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Red Arrow jet goes on show exclusively at East Lothian museum

A Red Arrows Hawk jet donated to an East Lothian museum will be the only one of its kind on show in the UK.

Our Region
The Scottish Government is reviewing its free bus travel scheme. Picture: Donald Stirling

Ministers warned not to curb 'lifeline' free bus travel scheme

Passenger groups today warned ministers against making any changes to their "lifeline" free bus travel scheme for older and disabled people.
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There are a number of delays on the A71 and around Edinburgh

Delays on the A71 due to breakdown at Hermiston Gait

Drivers are facing delays due to a broken down vehicle blocking the inside lane between Hermiston Gait Park and Ride and Calder Roundabout.

Edinburgh

‘Boris Bikes’ operator set to run Edinburgh cycle hire scheme

The firm which runs the so-called “Boris Bikes” in London is poised to win the contract for a similar cycle hire scheme in Edinburgh, The Scotsman can reveal.

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West End residents living in fear of ‘law-breaking’ cyclists on pavements

WARY West End residents are scared of stepping outside for fear of getting mowed down by cyclists on the pavement, a council committee has heard.

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Delays in both directions on Niddrie Mains Road

Delays in both directions on Niddrie Mains Road

There are a number of delays on Niddrie Mains Road and the surrounding area.

Edinburgh
More must be done to stop the errors from the LEZ in Glasgow

Edinburgh should ban lorries and vans in Low Emission Zones ‘from the start’ say campaigners

EDINBURGH should look to ban commercial vehicles such as lorries and vans in its forthcoming Low Emissions Zones from the very start of their roll-out, insist leading environmental campaigners.

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Lights stuck on red are resulting in significant delays.

Drivers told to expect delays ‘of up to 30 minutes’ at Bonnington Toll

Drivers have been warned to expect delays of up to 30 minutes if at Bonnington Toll.

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A fleet of stand-in trains will help ease a ScotRail carriage shortage crisis on the main Edinburgh-Glasgow line. Picture: Adam Reid

New ScotRail trains to ease crush on Edinburgh-Glasgow line

Transport
There are concerns about loss of expertise when it comes to policing railways. Photograph: John Devlin

Tories call for Scottish rail policing merger to be scrapped

Conservatives have called for the merger of Police Scotland and transport policing north of the border to be scrapped in the wake of “damning” new warnings from rank and file officers.

Politics
Scotrail passengers tweeted the company asking for the heating to be turned off on trains

Scotrail passengers rage as heating left on during hottest day of year

Commuters have blasted ScotRail for turning on the heating just as Scotland finally enjoyed a spell of warm weather.

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More needs to be done to fix potholes in the city writes one reader.

Letters: Fix the potholes before ‘legacy’ trams project

One reader has his say on the spending of Edinburgh Council, inisiting that there are more things to prioritise. Do you agree?

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Leith councillor launches campaign against tram extension

INDEPENDENT councillor Lewis Ritchie has launched a campaign against the proposed tram extension, claiming it will devastate local businesses.

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Trains are back up and running but commuters could still face delays

Edinburgh travel: Train delays between Helensburgh - Edinburgh

Commuters are facing a number of delays heading to the Capital this morning.

Edinburgh
A tunnel was filled in on the North approach.

Disused railway tunnel at Forth Bridge filled in

Work has been carried out to fill in a disused railway tunnel underneath the approach roads north of the Forth Road Bridge.

Edinburgh
Edinburgh Airport trolled on Twitter this morning

‘Scotland 1 USA 0’ Edinburgh Airport trolls New Yorkers with tweet

It’s fair to say that Edinburgh doesn’t always get the best weather.

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Vehicle fire on M8 at Livingston adds to rush hour delays

A vehicle fire heading westbound on the M8 is adding to rush hour delays in the area.

Edinburgh
A tram makes its way through Seville

John McLellan: Even in Seville, you can’t escape Edinburgh politics

On a short break to Seville last weekend, who should tap my shoulder as I walked past the City Hall, but our very own planning convener Neil Gardiner. Both on holiday under our own steam, not junketing in Andalusia, I hasten to add.

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A partially sighted woman was verbally abused on an early morning train from Edinburgh

Partially-sighted woman verbally abused on train from Edinburgh

A partially-sighted woman was verbally abused on a train after her specially-adapted mobile phone read out incoming text messages.

Edinburgh
The final designs for the Picardy Place have been agreed.

Map: Final designs for top of Leith Walk revealed

Final designs for the road layout and kerb lines on Picardy Place have now been agreed by the Council following further discussions with cycling and pedestrian organisations and the local community.

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