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Edinburgh florist leaves ‘lonely bouquets’ across the city for strangers

IT was a simple act of kindness that touched the heart of a stressed mother as she chased her energetic two-year-old around the park.

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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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Alastair and Friederike Gower with their daughter Roslyn, eight, demonstrate how they make their own chocolate from bean to bar. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Wanted: Help to build new chocolate factory for sweet reward

No childhood dream is more tantalisingly tempting than that conjured up by Willy Wonka and his mystery Chocolate Factory.

Food and Drink
An Open Championship regional qualifying round takes place at Bruntsfield Links, where club leaders are embarking on a �1 million revamp proposal. Picture: Ian Georgeson

£1m revamp plan for world-famous Edinburgh golf course

An Edinburgh golf club which is one of the world’s oldest is set to undergo a £1 million revamp.

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The assault took place on Bruntsfield Links

Police investigate attack on Bruntsfield Links

POLICE in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following an assault in the south of the city.

Crime
The Tesco Metro in the Bruntsfield area. Picture: Google Maps

Edinburgh Tesco accused of state school pupil discrimination

A Tesco Metro store in Edinburgh has denied claims it discriminates against pupils at a local state school by making them queue outside while allowing private school students to enter freely.

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John Swinney speaks with pupils in the S4 National 5 Languages class at the new James Gillespie's High School.  Picture: Ian Rutherford

Sporting legend and great author honoured by school

He was the pioneering athlete whose legacy was immortalised in one of the greatest British films of all time.

Education
Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner celebrate after winning gold and getting an Olympic record in the Men's Team Sprint. Picture; Bryn Lennon

From idolising Chris Hoy to Olympic medalist, father of Callum Skinner discusses his son’s “dream Olympic Games”

THE roar from the crowd was deafening as the homecoming parade made its way along the Royal Mile.

Sport
SimplyFixIt began life in Edinburgh's Bruntsfield in 1996. Picture: Contributed

Tech repair store marks 20 years with record figures

An Edinburgh-based gadget repair specialist is eyeing further expansion after celebrating two decades in business with its best-ever sales.

Business
Julia Carruthers manager of the Salvation Army store in Bruntsfiel. Picture: Greg Macvean

Edinburgh Fashion Week: Salvation Army showcases pre-loved looks

MEET the city worker bidding to put a touch of haute couture into the Capital’s charity shop scene.

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Alex Winters on the Thriller. Picture: contributed

Gung-Ho obstacle course heading for Edinburgh

IT’S the attraction that’s guaranteed to have city residents slip sliding away.

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Liberton Primary School. Picture: Rob McDougall

Edinburgh schools to be given £22m to tackle overcrowding

SEVEN overcrowded primary schools face being expanded, redesigned or having their catchments changed – as new figures show the cost of dealing with cramped classrooms across the Capital is set to balloon to nearly £22 million.

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