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Ocean Terminal set for new indoor skate park

A DISUSED shop which has lain vacant for almost a year is set to be transformed into a new indoor skate park and roller rink.

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The trio were spotted on the roof on Tuesday afternoon. Picture: Contributed

‘Skateboarders’ spotted on roof of Ocean Terminal

A GROUP of skateboarders have been spotted on the roof of Ocean Terminal shopping centre.

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Edinburgh Sheriff Court

Jail for post office manager who stole £134,000

A POST office manager who embezzled more than £134,000 from his branch has been jailed for 16 months.

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Leith Market

Leith corners market in social shopping

Market traders, businesses, charities and community groups will come together later this month to showcase Leith at its vibrant and bustling best.

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Volcano Theatre is bringing is production of Seagulls of Leith for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Empty Leith church to be flooded for spectacular Fringe show

A 19th century church building is to be flooded with 20 tonnes of water for an Edinburgh Festival Fringe production this summer.

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Man in 80s struck by bus in Leith

Man in 80s struck by bus in Leith

A MAN in his 80s has been struck by a bus in Leith.

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Artists are already bringing the former Leith Theatre building back to life for the first time in almost 30 years.

Artists to lead creation of new 'vision for Leith'

The Scottish Government is to fund a major project which will see artists lead the creation of a new blueprint aimed at transforming the fortunes of Edinburgh’s historic port area.

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Danny Boyle

Trainspotting director Danny Boyle backs Leith Theatre plea

A FRESH fundraising bid has been launched to transform a derelict theatre into a modern entertainment venue.

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Arron Kossatz

Schoolgirl rapist jailed for eight years

A MAN who repeatedly raped a schoolgirl and continued to abuse children after he was freed on bail has been jailed for eight years.

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The lorry is blocking parts of the Ocean Terminal car park. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Lorry’s trailer overturns outside Ocean Terminal

A lorry’s trailer has overturned outside Ocean Terminal in Leith forcing a road closure and diverting bus routes in the area.

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A festival celebrating Leith is being planned. Picture; Toby Williams

‘Celebrating all things Leith’ Festival planned

The operators of Leith Market are planning a “Celebration of all things Leith” at Dock Place on Saturday, April 29 from 10am to 5pm.

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Shaun Woodburn

Second teenager arrested over death of Shaun Woodburn

A SECOND teenager has been arrested in connection with the death of a junior footballer.

Crime
From 1-21 April, children aged between 0-17 will be given a ticket if they introduce their favourite cuddly toy to reception staff. Picture: RYB

Kids get in free with cuddly toys at Royal Yacht Britannia

ROYAL Yacht Britannia officials are marking this year’s Easter Holidays by allowing kids in for free - providing they bring their favourite cuddly toy.

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Daniel Cieslak

Rapist who thought girl was 16 walks free

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

Crime
The Prince of Wales (left) on stage with the winners of the Dell EMC Community Impact award Leith Academy with Claudia Winkleman (2nd right) and Hugh Dennis (right). Picture; PA

Leith Academy pupils honoured by Prince Charles

Pupils from Leith Academy have been honoured by Prince Charles for their work in the community.

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An artist impression of one of the developments.

Hundreds of new homes planned for Leith

More than 850 new homes are set to be build in Leith under plans by a housing association to invest tens of millions over the next five years.

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Singer songwriter Dean Owens

Video: Leith singer pens ‘Julie’s Moon’ for sister to raise money for cancer charity

His music has been described as Celtic Americana from Leith, via Nashville.

Entertainment
Tramspotting: Irvine Welsh supports an extension of the line. Picture: Film4/Tristar Pictures

Trainspotting author supports tram extension through Leith

Irvine Welsh has voiced his support for the tram extension to Newhaven and has intimated that he’s in favour of money from the £1bn City Deal being used to pay for it.

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The police helicopter was spotted in Leith and across the Capital this afternoon.

Police helicopter spotted over Leith

Police have confirmed that their own helicopter was carrying out a training exercise when it flew over Leith this afternoon.

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The floating hotel is planned for Leith docks. Picture; contributed

First look inside £3.5m floating hotel at Leith docks

IMAGES giving a first glimpse inside a £3.5m boutique floating hotel planned for Leith docks were released today.

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