First look: Upmarket revamp set for Waverley Mall

It’s had more name changes than Puff Daddy. But a new vision for Waverley Mall hopes to transform the “gateway to Edinburgh” with plans for a new entrance, rooftop gardens and European piazza-style area.

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Waverley  mall're vamp'plans''Aerial From Scott Monument

Redeveloped Waverley Mall ‘will lure both shoppers and tourists’

Plans to transform Edinburgh’s Waverley Mall reveal a new vision for the “gateway to Edinburgh”, featuring rooftop gardens and European piazza-style area.

Ogenyi Onazi of Nigeria poses during the official FIFA World Cup 2018 portrait session. Picture: Ryan Pierse - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images

World Cup fever hits Edinburgh

It’s World Cup time and Scotland will be watching from the sidelines again, but just because the Tartan Army aren’t at the party that doesn’t mean we are giving up interest altogether.

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An Edinburgh filmmaker has teamed up with industry award winners to launch a new movie academy to plug a gap in film school for city's young budding filmakers

Stars back Edinburgh kids movie academy

An Edinburgh filmmaker has teamed up with industry award winners to launch a new movie academy to plug a gap in film schools for city’s young budding filmmakers.

An artist's impression of how the interior will look

Bids open to appoint contractor at £45m St Andrew Sq concert hall

Bosses at the new £45 million concert venue planned for St Andrew Square expect a “good level of interest” as bids open to appoint a main contractor.


Hundreds turn out for fun-filled Leith Gala Day

A celebration of all things EH6 kicked off in style as hundreds of people gathered for Leith Gala Day.

Nobel Prize winner Frank Henderson takes a science masterclass at his former school with S6 pupils Daniela Badihi, Adam Jacques, Catherine Whymark-Abbott and Dr Frank Henderson. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Nobel Prize winner goes back to former Boroughmuir school

The bricks and mortar may have changed, but it was like stepping back in time for Nobel Prize winner Dr Richard Henderson as he headed back to school for the day.


Leith Docks permanent new home for luxury floating hotel

Plans for Scotland’s first floating hotel in heart of Leith have been approved by city planners – by just one vote.

Nic Wood, director of Signature Pubs. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Plans for beer garden at former Bank of Scotland

Hopes for a massive makeover of a former Bruntsfield bank have progressed after designs were re-submitted to city planners.


Tributes pour in for ‘much-loved’ Spartans Academy groundsman

Football clubs across the city have joined to pledge heartfelt condolences for a young coach who has died suddenly.


Owner of pizza restaurant slams council decision to allow pizza stalls during Festival

The furious owner of city centre pizza restaurant Civerinos has hit out at a decision to allow pizza vans to park on the Royal Mile during August.

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Hundreds of family homes proposed for West Craigs site

The first piece of the new housing jigsaw in west Edinburgh will be decided today with plans for 250 new family homes.

Fresh plans to breathe new life into one of Edinburgh's most distinctive old school buildings have been submitted for approval

Bruntsfield courtyard at heart of Boroughmuir school site plans

Developers have taken another stab at the design for the former Boroughmuir High School with a fresh proposal to transform the historic Bruntsfield building into 87 mezzanine apartments.


Revealed: Winner of Evening News Chippy of the Year 2018

Few chippies taste better than when eaten by the sea – and where better to tuck in to the nation’s favourite takeaway than Porty beach?

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Banner making at Young Scot for the' Womens March

Suffragette success to inspire our Elsie statue campaign

The great grandson of fiery suffragette Alice Hawkins who has succeeded in erecting a statue of her in her home town has sent a rallying call to Edinburgh to back the Elsie statue campaign.

Yolanda Luca with a knickerbocker glory at Luca's ice cream, Morningside

Lothian Recommends: Readers have their say on the best ice cream shops

We asked and you recommended. Edinburgh Evening News readers have their say about the best ice cream shops around.

Flower show preparation at Ingliston - Lucas Craig, 8, Zaina Mohammad, 8 and Hayley Donnell.

Royal Highland Centre set to bloom for flower show

For three days every summer the grounds of the Royal Highland Centre metamorphose into a garden paradise bursting with colourful blooms and lush greenery for a celebration of horticulture.

Teachers from Broughton High School and representatives from Circle start their daily run.

Celebs back calls for teachers to run a mile a day for charity

AN inspirational school teacher has recruited celebrities to help raise money for local families.

Elle Exxe teamed up with Olympians and TV presenters to produce the video for her female-only song

Stars back Edinburgh songstress’ gender gap track

Edinburgh singer-songwriter Elle Exxe has teamed up with a host of sporting and community champions to face gender inequality in the music industry head-on.

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