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Remembering those who lost their lives

12/11/2015

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Originally posted on Tales of One City:
This morning a plaque that pays tribute to nurses who lost their lives in the First World War is to be unveiled at Central Library. It is the first memorial to bring together more than 500 names of British, Irish and Dominion Force nurses who died in service or as…

Organ recital at St Stephen’s Stockbridge next Sunday

29/11/2014

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St. Stephen Centre Organ Recital Morley Whitehead – Organist, Morningside Parish Church Music for Advent And Christmas Sunday 7 December 3pm The Recital is free (donations are welcome in aid of the organ fund)

Songs of Praise at Holy Cross in Davidsons Mains

26/11/2014

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Christmas Praise at Holy Cross Episcopal Church Monday 1 December at 7 pm in the Church Featuring the Cargilfield School Choir. Followed by mulled wine and mince pies in the Hall. Retiring collection for Pilton Youth and Children’s Project. All welcome! For further information visit http://www.holycrossedinburgh.org

New exhibitions at North Edinburgh Arts

10/11/2014

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Two exciting new exhibitions are opening at North Edinburgh Arts this week:   Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 November Please join us to celebrate the opening of two very creative and imaginative exhibitions here at North Edinburgh Arts. Imagination Mill Opens Tuesday 11th November, 5.30-7.30pm Imagination Mill is a collection of work by a group […]

Letter: Systems

10/11/2014

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Dear Editor An extract from a speech made in 1885: Capitalism. How long will we continue to tinker and patch at an inherently rotten system, although every attempt to remedy its defects will shed light on the way forward. When socialism becomes better understood, when its aims are seen not only to be beneficial but […]

Keir welcomes trams announcement

10/11/2014

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Colin Keir MSP for Edinburgh Western has welcomed the news that the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry has been converted from a non-statutory to a statutory enquiry. The Scottish Government has placed the inquiry on a statutory footing which will compel those involved in the Trams project to give evidence following a request from the enquiry chair […]

LOOPS phone line service for older people

10/11/2014

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In October, Volunteer Centre Edinburgh launched a new dedicated phone line for people aged 65 and over living in North West and South East Edinburgh giving easy access to information on a huge range of activities available to them.  loops nw poster Using a dedicated direct dial number 0131 603 8311, lines will be open […]

The General

09/11/2014

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Good-morning; good-morning!’ the General said When we met him last week on our way to the line. Now the soldiers he smiled at are most of ’em dead, And we’re cursing his staff for incompetent swine. ‘He’s a cheery old card,’ grunted Harry to Jack As they slogged up to Arras with rifle and pack. […]

Picturing Conflict: new exhibition opens at City Art Centre

09/11/2014

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A poignant exhibition on the impact of the First World War on Scottish art has opened at the City Art Centre … Opening its doors this Remembrance weekend, Picturing Conflict – Art of the First World War will showcase works produced during the war and in its immediate aftermath, alongside images created years later through the lens […]