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Jen Stout on reporting from the frontline in Ukraine and her new book: Night Train to Odesa

In a compelling panel discussion, journalist and author Jen Stout shared her experiences transitioning from ...

By Devon McCole, The Scottish Beacon

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What is the value of local news in Scotland’s communities: Key insights from indie news publishers

Empowering Communities Through Local News Local news plays a crucial role in Scotland’s communities, fostering ...

By Devon McCole, The Scottish Beacon

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Sustaining Serious Journalism: Do we need a Scottish Public Journalism Institute

In an era marked by rapid digitalisation and evolving media landscapes, the essence of serious journalism stands at a crossroads. Delve into the insights gained from a recent panel discussion, where leading voices from diverse backgrounds got together to discuss the needs of and challenges facing the fourth estate in the modern age.

By Devon McCole, The Scottish Beacon

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MSP Richard Leonard discusses media ownership and democracy during ‘No news is Bad News’ event

During one of the panels at the Scottish Beacon’s Indie News Week event MSP Richard ...

By Devon McCole, The Scottish Beacon

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Edinburgh Council - LEZ introduction which begins on 1st June 2024

Edinburgh Low Emission Zone enforcement begins on Saturday

A scheme that restricts the most polluting vehicles entering the city centre of the capital ...

By Luke Jackson, Midlothian View

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A letter from Scotland on the housing emergency

Scotland has an official “housing emergency”. The Scottish Parliament declared this to be so on ...

By John Knox

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Long grass is better for butterflies

The study, by the wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation (BC), provides the first scientific evidence that ...

By George Mair, Edinburgh Reporter

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Proposed ‘Visitor Levy’ Will Have Little Benefit for Local Pentland Businesses

Paul Fisher Cockburn, C&B News Scottish Government plans to enable local councils to impose a ...

By Paul Fisher Cockburn

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The visitor levy as leverage – views from Leith

The Edinburgh Reporter interviewed Edinburgh Council Leader Cllr Cammy Day last month as elected representatives ...

By Broughton Spurtle

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Concerns over Edinburgh Council’s decision to stop childcare funding for families outside of the city

Christine Grahame, MSP for Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale constituency, has joined with seven other ...

By Luke Jackson, Midlothian View

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Edinburgh Council denies services for children with additional support needs are being cut

The Edinburgh Reporter has been told that many applications for Enhanced Support Base (ESB) placements ...

By Phyllis Stephen, The Edinburgh Reporter

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Edinburgh becomes first local authority in Scotland to enforce pavement parking ban

Following new Holyrood legislation, Edinburgh has become the first local authority in Scotland to enforce ...

By Spurtle

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