Leith cyclists’ fury at blocked bike lanes

Leith cyclists have expressed their anger at the lack of enforcement for blocked cycle lanes.

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Watch: Leithers Don’t Litter make magic campaign video

A video from Leithers Don’t Litter has been making rubbish vanish.

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Former Leith cinema to reopen as Hidden Door Festival venue

A former art deco cinema is to brought back to life as a festival venue - more than 45 years after it screened its last films.

Entertainment 4
Houses outside Ocean Terminal are in jeopardy as planning chiefs says they do not meet the criteria for intended land use.

Land use dispute puts proposal for Leith flats at Ocean Terminal in jeopardy

City planners have recommended proposals for nearly 400 homes and 100 affordable units on a disused site in Leith be thrown out in a wrangle over the site’s land use.

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Lewis Ritchie

Edinburgh Council planning chief takes ‘leave of absence’

Edinburgh Council planning chief Lewis Ritchie has taken a “leave of absence” from his duties just days after being nominated for a top political award.

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A teenager was attacked by two armed males in Glasgow

Man charged with serious sexual assault at Leith Links

POLICE have charged a man in connection with a serious sexual assault in Leith.

An artist's impression of the ballroom in the floating hotel. Picture: Contributed

Leith Docks permanent new home for luxury floating hotel

Plans for Scotland’s first floating hotel in heart of Leith have been approved by city planners – by just one vote.

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Cables Wynd House, better known as the Leith Banana Flats or as the Banana Block because of its curved shape, is a nine story local authority block in Leith, Edinburgh.

Friends of woman who lay dead in flat for months demand answers

Friends of a “bright and intelligent” woman who is feared to have lain dead in her Leith flat for months have demanded answers over how she could die alone and forgotten.

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'Growing pains' are a sign of Leith's success. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Donald Anderson: The sun really is shining on Leith

It has been a privilege to have worked in Leith over the past few months. It’s the first time in my life that I’ve worked outside the city centre, and it’s been great to feel the tangible energy and dynamism in Leith. It’s also great to see for the first time in modern history that Leith is fast becoming the thriving community that residents, politicians and community groups have fought so long and hard for it to become.

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Owner Mary Reece is reunited with Layla, thanks to Leeann Depster, top right

Hero Hibs chief Leeann Dempster comes to rescue of runaway dog

HIBS boss Leeann Dempster raced to the rescue of a distressed dog groomer after the panicking crimper lost a customer’s prized pooch.

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Cables Wynd House. Picture: contributed

Key fob failure meant woman’s body was left unnoticed for months

Residents at a block of Edinburgh flats are demanding to know if a key fob system failure lead to a woman’s body being left undiscovered until months after her death.

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The woman was approached on Links Place. Picture: Google

Woman is raped and robbed on Leith Links

A WOMAN has been raped and robbed in Edinburgh’s Leith Links.

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The body was discovered at Cable Wynd House

Body discovered in Banana Flats ‘may have been there for months’

A WOMAN’S body has been found in a flat in the Capital, sparking a probe by detectives who believe her body has lain for some time.

Big Country were among the acts appearing at EH6.

EH6 Festival organisers apologise after complaints

Organisers behind one of the Capital’s newest festivals have issued an apology after being met with a flurry of complaints about the running of their inaugural event.

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Colin Macpherson

Body found in hunt for missing man Colin Macpherson

POLICE have recovered a body in the hunt for missing man Colin Macpherson.

The Shore at Leith. Picture: Scott Louden

Leithers face being ‘priced out’ of area

It has been named one of the hippest neighbourhoods in Europe thanks to its fashionable cafes, bars, restaurants and events.

What is the big steel structure that has appeared in Leith?

What is the big steel structure that has appeared in Leith?

A mysterious black and yellow structure appeared in the Port of Leith over the past few days before the winds of Storm Ophelia hit the Edinburgh area.

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The development of the new Edinburgh St James as of October 2017.

First look: Edinburgh St James site one year on

It is the development which is set to change the face of the east end.

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Shaun Woodburn killer was on ‘campaign of violence’

POLICE say the youth convicted of killing Shaun Woodburn had embarked on “a campaign of violence” throughout Edinburgh on Hogmanay.


Teenager found guilty of killing Shaun Woodburn in Leith

A TEENAGER has been found guilty of killing junior footballer Shaun Woodburn in a disturbance outside a Leith pub in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

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