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Campaigners raise fears flats will ‘dwarf’ former nursing home at Murrayfield

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 20:24
Community campaigners have warned that proposals to build two five-storey blocks of flats will “dwarf” a listed former nursing home and “obliterate much of the landscape”.
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Nicky Campbell feels emotional filming Long Lost Family TV show

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 20:01
Nicky Campbell was adopted at four days old and has struggled with his emotions presenting an ITV show tracing the origins of abandoned children.
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Edinburgh student’s robotics tutorial videos gain over 6 million views

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 19:46
A UNIVERSITY student has become a viral sensation after his videos offering tutorials on robotics gained a cult online following.
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Women’s football round-up: Hibs Ladies off the mark | Spartans hit for seven | Nine goals for Hearts

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 18:21
Hibs Ladies registered their first win of the Scottish Building Society SWPL 1 season after coming from a goal down to edge out Celtic 2-1 at Ainslie Park.
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East Lothian kirk initiative raises more than £500,000 to tackle HIV and AIDS

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 15:29
A Kirk initiative started in East Lothian has raised more than £500,000 to tackle HIV and AIDS by serving hundreds of thousands of bowls of soup.
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Inspirational Hayley Smith’s gruelling Sahara bid to raise cancer research funds

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 15:27
Inspired by her husband’s brain tumour diagnosis and the couple’s mammoth fundraising effort, determined Hayley Smith is to undertake a gruelling trek in the Sahara desert to raise cash for cancer research.
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Return to stormy Rockall for Edinburgh adventurer Nick

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 15:25
THE adventurer who spent 45 days on storm-swept Rockall is to return to the remote lump of granite as a tour guide.
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Edinburgh Council’s bins service ‘relied on workers’ goodwill’ to work festive period

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 14:38
The Capital’s under-pressure bin service relied on the goodwill of workers in agreeing to work on public holidays over the festive period – with a review ordered into the operation over Christmas.
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East of Scotland wrap: Title in sight for Bonnyrigg | Ormiston hold Linlithgow

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 06:30
Bonnyrigg Rose took a big step closer to clinching the Division B title with an emphatic 3-0 win at Crossgates a side who ran them close the last time they met and only a couple of places below them in the table.
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Penicuik take positives of draw as ‘eight cup finals’ await in Conference A

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 06:30
Penicuik Athletic co-manager Tony Begg felt it was a point gained rather than two points lost as the East of Scotland Conference A league leaders maintained their five-point lead at the summit with a battling 1-1 draw against Hill of Beath.
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Ian Little calls on Whitehill fans to get behind them in relegation plight

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 06:30
Ian Little has issued a rallying cry to Whitehill Welfare supporters to get behind his relegation-threatened side after Saturday’s 3-2 loss against Vale of Leithen moved them closer to the drop.
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Man found in burning car stolen from Oxgangs identified by police

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 15:03
A MAN whose body was found inside a burning car stolen from an Oxgangs street has been identified as a Polish national who had been visiting Scotland.
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Edinburgh workplace parking tax: Council leader accused of waging ‘aggressive war on motorists’

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:32
EDINBURGH City Council leader Adam McVey has been accused of waging an “aggressive war on motorists” after revealing a workplace parking levy could cost drivers up to £15 million every year.
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Meet Ferran, the Head Oyster Shucker at Le Di-Vin

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:22
IT is a Friday night at Le Di-Vin on Randolph Place and there’s not a seat to be had in the popular West End wine bar.The atmosphere is buzzing and with good reason, this evening sees the monthly visit of The Oysterman.
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Revealed: Edinburgh Council’s £28 million B&B bill for homeless over 3 years

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:25
EDINBURGH’s homelessness crisis has been labelled a “human and financial disaster” after it was revealed the City Council has spent £28.1 million to meet an increased demand for B&B accommodation since 2016.
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Penicuik want to prove Fife club Hill of Beath aren’t bogey team

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 06:30
East of Scotland Conference A league leaders Penicuik Athletic are determined to prove league rivals Hill of Beath don’t have an Indian sign over them, according to Cuikie midfielder Callum Connolly.
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Clock ticking for Whitehill Welfare – but Kieran Somerville retains hope

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 06:30
Kieran Somerville concedes it will be a tough task for Whitehill Welfare to avoid finishing clear of the drop zone now with just seven games left to preserve their Lowland League status.
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Edinburgh lottery winner Jane Park inundated with disturbing Valentine's Day messages

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:06
Edinburgh-born EuroMillions winner Jane Park has been inundated with Valentine's Day messages, after she announced online that she hoped to receive at least a few romantic letters and cards.
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Drunk dad fined £500 for abusing transgender woman in Leith street

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:02
A drunken dad who shouted abuse at a transgender woman has been ordered to pay his victim compensation.
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Edinburgh mum with MS hopes to raise £50,000 for Mexico treatment to ‘get life back’

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
A Longstone mum with MS is hoping to raise £50,000 to go to Mexico for treatment so she can ‘get her life back’.
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