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‘Oh, the gorgeous blossom days’

Winnie Stevenson (Roslin Heritage Society) continues her series of articles exploring Roslin Glen’s flora and fauna 100 years ago.

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Choir Of Man, Assembly Rooms

Fringe: Choir Of Man ****

Choir Of Man ****

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Bright Colours Only (Pic: Niall Walker)

Fringe: Bright Colours Only ***

Bright Colours Only ***

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Brother Goodwillie, a Fife Free Gardener, dressed as 'Old Adam' (the first Free Gardener) at the Penicuik Thistle Lodge annual walk in 1909. Photo: Midlothian Council Local Studies/Scran

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Sweatshop, Assembly George Square

Fringe: Sweatshop ****

Sweatshop ****

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Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

That cheeky 5am pre-flight pint could soon be a thing of the past - if Ryanair gets its way.

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Last chance for engaged couples to enter new BBC wedding game show

Last chance for engaged couples to enter new BBC wedding game show

If you’re engaged make your big day even bigger by entering the BBC’s new wedding game show and you and your fiance could win a luxury honeymoon.

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The BHF can reveal one of top ten hobbies we are most likely to have given up from childhood are playing a musical instrument (39 per cent).

More than a quarter of Scots can’t remember last time they took up a new hobby

New statistics show 93 per cent of adults in Scotland have given up at least one hobby from their childhood and more than a quarter (26 per cent) can’t remember the last time they took up a new one.

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To Hell In A Handbag, Assembly Rooms  (Pic: Ste Murray)

Fringe: To Hell In A Handbag ***

To Hell In A Handbag ***

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Close up of motorbike at Motorcycle Live show 2015. Copyright big-ashb on Flickr.com

Do you know a biking hero?

Do you know a biker who supports their local community, is involved with charity work or always goes the extra mile?

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Meteor shower set to light up the sky this weekend

Meteor shower set to light up the sky this weekend

You won’t need a telescope to stargaze this weekend because the Perseid meteor shower is set to light up the night sky on Saturday.

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Mums spend £1,589 replacing items lost by their kids - plus two days looking for them

Mums spend £1,589 replacing items lost by their kids before the age of ten - and nearly two days in total looking for them, according to a study.

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The new RBS �10 note commemorating scientist Mary Somerville. Picture: PA

Astronomer Mary Somerville features on new RBS £10 note

The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced the date it will issue its first plastic £10 note.

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Canadian stretchers bearers carrying a gas casualty away from the battle.

Midlothian Canuck’s heroic deeds are honoured

In the years before the Great War, many Scots, especially young men, decided to up sticks and seek their fortune in another part of the Empire, writes John Duncan (Newbattle at War).

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The staff of the Bonnyrigg Co-operative Association. Date unknown. Photo: Mrs Carruthers/Scran

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Around 1800 children and  young people attend Scripture Union camps each year.

Still keeping the faith and spreading the Word

Scripture Union Scotland, often referred to as simply SU Scotland, has been part of Scotland’s life and culture for 150 years. Founded in 1867 as a non-denominational body making the Gospel inviting and accessible to the young, chief executive Andy Bathgate explains that its work still retains its relevance and is finding a new resonance in these troubled times.

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Jocky Wilson Said, Rose Street Theatre

Fringe: Jocky Wilson Said ****

Jocky Wilson Said ****
Gilded Balloon, Rose Street Theatre

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Concerto a Temppo dUmore, Assembly Rooms

Fringe Review: Concerto a Tempo d’Umore *****

Concerto a Tempo d’Umore *****

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Hell To Play, New Town Theatre

Fringe: Hell To Play ***

Hell To Play: The End Times ***

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Tooth Fairies pay Scottish children an average of £1.60 per tooth

Tooth Fairies pay Scottish kids an average of £1.60 per tooth - one of the highest amounts in the UK.

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