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Hibernian v Heart of Midlothian

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sat, 12/29/2018 - 11:13
Stats followed by live coverage of Saturday's Scottish Premiership game between Hibernian and Heart of Midlothian.
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Air restrictions at Torchlight procession and Hogmanay

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 12/29/2018 - 11:01
Police are advising the public that a no-fly zone will be in place for aircraft during both the Torchlight Procession and Hogmanay Street Party. The air restrictions will be within a two mile radius of the junction between East Market Street and Jeffrey Street. This covers all areas from this centre point to: * Figgat […]
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Pro14: Glasgow don't enjoy playing physical teams - Edinburgh head coach Cockerill

BBC News - Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland - Sat, 12/29/2018 - 09:38
Glasgow Warriors do not enjoy playing against "physically committed" teams, says Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill.
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Edinburgh emergency services officers recognised in the honours list

The Edinburgh Reporter - Sat, 12/29/2018 - 09:00
Sara Buchanan, Detective Superintendent, Police Scotland has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List. DS Buchanan’s dedication and commitment during her thirty year policing career has both inspired her peers and enhanced and improved the delivery of policing services to communities across Scotland. Early in her career, Sara moved into the specialist area of covert policing and has undertaken […]
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Three taken to hospital after crash on city bypass

STV News - Edinburgh & East Scotland - Sat, 12/29/2018 - 08:42

Three people have been taken to hospital following a crash on the Edinburgh city bypass.

Emergency crews were called out after the smash happened on the eastbound slip road shortly before 7.20pm on Friday. 

The slip road was cordoned off and one lane on the main carriageway was closed while officers attended the scene to recover the vehicles involved.

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Police confirmed three people have been taken to hospital for treatment.

Their injuries are not thought to be serious.

A spokesperson tweeted: "Road traffic collision on the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass near to the Straiton junction eastbound.

"Bypass remains open but no access eastbound from Straiton while emergency services are dealing.

"Traffic slow in the area."

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St Andrews street named most expensive in Scotland

STV News - Edinburgh & East Scotland - Sat, 12/29/2018 - 08:00

A famous street in St Andrews remains the most expensive in Scotland with an average house price of £1.9m, a study has found.

Golf Place, which leads to the Old Course in the Fife town, was found to be the priciest in the country in analysis of house prices over the last five years by Bank of Scotland.

Edinburgh was found to have eight of the top ten most expensive streets and 12 of the top 20, with Ann Street coming second with an average value of £1.7m, followed by Northumberland Street at £1.5m.

Aberdeen is home to two of the costliest locations in the top 20 - Loirsbank Road (£1.2m) and Rubislaw Den South (£1.19m) - while four entries are classed as Glasgow, led by Earl's Gate (£1.12m) which lies between Uddingston and Bothwell.

Many of the expensive addresses across the country are close to golf courses. 

Ricky Diggins, director at Bank of Scotland, said: "For the second consecutive year, no location in Scotland is on a par with St Andrews when it comes to the country's most prestigious addresses.

"It's good to see a new entry from Glasgow, creating four of the most expensive streets in the city, and not just in the traditionally expensive west end.

"It's no surprise that the capital dominates the majority of the top spots, particularly given the average house price continues to be among the highest in the country."

The top 20 most expensive streets in Scotland:
  1. Golf Place, St Andrews- £1.975m
  2. Ann Street, Edinburgh- £1.7m
  3. Northumberland Street, Edinburgh- £1.537m
  4. Heriot Row, Edinburgh £1.5m
  5. Ettrick Road, Edinburgh - £1.494m
  6. Regent Terrace, Edinburgh- £1.411m
  7. Drummond Place, Edinburgh-£1.286m
  8. Inverleith Avenue South, Edinburgh - £1.263m
  9. Loirsbank Road, Aberdeen - £1.218m 
  10. Saxe Coburg Place, Edinburgh - £1.213m 
  11. Rubislaw Den South, Aberdeen - £1.195m 
  12. Earl's Gate, Glasgow - £1.125m
  13. Manse Road, Glasgow - £1.123m
  14. Nelson Street, Edinburgh - £1.122m
  15.  Grange Road, Glasgow - £1.117m
  16. Danube Street, Edinburgh - £1.1m
  17. Cumin Place, Edinburgh - £1.099m
  18. The Scores, St. Andrews - £1.083m 
  19. Wester Coates Gardens, Edinburgh - £1.078m
  20. Kingsborough Gardens, Glasgow - £1.075m
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