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South Queensferry

Fresh fears over Queensferry Crossing completion date

FRESH fears have been raised over whether the new Queensferry Crossing will be finished on time after it emerged that bad weather had halted work for more than five weeks during the summer.

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The Queensferry Crossing is thought to have spurred on house buyers. Picture: Jon Savage

Soaring house prices linked to new Queensferry Crossing

Homes in South Queensferry have experienced one of the largest increase in average house prices over the last three months, with experts linking it to the opening of the new Queensferry Crossing.

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The bibles were stolen from Abercorn Church. Picture: Michael Gillen

200-year-old bibles stolen from church are returned

A pair of 200-year-old bibles which were stolen from a church have been found.

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Workers need more blue skies. Pic: Tor S�dergren

Weather causing havoc on new Forth bridge

WORK on the £1.3 billion Queensferry Crossing has been halted for an average of two days a week since November because of bad weather.

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Abercorn Church in South Queensferry
. Picture: Ron Leckie

Police hunt after 200-year-old bibles stolen from church

Historic bibles thought to be around 200 years old have been snatched from a church by thieves.

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Firefighters are working with bikers to reduce the number of motorcyclists killed or injured on Scotlands roads.

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Fire and rescue pilot scheme aims to offer Edinburgh bikers life-saving skills

FIREFIGHTERS are working with bikers in a bid to reduce the number of motorcyclists killed or injured on the roads.

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Anna Meredith's music straddles the worlds of contemporary classical and electronica. Picture: Mark Kean

Anna Meredith wins 2016 Scottish Album of the Year award

A FORMER composer-in-residence with the BBC Symphony Orchestra has won the fifth annual SAY Award for the best album by a Scottish artist.

Detective Inspector Julie Marshall and Chief Inspector James Jones at the scene of the assault. Picture: Scott Taylor

South Queensferry attack happened ‘within earshot’ of parents

A BRAZEN attacker carried out an indecent assault on a seven-year-old girl “within earshot” of her parents, detectives said.

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The man appeared in court on Monday. File picture: Steven Scott Taylor

South Queensferry indecent assault: Police appeal for information

POLICE in Edinburgh have launched a fresh appeal for information one week on from an indecent assault in South Queensferry.

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The Queensferry Crossing is well behind schedule. File picture: Ian Rutherford

Queensferry Crossing delays were known in January: Cole-Hamilton

EDINBURGH Western Liberal Democrat MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton said he was told as long ago as January that the Queensferry Crossing was running behind schedule.

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Cyclist Iain Wightman dreamt of Olympic glory

A TEENAGE cyclist killed in a crash in Edinburgh earlier this week had dreamed of Olympic glory, his family have revealed.

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The Queensferry Crossing. Picture: Jon Savage

Queensferry Crossing: Goverment accused of hiding delays

SCEPTICAL MSPs have cast doubt on Scottish Government claims that it learned only last week of a delay of up to six months in the opening of the new Forth road bridge.

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Picture: Ian Rutherford

Queensferry Crossing open delayed until mid-May

The Queensferry Crossing will open by mid-May 2017 - five months late, economy secretary Keith Brown told MSPs today.

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The Slainte nights at Surgeons' Hall
 are proving popular. Picture: Wullie Marr

Showcase of Scots culture Slàinte draws global visitors to Playfair Hall

BOASTING a vaulted ceiling and classical columns, the Playfair Hall is renowned for having one of the city’s finest interiors.

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A lifeboat in South Queensferry responded to the call. Picture: Hamish Campbell

Lifeboat called to ‘ditched aircraft’ found giraffe-shaped balloon

A lifeboat crew was called out to a report of an aircraft ditching only to find out it was sparked by a balloon shaped as a giraffe.

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Police are searching for the attacker of a seven-year-old girl

Grandad hunts for attacker of seven-year-old girl

A grandad has told how he hunted for a schoolboy predator in woods in the Capital - minutes after a seven-year-old girl was assaulted.

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The incident happened on William Black Place. Picture: Google

Police appeal after gang attack man in his own home

A MAN was rushed to hospital after being attacked by a group of six men who forced their way into his home in South Queensferry.

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Police at the scene on Burnshot Road in Dalmeny where a cyclist was killed. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Teenage cyclist knocked down and killed at Dalmeny junction

A TEENAGE cyclist has been killed in a horror crash at a junction on the outskirts of the city.

Police are investigating.

Police hunt after sex attack on seven-year-old girl in Queensferry

Police are investigating after a seven-year-old girl was indecently assaulted as she played in South Queensferry.

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