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Morag Macleman marks 45 years at Edinburgh Asda store

A WORKER at an Asda superstore on the Capital is celebrating 45 years of service with the company this month.

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Pic: Carolanne Bryce and Linda Hammell Boozem Buddies
cheque presentation - Oncology Department - St. John's
Carolanne Bryce - breast and bowel cancer sufferer - as well as being deaf
Has just raised over �5,200 paragliding at Strathallan through Bosom Buddies

Cancer survivor takes a leap of faith

When Carolanne Bryce was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 she was treated at the Oncology department at St Johns in Livingston.

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Ellen Graham with Oscar, her dog and Paul Middler, with his parrot Billy perched on his shoulder

Animal lovers start dream career move

TWO members of staff from an East Lothian vets are set to embark on their dream careers as veterinary nurses.

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Edinburgh is calling out for the public to share their ideas on what should be crowned as the
final object within Edinburgh's 101 Objects, a popular city attraction.

Public asked to cast votes for ‘defining’ Edinburgh object

From the iconic Balmoral Hotel Clock to the 99’ ice cream cone that originates in Portobello, the public has been called on to nominate the 101st object to complete a city-wide trail charting 1000 years of history.

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Prize-winning law graduate Aimee Stuart

Aimee raises the bar to win award

A law graduate has been recognised for her outstanding achievement in conveyancing with a top award.

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90-year-old Dr Pamela Epps has been attending the Festival every year since it started in 1947. Picture:

 Neil Hanna

Meet the 90-year-old who has attended every Edinburgh Festival

WHEN Pamela Epps went to an opera performance 70 years ago she hardly imagined it would start a habit of a lifetime.

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Craig Newton from Willowbrae, impressed the judge for an online photography competition, securing a first-place win

Craig’s puffin was just picture perfect

Talented Edinburgh photographer Craig Newton, from Willowbrae, impressed the judge for an online photography competition to win first place.

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Most popular Edinburgh Amazon purchases revealed

Most popular Edinburgh Amazon purchases revealed

A MORE stereotyped wish list would be difficult to imagine.

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Picture: Ian Georgeson

Royal Mile terror barriers get makeover

THE anti-terror barriers on the Royal Mile have been given a festival makeover.

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Marta Isibor is recognised as top psychology graduate

Top QMU student Marta is honoured

A new graduate from Edinburgh has been recognised by Queen Margaret University for her excellent performance during her psychology degree.

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Visitors flocked to see the giant Amorphophallus Titanum flowering.

15,000 flock to sniff world’s smelliest plant in Edinburgh

More than 15,000 people have flocked to see and sniff the world’s smelliest plant after it flowered for only the second time in Scotland.

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Liberton Medical Group staff will complete the walk in memory of Andrew Morrison and Mairi Frew. Picture: Contributed

Medical staff pay tribute to colleagues with charity walk

STAFF at a city medical centre are set to pay tribute to two “funny, warm and well-loved” colleagues who passed away from the same form of cancer in the space of three years by undertaking a mammoth charity walk to raise money to help fight the illness.

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Calum Colvin, Pic:  Ian Georgeson

Capital artist’s lens on Jacobite history

Edinburgh-based artist Calum Colvin will reveal the secret symbolism, riddles and puzzles behind his ‘Jacobites by Name’ photographic series at a free event at the Scottish Parliament this month.

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Veterinary nurses work round the clock to feed orphaned puppy

Veterinary nurses work round the clock to feed orphaned puppy

FIVE veterinary nurses helped bring this cute pup back from the brink by working round the clock as substitute mothers.

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Ronnie and Ella Gilfillan, from Edinburgh, celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary.

Spark is still there for Ronnie and Ella

More than six decades after they first met at work, Ronnie and Ella Gilfillan have celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary with family and friends in Edinburgh.

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Taxi driver Ryan Walls at Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Dalmeny Street. Picture:


Neil Hanna

Irvine Welsh writes intro for photography book of Edinburgh taxi project

A CITY cab driver has launched an exhibition and a book ­featuring snaps of passengers he captured from his mobile taxi studio.

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Dunbar Coastal Rowing Club has become the first to complete the John Muir Way by boat.
 
Picture: contributed

Dunbar rowers complete John Muir Way by boat

DUNBAR rowers have become the first to complete a 134 mile long route from the west coast to east, by boat.

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Wendy Muncaster and Glen Duncan

Couple set sights on Edinburgh for fifth attempt at wedding

A COUPLE who have tried to get married four times only to be forced to cancel each occasion are hoping it will be fifth time lucky as they prepare to tie the knot in the Capital.

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Emma Ross speaks out about the abuse she suffered.

Abuse victim: My story needs to be told to protect others

AN ABUSED mother has spoken of a ten-year living hell at the hands of her former partner in the hope of preventing future victims.

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Budget coffee chain EasyCoffee opens first Edinburgh store

Budget coffee chain EasyCoffee opens first Edinburgh store

Budget coffee chain EasyCoffee is set to open its first Edinburgh outlet.

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