Rush of support to save Fat Bob from Edinburgh Council

READERS took to social media to defend Fat Bob and slam the council.

Alan Longmuir of the Bay City Rollers

Bay City Rollers guitarist Alan Longmuir returns home after falling ill in Mexico

Bay City Roller Alan Longmuir is back home after being medevaced from Mexico with a mystery bug he caught on holiday

Billy Hoy of Findlay's butchers in Portobello with Bob the butcher''Fat Bob

Campaign to save Portobello’s ‘Fat Bob’ from A-board ban

FOR 30 years Fat Bob has stood outside Findlay’s in Portobello welcoming shoppers into the family butchers.


Video: Brand new Edinburgh restaurant raided by bungling thieves

HAPLESS housebreakers smashed their way into a brand new restaurant - just hours after its grand opening.


Woman seriously injured by falling debris as Storm Hector batters Edinburgh

A woman was left fighting for her life in hospital after being hit by falling debris as the Capital was hit by a freak weather storm.

Police are hunting a gang behind a racist attack in Saughton. Picture: John Devlin

Four thugs hurl abuse at father in Saughton racist attack

A RACIST gang hurled abuse at a father as he walked to meet his wife and child before punching him to the ground.


Bike thieves taunted police before smashing into van in Dalkeith

TEARAWAY teens tried to goad police into a chase before speeding off on a stolen motorbike and hitting a patrol van head-on, the Evening News can reveal.

Residents of Greendykes House Shaun James Brown and Sarah Gill where a number of fires have started recently and have left the residents scared for their lives

Craigmillar high-rise residents living in fear after 4 fires in 3 days

TERRIFIED tenants in a high-rise block are fearing for their lives after four fires in three days.

The refurbished Fisherrow Centre in Musselburgh was the scene of the community meeting

Musselburgh health system on point of collapse, say residents

ANGRY patients in an East Lothian town have told harrowing stories of a local health system at the point of collapse.

Mick Jagger posted this photo on Instagram from the Pentlands prior to The Roliing Stones gig at Murrayfield Stadium

Mick Jagger visits Pentlands before Murrayfield gig

LEGENDARY hellraiser Mick Jagger was famed for a life of sex, drugs and, of course, rock-and-roll excess throughout his ‘60s heyday.

The Rolling Stones are coming to Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s big weekend: City braced for massive influx as Stones arrive

AS the rock legends’ customised jet touched down in the Capital, gig organisers provided fans with a checklist for the big night.

Bliss hairdressers, l-r, Kelly McMillan, Laura Flanagan, Rosheen Warnock, Justine Hughes and Sammara Law tell us about living in Porty

Infrastructure needs looked at as Portobello expands claim residents

LEGEND has it that Figgate Whins, the harsh seaside moorlands that would become modern-day Portobello, were sold in 1763 by Lord Milton to Baron Mure for the princely sum of £1,500.

Images of Jonny Smith that his mother, Ellen, posted on her Facebook page in tribute

Memorial appeal for victim of Maybury fatal car crash

THE grieving mother of Maybury Road horror crash victim Jonathan Smith has launched a campaign for a permanent memorial in his honour.

The man was seen walking up and down the rooftop

Police and firefighters talk man down from Drylaw rooftop

NEGOTIATORS talked a man down from the rooftop of a house in Drylaw this afternoon.

Police and firefighters were called to Wester Drylaw Place after the topless man clambered onto the roof,

Concerned residents watched as he paced around on tiles as the road was cordoned off near the junction with Groathill Rd North.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police are currently in attendance at a property in Wester Drylaw Place where there is concern for the safety of a man on a rooftop.

“Officers are engaging with the man in order to bring this matter to a peaceful conclusion, and are being assisted by colleagues from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.”

Police successfully talked the man down shortly after 6pm. The 19-year-old was subsequently arrested.


Man safely talked down from top of Scott Monument

A MAN has been safely talked down from the Scott Monument this afternoon, police have confirmed.

Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones performs live on stage(Photo by Harry Herd/WireImage)

Touts sell Edinburgh Rolling Stones tickets at four times face value

RIP-OFF touts are trying to sell tickets for this Saturday’s highly-anticipated Rolling Stones gig at more than four times their face value, the Evening News can reveal.

The Rolling Stones perform live on stage on the opening night of the european leg of their No Filter tour. Picture: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Touts sell Edinburgh Rolling Stones tickets at four times face value

RIP-OFF touts are trying to sell tickets for this Saturday’s highly-anticipated Rolling Stones gig at more than four times their face value, the Evening News can reveal.

The plaque has since been returned.

Plaque stolen from dentist surgery returned to Ferry Road surgery

A DELIGHTED dentist is celebrating after a stolen copper plaque dedicated to her late father turned up on her doorstep.


Edinburgh Police trace Good Samaritan witness in Maybury crash probe

A GOOD Samaritan medic who rushed to help victims of the Maybury Road horror smash has been traced by police.

First look inside the plush new Edinburgh Grand Hotel

First look inside the plush new Edinburgh Grand Hotel

A MULTI-MILLION pound project to restore a Capital landmark has been unveiled with the opening of new five-star luxury holiday flats.

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