South Queensferry

South Queensferry

Biker group give OAP thrill ride to celebrate 100th birthday

MOST centenarians will celebrate reaching triple figures with a congratulatory letter from Buckingham Palace.

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Queensferry Action Group protests about how busy the road has become since the opening of the new bridge. Picture: Alistair Linford

Petition launched over Queensferry Crossing link road safety concerns

A MOTHER campaigning for better road safety on a key thoroughfare near the new Queensferry Crossing has said it feels as though there will have to be an accident before anything is improved.

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Pok Lo from Queensferry High School who is 13-year-old and has just got a First from the Open University.

Maths prodigy gets a first degree aged just 13

He is the child prodigy who was doing sums at the age of two and passed his Advanced Higher maths aged 11.

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Long rush hour delays as Queensferry Crossing reopens

TRAFFIC queued on the approaches to The Queensferry Crossing hours after it reopened today, with drivers reporting long delays.

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In pictures: Schoolkids visit the Queensferry Crossing

About 10,000 local school pupils and community group members walked across the Queensferry Crossing yesterday in the last event before it permanently opens to traffic.

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Mohammed Zulkernain convicted of beating boys with a stick

Man punished two young boys with stick beatings

A MAN has been found guilty of battering two young boys with a stick when they misbehaved or wet the bed.

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Queensferry Crossing: Queen officially opens new bridge

Excited school children eagerly waved Saltires and whispers of “she’s here” caught the wind on the southside of the Queensferry Crossing yesterday as the Queen arrived to a military fanfare to officially open the new bridge.

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Queensferry Crossing: Why are locals calling the new bridge ‘Kevin’?

When the Scottish Government was bombarded with more than 7,500 names after opening the floor to public suggestions on what to christen the new Forth bridge in 2013, it’s unlikely the moniker ‘Kevin’ was given much, if any, thought.

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New Queensferry Crossing plagued by second day of queues

Traffic queues continued to plague the approaches to the Queensferry Crossing on its second day open.

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View at dusk of the Queensferry Crossing bridge from Port Edgar, South Queensferry. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Insight: Queensferry’s last ferryman can’t wait for new crossing

Stephen Reid will complete a remarkable set when he joins thousands of ticket holders to walk over the newly opened Queensferry Crossing in the coming weeks.

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The break-in happened in the town's Wellhead Close. Picture: Google Maps

Appeal after WWI medals stolen from South Queensferry house

Police are appealing for witnesses after a break-in and theft at a property in South Queensferry.

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Burryman Andrew Taylor meets residents as he parades through the town encased in burrs. Picture: Getty

Burryman takes to the streets of Queensferry

The Burryman returned to the streets of South Queensferry to mark the town’s Ferry Fair.

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When a tunnel ran under the Forth

When a tunnel ran under the Forth

THE deafening roar of the drill stuttered and finally stopped.

Entertainment
Rebecca Latto is representing Edinburgh in Miss Mermaid UK. Photo Paul Dale Photography.

Meet the waitress hoping to win the UK Miss Mermaid title

It’s an unusual tail of an underwater beauty pageant with a twist.

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Kenny Blair is MD of Buzzworks Holdings, which is setting up a 'Scotts' restaurant at South Queensferry. Picture: contributed

Seafood giant joins the menu at Port Edgar

ONE of Scotland’s highest regarded seafood restaurant chains is setting up its first eatery on the east coast.

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Russell Aitken, MD of Port Edgar. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Multi-million pound development of Port Edgar marina

A multi-million pound redevelopment, which aims to transform South Queensferry’s waterfront into a “family-friendly leisure destination”, has reached a landmark stage.

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Queensferry Crossing

Queensferry Crossing ‘boosts house prices’

PROPERTY prices in South Queensferry have shot up by a third over the last year as the town prepares for the opening of the new Forth crossing this summer.

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Stagecoachs No 40 is the only direct bus link between South Queensferry and the centre of the Capital. Picture: Greg Macvean

Stagecoach to pull South Queensferry’s bus link to Capital

SOUTH Queensferry is set to lose its only direct bus link to the centre of Edinburgh after Stagecoach announced it was withdrawing the service.

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The Beamer Rock lighthouse beneath the Forth Road Bridge before its removal. Picture: Jane Barlow

Row over a Forth lighthouse ‘too far’ from the bridge

A historic mini lighthouse displaced by the Queensferry Crossing is at the centre of a storm over plans to re-site it to overlook the new bridge.

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Scans of the bridges were carried out to enchance learning. Picture; contributed

3D Scans of Forth Bridges to be used in educational game

Incredibly detailed 3D scans of the Forth Bridge will be used in new interactive games promoting engineering skills for school children.

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