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.

In 2018 Bradley told the EEN: Everybody knows my back story; about going to prison and using boxing to transform my life, but when I was in prison it destroyed my mum and I made her a promise"

5. 'Boxing transformed my life'

In 2018 Bradley told the EEN: Everybody knows my back story; about going to prison and using boxing to transform my life, but when I was in prison it destroyed my mum and I made her a promise"
Ian Rutherford
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Of course, I regret [my mistakes]. I have a daughter and a wee boy who is like a son to me, and I want a better society. Thats why I do what I do.

6. Family man

Of course, I regret [my mistakes]. I have a daughter and a wee boy who is like a son to me, and I want a better society. Thats why I do what I do.
Ian Rutherford
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Bradley's Helping Hands organisation helped deliver 220 bikes to 12 primary around Edinburgh primary last year.

7. Gift a kid a bike

Bradley's Helping Hands organisation helped deliver 220 bikes to 12 primary around Edinburgh primary last year.
Neil Hanna
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Group picture showing children with ex footballers organised by Helping Hands, including Paul Kane, Mickey Weir and Allan Preston. Bradley is at the back.

8. Local champion

Group picture showing children with ex footballers organised by Helping Hands, including Paul Kane, Mickey Weir and Allan Preston. Bradley is at the back.
Ian Rutherford
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