Morningside tops Edinburgh happiness league

IT’S got the shops, it’s got the parks, it’s got the schools - and it’s got the buses into town.

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Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information in order to trace a 30-year-old who is missing from the Morningside area.

Police plea for missing Morningside woman Gemma Whitelaw

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information in order to trace a 30-year-old who is missing from the Morningside area.

Dance teacher Andrea Mannion's car and �2,000 worth of costumes were taken from outside her home.

Thieves steal £2,000 of dance costumes for Morningside show

A DEVASTATED dance teacher has pleaded for help in finding £2,000 worth of children’s costumes stolen in her car.

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Tammy Watchorn who has built the Dominion Cinema out of Lego. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Capital resident recreates Dominion Cinema out of Lego

NEARLY 70 years after it was first put on sale, Lego continues to enthrall children and adults around the world.

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Tess Newall in her wedding dress also worn by her great great grandmother. Picture: Seth Baines Photo

Joy for Tess as 150-year-old wedding dress is found

A 150-year-old antique wedding dress lost after an Edinburgh dry cleaners went bust has been found.

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Residents have spoken out about the new development.

‘Bog-standard’ design for new flats to replace toilets

New flats lined up to replace a disused Morningside public toilet have been criticised by community leaders.

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Fire crews and police attended the scene. Picture; Stock image; John Devlin

Bomb squad remove chemical substance in Morningside

A bomb squad attended an incident in Morningside this morning to assist the Fire and Rescue Service in the removal of a chemical substance.

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The Cluny Centre hosts a variety of groups. Picture; Steven Scott Taylor

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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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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