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Enquiries ongoing as Fidra Court evacuated

Fidra Court was evacuated last night as bomb disposal crews investigated the discovery of “suspicious items” following a fire in the tower block. Nearby roads were closed off around 9pm after a number of suspicious packages were found although officers at the scene said there was no risk to the public. Residents were instructed to follow More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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Five things you need to know today Edinburgh!

Residents evacuated from Muirhouse – Volunteer gardeners and painters needed! – Friends of the Earth AGM and workshop –  Dog stolen in North Edinburgh – Dads Activity Day in Gilmerton More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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Muirhouse flats evacuated after ‘bomb’ scare

This was the scene outside Fidra Court in Muirhouse tonight where residents were evacuated following the discovery of a suspicious package. Walking home & stumble upon lots of police activity at Fidra Court, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Scottish Independence Referendum – the chat today

  A selection of remarks and comments and pointers to articles about the Scottish Independence Referendum. People living in Scotland are invited to vote in the referendum on independence from the United Kingdom on More...

By John Hislop On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Police appeal to trace missing 14 year old boy

Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of Jordan McNaughton (14 years old). He was last seen within his home address in West Edinburgh around 11pm last night. He is described as white, 5ft 8in, More...

By John Hislop On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Missing Falkirk man found safe and well

Falkirk man Kevin Kotrys who was reported missing earlier this week has been found safe and well. The 40-year-old was traced by the Metropolitan Police in the London area. His family have been informed. Police More...

By John Hislop On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Musselburgh Racecourse makes history today

Musselburgh Racecourse kicks off the Scottish Flat season today and creates history as the first UK course to stage turf racing on Good Friday. The track’s 17 fixture season features prize money of £1,170,000 More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Five things you need to know today Edinburgh!

The Kelpies – Soundhouse fundraiser tonight – New arrangements for buses at ERI – Information Fair at Heriot-Watt – Fundraiser for MS And now for The Kelpies. Sit down with a cup of tea More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Witness appeal following hit and run in Liberton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was injured during a hit and run collision which happened around 9.30am today in the Liberton area of the city. A 33-year-old woman was riding north along Liberton More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Fatal Fire in Gordon Street

  A man has died in a fire which broke out in a flat in Gordon Street yesterday afternoon. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was called to the fire this lunchtime. Crews from McDonald Road, Tollcross and More...

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