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Council cutbacks to close renowned Edinburgh music school’s doors

A world-renowned music centre of excellence faces closure under plans drawn up by councillors.

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The Gyuto Monks of Tibet pose at Glastonbury Festival

‘Rock star’ monks set for Edinburgh performance

The Dalai Lama’s Gyuto Monks of Tibet are to visit Edinburgh for a one-night-only performance this December.

Entertainment
Bellevue Road

Woman speaks out about being mugged while on the phone to parents

A YOUNG coffee shop worker has told of the terrifying moment two robbers snatched her mobile phone as she walked home chatting to her parents.

Crime
The development of the new Edinburgh St James as of October 2017.

First look: Edinburgh St James site one year on

It is the development which is set to change the face of the east end.

Business 1
Local parents and children protest over the removal of a climbing frame from Redbraes Park, Broughton Road. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Parents call on council to replace popular play area

OUTRAGED parents have blasted a “dreadful” council decision to take away play equipment, then claiming there is no budget to replace it.

Education 1
An artist's impression of the proposed development at Gayfield Square. Picture: contributed

Flat plans revealed for former Gayfield Square art gallery

A FORMER artist studios and workshop would be demolished to make way for flats on Gayfield Square under new plans which have been lodged.

Business
John Lewis is set tos pend �24m on its Edinburgh store. Picture: Neil Hanna

John Lewis cafe to move in £24 million revamp of Edinburgh store

John Lewis is set to pump £24 million into improvements at its flagship Edinburgh store including moving the restaurant up a floor.

Business
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.

News
Edinburgh Council 20mph mascot with PC Ben Wray to launch the new zones on Tuesday.

Police issue warnings on first day of Edinburgh’s new 20mph zones

Police issued “several” warnings to drivers on the first day of Edinburgh’s new 20mph zones as readers flooded social media to share their experiences of the latest stage of the city-wide scheme.

Transport
Police were searching for a missing person in Edinburgh. Stock picture; Neil Hanna

Why was a police helicopter flying over Edinburgh last night?

Many took to social media to ask why a helicopter was flying over the Capital late last night.

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Broughton Road has been closed following a crash

Two cars crash on road in Edinburgh

An Edinburgh street has been closed after two cars crashed during rush hour.

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Bank of Scotland said there would be no compulsory job losses as a result of the closures. Picture: John Devlin

In full: the 23 Bank of Scotland branches to close

Bank of Scotland is planning to close 23 branches across the country, 14 of which have been identified as the “last bank in town”.

Business
A gentoo penguin chick is weighed. Picture: SWNS

Endangered gentoo penguin chicks welcomed to Edinburgh Zoo

EDINBURGH Zoo has welcomed its latest intake – a group of endangered gentoo penguin chicks.

News
Stuart Ballentine creates a wreath at Lady Haig's Poppy Factory. Picture: Toby Williams

Edinburgh’s poppy factory celebrates 90th anniversary

VETERANS at the famous Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in the Capital have celebrated its 90th anniversary with a lunch for staff and loyal supporters.

Broughton
Dancer Rebecca Duke is heading to the United States. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Dance icon Abby Lee Miller invites Broughton High pupil to LA

A TEENAGE dancer has been given the opportunity of a lifetime after being taken under the wing of one of the world’s best-known choreographers.

News
Five of the best places to eat steak in Edinburgh

Five of the best places to eat steak in Edinburgh

FINDING a good steak can sometimes feel like a quest for the Holy Grail but these five steakhouses in Edinburgh have been garnering rave reviews from their meat-loving patrons.

Food and Drink
Burger Meets Bun in Forth Street. Picture: Jon Savage.

Edinburgh’s Burger Meats Bun up for sale

A BURGER restaurant has been put up for sale less than two years after opening in the Capital.

Broughton
Richard Thomas.

Tributes paid to Boxing Scotland chairman Richard Thomas

Boxing Scotland chairman Richard Thomas has died at the age of 45.

News
Granny Thomson in her garden. Picture: Lesley Martin

Bellevue’s Granny Thomson vows to dig in despite thefts

She tends the flowerbed come rain or shine, creating colourful displays to delight local residents.

News

Tatler schools guide: Broughton High named top state secondary

TWO Lothian schools are celebrating after being named best in Scotland by Tatler magazine.

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