Man due in court after indecent exposures in Mid Calder area

A 27-year-old man is due to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court on Monday  in connection with a series of indecent exposures in West Lothian which took place in the Mid Calder area between Thursday, August 11 and Thursday, August 25. Chief Inspector Steven Dolan, said: “Police Scotland treats all incidents of indecency with the utmost seriousness More...

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By John Hislop On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Man suffers serious leg injuries after firearm discharged in Leith

Police in are investigating after a firearm was discharged in the Leith area last night. Local officers responded to a report of a disturbance in Cables Wynd just after 11pm on Friday and upon arrival they found More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Witness appeal following bogus workmen incident in Linlithgow

Police are appealing for witnesses following a bogus workmen incident in Linlithgow. Three men attended a home in the Lennox Gardens area on Sunday (August 21), Monday (August 22) and Thursday (August 25). They More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Five things you need to know today

Today at the Edinburgh International Book Festival   Art in the Park  American visitor retraces grandfather’s footsteps Final performances of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo tonight Edinburgh World More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Edinburgh councillor blogs – Councillor Maureen Child

Councillor Maureen Child is the Labour councillor for Portobello/Craigmillar ward. Dear All Chris Dooks is giving a short talk today about his commission for ‘Journey Lines’. Come along and hear a More...

By John Hislop On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Firefighters tackle blaze at snowboarding shop in Lady Lawson Street

Firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a shop in Lady Lawson Street overnight. Emergency services were alerted to the fire which was in the basement of a snowboarding and sports equipment shop around 11.30pm More...

By John Hislop On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Police appeal for information to help trace missing woman Fiona McDonald

Police are appealing for information to help trace a woman reported missing from an address in East Pilton. Fiona McDonald was last heard from around 6 pm on Thursday 25th August when she was believed to be More...

By John Hislop On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Increased concern for missing teenager Emma Bennett

Police are appealing for information to help trace a woman missing from Wester Broom Drive. Emma Bennett was last seen around 2 am on Thursday 25th August, and was last heard from around 10pm the same day. Since More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Five things you need to know today

Today at Edinburgh International Book Festival The Stage Special Award for Mark Thomas Gorgie City Farm – Farm Fest 2016 Some of the best restaurants in Scotland are in Edinburgh Friends of Seven Acre More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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Witness appeal following housebreaking in Bonnyrigg

Police are investigating following a housebreaking at an address in Wesley Crescent, Bonnyrigg. The incident occurred overnight between Wednesday and Thursday and resulted in the theft of two vehicles, a blue Hyundai More...