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STAG Reaches Final of Esteemed National Awards

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

Stag Most Wanted Best Local Salon

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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Local Edinburgh Salon Go The Extra Mile Ahead

By at July 18, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

SESH Hairdressing Covid-19 Reopening

SESH Hairdressing in Leith, Edinburgh has gone above and beyond standard requirements to ensure the health and safety of their clients and team ahead of reopening on 15th July 2020. Following the enforced closure since March, the salon is a different space than it was pre Covid-19 and they have implemented processes to ensure safety and minimise impact on the

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Supercharging Edinburgh’s Electric Cycle Company

By at July 15, 2020 | 12:39 pm | 0 Comment

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The Electric Cycle Company, Scotland's largest specialist e-bike shop, is on the move to a 4000 square foot, carbon neutral premises in Edinburgh.  Boogie, host of Forth 1’s Breakfast Show, joined Neill Hope, MD of the Electric Cycle Company, to launch a crowdfunding campaign to renovate the building into a new state of the art store and workshop, the biggest e-bike

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Scottish Bee Company’ Get BSI Kitemark™

By at June 17, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

Scottish Bee Company Kitemark[4]

Scottish heather honey produced by Edinburgh’s Scottish Bee Company has become the first ever food product in the UK to be awarded the new British Standards Institution (BSI) Kitemark™ for Food Assurance. The new BSI Kitemark has been created to help food sector organisations like the Scottish Bee Company to verify food label claims, deliver consumer trust and

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Edinburgh Cocktail Week Cancels 2020 Festival

By at June 14, 2020 | 1:07 pm | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh Cocktail Week has announced the cancellation of its 2020 festival, which was due to take place Monday 12th - Sunday 18th October. The festival will now take place Monday 11th - Sunday 17th October 2021.  Please find a statement from Gary Anderson, Edinburgh Cocktail Week's Managing Director, below: 'Before I get into the bad news, I would first like to

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Electric Cycle Company 80% Rise in Lockdown Sales

By at June 3, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment


Scotland's largest specialist e-bike retailer experiences 80% rise in e-bike sales and 200% rise in service sales during Covid-19 Lockdown. Five new members of staff have been contracted and £1500 has been donated to North Edinburgh charities, through an online poll. Sales of electric bikes (e-bikes) at the Electric Cycle Company (ECC), Scotland's largest specialist

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