First look: Donaldson’s school transformed into luxury flats

Left to rot for over a decade, the caverns of the former Donaldson’s School for the Deaf are being painstakingly transformed into luxury flats.

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Cyclists in a show of support of a cycle path in Roseburn in August. Picture: Greg Macvean

Final route for new Edinburgh cycle path given go-ahead

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a £5.5 million cycle super-highway between Roseburn in the west and Leith Walk have been given the go-ahead.

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Brattisani's fish and chip shop on Newington Road which closed in 2004. Picture: TSPL

Brattisani’s: An Edinburgh institution

TWELVE years since the last portion of their famous fish and chip empire was wrapped up for good, memories of Brattisani’s remain strong.

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Daniel Campbell, owner of Red Box Coffee at Haymarket Station.  Picture; Lenny Warren

Entrepreneur launches coffee shop from Haymarket station phone box

It is the perfect refreshment stop for coffee lovers who like to drink outside the box.

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Sinkhole on Magdala Crescent. Picture; Edinburgh Travel

Cause of Haymarket sinkhole revealed

A gaping hole on a city centre street was caused by a burst water pipe.

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Sinkhole on Magdala Crescent. Picture; Edinburgh Travel

Sinkhole closes Haymarket street

A sinkhole on Magdala Crescent near Haymarket station has resulted in road clsoure.

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Haymarket Station. File picture: Andrew O'Brien

Man arrested over Haymarket Station assault

A MAN has been arrested over an alleged assault at a station in Edinburgh on the day of the Scottish Cup Final.

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The ‘best pub in Edinburgh’ has been revealed

The Jolly Botanist in Morrison Street has been named the best pub in Edinburgh in the National Pub & Bar Awards.

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A passing cyclist looks askance at the surveyors with their parked car. Picture: Scott Taylor

Sustrans contractor parks car on cycle path

IT’S the cycling-friendly charity that encourages people to live healthily and do their bit to protect the environment.

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The Atria One Building on Morrison Street, Edinburgh. Picture: Toby Williams

Atria office complex sells for £105m

THE city council is to sell the Atria office development in the heart of the Capital’s financial district to a German-based real estate investment company for £105 million.

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St Mary's Music School Brighde Chaimbeul (right) who has won through to the final of this year's BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award, with her sister Kirsty aged 15 and brother Joseph aged 13. Picture: Neil Hanna

Brighde Chaimbeul makes BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award final

IRISH folk band The Corrs featured four siblings who took the pop world by storm and sold 40 million albums worldwide.


seven years of heartache

July 2009: Ewan Williamson dies after becoming trapped in a toilet while tackling a basement fire at the Balmoral Bar in Dalry Road. Around 20 people were rescued as firefighters fought to extinguish the flames. Mr Williamson had joined the service in 2003 and is the only firefighter in the history of the Lothian and Borders Fire Service to die tackling a blaze.

A hybrid tram in Rome. Picture: Wikimedia

Tram-trains for Edinburgh’s South Suburban line backed by rail chief

Proposals to run hybrid trams on Capital’s South Suburban rail line received a boost today from the head of the ScotRail Alliance.

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