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Police appeal for witnesses following Leith retail break-in

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a break-in to a retail premises in Leith.

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Leith, The Shore. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Leith named top ‘hip hang-out’ spot in Scotland

Leith in Edinburgh and Finnieston and the West End in Glasgow have been named the second, sixth and fifteenth as the hippest areas in the UK to hang out.

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Scottish writer Irvine Welsh. (Photo by Ulf Andersen/Getty Images)

Irvine Welsh: ‘Leith is yang to stuffy Edinburgh’s yin’

Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh has described the Leith district as the “yang to stuffy, bourgeois Edinburgh’s yin.”

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Shaun Woodburn of Edinburgh. 

Picture: Police Scotland

Family pay tribute to “loving dad” Shaun Woodburn

The family of a former junior footballer who died on New Year’s Day after being attacked in Leith have paid tribute to the “kind and loving young man.”

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Do you know this man? Picture; contributed

Police keen to trace man in connection with Leith Walk assault

Police in Edinburgh have released images of a man they wish to trace in connection with a serious assault.

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The Skyliner site, highlighted, is close to Ocean Terminal and the Scottish Government. Picture: Contributed

Rettie lands Taylor Wimpey rental brief in Edinburgh

Property group Rettie & Co has been appointed by housebuilder Taylor Wimpey to market a rental development at Edinburgh’s Western Harbour.

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Jamie and Andy Murray with the Scottish Cup Trophy. Picture: contributed

Sir Andy Murray ‘always welcome at Easter Road’ say Hibs bosses

HIBS have opened the door to a sensational new signing after tennis legend Andy Murray revealed he fancies carving out a future career in football.

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Police have arrested four men

Four charged after Hibs and Dundee Utd fans clash

Four men have been arrested after a fight broke out between Hibs and Dundee United fans on Easter Road.

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Police have closed off Albert Street, Leith. Picture: John Devlin

Armed man detained by police after Leith incident

An armed man has been detained by police after barricading himself in a tenement block.

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Firefighters attended the scene at 4am today.

Woman treated in hospital after Leith tenement blaze

A woman is being treated in hospital after a tenement fire in Edinburgh.

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Former Bonnyrigg Rose player Shaun Woodburn. Picture: contributed

Bonnyrigg Rose to wear commemorative strips to honour Shaun Woodburn

Officials from Bonnyrigg Rose are hoping to honour 30-year-old Shaun Woodburn by wearing a commemorative strip to pay tribute to the former player.

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Former Bonnyrigg player Shaun Woodburn.

Teenager charged with murdering ex-footballer Shaun Woodburn

A 16-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with the murder of a former junior footballer, who was described as a “true gentleman”.

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Flowers outside Bonnyrigg Rose Football Club.

Tributes flood in to Leith attack victim Shaun Woodburn

TRIBUTES have poured in from across the Capital following the tragic death of a footballer who was attacked in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

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Holyrood Abbey Church. Picture: Jon Savage

Landmark church to close amid falling numbers

A LANDMARK city church is to close next year in a merger with a nearby congregation which lost most of its members over the Church of Scotland’s acceptance of gay ministers.

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Picture: David Moir/TSPL

Chocolate festival branded a shambles as ‘even Santa walked out’

GLOSSY adverts promised a Santa’s Grotto made entirely of chocolate, unique artisan stands from all over the country and endless amounts of family fun.

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Missing elderly man with dementia is found

AN ELDERLY man with dementia missing overnight in Edinburgh has been found.

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Euan McGrory presents the Evening News Pub of the Year award to the owner of Bowlers' Rest Eric Morrison pictured with his daughter Carole McKenzie and her husband Ross McKenzie. Pic credit: Greg Macvean.

Hibs legend’s old pub is toast of the Capital yet again

In constantly changing world, the reliable routine of a local boozer has won the hearts of locals to win the Evening News Pub of the Year yet again.

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A new cycle lane on Leith Walk on the pavement which has a lamp post in the middle of it. Picture; Greg Macvean

Lamppost in the middle of new Leith Walk cycle lane

HOW many council bosses does it take to remove a lamppost?

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