Prescription drugs stolen during Restalrig break-in

Police are appealing for witnesses and issuing a safety warning to the public following a housebreaking which happened sometime between 8 p.m. on Wednesday 27th and 1.45 p.m yesterday at an address in Restalrig Road South. When the occupant returned to the property they found that it had been entered and a television and sum of cash had been stolen. In More...

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By John Hislop On Saturday, April 30th, 2016
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Man’s body recovered from the River North Esk

A man’s body was recovered from the River North Esk last night around 6.30pm.   The family of 73-year-old Thomas Davidson, who went missing from sheltered housing in Dalkeith on Tuesday night have been More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 30th, 2016
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Street Assist – there to help

Street Assist was launched in the middle of April, and is still very much at the fledgling stage, but it has now begun a Crowdfunder campaign to buy a vehicle for their operation. So now they need your help. This More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 30th, 2016
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Five things you need to know today

South Central Decides Edinburgh International Film Festival  Lingotot classes for your pre-school children Edinburgh World Heritage looking for new trustees Studio8 Later today people living in the South Central More...

By John Hislop On Friday, April 29th, 2016
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Missing Fife man believed to be in capital

Police in Fife are anxious to trace 48-year-old David Wallace who was reported missing after he left an address in Boswell Drive in the north of Edinburgh on Thursday morning/ The Fife man, who is originally More...

By John Hislop On Friday, April 29th, 2016
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Two men jailed for Restalrig attacks

Two men responsible for assaulting a woman and preventing her from leaving her home in Edinburgh have been jailed. At Edinburgh High Court today (Friday 29th April) Robert Marsh (39) and John Murphy (32) were jailed More...

By John Hislop On Friday, April 29th, 2016
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Renewed appeal to trace Elizabeth Armour

Police are renewing an appeal for information to help trace 41-year-old  Elizabeth Armour, who also goes under the surname Hughes who was reported missing to police on Monday, April 25. Elizabeth is known to More...

By John Hislop On Friday, April 29th, 2016
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Police watchdog probe after pensioner found seriously ill

The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) has begun an investigation into the initial police response after a 73-year-old man was found seriously ill at a property in Edinburgh on 19 April 2016. He More...

By John Hislop On Friday, April 29th, 2016
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Pensioner distressed following attempted robbery at flat in Dalry Road

Police  are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery within a flat which happened around 5.55 p.m. yesterday at an address in Dalry Road. An 85-year-old man received a call at his door from a woman More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 29th, 2016
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Edinburgh Greens want you to come and have a party in Southside

Green councillor, Melanie Main heralds a step up for people-controlled budgets This weekend South Centra£ Decides takes place at the Methodist Church on Nicolson Square. Councillor Main and all the members of the More...