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How to Deal with a Financial Emergency in Edinburgh

By at August 13, 2020 | 11:11 am | 0 Comment

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Living in a vibrant and bustling city can be expensive, but there’s no reason why you can’t comfortably deal with any financial emergency which can arise. The following can help you better understand instances of money emergencies and the steps you can take to look after your money in an improved way.  Examples of Financial Emergency  Financial difficulties

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Say Yes to the Sustainable Dress

By at August 12, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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(made from rose petals, orange peel, bamboo, and plastic bottles!) Rachel Scott Couture reveals new eco-friendly, ethically produced, vegan friendly bridal collection from designer, Rolling In Roses The award-winning bridal boutique, Rachel Scott Couture, has garnered a reputation over the past 16 years for pushing boundaries and enabling brides to buck wedding

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Ditch the Outdated 9-5 Office Model!

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

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Says award-winning entrepreneur 22-year-old CEO, Chris Thomas, on how the coronavirus pandemic is changing businesses forever When the then 20-year-old entrepreneur, Chris Thomas, was interviewed by The Scotsman in 2018 he caused a stir by claiming 2020 would be the year of remote working.  ‘In the next two years, we are going to become completely remote and give up

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Scran Academy Reach 100k Meals Delivery Milestone

By at August 8, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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With the support of more than 200 local volunteers and six partner organisations, Edinburgh's Scran Academy Meals Programme will today, (22-07-2020), reach a massive milestone in its essential response to the coronavirus pandemic. The charity will deliver its 100,000th free, healthy, direct to door, ready meal. This ‘pop up infrastructure’ developed in response to

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Double Award Success for Scottish Heather Honey

By at August 6, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh’s The Scottish Bee Company is celebrating this week after receiving two top industry accolades at the London International Honey Awards (LIHA). Produced in hives located in the Lothians, Dunfermline, Stirlingshire, Fife and Aberdeenshire, The Scottish Bee Company’s heather honey received the top platinum award for product quality and a silver award for its

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STAG Reaches Final of Esteemed National Awards

By at August 4, 2020 | 10:51 am | 0 Comment

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Hairdressing; it’s a skilled, highly entrepreneurial profession and the biggest and most powerful sector in the £28bn-a-year British beauty industry. Now Stag have demonstrated they are not only a leader in their Edinburgh location but a hairdressing powerhouse, beating off nationwide competition to earn a place in the final of the prestigious Most Wanted

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Traditional Scottish Food Worth Eating in Edinburgh

By at August 1, 2020 | 1:21 pm | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh is a beautiful city which epitomises all things Scotland, from it’s excellent Scottish pubs to its rich historical links to the country. It’s a city with plenty to do, that’s for sure.  One part of Edinburgh - and Scotland in general - that can be slightly ignored is its cuisine. There’s some excellent traditional food well worth trying once you get

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The Importance of Sustainability

By at July 24, 2020 | 1:16 pm | 0 Comment

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As demand for sustainable shopping alternatives increases, The Leith Collective prepares to come back even bigger than before Lockdown restrictions may be easing, but one person hoping the temporary pause in human activity over the past few months may prove to have a long-lasting, positive effect on consumer behaviour is Sara Thomson, founder of The Leith

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Luxury Floating Hotel Appoints ‘Wellbeing Manager’

By at July 22, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

Mari-Nel on board Fingal, July 2020. Photographed by Ditte Solgaard Dunn, First Light Photography

Scotland’s iconic floating hotel has appointed its first ‘Wellbeing Manager’ as it gears up to welcome guests back onboard from Wednesday 22nd July. It’s all hands on deck for Mari-Nel Scorer and her fellow crew members as they make the final preparations to reopen Fingal, which is berthed in Edinburgh’s historic Port of Leith. Mari-Nel, Fingal’s

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Escape to Stirling Old Town Jail

By at July 20, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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Stirling Old Town Jail reopens its doors on 15 July 2020 following a significant investment in upgrading the visitor experience and with a new self-guided audio tour.  A short trip from Edinburgh, or ideal if touring the country, this new tour is great for families, history buffs or crime fans. Offering a super safe (and secure!) insight into the history of crime

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