Tag archive for ‘Lothian and Borders Police’
By John Hislop On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Former Lothian and Borders Police officer Bill Skelly named as preferred candidate for Lincolnshire’s new police chief

Former Lothian and Borders Police officer Bill Skelly has been named as the preferred candidate for Lincolnshire’s new police chief. The decision was made by Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones after an More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

‘The Shortest Day of the Year’ by Peter Ritchie

Fictional detective Grace Den Herder returns in the second part of the trilogy written by former Lothian and Borders police officer Peter Ritchie. After a varied career in Edinburgh, London, The Hague and Belfast, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, September 30th, 2013

Man jailed in sexual abuse case

A man who sexually abused two teenage girls in Midlothian over three decades has been jailed. At the High Court in Edinburgh today John McCallum was sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexual offences against twin More...

By Thomas Brown On Monday, June 10th, 2013

Human remains are not those of Suzanne Pilley

Detectives are now able to confirm that the body, which was found on Thursday (June 6) on Corstorphine Hill by a passer-by, belongs to a female. They are also able to say that, contrary to earlier speculation, the More...

By Thomas Brown On Friday, June 7th, 2013

Witness appeal following alleged racist attack

Police in the north of the city have appealed for witnesses following an alleged racist attack that took place on Tuesday 28 May 2013 at around 06:00 pm in the Muirhouse area. Police are keen to speak to anyone More...

By Thomas Brown On Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Motorcyclist dies in Holyrood Park

A motorcyclist has died after suffering serious injuries in a collision involving two cars in central Edinburgh. The accident took place near St Margaret’s Loch in Holyrood Park at about 13:30 yesterday. Paramedics More...

By Thomas Brown On Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Investigation following Craigroyston school fire

An investigation will get under way first thing this morning following a fire which broke out at Craigroyston High School on Pennywell Road last night. The fire service were called to the school at 9.00pm on receipt More...

By Thomas Brown On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

SDL take part in memorial service at Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Defence League laid flowers and held a minutes silence in memory of soldier Lee Rigby who was murdered two weeks ago in Woolwich. The far right organisation held their service outside The Scottish More...

By Thomas Brown On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

Woman in hospital following alleged assault

An investigation has been launched after a woman was taken from the Carlton Highland Hotel to the Royal Infirmary at round 6.30 am this morning. Police Scotland have confirmed they are involved in an investigation More...

By Thomas Brown On Friday, May 31st, 2013

Man Convicted for Licensing Offence

A nightclub licensee who allowed customers to continue drinking on his premises, despite being too drunk, has been convicted. John Allison was found guilty of the licence offence at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday More...