Shopkeeper threatened with a meat cleaver ‘thought he was going to die’

A SHOPKEEPER feared for his life when a cleaver-wielding raider burst into the store during a terrifying robbery.

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Edinburgh UK Feb 25 2016; Dr Ed Trevillion, Chair of PRS Working Party and Alex Neil MSP at India Quay, Fountainbridge to unveil plans that could deliver thousands of purpose-built homes for private rent. Picture; Steven Scott Taylor

Letters to the Editor: Fountainbridge Canalside Initiative call for India Quay plan to include more for the community

Fountainbridge Canalside Initiative (FCI) is pleased that the India Quay site will include more housing, including 112 affordable homes.

An artist's impression of the India Quay development. Picture: contributed

India Quay development to boost local economy by £30m

DEVELOPERS behind the transformation of a former city brewery site insist their plans will boost the local economy by more than £30 million over the next three years.

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An artist's impression of the plans for more than 400 new homes at India Quay. Picture: contributed

India Quay £200m redevelopment images released

FRESH images have been unveiled showcasing the £200 million regeneration of Fountainbridge.

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Scottish Parliament election 2016 constituency result: Edinburgh Southern

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Street Food Fridays kick off at Fountainbridge

Street Food Fridays kick off at Fountainbridge

LOOKING for something to spruce up those Friday lunch times or even your after-work exploits? There’s a new street food market getting under way in Fountainbridge from today (April 15).

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Amy Cluness, 4, gets to grips with Thorn the Lesser Hedgehog Tenerec from Madagascar which is closer related to an Elephant than the European Hedgehog. Picture: Toby Williams

Fountain Park visitors get to grips with wild animals

FIVE Sisters Zoo took its residents to Fountain Park, where visitors including Amy Cluness, four, got to grips with Thorn the lesser hedgehog tenerec from Madagascar, which is a closer relation of the elephant than the European hedgehog. Meanwhile, Nathan Brown, six, met Jaycee the corn snake.

Work continues on the new high school. Picture: Greg Macvean

New Boroughmuir High School delayed again by ‘adverse weather’

THE opening of the new Boroughmuir High School has been put back for a second time because of “adverse weather”, the Evening News has learned.

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The man was held up in the stairwell of a block of flats

An armed robbery has taken place in Fountainbridge

POLICE are investigating an armed robbery and assault in a stairwell in the Fountainbridge area.

The site of future Hilton hotel at Fountainbridge. Picture: Julie Bull

Fountainbridge to host Hilton four-star hotel

A FOUR-star Hilton hotel is set to be built on an empty gap site in Fountainbridge.

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