Members call for charities to benefit as RAF club building sold for £1.65m

TOP brass at a Capital armed forces club will take home up to £30k each – after sharing in a £1.65 million windfall when the club was sold off.

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Tributes to young Edinburgh dad killed on bike trip

SHOCKED workmates have been left devastated by the tragic death of biker Jamie Paterson at the weekend.

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Chris Purnell is a former Mela director.

Ex-director in bitter dispute with Edinburgh Mela event

A TROUBLED festival is to be hauled in front of an employment tribunal by its former ­director, the Evening News can reveal.

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Fay Ritchie.

Edinburgh woman showed ex-girlfriends naked pictures of each other

A WOMAN who showed her former lesbian girlfriends naked pictures of each other has escaped being placed on the sex register.

Edinburgh Council is responsible for running a number of estates.

Controversy as estates worth £2.5m being run by Edinburgh council

Nearly 400 people have their money managed by Edinburgh city council after being deemed unfit to look after their own affairs.


Police rule out foul play after man found dead in Water of Leith

DETECTIVES probing the mystery death of a man found in the Water of Leith a week ago say they still do not know how he died.


Police hunt pervert in popular Waverley Mall

A MAJOR manhunt has been launched after a suspected pervert was spotted stalking a city centre shopping complex.

Wendy Robbins (bottom left) pictured at a friend's wedding in 1996 and a recreation of the same photo taken last year.

Edinburgh mum-of-three sheds light on ‘death sentence’ anorexia battle

A DESPERATELY ill mother-of-three has made an impassioned plea to help others as she comes to terms with her own “terminal” eating disorder.

Ruby Rae-Pearson pictured with her sister. Picture: contributed

Six-year-old with rare blood condition hailed a hero

MINI marvel Ruby Rae-Pearson is being hailed a hero – encouraging others to give blood despite battling her own rare disorder.

Musselburgh Race Course Manager Bill Farnsworth.

Musselburgh racecourse boss pays back funds in cash wrangle

EXTRAORDINARY details have emerged of a bitter pay row at the top of Musselburgh Racecourse as the 200-year-old venue fights for its future.

DS Mark Lumsden, Police,

Meet the top Capital cop leading a crack team to bring thugs to justice

MUCH has changed in the 16 years since Detective Sergeant Mark Lumsden joined the force.

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The Springfield project will feature a mix of 221 apartments, ranging from studios to three-bedroom duplexes

500 rental homes could be built on Fountainbridge wasteland

HUNDREDS of “Friends-style” city centre flats moved a step closer today as plans were submitted to the city council.

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Justina Kirkwood says the courier is lying

Woman blames botched delivery after passport left in street

A DISTRAUGHT mother-of-three has told how her passport was abandoned in the street and other personal documents went missing after a botched delivery.

Stock image of the Elie chain-walk. Pic: Hamish Brown

Two walkers trapped on Elie chain-walk in Fife

Two walkers are trapped on the Elie chain-walk after taking an Easter Sunday stroll.

Morningside has seen plenty of change over the years. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Morningside still thriving as independent shops move in

A CENTURY ago, as the Great War still raged, Morningside Road was a varied selection of largely home-run businesses – bootmakers, dairies and dye works.

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Staff and clients tuck into donated Krispy Kreme donuts after helping Dian Ward bounce back from break-in

Defiant salon owner throws party after sixth raid in 10 years

WHEN salon owner Dian Ward found her crime-hit business broken into for a sixth time, she feared having to shut up shop for the day.

The Range Rover slid 50 metres after the impact

Range Rover ploughs into parked car in Cramond crash

SCARED neighbours fled into the street in their nightclothes after a Range Rover smashed into a parked car outside their homes.

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Watch: New DNA spray tactic used by police to combat motorbike joyriders

INVISIBLE spray which helps catch motorbike joyriders is to be deployed by police in north Edinburgh in a national first.

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Miles Briggs joins Cameron Fraser and staff to cut the ribbon at a refurbished McDonald's/

Anger as health chief Miles Briggs appears at fast food restaurant launch

SHADOW health secretary Mile Briggs has come in for a grilling – after being guest of honour at the reopening of a new fast food restaurant.

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Revealed: The worst pothole black spots around Edinburgh

CAPITAL roads have gone to pot – as these photos from Evening News readers show.

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