Real life T2 crime gang busted after targeting rugby fans

OPPORTUNIST thieves stole rugby fans’ bank cards and withdrew their cash in a real-life recreation of a scene from T2 Trainspotting.

Robbie Williams at Murrayfield in 2003. Picture: Neil Hanna

Robbie Williams to play Murrayfield Stadium next summer

Robbie Williams is to play Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium next summer.

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Murrayfield Ice Rink with Murrayfield Stadium behind it. 

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Murrayfield ice rink under threat from hotel development plan

MAJOR plans have been unveiled to bulldoze Murrayfield Ice Rink to make way for an ultra-luxury hotel, flats and a care 

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Myreside Rugby ground, the home of Watsonians Rugby club.  Edinburgh Rugby are set to play some of their home games this season 2016\17. 
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Concerns raised over Edinburgh Rugby’s planned move from Murrayfield to Myreside

CONCERNS over Edinburgh Rugby’s planned move to Myreside from Murrayfield remain – despite a public meeting to reassure residents.

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The Murrayfield Sports Bar on Westfield Rd, Gorgie. Picture, Dan Phillips

Police appeal following a serious assault in Gorgie

Police in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Gorgie.

Parents protest against the closure of Westerlea at Capability Scotland's office. Picture: Jon Savage

Disabled charity is ‘economical with truth’ over Murrayfield service

AN MSP has accused a leading charity of being “economical with the facts” over the closure of a lifeline service for parents of severely disabled children.

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Police release image of suspect following racist incident on Murrayfield tram

Police have released the image of a man in connect to a racist incident on board a tram at Murrayfield.

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Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme work which is under way near Murrayfield Ice Rink. Picture: Julie Bull

Water of Leith flood prevention work continues

CONSTRUCTION has begun on the second part of a controversial flood prevention scheme along the Water of Leith.

Campaigners outside Westerlea Early Years group. Picture: Jon Savage

Fight to save ‘lifeline’ Westerlea centre for disabled kids from axe

PARENTS of severely disabled children are battling to save a lifeline support service after being told it has to close for lack of funding.

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Murrayfield Stadium Tours.  A replica Calcutta Cup and memorabilia from the 1st Scotland v England game at Raeburn Place. Photograph:  Neil Hanna

Murrayfield Stadium open to public for guided tours

IT is the home of Scottish rugby and as a major concert venue has played host to some of the world’s top musicians.

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The entrance to the joint Fox Covert Primary campus. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Edinburgh primary school to change name to sound more Catholic

A PRIMARY school in the Capital is set to be re-named to make it sound more Catholic.

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Scottish Parliament election 2016 constituency result: Edinburgh Western

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Sam Heward finishes the Marathon Des Sables. Picture: contributed

Accountant’s success at Saharan Desert run

WHEN Sam Heward suffered a shoulder injury a few years ago, he was forced to reduce his participation in team sports.

An 80-year-old oak tree is felled at Roseburn Park during flood prevention works last month. Picture: Scott Taylor

Roseburn Park revamp includes public toilet cafe, BMX track

A PUBLIC toilet converted into a cafe, a BMX track, an outdoor gym and a brand new playground are among the plans for a new-look Roseburn Park drawn up by residents.

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Paul Skipworth is preparing for the searing heat of the Sahara. Picture: contributed

Paul Skipworth tackles seven-day Sahara desert ultramarathon

HE has undertaken gruelling training sessions in the Pentland Hills ahead of what will be one of his toughest challenges yet.

A hybrid tram in Rome. Picture: Wikimedia

Tram-trains for Edinburgh’s South Suburban line backed by rail chief

Proposals to run hybrid trams on Capital’s South Suburban rail line received a boost today from the head of the ScotRail Alliance.

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Edinburgh Piano Company closure sparks £500k auction

ONE OF the largest collections of pianos in Scotland is expected to fetch up to £500,000 when it goes under the hammer in Edinburgh on Sunday.

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