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Leith named as ultimate hipster hotspot

Leith has been named one of the UK’s top hipster hotspots.

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The  construction site off Leith Walk, Dryden Street where a worker died after being hit by a dumper truck. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Man killed after dumper truck reverses into him near Leith Walk

A WORKMAN has died after a dumper truck reversed into him at a building site near Leith Walk.

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View of Leith Walk. Picture: Lisa Ferguson.

Leith named one of UK’s top hipster hotspots

Leith has been named one of the UK’s top hipster hotspots.

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Works have started on a new �1.17m Leith Walk Surgery.

Work begins on £1.17million GP surgery on Leith Walk

Work has started on a new £1.17 million doctors’ surgery in Leith Walk.

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Gordon Neely, pictured in 1985.

Ex-Hibs coach Gordon Neely was sacked by Rangers over boy’s allegations

A FORMER Hibs talent scout was sacked by Rangers in 1990 following an accusation of inappropriate behaviour, it has emerged.

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Further 20mph speed limits will be rolled out. Picture; Jon Savage

Phase 2 of 20mph limit to stretch from Leith to Morningside

THE Capital’s new 20mph speed limit will be rolled out to a massive swathe of the city in the new year, despite a lack of direct evidence on how the first phase has worked.

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Dr Bell's Family Centre. Leith are to make all staff redundant Picture: Julie Bull

Leith Community base forced to make all staff redundant

A COMMUNITY centre supporting hundreds of families has cut services amid a deepening funding crisis – sparking fears it could be facing closure.

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Eric Brown's medals. Picture: Contributed.

National air museum buys Leith hero’s medals

MEDALS awarded to the Royal Navy’s most decorated pilot, the late Captain Eric “Winkle” Brown have been sold to the national air museum.

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Leith Community Croft. Picture: www.leith-community-crops-in-pots.org

Leith kids’ community garden wins national award

A CHARITY which helps get youngsters out in the fresh air and planting vegetables in Leith has been recognised with a national award.

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Douglas Brown (centre) who was knocked down and killed while riding his bycycle outside Kirkliston. Picture: Contributed.

Man whose dad was killed by lorry admits sympathy for driver

A MAN whose father was killed after being run over by a lorry while cycling has admitted he has sympathy with the driver.

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The fight started at the Spey Lounge

Two injured in Leith Walk pub fight

Two people have been injured in an “extremely violent” attack that started in an Edinburgh pub.

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The Forth. Picture: Rob McDougall

Photographer backs anti-plastic mission aboard Greenpeace ship

ITS arrival in the Capital was shrouded in controversy after port officials blocked the Esperanza from berthing at Leith Docks earlier this week.

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Flats in Cables Wynd House, Leith.

Leith iconic ‘banana flats’ could receive listed status

IT’S the iconic block of flats made famous by Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting.

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The Lorne Street campaign is a victory for community spirit.

Comment: Lorne Street deal a victory for community spirit

WE’re delighted to report that the Lorne Street residents threatened with eviction will now be allowed to stay for good.

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A new Lidl has been given planning permission for Easter Road.

Lidl gets planning permission to open on Easter Road B&Q site

A NEW Lidl is set to be built on Easter Road after city councillors granted planning permission.

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Ben Macpherson and Melanie Weigang

Tenants win the right to carry on living in their flats

MORE than 150 residents who battled against the threat of eviction are celebrating today after their homes were transferred to a housing association.

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Leith Academy students Caitlin Munn (16), Katy Ewart (16), Liam Stobie (16), Morven Mackay (16). Pic: Greg Macvean

First hand experience for Leith students at US election

FOUR students from Leith Academy had a ringside seat for the biggest political upset in American history.

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Urbantek on Albert Place. Picture: Neil Hanna

Shop owner left ‘embarrassed’ by Nazi regalia

A SHOP owner has told of his embarrassment after Nazi-branded merchandise was put on display in his window.

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The High Court in Edinburgh

Leith robbery failed when attacker shot accomplice

Two masked armed robbers burst into a flat and threatened a man – before one of the raiders shot his accomplice.

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Eric Brown is reunited with the Messerschmitt Me 163B-1a Komet at the National Museum of Flight in East Fortune in 2015. Picture: Neil Hanna

RAF hero Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown’s medals to be sold for £200k

remarkable bravery medals and flying log books belonging to Britain’s greatest aviator – Captain Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown – are being sold by his family for £200,000.

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