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The General

November 9, 2014 by

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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

November 9, 2014 by

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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 […]

NEN Blog upgrade

November 7, 2014 by

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As you may know we are currently modernising NEN’s online presence. Part of that process is to upgrade to this WordPress blog, and today some essential work will be taking place to make that happen. This will mean that no updates will be posted on the NEN blog for the next 24 hours or so: […]

Bye, bye gravy – gravy, goodbye?

November 7, 2014 by

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Roller Les says ‘aye’ to a pie – again! Bay City Rollers’ front man Les McKeown has confirmed that he will be a judge at the 16th World Scotch Pie Championships which takes place at Dunfermline’s Carnegie Conference Centre next week . Les, the voice of the 70’s supergroup with hits such as Bye Bye […]

North West Carers AGM next week

November 7, 2014 by

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Invites you to their Annual General Meeting at Muirhouse Millennium Community Centre, 7 Muirhouse Medway On Thursday 13th November 2014 3.30pm – 5.30pm RSVP: call 315 3130 or email resource@nwcarers.org.uk

Greens: cuts must prompt Council Tax reform

November 6, 2014 by

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‘we have to question the wisdom of a seven year Council Tax freeze’ Alison Johnstone, Green MSP for Lothian and local government spokesperson for the Scottish Greens, has urged ministers to make reform of the council tax an urgent priority. Ms Johnstone used yesterday’s Finance Questions at Holyrood to raise growing concerns among communities where […]

New recycling service drives down landfill

November 6, 2014 by

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50% increase in recycling ‘heartening’ A redesigned recycling service in Edinburgh is reducing the volume of rubbish being sent to landfill, new figures show. Residents using the new kerbside service have seen a 30% reduction in landfill waste, with homes now binning an average of 5kg a week compared to 7kg before the change. Recycling […]