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Gorgie & Dalry

Edinburgh rapist ‘thought girl was 16’

A RAPIST broke down in tears when he discovered the victim was only 12-years-old, a court heard.

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May and Bill Hogg met in 1944 at the Westfield Halls in Gorgie

Real lives: Laughter is key to couple’s true love

AN elderly couple have revealed what has kept them together – for an astonishing 70 years.

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Hearts v Ayr United at Tyencastle in November 1972 - Alan Anderson on guard for Hearts.

Hearts history: The ever changing face of Tynecastle

The history of Hearts is a story that many in Edinburgh and throughout Scotland are familiar with, from the club taking its name from the Old Tolbooth (tax-house) of Edinburgh to the first kick of the ball at East Meadows. While there can be no doubt that the history of Heart of Midlothian is long and illustrious, Hearts fans also take pride in the history of their spiritual home, Tynecastle.

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Gorgie in Edinburgh. Picture: TSPL

Man knocked to ground in attempted robbery in Gorgie

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information following an attempted robbery in Westfield Road.

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Armed police gathered at Tynecastle HS before the raid

Armed police swoop on flat

Armed police swooped on Saturday evening amid reports of a man with a ‘gun’ in a Harrison Road flat.

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Edward Flint at the gravestone of Lieut Frederick Ramsay Walker which has recently been repaired. Picture: Scott Louden

WWI Soldier’s ruined grave fixed by mystery volunteer

For decades the grave of a First World War military hero regarded as a “soldier’s soldier” who had won the Military Cross and Legion D’Honneur lay overgrown and neglected, his ornate headstone eventually left lying in pieces on the ground.

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The Horseshoe pub on Gorgie Road will be demolished. Picture: Greg Macvean

Historic Hearts pub to be demolished as developers plan new flats

A FAVOURITE watering hole of Hearts fans is set to be demolished and replaced by new flats.

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The attack happened at the Hearts v Celtic match.

CCTV released of Hearts fan wanted over Tynecastle attack

POLICE have released a CCTV image of a Hearts fan they are seeking in connection with an assault at Tynecastle.

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2015:Soufian El Hassnaoui and Arnaud Djoum launch the Big Hearts Kinship Care Programme at Tyncastle.

Hearts’ official charity vows to grow in next year

HEARTS’ official charity has vowed to grow stronger as it announced its plans for the next 12 months,

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Bus passenger suffers serious medical emergency on Gorgie Road

Bus passenger suffers serious medical emergency on Gorgie Road

Two ambulances have responded to a medical incident on Gorgie Road involving a man in his 50s.

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Chemical leak at Gorgie pharmaceutical firm

FIRE crews were called out after a chemical leak at the MacFarlane Smith pharmaceutical company in Gorgie.

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The crash happened on Gorgie Road. Picture: Google

Pensioner serious after being hit by car on Gorgie Road

A PENSIONER is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a car on Gorgie Road.

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Danny Kay with wife Christine and Zac. Picture: Toby Williams

Charity plans carers fun day at Tynecastle

For Danny Kay, the past year has been a whirlwind.

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Missing man Stuart Hamilton.

Police hunt to trace missing Edinburgh man Stuart Hamilton

Police are appealing for information in order to trace a 37-year-old man who is missing from the Edinburgh area.

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Curator Caroline Mathers with a selection of the items in the new museum. Picture: Scott Louden

In pictures: New Tynecastle museum showcases Hearts history

The Rosebery Challenge Cup, Tommy Walker’s transfer form and a stuffed puffin – the history of Heart of Midlothian Football Club is nothing if not eclectic.

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Gordon Erasmuson from Gorgie, contracted Legionnaires disease in 2012. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Legionnaires’ survivor’s fury over FAI delay

A SURVIVOR of Edinburgh’s legionnaires’ outbreak four years ago has accused the Crown Office of “making a mockery” of victims by failing to announce any decision on a fatal accident inquiry.

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The crash happened outside Dalry Primary School

Three-vehicle crash outside school

Three vehicles collided outside Dalry Primary School on Saturday morning.

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An artist's impression of the exterior of the new main stand. Picture: contributed

Tynecastle expansion plans made public

IT will see capacity shoot up and put the icing on the cake of Hearts’ return from their darkest hour.

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The Murrayfield Sports Bar on Westfield Rd, Gorgie. Picture, Dan Phillips

Police appeal following a serious assault in Gorgie

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Gorgie.

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An artist's impression of the new main stand

Hearts seek main stand planning permission

Hearts have applied for planning permission to build their new main stand at Tynecastle.

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