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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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Aylee and Rianna feature in new NHS advert

Aylee’s keeping us in the best of health

AN East Lothian schoolgirl has been given a starring role in a national health campaign to encourage people to look after their health over Easter.

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Campaign launched to salute Edinburgh’s greatest women

CAPTURING the moment she handed her son his first violin, the statue of Helen Crummy in Edinburgh’s Niddrie Mains Road immortalises the creativity and determination of one of the most important figures in the Capital’s cultural history.

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Sir Arnold Clark receiving his knighthood at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Picture: TSPL

Sir Arnold Clark, billionaire car tycoon, dies aged 89

Motoring tycoon Sir Arnold Clark has died at the age of 89.

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Professor David Fowler CBE

World authority on pollution retires

AN Edinburgh-based world authority on air pollution has retired after a career spanning 42 years.

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Deborah Thomson, far right, celebrates the win. Picture: PA

One For Arthur owner ‘can’t believe’ he won Grand National

GRAND National winner One For Arthur is owned by the ‘Two Golf Widows’ who bought the horse to keep busy while their husbands were on the course.

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Frankie Thomson with girlfriend Katie Swinton. 
Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Deaf-blind man is hauled off Easyjet flight over ‘safety fears’

A DEAF-blind man has told how he was hauled off a flight as it was about to take off after crew raised safety fears about him flying.

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Niamh Curran and Holly McNie, with pupils

Pupils shown the art of career choice

School pupils in the city are unshackling their imaginations and getting help to explore creative careers thanks to a project set up by two Edinburgh College students.

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Sarra Hoy with her son Callum.

Sir Chris Hoy’s wife Sarra expecting second child

The wife of cyclist Sir Chris Hoy is expecting a second child.

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Leith warehouse becomes film studio for Avengers movie

A vast warehouse on Edinburgh’s waterfront has been turned into a film studio for the latest Avengers blockbuster.

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Rowan and Julia from The Bearded Baker.

Bearded Baker’s city dream fulfilled

A CITY man affectionaly known as ‘The Bearded Baker’ has opened his first cafe in the New Town.

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Flautist Hannah Foster

Hannah’s young musician drive

A talented young flautist is backing a campaign to find the next generation of classical musicians.

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Students walk through Brunsfield Links. Picture: TSPL.

Five parts of Edinburgh you didn’t know were haunted

OLD ghosts, new ghosts, Edinburgh has them all.

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Pieyam Khosrowpour, Lisa Sher and Essie 18months enjoy the sun in Morningside.

Edinburgh’s top 10 happiest places revealed

The results are in and Edinburgh seems to be a pretty happy place.

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The old Abbeyhill Station, Edinburgh, one of many disused stations in the city. Picture: TSPL.

11 creepy abandoned places in Edinburgh

Are there any other cities north of the border as storied as “Auld Reekie”?

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