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Capital chef Alan has the recipe for success

AN up and coming Edinburgh chef was awarded Hotel Chef of the Year 2017 at the Scottish Hotel Awards.

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Hibs legend Eric loses cancer battle

ERIC Stevenson died aged 74, following a two-year fight against stomach cancer - he was a Hibs fan, who got to wear the famous green shirt with white sleeves and became a club legend and Hall of Fame member.

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Students Catriona MacLellan, Laurie Bowman, Louis Clark, Cirstyn Brown,and Jade Cofor with Napier University staff members Lindsay Morgan, Mary Ann Kennedy and Dr Ann Schwan

Young offenders seen through students’ lenses

A creative project between Polmont Young Offenders’ Institute, Edinburgh Napier University and Fife College has given an insight into what life is like within Scotland’s national facility for young male prisoners.

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Edinburgh climber who scaled Everest relives “the hardest week of my life”

A CLIMBER who scaled Everest for the second time has described it as the “hardest week of my life” as pictures emerged of moment she reached the summit.

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Mark ODonnell takes up his new role at the end of July. Picture: Chris Watt

Mark takes over as Royal Blind chief

Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation has announced the appointment of a new chief executive.

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Former teacher and sportsman Sandy Strang

News columnist Sandy Strang dies

Teacher, cricketer, after-dinner speaker and Edinburgh Evening News columnist Sandy Strang has died.

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Edinburgh  Olympic charity Runner Stuart Christie . Pic Ian Rutherford

Last run for Edinburgh marathon man Stuart Christie

A CAPITAL runner is gearing up for his last big challenge by taking on a mammoth journey to raise money for a number of national charities.

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Lesley Winton with her beloved dog Holly.

Lesley wins award for her three charities

A TRANENT woman who set up and runs three very different charities has been named as a Charity Professional of the Year

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Patrick Tyler is raising awareness of bowel cancer following his diagnosis in 2013. Picture: Alan Rennie

Patrick backs the bowel movement

Patrick Tyler was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2013 and is now using his experience to highlight the importance of doing the bowel screening test.

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Lady Susan Haughey is dedicated to charity work

Lady Sarah Haughey to get philanthropy gong

Inspirational businesswoman and dedicated humanitarian Lady Susan Haughey is set to be honoured with a major philanthropy award.

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Ranger Laura wins top national award

AN EAST Lothian Countryside Ranger has become just the second person in Scotland to scoop a prestigious national award honouring her for her work in the environment.

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Strawberry the corn snake. Picture: Contributed

Fountainbridge shop stunned by discovery of 3ft long snake

shop staff in the Capital were left shocked when they discovered a 3ft long snake slithering across the store’s loos.

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Thousands turned out for last night's Beltane Fire Festival on Calton Hill. Copyright Mark S I Taylor for Beltane Fire Society. All Rights Reserved.

Edinburgh’s Calton Hill ablaze for 30th Beltane Festival

Fired up to bid farewell to winter and welcome summer were thousands of revellers gathered on Calton Hill to celebrate the Beltane Fire Festival last night.

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Katherine McMahon wrote Fat Kid Running. Picture: Neil Hanna

Katherine’s show carries a lot of weight

A performance poet targeted by bullies at primary school for being overweight has written a show about how she turned to ‘fat activism’ and then to running to challenge the notion that slim always means healthy.

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Commuters in London picking up breakfast from the Barclays #cashbackcoffee van in Covent Garden. Picture: PA

Free cash anyone? Barclays handing out money from coffee van

Barclay’s coffee van is coming to Edinburgh on Friday - and giving out free money who whoever buys a coffee and a croissant.

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Sally Lloyd, Scottish PA of the Year

PAs play a vital role says winner Sally

Employers in Scotland have the opportunity to shine as part of this year’s Scottish Personal Assistants of the Year Awards - which this year includes a new category for ‘Employer of the Year’.

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Hearts owner Ann Budge auctions stay on her yacht to fund Tynecastle redevelopment

Hearts owner Ann Budge auctions stay on her yacht to fund Tynecastle redevelopment

One lucky Hearts fan could soon be sailing off into the sunset after the club unveiled the top auction lot for its annual awards bash – a holiday on owner Ann Budge’s yacht.

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Margot Forrest competes in London on Sunday

Margot has got her diabetes on the run

AN East Lothian mum wants to inspire fellow diabetes sufferers by running the London Marathon to mark 20 years since her diagnosis.

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Jack Dunn, 6, is a primary two pupil at Edinburgh Academy. Picture: contributed

Jack ,6, is youngest player to get hole-in-one at Bruntsfield

SIX-YEAR-OLD Jack Dunn has raised the bar at one of Scotland’s oldest golf clubs.

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The stars of this year's Easter Passion Play at Princes Street Gardens include window cleaning brothers Kevin, left, and Sean Edie. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

GP and window cleaners take starring roles in Passion Play

A FAMILY doctor and two brothers who run a window-cleaning business in the Capital are among those ­preparing to appear in a large-scale open-air Passion Play in the city centre.

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