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Edinburgh Fringe 2019: 10 signs the Festival has come to an end

As August comes to a close, so too does the Edinburgh Festival and these are the most obvious signs.

From a lack of mid-week fireworks to cheaper Ubers and quieter streets, these are the top 10 signs that the Edinburgh Festival is over.

Venues begin taking down their Fringe venue signs - sometimes even before the Festival has actually finished.

1. Fringe venue signs disappear

Venues begin taking down their Fringe venue signs - sometimes even before the Festival has actually finished.
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A large number of loud bangs on a Monday evening and the smell of bonfire night in August tell us that the Festival has officially come to an end.

2. End of Festival fireworks

A large number of loud bangs on a Monday evening and the smell of bonfire night in August tell us that the Festival has officially come to an end.
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Getting an Uber will still cost you a pretty penny, but the increases during the Festival should soon be a thing of the past.

3. Uber surges decrease

Getting an Uber will still cost you a pretty penny, but the increases during the Festival should soon be a thing of the past.
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More than a million tonnes of food is thrown away by the UK hospitality sector every year

4. No more overflowing bins

More than a million tonnes of food is thrown away by the UK hospitality sector every year
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