Suspicious Minds

The other day the present Mrs Smith and I staggered out of the gym at Edinburgh’s Ocean Terminal (yes, dear reader, the gym – despite what my daughters may tell you, I’m not quite ready yet for the knacker’s yard) and slumped on to the escalator of a well-known department store. As we shuffled our aching limbs through the shop we noticed what More...

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By John Hislop On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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Two men arrested following significant seizure of cannabis in north Edinburgh

Two men have been arrested under the Misuse of Drugs Act after police in Edinburgh recovered a significant quantity of Class B drugs in the north of the city. Officers from the Edinburgh Drugs Team executed search More...

By Reader On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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MSP blogs – Sarah Boyack campaigns for decent access to Waverley Station

Contributed by Sarah Boyack MSP. Last month I had the chance to raise the concerns of constituents to demand better access to Waverley Station at the Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee.  I had previously More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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Man convicted of Alex Cameron murder

A man who killed his landlord and concealed his body has been convicted of his murder. James Smith was found guilty at the High Court in Livingston today following the death of Alex Cameron at a rural property More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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Witness appeal following Haymarket robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in the Haymarket area of the city which happened around 4am yesterday morning in Caledonian Crescent. Two men, in their early twenties, were approached by More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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Cyber information-sharing event launch

The Scottish Cyber Information Network (SCiNET) launches for Scottish SME’s (Small and Medium Sized Enterprises) on 3rd July 2015. This initiative, run by CERT-UK and funded as part of the UK Government’s National More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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Five things you need to know today

St James Quarter Royal Week At the Compass Gallery  Jacobean Miniatures at The Scottish National Gallery Edinburgh student wins cash prize on graduation TH Real Estate has been granted planning permission by More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
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Forth Bridges Festival 2015 takes a step back in time

Family Fun Weekend to step back in time and celebrate 125 years of the Forth Bridge as part of Forth Bridges Festival 2015 Vintage lovers across Fife, Edinburgh and the Lothians are in for a treat this July when More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
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Witness appeal following serious assault in Sighthill

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in the Sighthill area of the city. The incident happened at around noon today (Wed) on a pavement near the post office and  pharmacy on Calder Park. A More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
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Jawbone Arch should return to The Meadows in the autumn

The City of Edinburgh Council appointed Nicolas Boyes Conservators to undertake the careful removal of the Jawbone Arch in July 2014. The bones are being repaired and preserved and it is expected the works will More...