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Richard Spence

Freelance journalist, photographer and blogger. Live and work in Edinburgh. Interests: reading...writing...playing guitar and music. Member of the Chartered Institute of Journalists.

By Richard Spence On Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Skull in Musselburgh dated by archaeologists

East Lothian Council’s Archaeology Officers have confirmed that the skull found on Musselburgh’s Old Links Golf Course is a young Iron Age woman. The skull was discovered ten days ago when council groundkeepers More...

By Richard Spence On Friday, February 1st, 2013

Thousands suggest names for Forth Replacement Crossing

A total of over 6000 possible names for the new bridge over the River Forth have been suggested by the public. Last November members of the public were asked for their opinions on what the new crossing should be More...

By Richard Spence On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Portobello Consultation ends tomorrow

The final bell is about to sound for the trio of groups battling for the future of Portobello Park.  A council consultation on the need for a Private Bill to deal with the future of the park has been running since More...

By Richard Spence On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Man pleads guilty to defrauding pensioner

A 26-year-old man who appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday, and pleaded guilty to stealing£33,646.00 from an Edinburgh pensioner’s Post Office Savings Account, had his sentence deferred until next month More...

By Richard Spence On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Third man remanded for jewel heist

A 26-year-old  man who appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday in connection with an armed robbery at a city jewellery store has been remanded in custody. Aldaire Warmington, charged with assault and robbery More...

By Richard Spence On Sunday, January 27th, 2013

City Hotel roof collapse

Emergency services attended the Fiddler’s Elbow in Picardy Place at 2.30am this morning(Sunday)after a ceiling collapsed. Seven tenders and specialised search and rescue units arrived at the city hotel after More...

By Richard Spence On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Bones found on Musselburgh golf course

REMAINS FOUND ON GOLF COURSE Police have confirmed that remains have been found at Musselburgh’s Links Golf Course. Officers arrived at the scene at midday on Tuesday and cordoned off the location. A Lothian More...

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