Courtney Cameron

West Lothian dinner ladies trained by top chef at Balmoral

They’ve been given top-class culinary training in the kitchens of the Balmoral Hotel.

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Terri Smith
Inspirational Young Adult
Local Hero Awards 2016

Nominate your Local Hero to show your appreciation

It’s the perfect way to honour someone who has stood up for a worthwhile cause or shown exceptional drive and determination in the face of adversity.

Police are appealing for witnesses in assault case.

Three detained following death in Fountainbridge flat

Police have confirmed that three people have been detained following the death of a man in Fountainbridge.

Simone Murphy has been modelling since she was two years old.

Edinburgh University graduate bids to be UK’s Next Top Model

SHE made her modelling debut in a fashion magazine at the tender age of two.

Robbie Irvine was given a laptop to help with his studes - and to help him cope with his autism. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Appeal launched to find autistic student’s laptop after leaving bag at bus stop

AN autistic student has been left distraught after he accidentally left his laptop lying at a bus stop.

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Lorry blown over by strong winds on the Forth Road Bridge (14-03-17)

Motorists faced hours of delays as truck closes Forth Road Bridge

motorists faced major delays and chaos yesterday as the Forth Road Bridge was closed for the second time this year.

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The building where the pensioner's body was found. Picture: Greg Macvean

Man’s body lay in Edinburgh flat ‘for two months’

A PENSIONER who was found dead in his flat by police could have been lying there for up to two months, neighbours believe.

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Nominations are open for the Local Hero Awards. Picture; Jon Savage

Local Hero Awards looking for inspirational teachers

DO you know someone who’s gone above and beyond their call of duty without the recognition they deserve?

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A humpback whale breaching in the Firth of Forth of the coast of Kinghorn, Fife. Picture; Allan Brown; SWNS

Humpback whale spotted in Forth

A HUMPBACK whale has been captured leaping into the sky from the Firth of Forth in a series of extraordinary pictures.

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Brave six-year-old Jasmin Henderson’s Disneyland dream comes true

IT was a fairytale moment fit for a princess – as a little girl fighting an aggressive brain tumour found out she was going to Disneyland.

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Tributes have been payed to Bill McInnes (6) who died after a short battle with cancer.

Tributes paid to Edinburgh basketball legend Bill McInnes

TRIBUTES have flooded in for an Edinburgh grandad branded one of the best basketball players in the UK.

Perhaps the City of Edinburgh Volleyball Club will be nominated?

Local Hero Awards 2017: It’s time to nominate your unsung hero

they work tirelessly to make their communities a better place.

Charles Menzies has been told he will have to wait 40 weeks for his appointment. Picture: Jon Savage

Grandad faces 40-week wait for crucial health checks

A GRANDAD who suffers from a string of medical conditions has been told to wait up to 40 weeks for a vital appointment.

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Fraser and Dani with their children

Family pay tribute to tragic father killed in Austria

RELATIVES of a dad-of-five killed when he was struck by a train in Austria have been left “heartbroken” by the tragedy.

Kebab meat, pitta bread and chips are dumped every week in Harrison Gardens. Picture: contributed

Residents rage after kebabs deliberately dumped on street

IT’S a meaty mystery that’s left neighbours scratching their heads – and holding their noses.

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Mark Hewitt was due to appear in a show at the King's Theatre

Primary teacher found dead just days before stage show

A primary school teacher has been found dead just days before he was due to star in a much-anticipated stage show at the King’s Theatre.


Video: Hearts/Hibs ‘casuals’ in mass brawl outside bar

TWO men were rushed to hospital after a brutal street attack involving crowds of football hooligans after Sunday’s derby match.

Blake Ross. Picture: Police Scotland

£2000 raised for funeral of tragic teen, Blake Ross

A FUNDRAISING drive to pay for a funeral for tragic teenager Blake Ross has raised almost £2000 in less than a day.

Blake, 13, was found on a Lothian Bus in Edinburgh at about 4pm on Monday after falling unwell. Picture; Police Scotland

Investigation underway into tragic death of Blake Ross

a POLICE watchdog has launched an investigation following the death of a teenager who was reported missing over the weekend.

John McBride. Picture: contributed

Tributes paid to lifelong Jambo John McBride

TRIBUTES have been paid to Hearts’ commercial executive John McBride after he died following a short illness.

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