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By John Hislop On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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Hibs to face Hearts or Raith Rovers in the William Hill Scottish Cup 5th round

Holders Hibernian will face Hearts or Raith Rovers away from home in the 5th round of the William Hill Scottish Cup. Neil Lennon’s men qualified for the last 16 after emphatically beating Bonnyrigg rose More...

By John Hislop On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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Neil Lennon praises the attitude of his players during victory over Bonnyrigg Rose

Head Coach Neil Lennon was delighted with the application of his players during yesterday’s emphatic 8-1 victory over Bonnyrigg Rose at Tynecastle, particularly in the second half. He demonstrated the importance More...

By Nigel Duncan On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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Womens’ basketball – Pride looking for early lift against Mystics

Caledonia Pride take to the court today (Sunday, 1pm) at The Oriam, Ricarton, looking to start in top gear. They were certainly fired-up the last time they played Manchester Mystics at the National Basketball Performance More...

By John Hislop On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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Midlothian police warn residents of phone scam

Police in Midlothian are warning residents of a particular type of phone scam after an elderly couple were conned out of a four-figure sum on Thursday 19th January. The caller masqueraded as being from a benevolent More...

By John Hislop On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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Lewis Stevenson admits that he has to work on his goal celebrations

Hibs’ longest serving player Lewis Stevenson scored his seventh goal for the club in yesterday’s 8-1 victory over Bonnyrigg Rose at Tynecastle yesterday then admitted that he will have to work on his More...

By John Hislop On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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Eight charged during police week of action in West Lothian

Police have charged eight people this week in connection with the recovery of large amounts of cannabis, amphetamine, diazepam and heroin from addresses in Stoneyburn, Bathgate, Livingston and Blackburn during More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Hibs begin defence of Scottish Cup with comprehensive 8-1 victory over Bonnyrigg Rose

Hibs began their defence of the Scottish Cup with a comprehensive 8-1 victory over Bonnyrigg Rose at Tynecastle this afternoon. Neil Lennon made five changes to the starting XI that beat Dumbarton last weekend More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Women’s March on Edinburgh 21 January 2017

Women across the world are taking to the streets today wearing pink hats with ‘pussy’ ears on them to make a stand for their rights, and the rights of others. The main march is being held in Washington More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Neil Lennon determined to retain the Scottish Cup for Hibs

Hibs’ Head Coach Neil Lennon is determined to retain the Scottish Cup, starting with Bonnyrigg Rose at Tynecastle this afternoon. Lennon believes that last season’s cup win takes the pressure off the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Scottish actor Tommy Flanagan to lead Tartan Day Parade

The Scottish actor Tommy Flanagan who got his film acting break in Braveheart with Mel Gibson will lead the 19th annual New York Tartan Day Parade in New York City on Saturday 8 April 2017. “It is an honor More...

By John Hislop On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Hibs’ legend Pat Stanton looks ahead to Scottish Cup tie between former teams

Hibs’ legend Pat Stanton would not be drawn on the outcome of tomorrow’s Scottish Cup tie between two of his former teams which will be played at the home of rivals Hearts. Pat has many happy memories More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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People Know How to launch Community Space at Ocean Terminal

People Know How is an Edinburgh-based charity which is just four years old, but it has big ideas for people in the city. With support and guidance they aim to solve social issues in communities, and next week More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Latest newsletter from Edinburgh Pentlands MSP

Gordon Macdonald was re-elected to his position as SNP MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands last May. He produces a monthly newsletter which you can sign up to here. Here is the latest edition : Download [3.05 MB]    More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Basketball – Peacock urges action replay to down Mystics

Hannah Peacock (white vest) fights for the ball against Wildcats Hannah Peacock top scored with 15 points as Caledonia Pride rocked league pace-setters Nottingham Wildcats in the second-half of their last Women’s More...

By John Hislop On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Another four arrests in connection with disorder at the Scottish Cup Final

A further four men have been arrested in connection with the alleged violence and disorder at the Scottish Cup Final at Hampden Park, Glasgow on Saturday 21 May 2016. The four men are aged 16, 21, 22 and 45 years, More...

By John Hislop On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Man due in court after gun fired at house on Glasgow Road

A 37-year-old man has been arrested and charged after a gun was fired at the property on Glasgow Road, Ratho Station, on September 20. He is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today. Detective inspector More...

By John Hislop On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Man remanded in custody after being charged with 43 offences

Police have arrested a man in connection with 43 crimes committed across the city. The 20-year-old was arrested on Wednesday at a flat in the Moredun area on seven outstanding warrants for 24 offences. He was subsequently More...

By John Hislop On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Fraser Fyvie insists that no-one is underestimating Bonnyrigg Rose

Fraser Fyvie is looking forward to Hibs’ William Hill Scottish Cup Fourth Round tie against Bonnyrigg Rose at Tynecastle tomorrow and he insists that no-one is underestimating the task ahead. He insists More...

By John Hislop On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Police investigate following thefts from properties in Little France House

A police investigation is underway after items were stolen from properties in Little France House in Edinburgh. The thefts took place during the early hours of Thursday morning. The stolen property included a handbag, More...

By John Hislop On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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World War II hand grenade found in boot of car on North Gyle Terrace

A hand grenade, believed to be from World War II was found in the boot of a car on North Gyle Terrace yesterday afternoon. A bomb disposal team attended the scene and recovered the weapon. A cordon and road More...