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Courageous Colinton mum launches charity while fighting cancer

When Lisa Fleming was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer in May 2017 it was a bolt from the blue. She had no prior symptoms and at 34 was fit and healthy with a four-year-old son who kept her on her toes.

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CLTC Cafe'Harry's courtyard Cafe'edinburgh Leisure Craiglockhart Tennis Centre''run by Beer for Good CIC

Social enterprise bar opening second cafe in Edinburgh

THE UK’s first social enterprise bar group has opened its second venture in Edinburgh – with hopes high that it can serve up a success.

Business
Colinton Care Home, Spylaw Road, Edinburgh

Edinburgh care home worker branded ‘worst example of a nurse’

A CARE home worker accused of abusing and neglecting residents was described as “the worst example of a nurse” at a disciplinary hearing.

Health
Redford Barracks Army base, Colinton Road Pic: Greg Macvean

Defence Minister’s blunder relocates Redford to Fife

A UK defence minister was today accused of showing “disdain” for Scotland over military base closures after he said he was having consultations about the future of Redford barracks – with Fife Council.

Politics
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.

Bruntsfield
The incident took place at the Colinton Care Home. Picture; Toby Williams

Colinton care home workers found guilty of assaulting dementia patient

Two employees of an Edinburgh care home have been found guilty of assaulting an 89-year-old female patient by throwing balls of tinfoil at her.

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Edinburgh are currently based at Murrayfield

Campaign to block Edinburgh Rugby’s switch to Myreside

RESIDENTS have united to fight Edinburgh Rugby’s plans to quit Murrayfield for a new home at Myreside.

Colinton
The incident happened near Colinton bowling club. Image; Google

Hero pensioner fights thugs with walking stick in Colinton

A HERO pensioner who jumped in to help his friends as they were being beaten by thugs managed to fight them off with a walking stick.

Crime
The assault occurred near Colinton Bowling Club. Picture; Google.

85-year-old among three men assaulted in Colinton

Police are appealing for witnesses after three men were assaulted in the Colinton area of the city on Tuesday, 26 July.

Colinton
Oxgangs Drive: Picture: Google Maps

Man hospitalised following stabbing in Edinburgh

A 26-year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital following a knife attack in the city.

Colinton
Councillor Jason Rust, second from left, joined other community campaigners to block the changes. Picture: Lesley Martin

Colinton wins battle against proposed split

CAMPAIGNERS have won their battle against controversial boundary changes which would have taken Colinton Parish Church, Colinton Cemetery and Colinton War Memorial out of Colinton.

Politics

Scottish Parliament election 2016 constituency result: Edinburgh Pentlands

Parliamentary candidates listed alphabetically:

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SNP candidate Gordon MacDonald celebrates after winning the Edinburgh Pentlands seat from Tory David McLetchie (right). Picture: Ian Rutherford

Holyrood 2016: SNP’s Gordon Macdonald likely to hold Pentlands

Edinburgh Pentlands has been held by three different parties since 1999, but Gordon Macdonald looks set to retain the seat for the SNP this time, says Ian Swanson

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Firrhill High School. Picture Ian Georgeson

Three more Edinburgh schools closed amid safety fears

THREE more city schools will close amid concern over the condition of their exterior walls.

Education
The damage at Oxgangs Primary. Picture: Toby Williams

Parents’ fury at decision to close Oxgangs Primary at short notice

PARENTS have reacted with anger after a city school was closed suddenly for repairs.

Education
Tom McDonald opposed the Co-op plan. Picture: Greg Macvean

Supermarket plans go ahead for Colinton

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a new Co-op store in Colinton have been given the go-ahead after the developers appealed against the council’s refusal of permission.

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