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Joe Smith @jowsefsmith Edinburgh, Scotland

Reporter at @EdinburghLive_ formerly @SWNS, @BristolLive. Alumni @CardiffJomec and @The_JDF | Got a story? Email me at joe.smith@reachplc.com

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Joined Twitter 2/4/09


Been covering this for 4 months now, it just keeps getting worse https://t.co/NLdiwcUVq0
9/25
2020
"We sought guidance from the authority and acted from it, but we are now being told something completely different.… https://t.co/42LuVb7tnq
9/24
2020
@marniekstirling hi Marnie, i am a reporter from Edinburgh Live, can you follow back so I can DM you a question please? Thank you! @gottabeagraeme Hi Graeme I'm a reporter from Edinburgh Live, can you follow back so I can DM you about what happened to your car please?
9/23
2020
This was a lot of fun to write - if you want a break from the current terrible news, here's some ancient terrible n… https://t.co/nn6reVzUYU
9/20
2020
I will play this little violin https://t.co/O56vJIZQhUHave I Got News For You celebrates its 30th anniversary on Sept 28th, so over the next 30 days we’re going to be de… https://t.co/hR578R5Prx
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9/19
2020
@FiP54 Of course, thanks for your help https://t.co/mHKKnHUIOQ @FiP54 Great! Thank you very much @SimonElliott20 Hi there, I am a reporter from Edinburgh Live researching an article about the first ever bridge ac… https://t.co/q2jijING8n @FiP54 Hi there, I'm a reporter from Edinburgh Live, are we OK to use your pic in a news story about the Pelican's… https://t.co/D3oku757N1 @PhilipStobie Hi there, I am a reporter from Edinburgh Live, would love to do a short news piece about the arrival… https://t.co/jtYiXk8rhk
9/16
2020
@harts_cyclery sure, will do @harts_cyclery Hi there, I am a reporter from Edinburgh Live, I was wondering if we could get permission to use you… https://t.co/aN97210ygu
9/15
2020
"They just make me happy" https://t.co/CC8WNrDBNx @cocteautriplets Hi Andy, can you follow back so I can DM you please?Thank you to @MCFB1 for making sure these stories are heard https://t.co/UFsyRkOuWVThank you @ellie_merton and @lesleymacniven for sharing your stories with me yesterday https://t.co/1bJnsWsoCt
9/9
2020
@ellie_merton Hi Ellie are you able to follow me back so I can DM you a couple of questions about long covid please?
9/8
2020
I've spent long enough at this moonfruit convention. I'm offThe current speaker just told everyone to 'close your eyes and take a deep breath' 🤯The speaker told the crowd: "We're going to go out from here and spread the truth to people." You're gonna spread something to people.Holyrood anti mask demo. Host says: "the police have asked me to remind you to please social distance". Met with a… https://t.co/kXoUouMAqc
9/5
2020
OMG my brother in law, the gift that never stops giving, was tired of being sent to get rice every day so he decide… https://t.co/wInNUQj6XY
Retweeted by Joe SmithAll too easy to talk about algorithms and averages and forget people's futures are on the line https://t.co/wcRErMyqaG
9/3
2020
Been a while since I've seen my work in print https://t.co/ONRVirnfBqUnion organiser says staff across Scotland are reporting pressure from managers to come into work as a second posit… https://t.co/y9k1Rc5EZYWe local reporters write about fly-tipping a LOT but this is a new one on me https://t.co/UzGb87In7X
9/2
2020
@tubbsOreally oh of course, you're absolutely right. sorry, I forgot - I haven't been to a pub since they started doing that. @tubbsOreally I think track and trace works independently of businesses. We have done lots of stories about bars, c… https://t.co/GvA3PtcpcYI am SO PROUD of the @EdinburghLive_ team. We got within a whisker of TEN MILLION pageviews in August - that is sol… https://t.co/NDA133VzWL
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9/1
2020
Squirrels, gulls and bed bugs are some of the more unusual pests found in Edinburgh schools https://t.co/9SOGOz5OAr @HolyroodRanger There's another one in Margaret's loch, its clearly ditched its friend here to go hang out with the swans @HolyroodRanger Hi, could you give me a follow back so I can ask you a question please?
8/31
2020
After talking to a very angry, very frightened member of staff, and then going back and forth with the ASDA press… https://t.co/xFqvl5DUnD
8/30
2020
Come fly with me, lets fly, lets fly away https://t.co/lAX5fdaCZqBREAKING: Two new deaths - the first deaths announced in the daily figures since July 16. https://t.co/S5LLraDv5y
8/26
2020
@JMcL14 fantastic thanks, I will DM you @JMcL14 hi there I am a reporter from Edinburgh Live, I was amazed by your story about Dr Nancy Conn and would like… https://t.co/IAvNOePcWr
8/25
2020
So Boris is in Scotland while Eugene Shvidler's yacht is parked in the Forth. Coincidence? Probably...but who doesn… https://t.co/Os5fX8XyDz
Retweeted by Joe Smith @slartibuckfast standing in my courgettes, brandishing your weird virus placardsPolice are looking into yesterday's 'England get out of Scotland' protest at Edinburgh Airport https://t.co/YtA8ujerUtBannon's courtroom sketches look like The Big Lebowski joined a cult https://t.co/zkVQhDrl0d
Retweeted by Joe SmithIts the feel-good hit of the summer https://t.co/me8mNoMYVEGot a phonecall from Stevie's owner just now saying a reader spotted her late last night and now she's safe home ag… https://t.co/rQq0wOfvVM
8/21
2020
@Debbiejfc Hi Debs, I'm a reporter from Edinburgh Live, I saw your tweet about disruption from the A68 traffic dive… https://t.co/H55m7wsc5g
8/20
2020
@popgen_oumie Hi I'm a reporter for Edinburgh Live - can you follow back so I can DM you a question about your landlord problem please?
8/19
2020
What happens when thousands of gallons of floodwater meets a railway line https://t.co/2rjCZpmr5D
8/18
2020
@GlasgowSouthSSP Thanks, he's got in touch with me now :) @GlasgowSouthSSP Hi there, I am a reporter from Edinburgh Live, we'd like to use these pictures in a report on the… https://t.co/W6Iyns6Wmy
8/17
2020
Leith bar forced to close after customer tests positive for Covid-19 https://t.co/C1NbJapElAA bar in Leith had to close after a customer tested positive for Covid-19 https://t.co/C1NbJapElA
8/16
2020
4 days, 500 miles, £100k, one absolute hero https://t.co/Uhefba6lA8
8/15
2020
Thanks to @PrivateEyeNews for reporting on the failed attempts by the Trump Org and its exec VP to complain to the… https://t.co/Jf2jSnc5SZ
Retweeted by Joe SmithMeanwhile at the Baltic Sea in Germany https://t.co/tfUdnyXBad
Retweeted by Joe SmithEdinburgh Live did a piece on us yesterday. We are set to hit 130,000 meals tomorrow. Our founding directer spoke w… https://t.co/VJvj6eoz8j
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8/13
2020
Thanks to @jowsefsmith and @EdinburghLive_ for taking the time, a shame the article seems to have been somewhat was… https://t.co/GAjWsLSjLn
Retweeted by Joe Smith @EmptyKitchens @EdinburghLive_ @WAEdinburgh Ha! I have written so many flood stories today! we were swamped, inundated, I'll go now. @lairdnicola14 Brill thanks very much! @lairdnicola14 Hi Nikki, I'm a reporter from Edinburgh Live, can we use the pics in your tweet about St. John's cro… https://t.co/PzTJMD3ffQThank you Lewis and @EmptyKitchens for talking to me. What you're doing is really important. https://t.co/AcF6iNxWECThere is a huge, hidden problem with food poverty in Edinburgh, these guys are trying to fix it. https://t.co/Fqfv4uQrozEstate agents 'hacked by scammers' to post fake Edinburgh flats on Zoopla https://t.co/jHAR3M18KP #Propertyhttps://t.co/sKoGFN810R
Retweeted by Joe Smith @EAUKNetworking Thanks, and thank you for the help. Shame all three refused to accept responsibility. Do let me kno… https://t.co/pfoeHb0hbl @ocriochain Hi Dan I'm a reporter for Edinburgh Live, can we please use your vids in a news report on last night's flooding? @BoogsTweets Hi there I'm a reporter from Edinburgh Live, can we use your photo on our website please to show people what's happened? @BuntyBombscare @davidtjpowell @reneaguileraa aw that's a shame. thanks for explaining to me tho 😣 @MacEccles84 Hi Pete, I am a reporter from Edinburgh Live news website, can I please use your pic of the road subsidence for a news story? @davidtjpowell Hi David, I am a reporter from Edinburgh Live, this is so great, I'd love to show our readers. Did you take this vid?
8/12
2020
Short thread on events of 7 March 1991, when the 90,000 people of Brindisi woke up to find 25,000 Albanians roaming… https://t.co/F7ym0YO9oS
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8/10
2020
Edinburgh university is happy to dismiss the lives of those who can't afford to miss their classes. Hold them accou… https://t.co/AJLgzvHQPB
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8/9
2020
@rowdygarboboy @notanotherjr lookit all the stuff in there! https://t.co/VmhAlvu8JXICYMI: Australia will become the first country to force U.S tech firms Facebook and Google to pay its national medi… https://t.co/wnHjXzuO3n
Retweeted by Joe Smith @cbeell1 @tomrobnson @thiccerman it should be un-invented, it looks like a nightmare @cbeell1 @tomrobnson @thiccerman this is a war crimeThe council have gone mental @SWNS c'mann @sarah_lummers https://t.co/fcI94IUwH4Why are @BristolCouncil and @HarbMasterBris making a family with a young kid homeless in the middle of a pandemic?… https://t.co/TGoE79Gd8H
8/8
2020
@nailheadparty @lauraewaddell someone thought "what if you could print off social media?" and took like 1/4 off the… https://t.co/rXSzchuwMb @lauraewaddell @nailheadparty I did work experience here for 2 weeks, then it closedThank you - sharing his approach and well done on the amazing fundraising https://t.co/ciuRlLLb3w
Retweeted by Joe SmithAbsolutely appalled by the treatment my friend @PCAPonline has endured during their studies, not only during the C… https://t.co/6VfwZU8AmY
Retweeted by Joe SmithIt was an absolute privilege talking @DavyZyw who spoke frankly and with a lot of heart about the disease and his f… https://t.co/rxn5u2LdMBExc: Edinburgh LGBT group hit by 'GoFundMe scammers' claiming they need cash to escape their families By… https://t.co/RAp3Kv6QQq
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8/6
2020
Honestly the best thing about this job https://t.co/B08aK1K10fPlease read this. Kez is my friend, I was with them as much as I could be during the time they had covid, and it re… https://t.co/f6VKn9EXCl
Retweeted by Joe SmithWTF? My friend @PCAPonline caught coronavirus whilst at uni and they were still told to pay! Heartless but what do… https://t.co/C1Sa6NnLAb
Retweeted by Joe SmithHuge thanks to Joe who did listen to me. The uni's response is disappointing & typical of my time there. When it af… https://t.co/XveZTNWkU3
Retweeted by Joe Smiththis is a news story about a good friend whose concerns were ignored by edinburgh uni and who now not only has had… https://t.co/iVH7sMpkYC
Retweeted by Joe SmithThank you Kerry @PCAPonline for sharing your story with me. I'm so sorry you weren't listened to https://t.co/KMCzRB4Cpe @Hilary_W @sarahbeehere @LushLtd My mentions are full of very angry people with really terrible opinionsBy @jowsefsmith - anti-noise campaigners @QuietScotland have complained that M&S on Princes Street have backtracked… https://t.co/iae2QNaB3s
Retweeted by Joe SmithWhat a little hero! Well done Emily! https://t.co/FhhTwC49GE
8/5
2020
"To an able-bodied person 100 miles over 31 days is not a huge challenge, but to a wheelchair user not really in th… https://t.co/vIgGg19veY @LukeyHear Hi Luke, can you DM me so we can have a chat about your golf course/allotments map please? Cheers - Joe @HolyroodRanger Was this in Duddingston Loch or Dunsapie?
8/4
2020
@HolyroodRanger Brill, thank you so much! @HolyroodRanger Hi Gordon, these are such lovely videos. Would I be able to use them on the Edinburgh Live news web… https://t.co/TNhK9ZmrWK @andrewrtw Hi Andrew, I am a reporter from Edinburgh Live news website - can you follow me so I can DM you a questi… https://t.co/R2yZTVaYZK
8/3
2020
@nw_nicholas Its been reported the two were in a relationship so would identify the victim to name the suspect. In… https://t.co/Ile0hA6wRh
8/2
2020
@JanetHughesNews There are lots of nice boomers too! It's just some of the ones that like to comment on our FB post… https://t.co/fq4b5RshD6
7/19
2020

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