Telfer Subway closed for urgent wall repairs

A well-trodden pedestrian subway linking Fountainbridge and Dalry has been closed for urgent wall repairs.

Gorgie and Dalry

Mystery as Leith pavement buckles in the heat

THE hot summer weather has caused a section of pavement at Leith’s Newkirkgate Shopping Centre to rise up and break.

The blaze took hold in a car park at Northfield Farm Road last night. Picture: TSPL

Damage caused to cars in late night blaze at Northfield

Fire services rushed to a residential car park at Northfield late last night where a vehicle was on fire.


Watch: Ross Fountain ready to flow once more as restoration completed

Work to renovate the historic Ross Fountain was completed this afternoon as the last statue was crane-lifted into place.

Voicex: Suky, Coco, Colin and Paul. Picture: Deborah Mullen

Post punk supergroup in good Voicex

Welding together the core engine components from three of Scotland’s most vital cult offerings of the late 1970s, Voicex are the voice of experience.


A window into the past: Polwarth shop display unchanged in over 30 years

They say time stands still for no one, but it seems the old proverb does not readily apply to Polwarth window displays.

Why Not nightclub has scooped a top award.

Edinburgh nightclub crowned best in Scotland at awards bash

An Edinburgh nightclub has scooped a top national gong at the Scottish Entertainment & Hospitality Awards.

Police cordoned off Cramond Beach this morning after receiving reports that flesh matter had been found on the beach. Picture: TSPL

‘Unidentified object’ at Cramond Beach believed to be animal remains

Police headed to Cramond this morning after it was reported that ‘flesh matter’ had washed up on the beach.


Brian Wilson confirms headline slot at Edinburgh Summer Sessions

BEACH Boys legend Brian Wilson is the latest among a host of other well-known acts to sign up for Edinburgh’s Summer Sessions this August.

Mock up of Wavegarden Scotland at 'Ratho.

Disused Ratho quarry set to become Scotland’s first surfing arena

Plans to build what would be Scotland’s first artificial surfing arena have moved a step closer to becoming a reality, after they were recommended for approval by officials.

The proposed development at Dewar Place. Picture: Contributed

Lost Edinburgh: ‘Death mask’ preservation at Dewar Place may need rethink

Last month it was announced that the new £150 million hotel and office development at Dewar Place, a stone’s throw from the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, is close to becoming a reality.

Parking at Stockbridge. Picture: Neil Hanna

When can you enjoy free parking in Edinburgh over the Easter weekend?

EDINBURGH motorists hoping to enjoy free parking across the city today may be disappointed that they’re going to have to wait.


Vibrant new colour scheme for restored Ross Fountain

RESTORATION work on the historic Ross Fountain has moved a step closer to completion after the group behind the project unveiled a dazzling new colour scheme for the 19th-century monument.

City Centre

In pictures: Brattisani’s: An Edinburgh institution

FOURTEEN YEARS since the last portion of their famous fish and chip empire was wrapped up for good, memories of Brattisani’s remain strong.


Lothian Buses announce return of bus services in Edinburgh

Lothian Buses have announced the return of bus services in Edinburgh after two days of service suspension.


Police Scotland troll England team with Calcutta Cup Tweet

A Tweet put out by Police Scotland in the aftermath of Scotland’s historic Calcutta Cup victory against England has been shared thousands of times.

Steam trains at Waverley Station (1949). The Edinburgh-Glasgow line was Scotland's first inter city railway. Picture: TSPL

From the archive: Edinburgh-Glasgow train line opens 176 years ago

ON 21 February 1842, ­Scotland’s first inter-city railway, the Edinburgh-Glasgow mainline, opened to ­regular traffic.


In pictures: 15 fascinating facts about Edinburgh Castle

IT IS among the oldest continuously-occupied defensive structures in Europe and boasts the title of Scotland’s busiest paid-for tourist attraction.

The Queen's Own Highlanders lay their colours at the National War Memorial. Attended by the Duke  of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Airman has name added to roll of honour 100 years after his death

AN Edinburgh airman killed during the First World War has had his name added to a national roll of honour a century after his death.


Vandals topple headstone of Greyfriars Bobby’s master

Vandals have attacked the gravestone of the master of Greyfriars Bobby in Edinburgh just days before a memorial ceremony to honour the famously faithful dog.

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