Colinton care home workers found guilty of assaulting dementia patient

Two employees of an Edinburgh care home have been found guilty of assaulting an 89-year-old female patient by throwing balls of tinfoil at her.

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Edinburgh are currently based at Murrayfield

Campaign to block Edinburgh Rugby’s switch to Myreside

RESIDENTS have united to fight Edinburgh Rugby’s plans to quit Murrayfield for a new home at Myreside.

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The incident happened near Colinton bowling club. Image; Google

Hero pensioner fights thugs with walking stick in Colinton

A HERO pensioner who jumped in to help his friends as they were being beaten by thugs managed to fight them off with a walking stick.

The assault occurred near Colinton Bowling Club. Picture; Google.

85-year-old among three men assaulted in Colinton

Police are appealing for witnesses after three men were assaulted in the Colinton area of the city on Tuesday, 26 July.

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Oxgangs Drive: Picture: Google Maps

Man hospitalised following stabbing in Edinburgh

A 26-year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital following a knife attack in the city.

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Councillor Jason Rust, second from left, joined other community campaigners to block the changes. Picture: Lesley Martin

Colinton wins battle against proposed split

CAMPAIGNERS have won their battle against controversial boundary changes which would have taken Colinton Parish Church, Colinton Cemetery and Colinton War Memorial out of Colinton.

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Scottish Parliament election 2016 constituency result: Edinburgh Pentlands

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SNP candidate Gordon MacDonald celebrates after winning the Edinburgh Pentlands seat from Tory David McLetchie (right). Picture: Ian Rutherford

Holyrood 2016: SNP’s Gordon Macdonald likely to hold Pentlands

Edinburgh Pentlands has been held by three different parties since 1999, but Gordon Macdonald looks set to retain the seat for the SNP this time, says Ian Swanson

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Firrhill High School. Picture Ian Georgeson

Three more Edinburgh schools closed amid safety fears

THREE more city schools will close amid concern over the condition of their exterior walls.

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The damage at Oxgangs Primary. Picture: Toby Williams

Parents’ fury at decision to close Oxgangs Primary at short notice

PARENTS have reacted with anger after a city school was closed suddenly for repairs.

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Tom McDonald opposed the Co-op plan. Picture: Greg Macvean

Supermarket plans go ahead for Colinton

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a new Co-op store in Colinton have been given the go-ahead after the developers appealed against the council’s refusal of permission.

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