John Hislop

John graduated from Telford College in 2010 with an HNC in Practical Journalism and since then has worked for the North Edinburgh News, The Southern Reporter, the Irish News Review and the Edinburgh Reporter. In addition he has been published in the Edinburgh Evening News and the Hibernian HC Programme.

By John Hislop On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Body found in search for missing priest Father Martin Xavier Vazhachira

Police searching for missing Edinburgh priest, Father Martin Xavier Vazhachira have found a body in East Lothian. The 33-year-old was a native of Kerela in southern India and he has been missing since Tuesday. His More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Rural Watch Scotland initiative launched at the Royal Highland Show

Police Scotland, NFU Scotland and Neighbourhood Watch Scotland launched their Rural Watch Scotland initiative yesterday at the Royal Highland Show, Ingliston. ‘Rural Watch Scotland’ is an extension More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Police urge road users to obey rules and ensure safety of others

Police Scotland is urging all road users to obey the rules of the road this Summer and play their part in ensuring the safety of everyone. With more daylight hours, better driving conditions and school holidays More...

By John Hislop On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Man convicted of historic sex crimes on fellow pupils at Royal Blind School

A man has been convicted of a series of rapes and serious sexual assaults carried out when he was a schoolboy in Edinburgh. David Penman had denied the attacks on fellow pupils at the Royal Blind School in Edinburgh More...

By John Hislop On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Concern for missing man Michel Chartron

Police are appealing for information to help trace a man reported missing in the Murrayfield area. Michel Chartron, aged 60, was last seen in Ormidale Terrace around 6pm on Thursday 22nd June. Since then, he has More...

By John Hislop On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Police appeal for help to trace missing man Father Martin Xavier Vazhachira

Police are appealing for information to help trace a man reported missing from the west of the city. Father Martin Xavier Vazhachira from the St John The Baptist RC Church in Corstorphine was last seen within the More...

By John Hislop On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Record number or entrants at this year’s Scottish Walking Football Festival

The Scottish Walking Football Festival is taking place tomorrow, Saturday 24th June at Glasgow Green Football Centre at 11.30am. There will be 32 teams competing from across Scotland, up from 24 teams at last year’s More...

By John Hislop On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Hibs face Partick Thistle at Easter Road on opening day of the season

Hibs will mark their return to the Ladbrokes Premiership with a home fixture against Partick Thistle on the opening day of the season. This is followed by a trip to Ibrox to play Rangers, and then a home fixture More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Witness appeal after city centre sex attack

A police investigation is underway after a 26-year-old woman was subjected to a sex attack in Rose Street Lane around 4am on Tuesday morning. The attacker, who walked with a limp and a walking stick made off toward Hope More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Witness appeal following Cowgate attack

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault that took place between 2am and 3am on Friday 16th June in the Cowgate area of the city. A 29-year-old man was walking towards the Grassmarket when More...