Author Archives: davepickering

About davepickering

Edinburgh reporter and photographer

North Edinburgh Arts launches Autumn programme

Summer’s almost over, but cheer up – North Edinburgh Arts have just launched their exciting Autumn programme! The holidays are over but the fun doesn’t have to be! North Edinburgh Arts can’t wait to see you all back again to … Continue reading

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Scotland ‘stands ready’ to support refugees

As the situation in Gaza deteriorates, the Scottish Government has confirmed that the country ‘stands ready’ to accept Palestinian refugees. External Affairs Minister Humza Yousaf said: “The start of a ground offensive is a serious and worrying development. The lives … Continue reading

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Democracy in danger

Last week, two out of three people didn’t bother voting in the Cowdenbeath by-election. Maybe this explains why … Whatever your political views, this is a very important year. The commentators, the politicians and the so-called experts will all be … Continue reading

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STV Appeal support for Fresh Start

Local homeless resettlement charity Fresh Start has received £2,000 from the STV Appeal 2013. Ferry Road Drive based Fresh Start works in partnership with churches, local communities and volunteers in Edinburgh to create, develop and provide services that support the … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Schools Film Competition 2014 – Launched

Edinburgh Schools Film Competition 2014 – Launched.

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EXCLUSIVE: Residents group shortlisted for top award

EXCLUSIVE: Residents group shortlisted for top award.

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Broughton Seniors on the BBC!

Broughton Seniors on the BBC!.

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Broughton Seniors on the BBC!

Broughton Seniors on the BBC!.

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Woman dies after flat fire in Edinburgh

Woman dies after flat fire in Edinburgh.

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January

January highlights (and lowlights), mostly in pictures: First Derby of 2013 – deadly dull. Things can only get better! Edinburgh seemed to miss all of the serious snow that was constantly being talked about. We eventually found some nice white … Continue reading

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