Heroin and Cocaine seized as police target dealers in East Lothian

Five people have been charge and a significant quantity of heroin along with other drugs including cocaine with an estimated street value in excess of £5,000 has been recovered by police in East Lothian during a large-scale operation targeting drug dealing in the communities of Musselburgh and Prestonpans. As part of the most recent phase of Operation More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, February 6th, 2016
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Five things you need to know today

£eith Decides #ByronEdinburgh Competition  New Gym for Blackhall Primary School  Instameet at the Royal Scottish Academy South Suburban Railway Today there is a community based get together to decide what More...

By John Hislop On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Fraudster sentenced to 13 months in prison

A man who obtained over £2,000 from the public through a series of fraudulent scams has been sentenced to 13 months imprisonment today at Edinburgh Sheriff Court. Cameron Corsie (24)  defrauded a number of More...

By John Hislop On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Three teenage girls charged after cone incident at Ocean Terminal

Police have charged three teenage girls with culpable and reckless conduct after a seven-year-old boy was struck on the leg by a cone that was dropped from outside the Pure Gym on the second floor of Ocean Terminal More...

By John Hislop On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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12-year-old boy struck by car on Craiglockhart Loan

A police enquiry is underway after a 12-year-old boy was struck by a car on Craiglockhart Loan around 8.20am this morning. The boy was taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh following the collision More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Royal Yacht Britannia – now available in LEGO®

A new attraction was unveiled this morning at Ocean Terminal. Jim Mcdonough has spent the winter months creating a scale model of the Royal Yacht Britannia in LEGO®. He used 40,000 pieces and has dismantled it More...

By John Hislop On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Rabbit with ‘horrifically overgrown teeth’ abandoned in Fountainbridge

A rabbit with “horrifically overgrown teeth” was discovered  at a block of flats at Chalmers Buildings in the Fountainbridge area on 29 January. The female rabbit is now in the care of the Scottish More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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This is Edinburgh marketing campaign declared a £50m success

This is Edinburgh the marketing campaign that cost the city £1 million has been declared a success fifty times over. During the two years that the campaign has been running average footfall in the city has grown More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Five things you need to know today

New Town Community Cinema Sheraton Grand offers library concierge BUILD IT! LOVE YOUR LIBRARY – with Michelle McManus Saying I Love You on Valentine’s Day  Next Friday night at the New Town Community More...

By admin On Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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Edinburgh Councillor blogs: Councillor Joanna Mowat

by Councillor Joanna Mowat Conservative councillor for City Centre Raising residents issues Today saw a small step forward in the long process of trying to achieve a better quality of life for the residents of More...