Nobel Prize winner goes back to former Boroughmuir school

The bricks and mortar may have changed, but it was like stepping back in time for Nobel Prize winner Dr Richard Henderson as he headed back to school for the day.

Nic Wood, director of Signature Pubs. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Plans for beer garden at former Bank of Scotland

Hopes for a massive makeover of a former Bruntsfield bank have progressed after designs were re-submitted to city planners.

Fresh plans to breathe new life into one of Edinburgh's most distinctive old school buildings have been submitted for approval

Bruntsfield courtyard at heart of Boroughmuir school site plans

Developers have taken another stab at the design for the former Boroughmuir High School with a fresh proposal to transform the historic Bruntsfield building into 87 mezzanine apartments.

General Manager Sophie. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Bruntsfield bakery offering free slices of ‘official’ royal wedding cake

Nationwide Royal Wedding fever is on the rise and one city bakery is going cuckoo for cake to 

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A new bar is set to open at the site of Himalaya

New bar set for Brunsfield Place at site of Himalaya

A new bar is set to open at the site of Himalaya Restaurant on Bruntsfield Place.

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.

Chop House will open their third branch this Monday.

Early opening date for Chop House Bruntsfield

Top Edinburgh steak restaurant Chop House is set to open the doors to its third location earlier than planned.


The best Edinburgh areas to stay in

From a bustling city centre to a quiet seaside haven, there’s a different area of Edinburgh for everyone.

A dog boarding house in Bruntsfield has been shut down by council licensing bosses

Edinburgh ‘Dog B&B’ shut down after local residents raise noise concerns

A dog-boarding business run out of a home in Bruntsfield has been shut down by licensing bosses after neighbours complained the owner had “a lack of control” over the animals.

The new Boroughmuir High School is scheduled to open in February 2018. Picture: Jon Savage

In pictures: First look at brand new Boroughmuir High School

IT comes with a new rooftop social area, outdoor dining space, soundproof dance theatre, recording studio and new classrooms, each with touch-screen interactive boards.

The incident occurred in Bruntsfield. Picture: Google Maps

Man punched in attempted robbery in Bruntsfield

A MAN was punched in the face during an attempted robbery in the Bruntsfield area in the early hours of Thursday.

Florist Anne McGinlay at her shop in Marchmont Road.

Edinburgh florist leaves ‘lonely bouquets’ across the city for strangers

IT was a simple act of kindness that touched the heart of a stressed mother as she chased her energetic two-year-old around the park.

Jack Dunn, 6, is a primary two pupil at Edinburgh Academy. Picture: contributed

Jack ,6, is youngest player to get hole-in-one at Bruntsfield

SIX-YEAR-OLD Jack Dunn has raised the bar at one of Scotland’s oldest golf clubs.

Alastair and Friederike Gower with their daughter Roslyn, eight, demonstrate how they make their own chocolate from bean to bar. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Wanted: Help to build new chocolate factory for sweet reward

No childhood dream is more tantalisingly tempting than that conjured up by Willy Wonka and his mystery Chocolate Factory.

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An Open Championship regional qualifying round takes place at Bruntsfield Links, where club leaders are embarking on a �1 million revamp proposal. Picture: Ian Georgeson

£1m revamp plan for world-famous Edinburgh golf course

An Edinburgh golf club which is one of the world’s oldest is set to undergo a £1 million revamp.

The assault took place on Bruntsfield Links

Police investigate attack on Bruntsfield Links

POLICE in Edinburgh are appealing for witnesses following an assault in the south of the city.

The Tesco Metro in the Bruntsfield area. Picture: Google Maps

Edinburgh Tesco accused of state school pupil discrimination

A Tesco Metro store in Edinburgh has denied claims it discriminates against pupils at a local state school by making them queue outside while allowing private school students to enter freely.

John Swinney speaks with pupils in the S4 National 5 Languages class at the new James Gillespie's High School.  Picture: Ian Rutherford

Sporting legend and great author honoured by school

He was the pioneering athlete whose legacy was immortalised in one of the greatest British films of all time.

Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner celebrate after winning gold and getting an Olympic record in the Men's Team Sprint. Picture; Bryn Lennon

From idolising Chris Hoy to Olympic medalist, father of Callum Skinner discusses his son’s “dream Olympic Games”

THE roar from the crowd was deafening as the homecoming parade made its way along the Royal Mile.

SimplyFixIt began life in Edinburgh's Bruntsfield in 1996. Picture: Contributed

Tech repair store marks 20 years with record figures

An Edinburgh-based gadget repair specialist is eyeing further expansion after celebrating two decades in business with its best-ever sales.

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