Bradley Welsh

Bradley Welsh: A tribute in pictures to Edinburgh boxer and Trainspotting 2 star

Writer Irvine Welsh has paid tribute to his "amazing" friend Bradley Welsh after the Trainspotting 2 star was shot dead in Edinburgh.

The actor, who also appeared in an episode of Danny Dyer's Deadliest Men, died following a shooting in the city's Chester Street on Wednesday evening.

Holyrood Boxing Gym was the centre of the 42-year-old former British ABA Lightweight Champions world.

1. 'Boxing got me through hard periods'

Holyrood Boxing Gym was the centre of the 42-year-old former British ABA Lightweight Champions world.
Greg Macvean
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Bradley Welsh (at the very back) and his Helping Hands organisation hand out new bikes to the kids at Canal View Primary in 2017.

2. Helping Hands

Bradley Welsh (at the very back) and his Helping Hands organisation hand out new bikes to the kids at Canal View Primary in 2017.
Neil Hanna
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Bradley Welsh visits the Sick Kids Foundation in 2014 to hand over 42,500 pounds he raised from sparring in the boxing ring for 24 hours. The money was used to purchase computers with special screens with eye recognition for children with disabilities who are unable to speak.

3. Fundraiser

Bradley Welsh visits the Sick Kids Foundation in 2014 to hand over 42,500 pounds he raised from sparring in the boxing ring for 24 hours. The money was used to purchase computers with special screens with eye recognition for children with disabilities who are unable to speak.
Greg Macvean
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Bradley with Lezley Cameron of Spifox and Maureen Harrison of Sick Kids Foundation. Bradley said in 2018 he wanted to help make a "better society".

4. Better society

Bradley with Lezley Cameron of Spifox and Maureen Harrison of Sick Kids Foundation. Bradley said in 2018 he wanted to help make a "better society".
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