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Missing man Dominic Succell found safe and well

Police have confirmed that missing man, Dominic Succell has been found safe and well in Edinburgh.

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Police operation underway on Dalry Road. Picture: John Devlin

Investigation launched as man’s body discovered at Edinburgh cemetery

Police are launching an investigation after the body of a man was found in a graveyard in Edinburgh

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Hearts auctioned off items to raise funds for new Main Stand. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Hearts main stand auction raises £60,000

Never underestimate the value of nostalgia. When someone is willing to pay £4,100 for a plastic owl barely high enough to reach John Robertson’s kneecap, something special has occurred.

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Large Handpainted Wooden toilet sign. Circa 1970's.
 Picture: Hearts FC

Mementos recovered from Tynecastle Main Stand to be auctioned

FOOTBALLERS have used them to wash away the blood, sweat and tears of their efforts on the hallowed turf – now Hearts fans have a rare chance to buy the white and maroon bath tubs used by their heroes.

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Alfonso Russo has owned the shop with Sam since 1970. Picture: Greg Macvean

Gorgie Road barbers closes after almost 50 years

It has been a cut above since it first opened almost 50 years ago – even if it has kept a single style the entire time.

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Homes across Edinburgh are to enjoy a big boost in broadband speeds.

Broadband speeds to surge under new Edinburgh scheme

Thousands of people will have access to broadband speeds of more than 10 times the UK average as a pilot for an ultrafast network is switched on.

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Gorgie Farm will be a living wage employer. Picture; Steven Scott Taylor

Gorgie Farm named as living wage employer

Gorgie Farm has become the 800th organisation in Scotland to be accredited as a living wage employer.

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The attack happened on Gorgie Road. Picture: Google

11 youths charged over assaults in Gorgie

Police say they have charged a number of youths in connection with the serious assault of three people in Gorgie.

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Tynecastle's main stand is to be demolished this summer after 103 years

Work begins on historic Tynecastle main stand

Work is underway to take down the historic main stand at Tynecastle.

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Ryan Duddy has been jailed for 16 months. Picture; stock image

Drug addict who robbed woman at knife point in Gorgie jailed

A drug addict, who robbed a young woman at knife point as she made to enter her home, has been jailed for 16 months with a six month supervised release order.

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Rapist who thought girl was 16 walks free

A STUDENT who admitting raping a 12 year-old girl has walked free from court.

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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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