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Edinburgh households to pay £600 more in council tax rise

Edinburgh
Wishing Tree in Pressmennan Woods.

Lasting legacy: Tragic A1 crash victim created East Lothian Wishing Tree

Edinburgh
Midlothian residents are being targetted by a scam. Stock image

Midlothian residents warned of ‘council tax refund’ scam

Edinburgh

Ex-Olympian David Wilkie quits local pool after being told off for swimming too fast

Edinburgh

Football fans travelling to Rangers game arrested on flight from Edinburgh

Edinburgh

26,000 bus lane fines in Edinburgh in 2016

Edinburgh

Scotland’s weather: Temperatures set to be hotter than Barcelona next week

News
Post Office on 265 Morningside Road. Picture; Greg Macvean

Fears as Morningside Post Office faces move

Business
Lois McNeil receives her Care Worker of the Year award from Bright Care manager Annie Brown and director Tim Cocking

Lois is in for a treat after top care award

Our Region
Adventuring couple Luke and Hazel Roberston.

Edinburgh couple to run world’s toughest footrace

News 3
Young Iggy Justs charity choice proved popular

Five-year-old boy donates birthday gifts to charity

News 6

Vet student Lauren scores top honour

News
A hovercraft sets off from Portobello to Kirkcaldy in 2007. Picture: Kenny Smith

Calls for Forth hovercraft service following bridge closure

Transport 41
John Sneddon led an incident-packed life

Tributes to heroic navy veteran John

News
Anne Edmonds lives next door to a house that has been empty for five years. Picture: Jon Savage

Outcry as vacant properties double despite Capital housing crisis

Politics 20

Deaf sailor who rescued yachtsman beats Olympic heroes to award

News 1

Edinburgh’s first female bus driver, Myra Wright, dies at 86

Transport 6

Andy Murray reveals he didn’t immediately accept knighthood

Andy Murray 17
Midlothian residents are being targetted by a scam. Stock image

Midlothian residents warned of ‘council tax refund’ scam

Edinburgh
The fans were arrested on a flight from Edinburgh. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Football fans travelling to Rangers game arrested on flight from Edinburgh

Edinburgh
Police were called to the surgery behind held by Edinburgh South West MP Joanna Cherry. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Man arrested over incident at SNP MP’s surgery

Crime
Scottish Cup Final, Hampden Park, Glasgow. 21st May  2016

. Picture: JP License

Rangers fan jailed after kicking Hibs fan at Cup Final

Edinburgh

Six-year-old rushed to hospital after collision with car in Saughton

Edinburgh 5

Police release CCTV image of suspected Carrick Knowe flasher

Edinburgh

Teenage boy in court over death of junior footballer, Shaun Woodburn

Crime

Family pay tribute to “loving dad” Shaun Woodburn

Leith
Safety checks are being carried out on the Forth Rail Bridge. Picture Rob McDougall

Trains running as normal after Forth Bridge safety checks

Edinburgh 5
Online comments have backed the warning from Cameron Wyllie. Picture: Deadline News/Wullie Marr

Backing for Heriot’s head over parking row with parents

Education 21
The accident took place near Saughton Prison. Stock image; John Devlin

Six-year-old rushed to hospital after collision with car in Saughton

Edinburgh 5
Gavin Wudinge, 31, had only been on a Stagecoach bus for around half an hour before slumping in his seat after suffering a cardiac arrest. PICTURE: SWNS

Young father, 31, left dying on a bus for five hours

Edinburgh 41
A hovercraft sets off from Portobello to Kirkcaldy in 2007. Picture: Kenny Smith

Calls for Forth hovercraft service following bridge closure

Transport 41
Heavy snow showers have caused delays. Picture; Michael Gillen

Scotland’s weather: Snow plays havoc for motorway drivers

Edinburgh 25

Forth Road Bridge reopens after traffic chaos from overturned lorry

Transport 6

Forth Road Bridge reopens as recovery operation is completed

News 137

Gritting team ‘working through the night’ as winter weather approaches

Edinburgh 10

Scotland’s weather: ‘Real taste of winter’ tomorrow

Transport 29
A scheme aimed at helping parents close streets for outdoor play is extended. Picture; Toby Williams

Edinburgh street play pilot to be extended despite criticism

Edinburgh 3
Kirkliston Primary School extension - artist's impression. Picture: Contributed

Land grant paves way for new village hall in Kirkliston

Edinburgh 1
Online comments have backed the warning from Cameron Wyllie. Picture: Deadline News/Wullie Marr

Backing for Heriot’s head over parking row with parents

Education 21
Parents at one of Edinburgh;s private schools, George Heriots, have been getting in to a bit of bother over their irresponsible parking whilst dropping off, and picking up their kids.

Headmaster brands parents who park illegally to pick up kids as ‘careless and selfish’

Education 45

Midlothian trial to explore benefits of ‘blended’ childcare

Edinburgh

Scots school leavers being ‘locked out’ of university

Education 99

3D Scans of Forth Bridges to be used in educational game

Transport 4
MSPs gathered to support Maggie's Edinburgh in the Scottish Parliament. Picture: Neil Hanna

MSPs rally in support of Edinburgh Maggie’s Centre campaign

Edinburgh
Hope Street , Glasgow.

Scotland's most polluted street. Picture; John Devlin

Scotland’s most polluted streets revealed amid health concerns

Politics 18
Elderly care must improve in the Capital.

Elderly care provider is told to improve urgently

Edinburgh
Figures revealed that some patients are having to wait over two years. Picture; stock image

Figures reveal two-year wait for mental health care

Health 2
Leonardo DiCaprio poses with social entrepreneur Josh Littlejohn at Social Bite restaurant, Home. Picture: Getty

One in four city eateries told to raise standards

Edinburgh 5
Buster needs a new home. Picture; contributed

Friday 13: Scotland’s unluckiest animals seek new home after years in shelter care

Edinburgh 1
The city trauma centre has been delayed. Picture; stock image

Plans for city trauma centre are delayed for three years

Health 5

Kids challenged to try new veggie recipe every day

Health

Moles join bedbugs on pest control hit list

News 2

Richard Meade: We need to rethink how we care for older and dying people

Opinion

Fears over future of Victorian houses on Sick Kids site

News 8
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon launches the Baby Box scheme with the help of little Leo Donegan and Nina Fredricks. Picture: John Devlin

Helen Martin: The Mummy and Daddy State is out of control

Opinion
Edinburgh could do more to make sure that much more new housing is genuinely affordable

Alex Staniforth: Tackle rip-off housing costs to build a greener future

Opinion
Taking the bus or tram to the shops instead of the car will help improve air quality in the Capital. Picture: Getty

Lesley Hinds: Everyone has a right to a little breathing space

Opinion 7

Jojo Fraser: Let’s take better care of each other this new year

Opinion

Brian Monteith: Hands up if you want education prioritised

Opinion 6

Fiona Duff: Bright Eyes on the prize for concert tickets

Opinion

Ian Murray: Now more than ever we must defend our values

Politics 6
Edinburgh could do more to make sure that much more new housing is genuinely affordable

Alex Staniforth: Tackle rip-off housing costs to build a greener future

Opinion
A scheme aimed at helping parents close streets for outdoor play is extended. Picture; Toby Williams

Edinburgh street play pilot to be extended despite criticism

Edinburgh 3
Theresa May is expected to set out her approach today. Picture; Getty

Tories ‘to launch EU trade war’ ahead of Brexit talks

Politics
Council tax is is to rise for the four top bands. Picture stock image

Edinburgh households to pay £600 more in council tax rise

Edinburgh 14
Hope Street , Glasgow.

Scotland's most polluted street. Picture; John Devlin

Scotland’s most polluted streets revealed amid health concerns

Politics 18
Scottish Labour Party Kezia Dugdale

Kezia Dugdale in call for new dedicated cities minister

Politics 9
Figures revealed that some patients are having to wait over two years. Picture; stock image

Figures reveal two-year wait for mental health care

Health 2

Theresa May to feature in edition of American Vogue

News 15

Devolution campaigner Canon Kenyon Wright dies at 84

Politics

Man arrested over incident at SNP MP’s surgery

Crime

Ian Rankin backs protests over oil transfers

Politics 3
Trainspotting 2 is out in January. Picture; PA

Blue Monday: 20 reasons to be cheerful on year’s most depressing day

Edinburgh
Some 93% of investment in Edinburgh's office market last year came from overseas. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Overseas buyers ‘dominate’ Edinburgh office market

Business
Scottish Labour Party Kezia Dugdale

Kezia Dugdale in call for new dedicated cities minister

Politics 9
Post Office on 265 Morningside Road. Picture; Greg Macvean

Fears as Morningside Post Office faces move

Business 3