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British Transport Police have charged a 27-year-old man from Edinburgh after a five-year-old disabled girl was allegedly verbally abused on a train from Glasgow to Bathgate as she made her way home with her family on August 2. Police officers were called to Bathgate station to investigate the report and the matter was treated as a 'hate crime'.. A BTP spokesman said: "A...
Hibs Colts lost 4-3 on penalties to Dundee Colts in the Irn Bru Cup last night after a hard-fought 2-2 draw at the Kilmac Stadium at Dens Park. Thomas Bradbury headed Dundee in front from close range midway through the first half with Fraser Murray equalising moments later after Lewis Alan's shot was blocked and he was first to react. Sean Mackie’s gave Hibs the lead in...
Police are appealing for witnesses following vandalism to a number of cars in Fountainbridge which took place between 01.45 am and 05.15am on Monday morning in Brandfield Street, Fowler Terrace and Upper Grove Place. A total of 17 cars had their windows smashed, dented bodywork, or had attempts made to smash their windows. Officers are following a positive line of enquiry, however, there...
CASA MIA TO SHOWCASE THE FOOD OF CAMPANIA Former Ciao Italia presents a new look to Dunfermline diners as it is taken over by chef and his family A new Italian eating experience has come to Dunfermline, with the news that the former Head Chef at Ciao Italia in Nethertown Broad Street, Fabio Teti, and his parents, Silvana and...
Olympic athlete and animal lover Andrew Butchart got the second annual Scottish SPCA Pound for Paws event off to a flying start by taking to the track against one of his four-legged competitors. The track and field athlete, who has trained alongside Mo Farrah and captained Team GB at the recent World Championships in London, is lending his support and...
In 2016 Graeme Macrae Burnet’s novel His Bloody Project was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. On Saturday he was in the new Spark Theatre at Edinburgh International Book Festival, talking to Roland Gulliver (EIBF Associate Director) about his more recent book The Accident on the A35, a sequel to The Disappearance of Adele Bedeau (2013). So why, asks Gulliver,...
The Bonham Hotel in Edinburgh's West End held a special afternoon tea for the local dementia group. The four star Bonham invited members and staff from the North Edinburgh Dementia Care group for a luxury afternoon of tea, cakes, and scones served with cream and preserves. The group provides nurturing services, activities and support for people with dementia, as well as their...
A new art show will open later this month on 24th August 2018 at the Water of Leith Café in Canonmills. Abstract Mythology, is an exhibition of small format highly textured and vibrantly coloured acrylic paintings by Edinburgh blind artist Alan McIntyre. They explore the play and expressions of the media. These abstract expressions also allude to the magical and cultural beliefs, practices and...
Last night at the McEwan Hall Underbelly held a second Big Brain Tumour Benefit. All the ticket income will go to the Brain Tumour Charity and will be matched pound for pound by the entertainment company which this year has 199 shows at the Fringe. It was a sad discovery when in September 2016, Underbelly Director Ed Bartlam’s son Alfie,...
Northcare Manor one of the newest care homes in Edinburgh has created a street full of memories for its residents. They have Binns', Lillywhites, Rankin's grocers and Duncan's sweetshop along with a 1950s car and petrol pump, cinema and cocktail bar. This is all aimed at making the residents feel more welcome. The company which owns the home was assisted...