It's a perennial problem when you're standing 24/7, 365 days a year outside in the elements. Pigeon droppings. Algae build-up. Grime. Even royalty is not exempt.
The Scotsman today highlights the announcement by Jenny Dawe, Leader of Edinburgh Council, that 300 jobs are to go in Edinburgh to help save £140 million. How ironic when with the
The City of Edinburgh Council is set to consider options at its meeting in September aimed at reducing management costs and increasing efficiencies in preparation for government funding cuts.
The National Theatre of Scotland (NATS) is launching a nationwide search to find a piper for a touring production of the critically acclaimed production of Black Watch. Open auditions are being held in Glasgow on Friday 16th July 2010 at the The National Piping Centre from 12.30pm – 7.30pm.
Last year, a record 176,522 visitors passed through the gates of the annual farming and countryside show The Royal Highland Show. The organisers, the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) held the first “Highland” in 1822 in Edinburgh’s Canongate on a site now occupied by the Scottish Parliament. The 2010 show, takes place from Thursday, June 24, to Sunday, June 27, and is the 170th.
Want to be in television? The Edinburgh International Television Festival is looking for participants in its scheme The Network, a free event in Edinburgh taking place over four days in August 2010 (from 26th to 29th).
Thugs, footmen, dignitaries, doctors, and ladies of the night are being sought for a new comedy feature film about Edinburgh's famous grave-robbers-turned-murderers Burke and Hare. Universal Extras are holding auditions for the parts at the Tolbooth in Stirling on Thursday 17th December from 9am to 5pm (people can turn up any time on the day according to the announcement).
Four leading research universities – UCL, LSE, King’s College London and Imperial College London – host an event in the Biosphere at Edinburgh's Our Dynamic Earth designed to offer information, advice and guidance to prospective postgraduate students.
Scotland's oldest publisher will be closing at Hogmanay, it was announced yesterday.