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Café shop front restored to former glory thanks to grant

A MUCH-LOVED Stockbridge café has become the latest business to benefit from a scheme aimed at restoring the Capital’s shop fronts to their former glory.

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Connor Laurie, Hannah Roberts,  David Shand and Bruce McLaren show off the monster catch. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Edinburgh fishmonger takes in ‘largest halibut in 30 years’

A fishmonger in Edinburgh has taken delivery of the largest halibut the shop has seen in its 26-year history.

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Annual duck race at Stockbridge. Picture: TSPL

Hundreds take part in Stockbridge Duck Race

Hundreds of plastic ducks are released into the Water of Leith as part of the annual Stockbridge Duck Race.

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2 ducklings have been rescued from a drain. Picture; SSPCA

Ducklings rescued from Stockbridge drain

The Scottish SPCA is caring for two young ducklings after they were spotted walking down a street near Stockbridge.

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New light cast on famous brothel in Edinburgh’s New Town

New light cast on famous brothel in Edinburgh’s New Town

PRIM in her sumptuous fur coat draped over the classic uniform of twinset and pearls, the well-spoken and elegant middle-aged woman’s image was that of archetypal Morningside matron.

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Workmen on site at Raeburn Place. 
Picture: Ian Rutherford

Work starts on Edinburgh Accies’ ground revamp

DEVELOPERS say work has begun on the £16 million new home for Edinburgh Accies in Stockbridge - despite an ongoing legal row

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An Edinburgh couple have raised enough money to feed children at an orphanage. Picture; contributed

Couple’s ‘wedding gift’ raises £5k for Liberian orphans

TYING the knot is a pivotal moment for any couple – but the excitement of the big day wasn’t enough to stop one couple from thinking of others.

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Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Alcohol free bar DRY opens in Stockbridge

FOR some, the idea of a night out with no alcohol is ludicrous.

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Forensics experts were on the scene

Girl, 8, still fighting for life after Edinburgh ‘stabbing’

AN eight-year-old girl is still fighting for her life in hospital after allegedly being stabbed as she slept.

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Forensics still on scene as eight-year-old ‘fights for life’ after Edinburgh stabbing

Forensic officers are still present at a house on Danube Street where an eight year-old girl was allegedly stabbed.

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Proposed site of M&S simply food development - in comely Bank, Edinburgh.

M&S food will be anchor store at new Stockbridge development

A MARKS & Spencer food shop is to be the anchor store at the new Edinburgh Accies development in Stockbridge.

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An artist's impression of the proposed shop front. Picture:  Michael Laird Architects.

Hollywood legends to make Edinburgh stage debut

THEY’RE Hollywood royalty known the world over, but next October Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal will swap the arc lights and exotic international locations for the stage of the Festival Theatre, when they star in the UK tour of AR Gurney’s Love Letters.

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Family flee from Stockbridge house fire

A YOUNG family were forced to flee their home after a fierce blaze broke out in the middle of the night and burned through their roof.

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Meg Smith - competing in the British finals of the Natural Bodybuildigngshow

Liberton bodybuilder heading to world championships

A YOUNG woman whose dreams of becoming a professional dancer were shattered by injury has fought back to become the UK’s top “natural” bodybuilder.

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Rachel Hazell will be selling origami lights, bookbinding kits and handmade notebooks from her home. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Local artists to sell work at Stockbridge’s Creative Colonies

HOMES in the historic Stockbridge Colonies will throw open their doors to the public this weekend to allow local artists and designers an opportunity to sell their creations to the public.

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The Scran and Scallie has scooped a top award. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scran and Scallie in Stockbridge scoops top Michelin Guide award

STOCKBRIDGE gastropub The Scran & Scallie has been awarded a prestigious Bib Gourmand in the 2017 Michelin Guide.

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Susannah Morgan says hanging bags on railings works well and fears communal bins won't be emptied regularly.

Council plans for more bins despite crisis in emptying current ones

Council chiefs are set to press ahead with introducing another 33 communal bins – despite the crisis they have over emptying the current ones.

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Jane Perfect, Andrew McIntosh, Nic Williams, Carsteen Thillemann, Line Kn�ss enjoying a Pickerings Gin

Stockbridge Local raises £1500 for elderly charity

MORE than 100 Stockbridge residents and traders from Stockbridge have raised £1500 for a local cause in a charity evening.

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Stockbridge Market. Picture: Rich Dyson richdysonphotography.com

What’s on and what’s new in Stockbridge

Singled out as the best place to live in Scotland, Stockbridge visitors will be familiar with its character, history and vibrancy.

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