Westminster incident this afternoon – four dead

Earlier today an incident at Westminster has resulted in the deaths of four people, which number includes the attacker, a woman and a police officer. It appears that the police officer may have been stabbed. Around twenty other people have been injured in what the police are describing as a terror attack. All Edinburgh MPs have used Twitter to More...

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By John Preece On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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£1.5 Million Charity Milestone Reached

Locals from Edinburgh help Rank reach £1.5 Million Charity Milestone Team members from Grosvenor Casino and Mecca Bingo based in Edinburgh are celebrating today after reaching an incredible fundraising milestone More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Scottish Government launch digital strategy

The Scottish Government says it has plans to boost the number of jobs associated with the digital industries to 150,000 in the next four years. Realising Scotland’s full potential in a Digital World sets out More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Edinburgh People Survey 2017

According to the latest Edinburgh People Survey capital residents remain happy with life here. This is the largest survey of its kind in the UK, and the council depends upon it to form policy and make decisions. More...

By Isla MacFarlane On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Cats Protection celebrates first anniversary of neutering scheme

A pioneering community cat neutering scheme in Muirhouse and West Pilton  has just celebrated its first anniversary. Cats Protection’s new scheme aims to help people within the community with a variety of More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Police appeal for help to trace missing woman Gemma Whitelaw

Police are appealing for information in order to trace a 30-year-old woman who is missing from the Morningside area. Gemma Whitelaw was last seen around 4.20pm yesterday in the Morningside area walking up Morningside More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Witness appeal after 9-year-old boy knocked off bike in Gilmerton

Police are appealing for information following a road traffic collision in the Gilmerton area which took place around 8.40am on Thursday 16 March in Hyvot Loan, at the junction with Hyvot Mill Drive. A 9-year-old More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Vikings descend on Holyrood to reclaim treasure

Pictured are vikings from the Regia Anglorum (correct) historical re-enactment group Connor Milton (left), Louisa Sanderson (centre) and Jen Cresswell (right).www.vikinggallowayhoard.com Vikings joined campaigners More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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55 new jobs at Lothian Buses with new Airlink service

Lothian Buses have posts for 45 new drivers and 10 new apprentices as they aim to expand services to meet demand. Although nationally there is an overall decline in the number of people using buses, that is not More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Police tackle dangerous and illegally operated business vehicles

Dangerous and illegally operated business vehicles have been taken off the road and prevented from trading in a day of action to tackle metal theft in the East of Scotland. Officers from Police Scotland joined More...