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By John Hislop On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Seven men arrested following large-scale disturbance in the city centre

Seven men have been arrested in connection with a large-scale disturbance in the city centre last week. Following the Hearts vs Hibernian Scottish Cup match on Sunday 12th February, police received reports of disorder More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Education Secretary visits Royal Blind School

John Swinney MSP, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, talked with students and staff at the Royal Blind School during a tour of their campus in Morningside this morning. Mr Swinney More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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BBC Red Nose Day Comedy Classroom – enter now

  BBC Learning has launched a new campaign to improve literacy skills and encourage enjoyment in writing among primary school children in Scotland. It teamed up with the National Literacy Trust, Comic Relief More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Witness appeal following serious sexual assault in Meadowbank area

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious sexual assault earlier this month which took place between 3 a.m. and 4.30 a.m. on Sunday 12th February in the Meadowbank area of the city. A 19-year-old More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Scottish SPCA seeks owner of black cat found at South Queensferry Burger King

The Scottish SPCA is seeking the owner of a black cat found at South Queensferry Burger King. Scotland’s animal welfare charity was alerted by a member of the public who was concerned the cat might be hit by More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Strategic Labour Market Group to meet in Edinburgh today

The Scottish Government’s Labour Market Strategy has spawned a group of academics, trade union representatives and business experts who will meet later today in Edinburgh. The purpose is to support the government’s More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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The Famous Spiegeltent is thrown out of St Andrew Square

  The Famous Spiegeltent has been evicted from St Andrew Square and will not be there this August. The trouble is that the 3,000 piece structure may not be anywhere unless a suitable alternative is found. David More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Witness appeal following housebreaking in Broxburn

Police are appealing for witnesses after a housebreaking at an address in Joseph Cumming Gardens, Broxburn which  occurred between 6.15pm and 7.15pm on Sunday. The suspects for this incident are believed to have More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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CCTV appeal following Redford Road assault

Police are renewing an appeal for witnesses after three men aged 85, 68 and 65 years were assaulted in the Colinton area of the city. The incident occurred around 6.30pm on Tuesday, July 26th 2016, on Redford Road More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Edinburgh continues to be a seller’s market

The Edinburgh Solicitors’ Property Centre reports that Edinburgh is a buyers’ nightmare and a seller’s delight owing to the small number of properties on the market. With over £14.3 million worth More...