Gorgie and Dalry

Gorgie & Dalry

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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Scotland striker Stephanie Tweed Picture: supplied

Stephanie Tweed ready for Homeless World Cup challenge

WHEN Stephanie Tweed steps out this weekend to represent her country in the Homeless World Cup, it will mark an incredible step on her journey to recovery from drug addiction.

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Edinburgh Sheriff Court. File picture: Ian Georgeson

Machete-wielding dad spat in cop’s mouth

A MAN who attacked his daughter and her friend with a hunting knife and machete then spat into the mouth of a police officer has been jailed for three years.

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Hearts strips arrive in Rwanda. Picture: contributed

Football gifts melt Hearts of Rwanda’s young players

POVERTY-stricken youngsters in Rwanda typically play football on stony ground in flipflops without a word of complaint.

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McCrae's Battalion.

Heroes of McCrae’s Battalion remembered 100 years on from Somme

The sacrifice of two Edinburgh battalions at the Battle of the Somme will be remembered at a special centenary service in the Capital on Friday.

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Lee Graham.

Flasher caught after targeting off-duty police officer

A MAN who groped two women and exposed himself to a third was caught out when one of his victims turned out to be an off-duty police officer.

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Michael Mikalauskas with daughter Abagail at Gorgie City Farm. File picture: Malcolm McCurrach

Comment: Edinburgh has rallied around Gorgie City Farm

WELL done. Great work everyone.

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Dina and Rosie Sedgwick, four, with volunteer Steven P Hogan. Picture: Scott Taylor

Gorgie City Farm to live on thanks to £100k in donations

GORGIE City Farm has hit its £100,000 target six weeks after the appeal was launched to save it – thanks to the big-hearted people of Edinburgh.

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The current Football Memories group enjoy a trip to Hampden. Picture: Lauren MacNeish

Big Hearts launches new Football Memories dementia group

BIG Hearts Community Trust – Hearts’ official charity – has launched its second Football Memories group at Tynecastle in a bid to help even more dementia sufferers across the Capital.

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Alex Findlay, 5, meets the new pygmy goats at Gorgie City Farm. Picture: Toby Williams

Josiah Lockhart: £100k will help secure Gorgie City Farm’s future

THE response to our appeal has been amazing, says Josiah Lockhart, but we need one last push to safeguard attraction.

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People are being given the opportunity to name the calf which was born at Gorgie Farm. Picture: contributed

Gorgie City Farm appeal hits £84k mark as bosses eye June completion

GORGIE City Farm has hit the £84,000 mark almost a month after the fundraising drive to save it was launched.

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