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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.

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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.

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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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Ray Withey from Borland's on Leith Walk is unhappy about the constant roadworks outside his shop. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Roadworks firm goes into administration leaving Leith Walk unfinished

FURIOUS traders have told how workers downed tools after their firm collapsed – leaving major roadworks lying unfinished.

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Stewart has backed the campaign to reopen the historic theatre.

Rod Stewart backs campaign to revive Leith Theatre

Rod Stewart, The Proclaimers, Trainspotting star Ewen Bremner and Garbage singer Shirley Manson have thrown their weight behind a bid to bring a derelict concert venue back to life after three decades.

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From left: Shane Teague, Craig Gillespie of Rettie & Co and Dan Teague. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Work begins on The Ropeworks development in Leith

Residential property group Teague has started work on a new development that will bring hundreds of homes to Leith.

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Scottish Labour are expected to post a better result than they did in 2015. Picture: TSPL

Constituency profile: Edinburgh North & Leith

LEITH had been a Labour bastion since 1945 until two years ago when former actress Deidre Brock took the SNP from fourth place to win the seat with a majority of well over 5000.

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Organisers Greg Wells, left, and Daniel Sylvester look forward to tasting the biscuit beers. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Biscuits take centre stage at Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival

It has a biscuit-making heritage going back more than two centuries – when William Crawford started a baking business in a small shop in Leith and it grew to become a household name throughout Britain.

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The incident took place on Monday May 15 at Cashino on Leith Walk.

Man charged over Leith Walk armed robbery

A MAN has been arrested following an armed robbery at a business on Leith Walk.

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Armed police will be deployed at transport hubs. Picture: John Devlin

Armed police in Leith ‘looking for wanted man’

ARMED police who raided a block of flats in Leith were looking for a wanted man, it is understood.

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Armed police at flats in Leith

Armed police at flats in Leith

ARMED police are dealing with an incident at a block of flats in Leith.

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The Canonmills Garden development on Warriston Road has been designed by architect's Sheppard Robson.

Approval for 180 new homes at Canonmills

A FORMER B&Q site is to be turned into nearly 200 new homes in an effort to reinvigorate an abandoned site overlooking the Water of Leith.

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Melissa Gaynor with son Tyler, 6.  Picture: Toby Williams

Benefit changes leave 15 Edinburgh families facing eviction

FIFTEEN families in north Edinburgh, including up to 40 children, are at risk of imminent eviction as a result of changes in benefit rules, community campaigners have warned.

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Shaun Woodburn will be remembered during the match.

Hibs legends unite for Shaun Woodburn charity match

A HOST of Hibs legends will be getting together later this week for a charity match in memory of tragic former footballer Shaun Woodburn.

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