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Social Bite’s Edinburgh homeless village to be built by Christmas

Ground has been cut in Granton for a unique village designed to help homeless people break from the cycle of temporary housing.

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CGI of the Phase 1 development at Harbour Point (the initial 96 homes) that illustrates whats being developed at Leith currently. Picture: Contributed

1000 waterfront homes could be built if loan deal goes ahead

More than 1000 low cost rental homes could be built on derelict ground on the waterfront if developer Forth Ports secures a £76 million loan from the Scottish Government.

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The latest plans have been revealed in the regeneration of Granton.

First look: Plans for 89 new homes in Granton revealed

The regeneration of Granton has taken another step forward with plans for 89 new homes in the latest phase of the sprawling Waterfront development project.

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More than 300 affordable homes to come to Granton Harbour
 
Port of Leith Housing Association has acquired a 2.1 hectare plot of land on West Harbour Road, Granton. Picture; contributed

Hundreds of affordable homes set for Granton site

HUNDREDS of new affordable homes are to be built as part of ambitious plans to transform Granton.

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The contents of the emptied skip lie the car park. Picture: contributed

Mystery as skip emptied in Granton car park

STUNNED staff arrived at work to find a huge skip missing from the car park and contents dumped in a pile in front of their offices.

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Maldevic House, originally built as the offices of the Madelvic Carriage Company formed in Edinburgh in 1898, which produced electric vehicles and built the first car factory in Britain.

New community group begins in Granton

The headquarters of the oldest surviving car garage in the UK are set to become a permanent social link between the fragmented communities of Granton.

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An artist's impression of the possible regeneration of Granton Harbour. Picture: contributed

Work could begin on Granton marina by end of the year

WORK will begin within months on a new £500 million waterfront development after plans for a 300-berth marina were given the green light.

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Granton Gas Works. A number of dogs died after visiting Forthquarter Parl. Picture; Ian Rutherford

Probe finds no link between dog deaths and old Granton gasworks site

A PROBE into the deaths of family pets has revealed no link to a former gasworks.

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An inquiry is under way. Picture; Cate Gillon

Investigation into Granton dog deaths

AN inquiry has been launched after dog owners said their pets died after taking ill in a park near the old Granton gasholder.

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Man arrested following armed robbery at Granton post office

Man arrested following armed robbery at Granton post office

Police have detained a man and are actively looking for two others in connection with an armed robbery in Edinburgh on Friday, December 2nd.

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Police had appealed for witnesses following acts of vadalism across North Edinburgh. Picture; stock image

Police appeal after a number of cars vandalised across Capital

Police in Edinburgh are investigating following a large number of car vandalisms across the North of the city.

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No one is believed to have been injured. Picture; SWNS

Two cars plunge into the sea at Granton

EMERGENCY services were called to Gypsy Brae this morning after two cars plunged into the sea.

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Edinburgh shopkeeper seriously injured in ‘cowardly’ attack

Edinburgh shopkeeper seriously injured in ‘cowardly’ attack

A shopkeeper in Edinburgh was seriously injured as he fought off attackers who tried to rob him.

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The youngsters were taken to Drylaw Police Station. Picture: Malcolm McCurrach

Five teenagers arrested over Edinburgh housebreakings

Five teenagers have been arrested and charged in connection with a series of housebreakings in Edinburgh.

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Protesters outside the Prentice Centre after the initial announcement of the funding cut. Picture: Lesley Martin

Prentice Centre staff angry over funding deal

ANGRY staff at a popular community centre have warned time is running out as they battle to save it from closure.

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The attack happened at Granton Harbour. File picture: Scott Louden

Man assaulted, robbed after photographing Forth bridges

A MAN was assaulted and robbed while he was photographing the Forth Bridges near Granton Harbour on Monday night.

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St Columba's Nursing Auxiliary Maureen McCaskey plants a ceramic flower in the Tribute Garden. Picture: Neil Hanna

Ceramic forget-me-nots to carpet St Columba’s Hospice garden

IT was one of the most talked about and striking tributes to the fallen of the First World War.

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File picture: Lisa Ferguson

Traffic chaos as Lower Granton Road closed after car crash

A RUSH-HOUR crash caused traffic chaos in Edinburgh’s Lower Granton Road this morning.

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Peter Stewart was stabbed through the heart in a drug deal gone wrong. Picture: Vic Rodrick

Drug deal stabbing lands teen with seven-year jail sentence

A YOUTH who stabbed a man in the heart after a drugs deal turned sour was jailed for seven years today.

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The new complex would be home to the works of artists such as John Bellany. Picture: TSPL

National Gallery bid to create waterfront complex

A huge new treasure trove to care for Scotland’s finest works of art is to be created on Edinburgh’s waterfront – to help“safeguard the future” of centuries of paintings, drawings and sculpture.

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