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Lifesaver Lynn overjoyed at Royal Wedding golden ticket

Her tireless work to fill Edinburgh with lifesaving defibrillators has now earned her a most regal reward – a personal invite from Harry and Meghan to their Windsor wedding.

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Nik Olliver and Richard Newton are preparing to tandem cycle 2000km from Edinburgh to Budapest

Couple cycle to Budapest on tandem for Alzheimer’s charity

An adventurous couple are hoping to look just as sweet on the street as Daisy after an epic trek across Europe on a bicycle made for two.

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Jackie Partridge offers state-of-the-art cosmetic treatments

Edinburgh cosmetic nurse up for industry awards

IT’S enough to make anyone smile.

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Life-saving Lothian bus advert a tribute to cancer victim

images of the latest blockbuster, promos for Edinburgh Zoo or a new theatre release are typically plastered across the side of city buses, but now hitting the streets of Edinburgh is an advert that might literally prove to be life saving.

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Iain McKendry says spinning is his life. Picture: Scott Louden

My disability vanishes when I’m on spinning class bike

HIS parents were told he might never walk. Cerebral palsy, they were told. At his then tender 15 months old, with more medical jargon about the possibility of visual impairment and other issues following his diagnosis, no-one knew what the future would hold.

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Edinburgh set for weekend of celebrations to mark release of Avengers: Infinity War

In a weekend that will see Mary King’s Close become Green Lantern Way and The Assembly Rooms rebranded as The Assemble! Rooms the Capital is gearing up for a superhero takeover to celebrate its starring role in the most hotly anticipated film of the year.

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Linda Davidson's olive oil is only available in the Capital

Edinburgh couple’s olive oil is liquid gold

A husband and wife team who fell in love with the richness of bustling Marrakech have now launched a luxury olive oil straight from the sunshine-drenched groves of Morocco.

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Five kids from Drake Music School were flown to Singapore to perform at the  Asia Pacific Festival of Disabled Artistes

Musicians strike the perfect chord at international concert debut

It was a dream come true for a group of musicians eager to share their unique sound with the world during a once-in-a-lifetime performance in Singapore.

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Connor Wilcox with Mikael Petersson, music planning co-ordinator and pianist at Elmhurst

Family was key to pianist’s successes

“My biggest influence is my family, who have always encouraged my musical ability,” says Connor Wilcox, “I am endlessly grateful to them and I wouldn’t be where I am without their continued support.”

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Tailor Ed Foundation project workers.

A £40k boost for life-line to save Edinburgh autistic charity from crisis

A £40,000 cash injection from the Scottish Government will save doomed city autisim charity from closure.

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Rachel Kennedy was devastated at the loss of her Granny and is determined to raise money for a special hospital bed in her memory after Beast from the East disrupted her funeral

Teen in effort to raise money for hospital equipment in memory of her gran

The death of a teenager’s beloved gran sparked a drive to raise money for hospital equipment after the Beast From East disrupted her funeral.

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Chris Chisholm, Andrew Keiller and Jake Halliday are on course to smash their �20,000 Bloodwise fundraising target

Bloodwise trio put best feet forward

IT set out as a hope, then a challenge. Soon it may be reality.

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Sustainability gets hot in The Kitchin

Sustainability gets hot in The Kitchin

SUSTAINABILITY of food and social media in the industry provided the ingredients to help two Queen Margaret University students to win inaugural awards from Edinburgh-based Kitchin Group.

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Young's Seafood are looking to recruit fish and chip tasters. Picture: Kate Chandler

Seafood firm on hunt for professional fish and chip taster

Fancy yourself as a fish and chip aficionado? Now could be your chance to shine...and get paid for it.

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Capital to become ‘superhero city’ for Avengers movie launch

AS the most hotly anticipated film of the year is set to hit screens around the globe, the Capital is gearing up for a starring role.

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Saskia on the show last night

Saskia Eng says she’s ‘upbeat’ after elimination from The Voice

She wowed the judges with her powerful voice but sadly the curtain has come down on emerging talent Saskia Eng’s time on singing contest The Voice UK.

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Team Will stole Saskia after Tom chose Ruti to go through to the knockouts.

Edinburgh teen Saskia Eng knocked out of The Voice

She wowed the judges with her powerful voice and but sadly Edinburgh’s emerging talent Saskia Eng’s time on singing contest The Voice UK came to an end last night.

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Rhona Jack built her own loom from discarded roof beams. Picture: Colin Hattersley

Edinburgh-born artist Rhona Jack wins Glenfiddich prize

A YOUNG Edinburgh-born artist who built her own weaving loom has won one of Scotland’s biggest art prizes.

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Alice Palfreyman

Alice Palfreyman to speak out on extreme poverty

Alice Palfreyman, from Edinburgh, has been selected as one of this year’s Youth Ambassadors for anti-poverty group, the ONE Campaign.

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Sylvia and her hearing dog Wanda

Dog called Wanda is lifeline hero for deaf Blackhall mum

The birth of her first child should have been the happiest time of her life.

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