Leith campaigners target owners in bid to stop dog fouling

Community campaigners are targeting dog owners in a bid to clean up the streets of Leith.

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John Paul Jones, in a George Bagby Matthews painting from around 1890. Picture: US Senate

On this day in 1792: US Navy founder John Paul Jones dies

John Paul Jones, dubbed the ‘father of the US Navy’, was born to Jean Duff and John Paul Sr. in Arbigland, in south-western Scotland on 6 July 1747, under the birth name of plain John Paul.

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Crews on the scene of the blaze. Picture: Gary Cocker

Residents evacuated as firefighters battle Edinburgh flats blaze

FIRE crews have tackled a major fire at a block of flats in Pilton.

La Favorita brings its half-metre pizza to Edinburgh

Leith Walk diner offers half-metre pizza

It would likely satisfy even the largest of appetites - surely?

The Royal Yacht Britannia

Man dead after being pulled from water in Leith

An elderly man has died after being pulled from the water by Ocean Terminal.

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Eric 'Winkle' Brown started to fly with the Royal Navy in 1939.

Statue plan for Scots test pilot hero Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown

He has been lauded by astronaut Tim Peake as the “greatest test pilot who ever lived” and held the world record for the number of landings made onto aircraft carriers.

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The arrival of the new medical practice, due to open on July 17, is part of a �1.17 million project. Picture: Neil Hanna

New Leith GP surgery to welcome 2000 extra patients

UP to 2000 extra patients are to be added to the books of a new medical practice due to open its doors in the Capital in just over a week’s time.

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Handmade Burger Co has six Scottish branches, including one at Ocean Terminal. Picture: handmadeburgerco

Burger chain with Edinburgh branch enters administration

The future of an Edinburgh restaurant could be in doubt after the chain entered administration.

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Ana Roden was last seen on 1 July on Leith Walk. Picture: Police Scotland.

Missing teen found safe and well

Police in Edinburgh can confirm that Ana Roden has been traced safe and well.

Children with ex footballers including Paul Kane, Mickey Weir and Allan Preston. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Hearts and Hibs players back free football coaching

Players from Scottish clubs have backed a charity initiative to give free football coaching sessions to children from the city’s most marginalised areas.

Sir Sandy Crombie, left, with Amiqus CEO Callum Murray. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Former Standard Life boss Sir Sandy Crombie takes tech role

One of Scotland’s best-known businessmen has made his first active foray into the tech scene north of the Border by signing up to a chairman role.

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Dale Mailley and Ed Murray

Gardener’s Cottage chefs open new restaurant in Leith

THE team behind a popular Capital restaurant once dubbed “exceptional” by legendary food critic AA Gill are to open a new eatery.

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Ed and Dale of Quay Commons, Leith.

Picture:  Stewart Attwood

Hip Edinburgh eatery set to launch new Leith premises

EDINBURGH restaurant, Gardener’s Cottage, is expanding with the launch of a new premises – Quay Commons – in Leith.

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Man wields knife during theft attempt in Leith store

Man wields knife during theft attempt in Leith store

A SHOP worker was threatened by a man wielding a knife during an attempted robbery in the Capital.

Calum Mackay has been refused permission for a pontoon on the Water of Leith outside the bar. Picture: Greg Macvean

Publican to appeal after floating pub application rejected

A PUBLICAN will appeal against a decision to reject plans for a floating bar on the Water of Leith after councillors unanimously voted to sink the proposal.

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Impressions of the proposed Malt & Hops floating pub on the Water of Leith.

Plans for Leith floating pub sink

Plans for a floating pub on the Water of Leith were unanimously rejected by councillors today.

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An artist's impression of the homes planned for Salamander Place in Leith. Picture: contributed

200 homes to be built as Leith Links plan moves forward

NEARLY 200 homes are set to be built next to one of the Capital’s best-known public parks under newly produced blueprints.

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Calum Mackay landlord of Malt & Hops at The Shore who is planning on building a pontoon on the Water of Leith outside the bar for outside drinking. Picture; Greg Macvean

Publican hoping for floating pub approval on Water of Leith

Leith could be home to a floating pub if councillors approve plans for a continental-style bar on the water’s edge.

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Molly O'Kane, 4, celebrates Leith Gala Day. Pic: Lisa Ferguson

Thousands bring a little sunshine to Leith

Thousands of people descended upon Leith for its annual gala day.

Police have charged a 25-year-old man over the incident. Picture: John Devlin

Man charged over armed robbery in Leith

Police in Edinburgh have charged a man following an armed robbery in the Leith area.

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