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Police issue 118 fines and warnings in 20mph zone

POLICE have dished out a total of 118 warnings and fines to drivers since the second phase of 20mph was rolled out last month, new figures reveal.

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Miles Briggs launches a petition at Waverley Station along with members of the Edinburgh Access Panel to allow for taxis to get access to the station for dropping off passengers with disabilities. Picture; Greg Macvean

Campaigners meet Minister over Waverley taxi access

CAMPAIGNERS hope a meeting with Transport Minister Humza Yousaf at Waverley station has brought taxi access for disabled people a step closer.

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East Coast Buses will run two new routes from April 23.

East Coast Buses to roll out two new routes in East Lothian

TWO new bus routes are set to be rolled out across East Lothian in a bid to boost journeys to the Capital.

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Do you think the tram extension should be decided by a referendum. Picture Ian Rutherford

Letters: Let’s have a referendum on tram extension plans

From your letter columns it seems I am not the only one who would like a referendum on the mooted extension of the trams to Leith or Newhaven.

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The final piece joining up the new Queensferry Crossing was put in place last month.

Fears over completion of Queensferry Crossing

FEARS are growing that the new Queensferry Crossing will not be ready by the revised completion date at the end of May.

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Satisfaction with Lothian Buses' punctuality has fallen to 85 per cent compared to 91 per cent in 2013. Picture: Lothian Buses

Satisfaction with Lothian Buses punctuality at four-year low

Passengers with Lothian Buses are more disgruntled with delayed services than at any other time in at least the last four years.

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Three men have been injured after a car overturned onto its roof following a crash with another vehicle on South Gyle Broadway. Picture: BBC Scotland

Three injured after South Gyle collision

Three men have been taken to hospital after two cars collided this morning in west Edinburgh.

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A total of 59.2 per cent said they either supported or strongly supported the lower maximum speed. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Six out of 10 capital residents ‘back 20mph limits’

SIX out of ten city residents back the general principle of 20mph limits in the Capital, according to the council’s annual survey.

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The Renault ZOE is among models in the 23 per cent electric Scottish car club fleet. Picture: Carplus

Scottish drivers flock to join car-sharing clubs

The number of drivers joining Scottish car-sharing clubs leaped 28 per cent last year, developers Carplus announced today.

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Emma Philips who is unhappy is among those opposing the decision. Picture: Greg Macvean

Lothian Buses faces local backlash over route changes

RESIDENTS and traders have blasted Lothian Buses after plans were unveiled to reduce a service linking north Edinburgh to the rest of the city.

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Device restrictions will be put in place on flights from Egypt, Jordan and Turkey to Scotland. Picture: Contributed

Laptop ban to affect passengers on flights to Scotland

Passengers on 12 Scottish air routes are among those affected by ministers banning laptops and tablets on flights from six Middle Eastern and north African countries.

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New bus route will link Edinburgh Airport to north of the city

New bus route will link Edinburgh Airport to north of the city

A NEW bus service linking north Edinburgh to the airport is set to launch next month, the News can reveal.

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The incident happened on a train from Edinburgh Waverley bound for Peterborough. Picture: Chris Watt

Man comes forward after toddler assaulted on Edinburgh train

A man has come forward to speak to police after a toddler was assaulted on a train in Edinburgh.

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A snow plough heading for Rullion Road in Penicuik Picture: SWNS

Scotland weather: Snow disrupts major transport routes

Scottish drivers are facing tough conditions on roads around Scotland after a flurry of snowfall this morning.

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Edinburgh Trams lawyer’s ‘secret’ £50k bonus

Edinburgh Trams lawyer’s ‘secret’ £50k bonus

THE lawyer in charge of negotiating the tram contract received a £50,000 bonus as an apparent “thank you” payment on completion of the deal.

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Police want to speak to this man

CCTV appeal after toddler assaulted on Edinburgh train

POLICE have released images of a man they want to speak to after a toddler was assaulted on a train.

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Thousands of holidays may need to be rebooked. Picture; John Devlin

Thousands of holidays at risk as travel firm goes bust

A UK travel agency has gone bust, leaving thousands of holidaymakers in limbo.

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Scotland weather: Warning of ice and snow forecast

Scotland weather: Warning of ice and snow forecast

Commuters are being urged to take extra care as freezing temperatures, ice and snow are due to hit Scotland later today and into Tuesday.

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Police have cordoned off a section of South Gyle Broadway today following a collision.

Commuters warned over long delays on A1 following crash

Motorists have been warned to expect long delays on the A1 following a crash which resulted in one lane closure.

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Drivers parking illegally in a private residents cap park, mostly parking on the pavement

Calls for crackdown on ‘selfish’ drivers parking on pavements

They stand accused of causing distress to pedestrians and motorists across the Capital.

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