stick To The Shore’ & Support Your Local Community

By at October 27, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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October 2020 has been an incredibly tough month for the hospitality industry. Facing another forced closure and further uncertainty surrounding jobs. Leith Hairdresser, Simon Hill of SESH Hairdressing, wanted to do something to show support and gather momentum. The ‘Stick to the Shore’ initiative Simon has rolled out is designed to rally the locals of the shore

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Scottish Hospitality ‘Save Our Jobs’ Campaign

By at October 23, 2020 | 1:18 pm | 0 Comment

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Some of the top names in Scottish hospitality have launched a new ‘Save Our Jobs’ campaign calling for urgent support from Westminster and Holyrood to safeguard up to 100,000 jobs before the nationwide furlough scheme comes to an end on 31st October. Michelin star chef Tom Kitchin, Nic Wood of pub and bar collection Signature Group, James Thomson of Prestonfield and

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Indulge Your Hair At Home For Autumn/Winter

By at October 21, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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Mark McCarthy owner of Mark David Salon in Edinburgh With the current pandemic it’s important for us to take time for ourselves at home to relax, indulge and have some self-care time.  The colder months can play havoc on our hair which can leave those luscious locks somewhat dry and frizzy. Therefore, it’s essential that we look after our hair and ensure we are

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