Council rules out new community centre for growing Morningside

COUNCIL chiefs have ruled out a new community centre in Morningside to replace a busy church-run centre which is closing.

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Post Office on 265 Morningside Road. Picture; Greg Macvean

Fears as Morningside Post Office faces move

PLANS to close Morningside Post Office and move operations to a retail outlet in the area have prompted fears of longer queues and a poorer service.

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Jackie Partridge has run Dermal Clinic since 2007. Picture: Tracy Gow

Nurse Jackie wins prestigious award

An Edinburgh-based cosmetic nurse is celebrating her continued success after landing a prestigious industry award.

Myreside Rugby ground. Picture Ian Rutherford

Edinburgh Rugby’s green light for Myreside stands

EDINBURGH Rugby have been given permission to erect temporary stands at their new home.

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OAP taken to hospital after being hit by bus in Morningside

OAP taken to hospital after being hit by bus in Morningside

A woman in her 80s has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a bus in Edinburgh.

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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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Stephen McMahon with some of the rare comics that were handed in to the Oxfam store on Morningside Road. Picture: Neil Hanna

Comic book hero delivers £150k boost to Oxfam store

By day, Stephen McMahon is a mild-mannered charity shop manager.

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Ann Street is one of the highest in Edinburgh

Average house price in 49 Edinburgh streets is over £1m

The average house price in 49 of the Capital’s streets has shot up to £1 million according to a new rich list.

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Cluny Centre, Morningside., is up for sale. Picture: Scott Taylor

Historic Morningside church is put up for sale for £750,000

A HISTORIC church built more than 100 years ago by the architect behind the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and McEwan Hall has been put up for sale.

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Mark McInnes

City councillor Mark McInnes joins House of Lords

A CITY councillor has taken his seat in the House of Lords following former prime minister David Cameron’s controversial resignation honours list.

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Mark McInnes

Councillor Mark McInnes made peer by David Cameron

A CITY councillor has been awarded a peerage in David Cameron’s controversial resignation honours list.

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Police attend the bin in Comiston Road. Picture: contributed

Unbearable smell that resulted in city street closure caused by chicken meat

UP to a dozen police officers swooped on a blood-soaked bin as the unbearable stench of death filled the street.

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Police prepare to remove the bin from Comiston Road, Edinburgh. Picture:

Police launch probe into stinking bin

Police cordoned off a city pavement following complaints about an “overwhelming” stench coming from a bin.

Morningside Road as emergency services attend the scene. Picture: @jambomatt/Twitter

Woman dies after falling from window in Morningside

A WOMAN has died after falling from a window on Morningside Road, Edinburgh.

Tracie Knight with Dalai in her garden. Picture: Jon Savage

Blessed Dalai the cat struck down by mysterious illness

A CAT blessed by the Dalai Lama has just days to live unless its owner can conjure up £2000 for a life-saving MRI scan.

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The High Court in Edinburgh.

Dad shops teen thug who robbed deaf OAP after spying posts on Facebook

A TEENAGER who attacked a 72-year-old man in his own home was caught after his dad reported incriminating Facebook messages to police.

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Edinburgh mental health unit’s ‘Dickensian’ conditions criticised

INSPECTORS who visited an NHS unit for men with learning difficulties found wallpaper hanging off the wall because of damp, a curtain secured by drawing pins and a shower room in an “unacceptable condition”.

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Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside. Picture: Julie Bull

Edinburgh hospital dementia patients left without duvet covers

THE Royal Edinburgh Hospital has been criticised after an inspection found mental health patients had not been given covers for their duvets.

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