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  Edinburgh Castle is going green New audio described photo exhibition  New parking arrangements on Leith Walk Tonight at the Queen’s Hall Leith Memories Edinburgh Castle will be bathed in green light to mark St Patrick’s Day, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop announced during a visit to Dublin. Ms More...

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By John Hislop On Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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Witness appeal following collision on Gilmerton Road

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision on Gilmerton Road which happened around 11.50pm on Friday on the A7 near to its junction with the A772. A silver Renault Clio More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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Police recover Class B drugs worth £80k in Newbridge

Police  have recovered a quantity of Class B drugs with a potential street value of £80,000 after a warrant was executed at an address in the Newbridge area by officers from the Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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Government names more minimum wage offenders

The UK Government announced earlier in the week another 70 companies and businesses which have failed to comply with the minimum wage legislation which is the largest number yet. Today’s announcement brings More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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Five things you need to know today

Funding for Edinburgh charities Spotlight on Stockbridge Edinburgh Larder events Become a guide at Rosslyn Chapel Superfast broadband To help support some of the world’s most vulnerable communities, this week a More...

By John Hislop On Friday, February 27th, 2015
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Armed robber jailed for seven years at High Court

A man who carried out three armed robberies at bookmakers in Edinburgh last year has been given a sentence of seven years at the High Court in Edinburgh today. Sean Orman, who is 24 years old, pled guilty to assault More...

By John Hislop On Friday, February 27th, 2015
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Seven arrested over thirty housebreaking offences in Edinburgh

  Police  have arrested and charged seven people for over 30 offences related to housebreakings. On February 25 an 18-year-old man was arrested in connection with 11 housebreakings to businesses and a vehicle More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, February 27th, 2015
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Edinburgh University students win global coding competition

Two students from Edinburgh University have triumphed at this year’s CodeVita, one of the world’s largest coding competitions with more than 49,000 university teams participating. The competition is run More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, February 27th, 2015
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Five things you need to know today

 Slow Food What’s on this weekend Tron Kirk Careers Open Day at Edinburgh College Community Garden We might be the latest converts in the Slow Food Movement. We attended an event hosted by the Gastronomy More...

By North Edinburgh Reporter On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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North Edinburgh residents concerned about new street lights

Residents in North Edinburgh have been expressing concern about the new street lights that are currently being installed across the area. Some locals are worried that the new lights are too dull and will result More...