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Couple in frantic search for ‘heirloom’ wedding rings

A FRANTIC wife has pleaded for help in trying to find her wedding and engagement rings lost in a city centre park.

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A woman has been hit by a bus on Princes Street. Picture: Google Street View

Woman in hospital after being hit by bus on Princes Street

A woman has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a bus on Princes Street.

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Roads were closed to mark ''Clean Air Day in Edinburgh city centre today. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Major roads close to traffic as Edinburgh marks Clean Air Day

Various streets in central Edinburgh were closed to road traffic today as the Capital marked UK Clean Air Day.


Edinburgh Evening News Local Heroes: The Winners

IT was the spectacular night that Edinburgh paid tribute to those who work selflessly to make the city a better place to live.

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First look: Upmarket revamp set for Waverley Mall

It’s had more name changes than Puff Daddy. But a new vision for Waverley Mall hopes to transform the “gateway to Edinburgh” with plans for a new entrance, rooftop gardens and European piazza-style area.

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Airbnb rivalling festival season in value to Edinburgh

SHORT-TERM holiday lets are now worth almost as much to the Capital’s economy as the city’s historic festivals – according to a new report by the world’s largest letting firm.

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An artist's impression of how the interior will look

Bids open to appoint contractor at £45m St Andrew Sq concert hall

Bosses at the new £45 million concert venue planned for St Andrew Square expect a “good level of interest” as bids open to appoint a main contractor.


Owner of pizza restaurant slams council decision to allow pizza stalls during Festival

The furious owner of city centre pizza restaurant Civerinos has hit out at a decision to allow pizza vans to park on the Royal Mile during August.

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Essential Edinburgh picturs from announcement this mornign

£5m investment for Edinburgh City Centre improvements given green light

CITY centre firms have overwhelmingly backed a £5 million programme of investment in improvements to the local area over the next five years.

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Video: Person injured in wildfire on Arthur’s Seat

A person has been injured after a large wildfire broke out across Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh.

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John Byrne launches the Christian Aid Book Sale

Rare John Byrne and Ian Rankin work aid appeal

A RARE self-portrait by artist John Byrne and a collection of novels by Sir Walter Scott are among hundreds of unique works set to go on sale at one of the capital’s largest charity showcases of collectibles, it has been revealed.

Police in Edinburgh have released images of a man after an attempted robbery in the city centre.

CCTV appeal after city centre attempted robbery

Police in Edinburgh have released images of a man after an attempted robbery in the city centre.

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The cornerstone centre of St Johns church on Edinburgh's princes street today with rector Rev Markus Dunzkofer

New £3.5m renovation of the historic church building opens at St John’s church

It sits square in the heart of the city centre on the corner of the busy Princes Street and Lothian Road junction.

Serenty Cafe, the Recovery cafe could be homeless within months - their lease is up and they can;t afford the new terms.

Serenity Cafe at risk of closure

A safe haven providing vital support for people in recovery is on the brink of closure unless the charity behind it can secure new city centre premises.

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Gary Barlow in concert at the Playhouse Theatre. Picture: Contributed

Music review: Gary Barlow proves it can still be magic

Bleached blonde spike hair, black suit and questionable dance moves – it could be 1993, but the cacophony of shrieking crowds at the Edinburgh Playhouse demonstrate a career already served and a devotion already earned as Take That singer-songwriter Gary Barlow owned the boards for the opening night of his 2018 tour with a slick and dazzling showcase of boyband classics and solo crooners.


City chiefs owed £1.2 million in uncollected parking fines

A DRIVER has racked up more than 60 unpaid parking fines in the city, worth thousands of pounds – as part of a mega backlog still to be collected.

Readers have voiced their anger at the increase in parking charges

‘Daylight robbery’ Readers react to gaffe which means pay and display is more expensive than parking fine

Readers have voiced their anger following a report in the Edinburgh Evening News which showed it is more expensive to pay and display than pay a fine.

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Jamie Shannon worked for an Edinburgh tour company.

Probe into Orkney cliff death fall of Haggis Tours guide

THE death of a man working for an Edinburgh tour company when he plunged over a cliff edge at a Scots beauty spot is to be investigated by a Sheriff, it was revealed yesterday.

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Roddy Smith is chief executive of Essential Edinburgh

Roddy Smith: Edinburgh city centre reaps dividends from festivals

That great American inventor and businessman, Thomas Edison, had a saying that should be pinned to the wall-planners of event managers everywhere: “Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.”

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