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  1. The Edinburgh music scene has a new home at the festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2013 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    As far as alternative music is concerned the Edinburgh Fringe is a bit of a black hole for local acts, writes Matthew Young . Those of us putting on music during the festival can't reach the visiting audience because we don't have the commercial power to compete in the blizzard of promotional confetti, and we struggle to reach our own audience as they tend to see something from out of town while they can.

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  2. Industry experts debate west coast tourism trends at CalMac conferenceRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Stornoway Today

    The future growth of west coast tourism will be under the microscope next week when the sector's leading experts gather in Oban for a major conference. Organised by multi award-winning ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne, the inaugural CalMac Travel and Tourism Conference at Corran Halls, Oban on Tuesday 28th October will provide a forum for travel and tourism industry operators and stakeholders to be briefed on CalMac's plans to further enhance its west coast services and discuss the important contribution the area makes to Scotland's economy.

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  3. Urban Uprising - A Charity ProfileRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | UKClimbing.com

    However, one charity which recognises the benefits which climbing can bring to people's lives in the long-term is the newly-founded, Edinburgh-based charity Urban Uprising. Without promising to resolve the world's poverty issues or to stop crime for good, Urban Uprising's Director Stuart Green speaks of a desire to provide opportunities to underpriviledged young people - to give them the equipment to independently climb their way out of their situation, without relying on an exterior financial framework.

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  4. 10 things to do across Scotland this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    Party like it's 1989 at this rave-inspired 3K running event, coming to Ayr's Dam Park on Saturday and Edinburgh's Meadowbank Stadium on Sunday. Starting after dark and open to everyone aged 10 and up, participants have to tackle seven-and-a-half laps of the track under UV lighting whilst being sprayed by jets of luminous water - all to a belting DJ soundtrack.

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  5. Bid to save historic bridge is launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Berwickshire News

    A push for the full restoration of the historic Union Chain Bridge in time for its bicentenary in 2020 has been launched. More than 70 people attended a meeting in Horncliffe Village Hall on Wednesday to formally launch the Union Chain Bridge Friends, the organisation behind the bid.

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  6. County could go Dutch with rail franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Morpeth Herald

    A Dutch Koploper train. There cannot be many places in the Netherlands where it is possible to photograph a train on an embankment.

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  7. Macallan's Newest Scotch Whisky Joins World-Class LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Forbes.com

    I have been traveling the world as a journalist and passionate lover of all things fun for 20 years. I have had weekly columns in USA Today and Investors Business Daily, published thousands of articles in leading magazines from Playboy to Popular Science, and am the author of Getting Into Guinness.

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  8. Rents fall in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Independent

    Alex Johnson has been part of The Independent's online team since 2007. He has been writing about microarchitecture on his internationally-acclaimed Shedworking blog since 2006 and is the author of Shedworking: The Alternative Workplace Revolution.

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  9. Edinburgh University lures Americans with New York plaza suite [Scotsman, The (Scotland)]Read the original story

    Wednesday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) THE University of Edinburgh is opening a new liaison office in New York City today.The North American office, at 45 Rockefeller Plaza in midtown Manhattan, will be used to recruit new students who want to study in Edinburgh. It will also form links with businesses, governments and its 20,000 alumni in North America.The university is the most popular destination for UK-bound American students and is one of the top choices for Canadians.

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  10. Alan sets off into the Sunset - before he turns into a dameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Evening Times

    The South Sider, best known for his pantomime turns, has taken on the role of John Guthrie in a touring production of Sunset Song. But the star is also preparing for a season playing the dame in Beauty And The Beast at Aberdeen's His Majesty's Theatre.

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  11. Bag policy is rather fishyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sunday Herald

    SO we now have to pay for our plastic bags in the shops, and folk continue to debate whether it is a good idea or not. SO we now have to pay for our plastic bags in the shops, and folk continue to debate whether it is a good idea or not.

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  12. Leaders: Compromises are needed to win more powersRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Scotsman.com

    HAVING lost its bid for Scottish independence, the SNP wants the next best thing. The party's proposal to Lord Smith's commission on greater devolution for Scotland is a "devo-max" package that would see Holyrood in charge of almost all taxes - including North Sea oil revenues - and of policy-making on everything apart from defence, foreign affairs and currency.

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  13. The ultimate gin lover's guide to EdinburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    Edinburgh is in a fizz about gin. Self professed luxury hunter and occasional lush Ross Fraser of luxury travel guide theluxuryeditor.com uncovers what's happening right now in the Edinburgh gin scene Whisky has for so long had its feet firmly under the table when it comes to the drink of choice in the capital.

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  14. More flights added to Loganair scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Shetland Today

    Loganair is increasing the number of flights from Sumburgh to Glasgow and Edinburgh as part of the airline's 2014/15 winter schedule. Starting on Wednesday, the Sumburgh-Edinburgh route will continue on its summer pattern of three return flights a day on Mondays and Thursdays, as opposed to traditionally scaling down for the winter months.

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  15. Hurricane Gonzalo batters FalkirkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Falkirk Herald

    Hurricane Gonzalo is battering Falkirk with winds of up to 55 miles per hour expected to continue throughout the day. Central Scotland is suffering the affects of the tail end of the tropical storm, which devastated Bermuda on Saturday before travelling across the Atlantic Ocean to the UK.

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  16. School closures in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Newsday

    Online information sources are available below, or check with your local authority or child's school. Information may be subject to change.

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  17. Celtic goalkeeper attacked in streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | BBC News

    Police would not confirm reports that another Scottish Premiership player was involved in the incident in Ashton Lane in the west end of the city. A statement said: "Police Scotland are investigating a report of an alleged assault on a 32-year-old male in Ashton Lane in the early hours of Monday.

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  18. Appeal over wind farm rejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Newsday

    A renewable energy firm has lodged an appeal with the Scottish government after plans for a wind farm near Kirkcudbright were rejected. Councillors sided with planning officials who recommended refusal of the scheme, which included a substation and wind speed masts, due to its impact on the landscape.

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  19. Aberdeen nominated as dismal townRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Newsday

    Urban Realm magazine has said the so-called Granite City is the running for the infamous annual Plook on a Plinth Carbuncle award, on the grounds Aberdeen is "where architecture goes to die". Urban Realm editor John Glenday said: "Aberdeen has a rich granite heritage and in the Victorian era the city was built to last, sadly the same can't be said of the flimsy, ill-considered buildings going up across the city today.

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  20. Goose numbers record broken againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Newsday

    The record for the number of pink-footed geese flocking to Montrose Basin has been smashed for the second time in a week. And a new survey as part of the Icelandic Breeding Goose Census has now recorded 78,970 birds at the site.

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