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Double Accolade for Edinburgh Enterprise

I had the great delight to visit the Edinburgh headquarters of Babcock LGE Process, part of the Babcock International Group, to present two ‘Queen’s Awards for Enterprise’ on behalf of Her Majesty as the Lord Lieutenant of Edinburgh.

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A Royally busy week

Every year, Her Majesty The Queen spends a week visiting various regions in Scotland to meet Scots from all walks of life. The 2016 Royal Week is now well underway and I wanted to share with you some photos from the week so far.

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Reflecting on the Battle of the Somme Centenary

I’m in store for another busy week as preparations get underway for Royal Week.

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Shoot for the Edinburgh Arrow

Tomorrow (Thursday 16 June) I have the brilliant task of presenting the Edinburgh Arrow to the winner of this historic contest, which will be held in the Meadows.

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70th Edinburgh Taxi Trade Children’s Outing

The annual outing takes place tomorrow (Tuesday 14 June 2016).

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Remembering the ties that bond America and Scotland

Following straight on from Jutland it was time once again for the annual Scottish American Memorial Day Service at ‘The Call’ in Princes Street Gardens, held by the English Speaking Union.

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Let’s stand together to remember Jutland

Edinburgh’s Lord Provost Donald Wilson is calling on all Lothian communities to come together this weekend (Saturday 28 May) to remember the Battle of Jutland.

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Top teamwork to celebrate Scottish Cup glory

It was an honour and a privilege to host a special reception for the victorious Hibs players and club representatives on Sunday – something 33 previous Lord Provosts haven’t been able to do!

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Singing in the sunshine

Today I had the pleasure of welcoming to the city the Canta Nova Choir from Hannover.

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26.2 miles later

On Sunday, I ran the Virgin Money London Marathon and was delighted to raise more than £4,000.

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