12-year-old girl approached by driver at bus stop in Causewayside

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident on Causewayside on Friday afternoon At around 2.15pm a 12 year old girl was at a bus stop outside Summerhall when a man in a silver car approached her and spoke to her before driving off. He then returned, getting out of the car and approached her on foot – she screamed and when a man came More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Edinburgh St James – new investment figures announced

We are all now well aware of the new shopping and residential development on the site of the former St James Centre. Leith Street is closed to all except pedestrians, cyclists and emergency services while major More...

By John Hislop On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Witness appeal after vehicle set on fire in Fauldhouse

Police are appealing for witnesses after a vehicle was set on fire in Fauldhouse around 6am on Sunday morning. Irreparable damage was caused to the vehicle and officers are now urging anyone who can assist with More...

By John Hislop On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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UK threat level reduced from Critical to Severe

The UK threat level has been reduced from Critical to Severe. The level was raised following the bombing on a London train however police in England have made a number of arrests and after an assessment of current More...

By John Hislop On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Witness appeal following suspicious fire in Dalkeith

Police are appealing for witnesses following a suspicious fire in Dalkeith which happened around 7.30pm on Thursday 14th September at an address on Melville Road, Dalkeith. An item is believed to have been set More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Author Ian Rankin urges Scots to have an eye test

Author Ian Rankin who is a great supporter of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) urges people across Scotland to have an eye test. 35% of Scots admit that they have eyes issues which they have not More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Music, books and a cash grant for Juniper Green

Juniper Green from the air Juniper Green Community Council (JGCC) have been awarded a grant to investigate the viability of a community bank in the area. Businesses, community groups, young and old savers have all More...

By John Hislop On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Waverley Station evacuated following fire

Edinburgh Waverley Station was evacuated this morning following a fire caused by a faulty air conditioner. Emergency services were called to the station after the alarm was raised at around 10.50am on Sunday. The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Edinburgh Kiltwalk – in photos

Today, around 3,000 people took to the streets of Edinburgh for this year’s final Royal Bank of Scotland Kiltwalk to raise funds for walkers’ chosen charities.    More...

By John Hislop On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Eight injured after bus collides with bridge at Western General

A double decker bus collided with a bridge at the Western General Hospital around 3.30pm this afternoon. The roof of the bus was torn off during the incident. Signs warning drivers that the maximum height capable More...