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Bye, bye gravy – gravy, goodbye?

November 7, 2014 by


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 […]

Location, location, location: Miller Homes launches photography competition

September 21, 2014 by


Miller Homes launches ‘great locations’ photography competition  Edinburgh housebuilder Miller Homes is launching a photography competition encouraging people to submit a photo they have taken which encapsulates all that is great about the area in which they live.  Highlighting the importance of location, the ‘Great locations photography competition’ will also ask entrants to provide a […]

Join Sainsbury’s Big Jump!

June 24, 2014 by


I’m writing to let you know about a fantastic sporting event taking place at Sainsbury’s Blackhall on Thursday 3 July to promote the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix, which takes place at Hampden Park on 12 and 13 June. The event will see some of the world’s greatest athletes take part in the two-day competition, including […]

Edinburgh College strikes gold

May 5, 2013 by


Edinburgh College students have won a string of awards at a national competition designed to recognise the exceptional talent of beauty students in further education and training. Edinburgh College hosted the national World Skills competition and awards ceremony and entered beauty students to compete for awards against hundreds of students from across the country. The local […]

Win the trip of a lifetime …

January 30, 2013 by


… courtesy of Edinburgh globetrotters are being given the opportunity to win the prize of a lifetime.  Launching in Edinburgh this week, travel’s Biggest, Baddest, Bucket List competition offers one lucky winner a six month, all inclusive blogging trip around the world, taking in a minimum 25 international destinations and $50,000 (USD) prize money upon […]

Local lecturer raises the roof at world championships

January 16, 2013 by


An Edinburgh College lecturer has helped Team GB win a prestigious award at the World Championship for Young Roofers. Bob Coutts, Roofing Lecturer, from Edinburgh College Granton Campus mentored the team of young roofers during the three day competition which took place in Lucerne, Switzerland and the fantastic effort from the team in during a freestyle roofing […]

A new ‘pad’ for Robert!

June 20, 2012 by


Browsing for a new ‘pad’ on the Miller Homes’ website has won a retired police officer one of the latest ‘must-have’ gadgets. Robert Togneri was browsing  when he entered their competition to win an iPad.  Robert’s name was the first drawn out of the hat for the competition run across Miller Homes Scotland East’s ten developments, […]