Browsing All posts tagged under »Davidsons Mains«

Edinburgh ready to remember

November 8, 2012 by


Edinburgh will join the rest of the world in observing Remembrance Day on Sunday – a commemoration of the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war. Two minutes’ silence will be marked on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month – a date which marks the […]

City copes with latest deluge

July 19, 2012 by


With weather warnings now lifted, and today’s forecast showing signs of improvement, it looks like the worst of the weather is over – for the timebeing at least. The city council was well-prepared for Wednesday’s deluge. Speaking yesterday, city transport convener Councillor Lesley  Hinds (pictured above) said: “Our roads  teams have been fully prepared to deal with predicted heavy rainfall […]

Councillors to decide on Silverknowes access

July 15, 2012 by


It may not be up there with the Berlin Wall or Northern Ireland’s ‘peace barriers’, but North Edinburgh’s own long-running dispute over local access and antisocial behaviour could soon be over. Members of the city council’s Transport, Infrastructure and Environment (TIE) Committee will decide whether Silverknowes and Muirhouse are to be separated by closed-off barriers […]

Do you recognise these cats?

July 13, 2012 by


The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after two cats were abandoned outside a Davidsons Mains vet’s surgery on Tuesday evening. The cats, which have been named Mickey and Donald, were discovered outside the West End Veterinary partnership on Main Street by a local resident at 8.30pm. SSPCA Senior Inspector John Toule collected the cats […]

D Mains Gala tomorrow

June 15, 2012 by


Organisers of Davidsons Mains Childrens Gala are keeping their fingers crossed for no more rain with the eightieth annual Gala due to take place tomorrow from 11.30am. Everything is in place – Gala King Lewis Crosbie and Queen Anna Wynn with their Court (pictured below) will be leading off the procession – so here’s hoping for some […]

North Edinburgh celebrates Diamond Jubilee

June 4, 2012 by


Maybe we didn’t have the sheer number of parties, but what we lacked in quantity we made up for in quality and enthusiasm when north Edinburgh celebrated the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee yesterday – and we had summer sunshine too! Her Majesty herself made a surprise appearance at Holy Cross in Davidsons Mains (above), while a giant […]

It’s Jubilee party time!

May 31, 2012 by


The Bank Holiday weekend will see Diamond Jubilee parties across the country and you won’t have to travel too far to join in the celebrations. Granton Baptist Church are having a barbecue, fun and games at Crewe Road West on Sunday from 11 – 4pm, all welcome Also on Sunday, Holy Cross Church in Davidson’s Mains is […]